GM Needs More New 5.3L V8s If
Silverado Sales Are To Continue Increasing
There’s no denying pickup truck sales weren’t as strong in September 2013 as they were in September 2013. 2891 units are missing.
Then again, numerous nameplates are missing from the marketplace which hadn’t yet disappeared a year ago. And there were days missing from September’s selling season: two, to be precise.
From a daily sales rate perspective, pickup truck sales in America grew 6.8% in September 2013.
The Ford F-Series was America’s best-selling truck in September, outselling the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra combined by 14,512 units while reporting a year-over-year volume increase of 10%. Chrysler’s Ram P/U only trailed the declining (and in-short-supply) Silverado by 4361 units. Ram sales jumped 8%.
With three quarters of 2013 complete, the F-Series has reported a 21% improvement to 559,506 units, equal to 34.6% of the pickup truck market and 39.1% of the full-size truck market. The full-size truck segment accounts for 88.5% of all truck sales, up from 84.5% during the first nine months of 2013.
You can click any model name in the table below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is now sortable, so you can rank pickup trucks any which way you like. September best seller lists for SUVs and cars have already been published.