2012 Best Selling Pickup Trucks In the United States (All Models Ranked)
In 2012, the pickup truck market in the U.S. was dominated by the traditional “Big Three” American automakers: Ford, Chevrolet, and RAM (formerly Dodge). These trucks have always been significant players in the U.S. automotive landscape due to their versatility, capability, and the nation’s demand for work vehicles. The top three – F-Series, Silverado, and RAM – accounting for a vast majority of the sales in the pickup segment.
Ford’s F-Series, which includes the F-150 and its heavier-duty siblings, has been a sales leader in the U.S. for decades. In 2012, the F-Series continued its reign as the top-selling vehicle in the U.S., not just within the truck segment. Chevrolet’s full-size pickup was the second-best selling truck in 2012. The Silverado offers various configurations and powertrains to meet different customer needs. Formerly known as the Dodge Ram, RAM became its own standalone brand, and its trucks have been growing in popularity. By 2012, RAM had made significant strides in terms of quality, interior comfort, and overall capability.