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Fuelled by America’s love for pickups and, arguably, the replacement of vehicles left sodden by this summer’s devastating hurricane season, U.S. truck sales rose last month to their highest level this year.

Year-to-date, the pickup truck market is up 4.5% over this time in 2016, cresting the two million units mark by the end of September. This figure is thanks in large part to the perennial sales powerhouse F-Series, which is up over 10% in terms of units sold compared to this point in the year twelve month ago.

In September, Ford sent 82,302 F-Series trucks to new homes, a remarkable 21.4% jump of 14,493 units. That increase – all by itself – is within five hundred units of the total number of Titans and Tundras sold last month. Up to the end of September in 2017, the Blue Oval has sold 658,636 pickup trucks. Some back-of-napkin math reveals that equals one F-Series sold roughly every 40 seconds, around the clock, seven days a week.

At General Motors, the Silverado/Sierra brothers combined for a total of 73,342 sales. The Chevy increased that number greatly, moving nearly 10,000 more trucks in September 2017 than they did in September 2016. Last month, the Sierra sold at one-third the pace of the Silverado.

It’s a similar story for GM’s mid-sizers, as the Canyon only found 2922 takers while the Colorado enjoyed 11,271 sales.

The Ram brand sold 47,142 pickups in September 2017, about the same as that month last year. Year-to-date, Ram has sold 374,901 trucks. Clearly, buyers don’t mind all the special editions pouring out of Ram factories. FCA must be enjoying the success.

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It’s a good thing, too, because Jeep sales have fallen off a cliff after experiencing stratospheric growth over the last few years. While Jeep remains very popular and sells in huge numbers, the brand itself is experiencing a double-digit decline compared to 2016 sales, moving 622,242 units to the end of September, down from 707,106 units during the same period one year ago.

Most of the net decline at Jeep can be blamed on the departed Patriot, which has vanished from showrooms, taking its sales volume with it. The new Compass is supposed to take the place of both the old Compass and Patriot, but by itself its sales do not yet equal that of the old duo. Perhaps it will in the future. Wrangler sales are flat for the year, at 150,142 of the machines finding buyers ahead of the new model coming out soon.

At the Japanese manufacturers, truck sales largely continue to trend upwards. The Toyota Tundra sold 11,159 units last month, a 17.4% increase over the same month last year, while the Tacoma was up 14.9% over the same period recording 18,058 registrations.

Surprising no one, the Nissan Titan is experiencing triple-digit growth in 2017 compared to 2016, given the timing of the changeover from the old truck to the current model now in showrooms. The Titan has sold 35,549 copies to the end of September, compared to 10,974 units to the same point in 2016. The Frontier is down, with 5111 of the long-in-the-tooth pickups being sold last month, compared to 7596 units twelve months ago. Year-to-date, the smaller Nissan is experiencing a 20.4% drop in sales.

In total, American customers bought 26,855 more trucks in September 2017 than they did in September 2016, bringing the total to 2,063,336 pickup trucks being sold so far this year.

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