Why So Many People Are Leasing Pickup Trucks Right Now

It's not your imagination; average pickup truck prices have risen aggressively in the past few years. Trucks are moving upmarket, buyers want to trade-up sooner, and they're focusing on "payments" over "price" so they can "afford" these heavy-duty luxury vehicles every three years. » 3/17/15 11:26am 3/17/15 11:26am

Not Even Snow Can Stop You People From Buying Cars

This winter officially sucked, and everyone ended up getting dumped with more snow than should be physically possible. But somehow that didn't manage to stop the inevitable churning onslaught that is the American economy, as pretty much every automaker saw sales increases in February. » 3/03/15 1:39pm 3/03/15 1:39pm

Forget Game Changers, What Car Was Most Changed By The Game?

Every so often a car comes along and blows its competitors out of the water. Big flashy debut, big sales success. That's a gamechanger. And then all the other automakers rush to copy it. What do you call those cars? » 2/05/15 11:30am 2/05/15 11:30am

Is The 2015 Chevy Colorado In Danger Of Becoming A Failed Experiment?

The 2015 Chevy Colorado is the most refined mid-sized truck in America right now, and packs plenty of capability. But for some reason you just don't care. Toyota sold almost twice as many Tacomas last month and the brand-new GM only beat the geriatric Nissan Frontier by 74 sales. » 2/03/15 4:16pm 2/03/15 4:16pm

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Car Salesman

People who sells cars are often caricatured as shifty dealers who play loose with the facts, but of course that's just a cartoonish stereotype. Most car salesmen and women are hard-working people trying to win you over and make a deal with any resources they have. Let's look at how one dealer spends his day on the lot. » 12/23/14 12:00pm 12/23/14 12:00pm

Here's What People Paid For The First Publicly Sold Surplus Humvees

The first-ever public auction of 25 legit, real-deal, US military Humvees is done, and a frenzy of bidders have set the precedent for the price of "a decent looking HMMWV with 5,000 t0 30,000 miles." » 12/18/14 10:42am 12/18/14 10:42am

Tesla Only Has Tesla To Blame For Confusion Until It Publishes Data

There's been a collective freak-out about Tesla's sales figures for the year. Specifically, there's a discrepancy between the cars Tesla claims to have delivered and the number of Model S sedans actually registered. Why? Because Tesla refuses to publish sales data like everyone else. » 12/09/14 3:20pm 12/09/14 3:20pm

Why Ford, GM, And Ram's Truck Sales Numbers Are All Kinda Bullshit

Every month we report the sales performance on every pickup you can buy in the US, and every month we come up against the same frustration: all three major manufacturers report their sales deceptively. I want that to change, and so should you. » 10/07/14 3:04pm 10/07/14 3:04pm

Two Brands Benefitted While Overall Pickup Truck Sales Dropped

192,951 pickup trucks were sold in the US last month, down just a hair from 216,452 in August. Sales of every model dipped except for the Nissan Frontier (up almost 100 units) and the Chevrolet Silverado (up just under 1,000). Chevy and GMC combined beat Ford for the second month in a row. » 10/03/14 4:11pm 10/03/14 4:11pm

GM Truck Sales Just Beat Ford F-Series For The First Time This Year

Ford takes every opportunity it can to remind us their F-Series trucks have been the best-selling vehicles in America for more than thirty years, but there's a little more to the story. Between the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra lineups, GM has outsold Ford on full-size trucks in eight of the last 16 years. » 9/07/14 9:00am 9/07/14 9:00am

The First-Ever Range Rover Has Been Found & Restored, Now It's For Sale

The Land Rover Range Rover is pretty much an unstoppable luxury machine against which all other production off-roaders are compared. Now, what might be the best one of all; the first ever built is for sale, fresh off a six-year restoration. » 8/11/14 5:05pm 8/11/14 5:05pm

Honda Ridgeline Still Outselling Nissan Titan, Ford Grows Lead Over GM

Last month Americans bought 8,425 more pickup trucks than they did in June. Ford F-Series, which eeked out a sales victory over GM's pickups in June, more than doubled its lead despite Sierra getting a substantial sales bump. The Nissan Titan still wallows in last place, 268 sales behind the Honda Ridgeline. » 8/07/14 12:29pm 8/07/14 12:29pm

Halfway Through The Year, Americans Have Bought Over 1 Million Trucks

Total new pickup truck sales in the US stand at 1,086,956 through the first half of 2014. Ford is still ahead of GM, but the gap is tightening. Here's how each manufacturer and model ranks in popularity. » 7/03/14 2:18pm 7/03/14 2:18pm

Americans Bought 905,165 Pickups in 2014 So Far, 1/3 Of Them Fords

With May 2014 sales numbers freshly published, Ford F-Series lead the month with 68,520, GM nipped at their heels with 64,974 total full-sized truck sales and Ram was down at 37,131. » 6/03/14 9:15pm 6/03/14 9:15pm

Are Trucks 'Saving The American Economy?'

Derek Thompson of The Atlantic says trucks are so hot right now— selling at more than twice the rate of cars and essentially driving American transportation spending. He's got some great graphs, but is he right? » 5/27/14 3:29pm 5/27/14 3:29pm

US Pickup Truck Market Update: May 2014

On the first of every month, automakers crap out reports on how many vehicles they've hocked in the previous thirty days or so. Truck Yeah! has waded through the buzzwords to break down where every truck stands in the US marketplace right now. » 5/02/14 1:50pm 5/02/14 1:50pm

Toyota Tacoma Sales Sputter, But Tundra Is Crushing Nissan Titan

Toyota Tacoma sales increased by 6.9% last month over April 2013, but year-to-date sales of the pickup are still down 6.4% compared to last year. The Tundra on the other hand is rockin' and rollin' with an 18.1% sales increase from this time a year ago. » 5/01/14 2:47pm 5/01/14 2:47pm

Ram Sales Stumble, Chevy Silverado Is Second Place Pickup Truck Again

Ram raised a lot of eyebrows when their sales passed the Chevrolet Silverado by 285 trucks last month, but the Bowtie has regained a comfortable lead selling over 6,000 more Silverados than Chrysler sold Rams in April 2014. » 5/01/14 11:28am 5/01/14 11:28am