What’s the Most Popular Truck in the United States?
Winning isn’t everything, but boy is it nice to be the best. The Ford F-150 holds a tight grip on its best-selling status with 589,034 models sold in 2020 alone, putting it well over 150,000 units above the next best-selling model. But this isn’t anything new. The Ford F-150 is the most popular pickup truck in the United States and has been for quite some time now. How long? The answer will most likely shock you.
The Ford F-150 has been America’s best-selling truck for 44 years straight. That puts the F-150 truck on a non-stop winning streak since 1977—around the same time that “Rocky” was in theatres and President Jimmy Carter was in the White House. You may also be surprised to learn that the F-150 doesn’t only top the charts for trucks. The Ford F-150 has also been the overall best-selling vehicle in the United States for over 30 years.
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Why Is the Ford F-150 So Popular?
The Ford F-150 is famous for so many reasons that it’s hard to narrow its popularity down to just one factor. Here are a few of the most notable reasons why many American truck owners continue to choose the Ford F-150 over any other pickup on the market.
- Class-leading towing and payload figures
- Fuel-saving EcoBoost® engines
- Vast selection of trim levels and interiors
- Driver-friendly tech and features
- Innovative safety equipment and driver assists
- Smooth handling and responsiveness
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Test Drive the Ford F-150 in Atlanta, GA
Looking to experience the F-150 firsthand? Akins Ford is home to one of the largest selections of Ford vehicles in the entire Southeast. Area drivers can speak with one of our brand experts for more information on the Ford F-150 lineup and help determining which F-150 model is the right fit for your budget and your lifestyle. You can even schedule your test drive with us online!