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Ram Heavy-Duty outsold Chevy HD in 2010

by Bill Cawthon on

According to figures reported on, Ram was second only to Ford in sales of heavy-duty trucks last year. Working from numbers supplied by J.D. Power & Associates and other sources, determined 75,867 Ram Heavy Duty trucks were sold compared to 74,027 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickups.

Brand 2010 Sales
Ford Super Duty 193,822
Ram Heavy Duty 75,867
Chevrolet Silverado HD 74,027
GMC Sierra HD 28,555

For more details, visit “The Year In U.S. Pickup Truck Sales”.

Thanks to 440NewYorker for the tip!

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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