It’s no secret that Americans love their trucks, and the bond seems to have only grown with time. After an inevitable slowdown in 2020, the American pickup truck market came back stronger than ever in 2021. Once again, sales records cement the fact that pickup trucks are here to stay on American roads. The year saw the release of many new and revamped models, each carrying its own value proposition for buyers. In this article, we look at five of the best selling trucks in the US in 2021, which you can also find in our online auctions featuring salvage pickup trucks for sale. Take a look.
1. Ford F Series
In the world of pickup trucks, the Ford F Series definitely needs no introduction. Ever since the birth of the iconic F-150, the F Series has been synonymous with performance, reliability and endurance. The 2021 was a great year for the legendary lineup, with the total sales of the Ford F Series in the US reaching a whopping 362,032 units.
2. Ram Pickup
It has been more than four decades since the first generation of Ram pickups was introduced in the US market, but their charm and appeal lives on to this day. Despite having a much smaller lineup than most competitors, the Ram pickup lineup landed a close second spot, clocking 313,069 units of sale during 2021.
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3. Chevrolet Silverado
After notable upgrades to tech and features, the Chevrolet Silverado not only managed to retain its position on the podium but also saw a much better response from the market compared to its previous generations. In 2021, the total sales of the Chevrolet Silverado lineup, which comprises the 1500, 2500HD, and 3500HD forms, closed at 291,322 units.
4. Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma, the top-selling midsize pickup truck in the US, has finally managed to make its presence felt in the big boys club, too. Available in six trim levels, and multiple cab and bed options, the Toyota Tacoma lineup has something for everyone, which also explains the reason why it sold 139,296 units during 2021.
5. GMC Sierra
The GMC Sierra lineup of pickup trucks is a remarkably close fifth on our list, selling 138,411 units in the US during 2021. Often dubbed as the premium sibling of the Silverado, the GMC Sierra is offered in 1500, 2500HD, and 3500HD variants, in the same drivetrain and powertrain options.
Those were the top five best selling pickup trucks in the US, which leaves almost no doubt about their performance and capabilities. Having said that, buying these trucks brand new may not be within the budget of many buyers. That is where we step in. Placed among the leading online auction platforms, Salvagebid gives you access to the largest auto auction inventory in North America, featuring an array of clean and salvage pickup trucks. Register today to start bidding. If you have any questions, simply call +1 (360) 347-1300, Monday through Friday, 7am to 4pm (PST) or email at email@example.com.