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Ranked: 10 best-selling new trucks in the U.S. in 2019

It's not just the Big Three making trucks that people want to buy.

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There's no denying that Americans love their trucks. They buy them for work and play, off-roading and road tripping. The ways U.S. buyers use their trucks are as diverse as the truck styles themselves.

Below is a list of the best-selling trucks through January 6, 2020. FCA, Ford, and General Motors report their sales results quarterly. These rankings have been determined using sales numbers provided by the individual automobile manufacturers and not a third party.

The vehicles on this list are bound to change order as new information becomes available.

No. 10 - Jeep Gladiator (40,038 sold)

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Jeep started selling its Gladiator pickup truck in 2019 with plenty of orders already on the books. The four-door all-terrain vehicle can town, haul, conquer, and ford, easily winning the hearts of Jeep brand enthusiasts.

No. 9 - Nissan Frontier (72,369 sold)

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Nissan has continually updated the Frontier over the years. For the 2019 model year, the truck now comes with a standard 7-inch infotainment screen. In 2018 it got a standard rearview camera and Bluetooth. The Frontier still has a very low starting price compared to other midsize trucks.

No. 8 - Ford Ranger (89,571 sold)

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The Ford Ranger made a big splash when it was introduced, giving American buyers a smaller Ford truck to spend their money on yet again. Though it wasn't a completely new truck when it made its U.S. debut, Ford engineers had significantly modified the model for North American customizers, making it plenty off-road capable and a viable daily driver.

No. 7 - Toyota Tundra (111,673 sold)

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There's a redesigned Toyota Tundra on the horizon but that hasn't stopped Toyota from selling a significant number of current model year Tundras. The model has a dated interior and is fuel inefficient, but it's comfortable and has a long list of standard and available features.

No. 6 - Chevrolet Colorado (122,304 sold)

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The Chevrolet Colorado benefits from its strong engine lineup, diverse array of build options, comfortable ride, and high towing capacity. For the 2020 model year the Colorado has gotten an updated infotainment system and an extended list of standard and available features.

No. 5 - GMC Sierra (232,323 sold)

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Reviewers generally agree that the GMC Sierra has a great exterior but that its interior is lacking the refinement expected at its price point. Still, it's an incredibly capable truck, especially in its heavy-duty variants. The GMC Sierra 2500 AT4 is one of the best trucks you can buy if you want to match off-road prowess with on-road comfort and towing/hauling capability.

No. 4 - Toyota Tacoma (248,801 sold)

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The Toyota Tacoma is the top-selling midsize truck in the U.S. It got a host of new equipment for the 2020 model year including standard Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa integration. There's an available 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat and a larger touch screen as well.

No. 3 - Chevrolet Silverado (570,639 sold)

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If you're not first, you're last. In the three-way Big Three battle for full-size truck supremacy, Ford has long held the top spot. Now, Ram has creeped on Chevrolet with its refined redesigned Ram 1500. The Silverado is one of the most capable trucks on the market today, but is dogged by its interior design and materials choices.

No. 2 - Ram Pickup (633,694 sold)

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With a combination of sales from the Ram 1500 and HD pickups, Ram's pickups take second place in U.S. truck sales. Ram has found a winning formula that combines the expected capability of a truck with the refined interior more commonly found in premium or luxury SUV.

No. 1 - Ford F-Series (896,526 sold)

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Ford still reigns supreme. With a diverse lineup of trucks, from the F-150 to the Super Duty and beyond, that features a number of best-in-class descriptions the automaker, Ford continues to give customers the capability and refinement they expect, which adding in fresh technology with every refresh and redesign.