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Ford, Toyota dominate 2015 U.S. car, truck sales — again

The Ford F-150 will be available as a hybrid in 2020.

As has occurred yearly since nearly the invention the the automobile, the Ford F-Series was the best-selling vehicle in the United States in 2015. The iconic pick-up truck, manufactured since 1948, had a 3.5 percent increase in sales last year from 2014.

The Ford F-Series was the country’s best-selling vehicle for the 34th straight year. It sold 780,354 units in 2015, and it also led a top-three sweep of trucks as the top sellers in the country.

The Chevrolet Silverado was the country’s second-highest seller with 600,544 units sold, followed by the Ram Pickup, with 451,116 units sold. The Chevrolet Silverado had 13.4 percent sales increase from 2014 to 2015, while the Ram had an increase of 2.6 percent.

The Toyota Camry maintained its position as the country’s best-selling car for the 14th straight year. It sold 429,335 units, just a few hundred more vehicles than it sold in 2014.

The Toyota Corolla followed in fifth position and led three Honda vehicles, the Accord in sixth position, the CR-V in seventh and the Civic in eighth.

The 2015 Ford F-150 is the leader of the country's top-seliing F-Series for the 34th straight year.
The 2015 Ford F-150 is the leader of the country’s top-seliing F-Series for the 34th straight year. Image © James Raia/2015

The Nissan Altima was the country’s ninth best-selling vehicle in 2015, followed by the third Toyota on the list, the RAV4, in 10th position.

The Toyota RAV4, which lost 17.8 percent in sales last year, the Honda Accord, which lost 7.8 percent in sales in 2015 from 2014, and the Nissan Altima, which fell .7 percent in sales from 2014 to 2015, were the only vehicles in the top-10 for 2015 to lose sales from the previous year.

Here’s the list of the country’s top-10 selling vehicles in 2015. The totals include 2015 and 2014 sales for each vehicle and the percentage of increase or decrease in the past two years.
1. Ford F-Series, 780,354, 753,851, +3.3 percent
2. Chevrolet Silverado, 600,544, 529,755, +13.4 percent
3. Ram Pickup, 451,116, 439,789, +2.6 percent
4. Toyota Camry, 429,355, 428,606, +0.2 percent
5. Toyota Corolla, 363,332 339,498, +7.0 percent
6. Honda Accord, 355,557, 388,374 -8.4 percent
7. Honda CR-V, 345,647, 355,019, +3.2 percent
8. Honda Civic, 335,384, 325,981, +2.9 percent
9. Nissan Altima, 333,398, 335,644, -0.7 percent
10. Toyota RAV4, 315,412 267,698 17.8%


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