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Pick-ups are getting more and more dominant in the overall American models ranking, with the Ford F-Series celebrating its 15th year in a row at #1 with a record 780,838 sales, up 13% year-on-year thanks to the new generation.
The Chevrolet C/K is down 2% at 526,960 units and the Dodge Ram appears in the year-end Top 10 for the first time at #5 with 383,960 sales.
Below the Ford Explorer up 2% at 402,663 units, the Ford Taurus is the best-selling passenger car for the 5th consecutive year and hits its best-ever volume this year at 401,049 sales, up 9%. The Honda Accord (+12%) and Toyota Camry (+9%) follow.
Previous year: see the 1995 USA post here.
Full Year 1996 Top 20 Ranking Table below.