Top 10 Best Selling Pickups
The pickup truck is an icon that embodies the working spirit. It’s every blue collar employee’s calling card and farmer’s best friend. Truck buyers grow especially close to their vehicles as trucks are a key tool in earning a living, depending on them to last through days and years of service.
This man-and-machine relationship breeds intense brand loyalty, with some families staying true to a brand for years. So how does each manufacturer stack up to the others in terms of overall sales? We did the dirty work for you, so click through to see the top 10 best-selling trucks in America from 1990 through today.
Before moving forward, it’s important to note that delving directly to each truck’s sales numbers from original inception is difficult if not impossible given the degree of variation and frequently lost records.
“Where do you start counting Chevy pickups? In 1918, when the first cowl-chassis Four Ninety was sent out the door for upfitting, or in 1930, when the first Chevy with a factory bed was built,” GM’s Tom Wilkinson said during our interview. That said, we gathered the numbers from 1990 on, which offer a window into the overall trends in the truck market.