U.S. pickup truck sales slid 10% in 2006 as the vast majority of truck nameplates posted measurable year-over-year sales decreases. The Ford F-Series continued to lead the way, but Ford lost 105,000 F-Series sales compared with 2005.
There were 22 different pickup truck nameplates generating sales in America in 2006. The bulk of the category’s sales – 2,203,721, or 76.1% – were produced by six key full-size trucks: the Silverado, Ram, F-Series, Sierra, Titan, and Tundra. (The Cadillac Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, and Lincoln MKT kicked in another 76,848 full-size sales.)
Pickups accounted for 17.5% of the new vehicles sold in America in 2006, a year in which overall new vehicle sales decreased by 2.6%. Complete sales figures for 23 different truck nameplates are visible in the sortable table below.
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