Pickup trucks lead top selling vehicles

Pickup trucks lead top selling vehicles

August 16th, 2011 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

n this June 28, 2009 file photo, a long line of F-150 pickup trucks is reflected in the grille of another F-150 at a Ford dealership.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

During July, the two top-selling vehicles nationally were pickup trucks.

1 Ford F-Series -- 49,104 of the trucks were sold, down 2.7 percent from a year ago.

2 Chevrolet Silverado -- 33,121 of the trucks were sold last month, down 4.5 percent from a year ago.

3 Toyota Camry -- 27,016 cars sold, down 22.9 percent from a year ago.

4 Chevrolet Cruze -- 24,648 of the new compact cars sold last month.

5 Ford Escape -- 24,411 of the SUV vehicles sold, up 66.2 percent from the same period a year ago.

Source: Motor Intelligence, Autodata Corp., Woodcliff Lake, N.J.