World Best Selling Pick-up. The top 100 in the 2018

World Best Selling Pick up

World Best Selling Pick Up ranking in the 2018 led again by large American style models, while the best compact pickup is the “king of the desert”, the Toyota Hilux. Outstanding performance were registered by the Toyota Tacoma and the Nissan Navara, joining into the Top 10

Global Sales

The “Pick-up” segment is considered within the light commercial vehicles, while for its nature is a quite versatile device and in several regions, from America to South Asia, it is used with to transport people and tools, not for working.

However, it is classified within LCVs representing near the half of the segment, with year to date November 2018 sales at 6.19 million units, up 3.2% from the correspondent period last year.

 Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018Mix 2018'+/- 2018 vs 2017'+/- 2018 vs 2014
Pick up5.767.3685.995.4326.184.920100,00%3,2%6,0%

Global Pick-up sales by Brand

The global leader within the Pick-up segment is Ford with 1.35 million units sold in the 2018 (+0.6%), ahead of the Toyota with 998.107 (+10.2%) and Chevrolet with 912.736 (+1%).

In fourth place Ram with 633.820 sales (+1.3%), followed by Isuzu growing 15.6% with 336.655 million units and GMC with 318.248 (-2.9%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017Brand201620172018'+/- 2018
911Great Wall111.759126.923148.41216,90%

Global Pick-up sales by Manufacturer

Ford Group is the global leader in the Pick-up’s segment with 1.35 million sales in 2018 (+0.6%), ahead of General Motors with 1.26 million (-0.4%) and the fast growing Toyota Group 1.04 million (+9.8%).

In fourth place F.C.A. with 782.525 units sold (+1.7%), followed by Renault Nissan Alliance 527.635 (+6.5%) and Isuzu Motors gaining volume – up 15.6% – with 336.655.

Rank 2018Rank 2017Group201620172018'+/- 2018
11Ford Group1.235.7001.342.7031.351.0950,60%
22General Motors1.226.9701.266.0111.260.578-0,40%
33Toyota Group970.175945.3981.037.6479,80%
55Renault Nissan Alliance477.558495.610527.6356,50%
66Isuzu Motors334.796291.144336.65515,60%
78Great Wall Motors111.759126.923148.41216,90%
87Volkswagen Group119.835141.218139.196-1,40%
99Jiangling Motors Corporation71.11782.42573.654-10,60%

Best Selling Models

The best-selling model ranking was lead again by the Ford F-Series, which hit the milestone of 1 million sales in the 2017 and has now improved with global sales at 1.08 units (+0.7%). US and Canada represent 98% of total sales.

In second place the archrival, the Chevrolet Silverado, losing 0.2% and very far from the leadership with 658.942 sales.

In third place the Ram Pick up  with 609.801 (+1.4%).

In fourth place the king of the desert, the Toyota Hilux, with 551.266 sales (+9.2%). Differently from the previous three models, the Hilux sales are distributed over 140 different markets, dominating entire areas in Africa, South America and Middle East.

In fifth place the Isuzu D-Max with 303.160 (+16.4%) followed by the GMC Sierra, with 276.371 sales (-4.1%), the Toyota Tacoma with 265.525 (+21.5%), the Ford Ranger with 262.929 units (+0.4%), the Chevrolet Colorado with 167.633 (+15.1%) and in 10th place the Nissan Navara with 132.999 (+21.2%).

In the table below, data for the other models between 11th and 100th place are hidden. Wishing to know more, please contact us.

Data Source

This report is done utilizing data extracted from our GAD (Global Auto Database) the wider Auto Sales Database actually existing in the World, with sales data by region/area/country broken down by type/size/body-style/brand/model from January 2010 to the last month. Data are collected by over 300 sources, including all the official providers (local Minister of Transportations or Associations of car Manufacturers).


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Rank 2018Rank 2017Model201620172018'+/- 2018
11Ford F-Series989.8841.076.0081.083.1390,7%
22Chevrolet Silverado637.418660.476658.942-0,2%
33Ram pick-up578.550601.566609.8011,4%
44Toyota Hilux538.670504.943551.3729,2%
57Isuzu D-Max303.989260.368303.13416,4%
65GMC Sierra282.848288.068276.371-4,1%
78Toyota Tacoma212.545218.577265.52521,5%
86Ford Ranger242.254261.813262.9290,4%
99Chevrolet Colorado132.950145.704167.63315,1%
1011Nissan Navara
1110Toyota Tundra
1212Nissan Frontier
1313Great Wall Wingle 5
1414Mitsubishi L200
1515Volkswagen Amarok
1619Fiat Strada
1717Mitsubishi Triton
1818Fiat Toro
1920Volkswagen Saveiro
2021Nissan Titan
2122Chevrolet S10
2227GMC Canyon
2323Mazda BT-50
2425Daihatsu Gran Max PU
2530Great Wall Wingle 6
2629Suzuki Carry Pick Up
2724Toyota Land Cruiser P/U
2826Honda Ridgeline
2931JMC Yuhu
3028JMC Baodian
3136JAC Pickup
3234Renault Oroch
3332Tata Xenon
3437Foton Tunland
3533ZAMYAD Z24
3635Holden Colorado
3741ZX Auto Grand Tiger
3842Jiangxi Isuzu Ruimai
3938Mitsubishi L300 P/U
4116Maxus T60
42176ZX Auto Terralord
4340Huanghai N2-Series
4439Dongfeng Rich
4546Isuzu KB
4648Mahindra Imperio
4749Isuzu TF
4845Chevrolet Montana
4944Saipa 151/Pride Van P/U
50176Zhengzhou Nissan Navara
5154Bahman Cara
5247Chevrolet TFR
5350Mahindra Bolero Maxi truck
5452Mitsubishi T120-SS Pick up
5557Toyota Land Cruiser Ute
5655Ram 700
5753Ram 1500-3500
5874Mazda Bongo P/U
59176Dongfeng Xiaokang K01
6051Fiat Fullback
61176Huanghai N3-Series
6256Jiangxi Isuzu D-Max
6387Mercedes X Class
6460Iran khodro Arisun
6561Chevrolet Luv D-Max
6663Chevrolet Tornado
6764Huanghai N1-Series
6859JMC Qi Ling T7
6962SSangYong Actyon Sport
70176Dongfeng Xiaokang C31
7166Great Wall Wingle
7269Ford F-Series
7376Nissan Hardbody
7468Chevrolet D-Max
7570Daewoo Labo
7658Suzuki APV Pick-up
7775UAZ Pickup
78114LDV T60
7967Toyota Pixis Truck
8081Ram 1500
8178Renault Tondar P/U
8282Leopaard CT7
8380Mahindra Scorpio P/U
8484Great Wall Steed
8583Renault Alaskan
86176ZX Auto Admiral
8773Dongfeng Ruiqi
8877Tata Super Ace
8972JMC Qi Ling T5
90124Great Wall pickup
9189Isuzu TFR/TFS
9285BAIC Pickup
9386Tata 207
9496Suzuki Mega Carry Pick-up
9598Zhongxing Admiral
9665Mitsubishi Strada
9792Peugeot Hoggar
9893Volkswagen Pick Up
9971Holden Utility
10094Nissan Pick up DC