Delaware no hotbed for pickup trucks

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Delaware is not a top market  for pickup trucks. Nationally, the Ford F-150 is the top selling vehicle, while Delawareans made the Nissan Altima sedan  their top choice, according to AAA-Mid Atlantic, Wilmington.

Pickup trucks are commonplace in the state, but often are used as work trucks.

Delaware buyers mirrored the national trend making black, white, silver and gray the top four choices.

The  findings  came from AAA Mid-Atlantic and its partner, TrueCar, which supplies data for AAA’s Auto Buying app and website.

An analysis of TrueCar  car-buying data finds interesting differences,  according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Nationally, the Ford F-150 is the most-sold vehicle, and two other pickups, the Chevy Silverado (No. 4) and the Dodge Ram 1500 (8) also rank in the top ten.

However,  are no pickup trucks made  the top ten auto models in Delaware.  One reason may be the fact that Delaware  is the sixth most densely populated state. Half   of the state’s top ten most popular vehicles are   sedans.

Four of the most popular vehicles are crossover SUVs, with the Honda CR-V ranking number two, followed by the Jeep Wrangler (6), Nissan Rogue (7) and Honda Pilot (8).  While not  on the top ten, the Subaru Outback wagon was the third most popular new car choice in Delaware.  Jeep, from Chrysler Group LLC, was also the only American car company to make Delaware’s top ten.

 

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