While predictions for new vehicle sales for the current year are bleak, 2018 was a strong year with a 0.4 percent increase over the year before, write Jeff Jeffrey and Clara Lefton for the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Once again, the Ford F-Series line of pickup trucks was the bestselling vehicle in the nation with more than 900,000 sold.
Pennsylvanians who decided to purchase a new car also opted for the Ford F-Series, giving it 4.2 percent of state’s market share. Honda CR-V is next with 3.2 percent, closely followed by Toyota RAV4 and Ram, which share third place with 3.1 percent each. And while people in Philadelphia also like Ford F-Series, it not as pronounced.
In the City of Brotherly Love, Ford F-Series is tied for the first place with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, with each of them ending up with 3.1 percent. The Honda Civic is second with 2.4 percent, while the Nissan Rogue came third with 2.3 percent.
Read more about the region’s most popular cars in the Philadelphia Business Journal here.