Toyota Passes Dodge For Third Place In US Truck Sales

PickupTrucks.com put together a full run-down on pickup truck sales for 2008. The most shocking statistic? Toyota's passed Dodge to become the third largest seller of trucks in the U.S. market.

Toyota Passes Dodge For Third Place In US Truck Sales

Our pickup-truck-lovin' buddies at PickupTrucks.com just put together a full run-down on pickup truck sales for 2008. Taking a quick look at it, the most shocking statistic to us is Toyota is now the third largest seller of trucks in the U.S. market. how far down Dodge has dropped in truck sales. Toyota is now the third largest seller of trucks in the U.S. market with a 14.07% sales share. That's not just the Tundra of course, which saw a steep sales decline in the second half of the year, it also counts the Tacoma. Of course, Dodge's numbers also include the Dakota as well as the Ram.

Other than the Toyota shocker, the rest of the numbers seem to be what we expected — Ford's #1, Chevy's #2.

[via PickupTrucks.com]