What Are the Fastest-Selling Used Pickup Trucks?

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Pickup trucks, as a group, are selling quite well; in fact, two pickups just had the .

Used pickup trucks are also burning up the dealer lots. According to the latest study of fastest- and slowest-selling used vehicles, several pickup models are selling well above the pickup class and auto industry averages of 50.8 and 46.4 days, respectively. The survey looked at how long vehicles sit on dealer lots before being sold; data is broken down by state and city as well as by vehicle. Want to know what the fastest-selling vehicle in Miami or in which state it takes the longest to sell a Fiat 500? The survey has those answers.

We've pulled the data relevant to pickup trucks, and we've broken it down by light- and heavy-duty classes. And although we're not going to dive into where pickups sell the best or worst, we can tell you that the GMC Sierra 1500 is the slowest-selling vehicle in Georgia, although the Chevrolet Suburban is the slowest-selling vehicle in Atlanta. Go figure.

The survey analyzed 4 million 1- to 3-year-old 2015-to-2017 models to determine the slowest- and fastest-selling used vehicles between January and July 2018. The number of days that each car was listed for sale on was aggregated at the model level and used to estimate the average days on the market. Outlier data points were removed.

Fastest-Selling Light-Duty Pickups

  1. Honda Ridgeline, 39.3 days on sale
  2. Toyota Tacoma, 42.1
  3. Toyota Tundra, 46.6
  4. Nissan Frontier, 47.4
  5. Nissan Titan XD, 50.0
  6. Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 51.0
  7. Ram 1500, 52.1
  8. Chevrolet Colorado, 52.5
  9. Ford F-150, 52.7
  10. GMC Sierra 1500, 52.7
  11. GMC Canyon, 53.7
  12. Nissan Titan, 58.3

The days-on-sale average for all light-duty pickups was 50.8.

Fastest-Selling Heavy-Duty Pickups

  1. Ford Super Duty F-250, 47.3 days on sale
  2. GMC Sierra 2500, 48.7
  3. Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 48.8
  4. Ram 3500, 50.8
  5. Ford Super Duty F-350, 50.9
  6. Ram 2500, 51.1
  7. GMC Sierra 3500, 52.6
  8. Chevrolet Silverado 3500, 57.1

The days-on-sale average for heavy-duty pickups was 49.9. photos by Angela Conners Treimer


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