But Once more, Full-Dimension Pickup Vans Dominated U.S. Auto Gross sales In 2023


2023 has formally come to a detailed, which suggests it’s time for us to dig by means of yearly gross sales reviews for enjoyable tidbits. For instance, do you know that regardless of Chevrolet killing off the Bolt, gross sales elevated 63 % in comparison with 2022? Or that Miata gross sales had been additionally up practically 50 %? What’s much less enjoyable, although, is that the U.S.’s obsession with huge pickup vehicles isn’t going anyplace any time quickly.

Ford as soon as once more took the highest spot, promoting 750,789 F-Collection pickups in 2023, a 15-percent enhance in comparison with 2022. Chevrolet, alternatively, “solely” offered 555,148 Silverados, a 7-percent enchancment. The Silverado’s GMC counterpart, the Sierra, made 295,738 gross sales. That’s a 22-percent enchancment, and if added to the Silverado’s gross sales brings GM’s full-size truck whole gross sales to 850,886 models.

Ram, nevertheless, struggled a bit in 2023, promoting 444,927 vehicles. That’s 5 % decrease than its 2022 gross sales whole. Solely so many individuals can really afford a TRX, apparently. Understand that the gross sales figures for the Massive Three embrace heavy obligation vehicles – the F-Collection gross sales determine is each F-150 and Tremendous Obligation put collectively, for instance, and Chevy’s determine consists of Silverado 1500 and Silverado HD.

So far as different full-size pickup vehicles go, Toyota managed to promote 125,185 Tundras, which works out to a 20-percent leap in gross sales, and Nissan offered 19,189 Titans, which is 27 % larger than in 2022. Additionally, whereas it’s technically a midsize pickup truck, it weighs 9,000 kilos, so we’d additionally wish to level out that 3,244 individuals purchased GMC Hummer EVs final yr, a rise of 280 %.

That is all, in fact, improbable information when you think about that autos with tall, blunt entrance ends are uniquely harmful to individuals, and full-size pickup vehicles are solely getting greater and heavier. No surprise the U.S. is the one developed nation with roads that maintain getting extra harmful.


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