The Ford F-Series is hands down the best-selling vehicle in the US, but as it turns out, there are plenty of states where the truck doesn't reign supreme. Business Insider compiled data from Kelley Blue Book based on 2013 sales figures from January through August to create a map of the top-selling vehicles in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Looking at the map, Ford's truck is the top vehicle in 34 states, but there are states – some surprising, some not – where other vehicles are more popular among consumers.

After Ford's pickup, it's a battle among midsize sedans, with the Honda Accord being the most popular in Virginia, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island, while the Toyota Camry (the reigning best-selling car in the US) is the favorite among Florida and Maryland owners; the Nissan Altima is one of the surprises on the list as the most popular car in Oklahoma. The Ford Fusion is the top-selling car in Michigan, and it is also the only American-branded car on the list. Rounding out the passenger cars, Massachusetts and Connecticut favor the Honda CR-V, California buyers flock to the Honda Civic and Washington, D.C. buyers prefer the Toyota Corolla.

Truck-loving buyers also reside in Maine and Indiana (choosing the Chevy Silverado), Vermont (GMC Sierra) and Hawaii (Toyota Tacoma). Regardless of what vehicle is most popular in which state, one interesting observation for all the models on this list is that they all have at least some US production. Head on over to Business Insider to see the whole map.


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      sixspeedclutchhh
      • 1 Year Ago
      the only shocker here is that the subaru outback doesn't rule vermont hehehe
      Lastchance
      • 1 Year Ago
      I agree that the crv is the most popular SUV in the state. It seems that among pickup trucks the Ford F150 is the most popular in Massachusetts. Many contractors, companies, and municipalities buy Ford trucks. The state is probably the largest purchaser of Ford vehicles.
      Clipper44
      • 1 Year Ago
      Okay so mostly fuel efficient cars known as highly reliable are most popular in high traffic states. Makes sense. A more interesting breakdown would be to compare sales in a state like Virginia, which has many rural areas in addition to the northern VA/DC and Hampton Roads markets.
      James
      • 1 Year Ago
      Michigan. An odd place. The Fusion is the #1 seller in Michigan. But, no where else. Must be a white trash thing. After all, we all know what a pit Metro Detroit is. Anyone who is anyone left long ago. All that remains in Michigan are union clowns, welfare people, under-achievers, white trash, overweight women that smoke, and gangsters. We now know these Michigan people are Fusion lovers.
        Skicat
        • 1 Year Ago
        @James
        What an incredibly az$-hat comment.
        CJ_313
        • 1 Year Ago
        @James
        The city of Detroit is pretty bad, but the rest of this huge state is not. And of course we are going to support American manufacturers here, this is Michigan! Most Michiganders have grandparents who worked in GM, Ford & Chrysler plants here (I do/did), and many of us still work for the Domestic Big 3 or one of their parts suppliers/subsidiaries. We will always support American auto manufacturers (the Big 3) here above all else, naturally.
          Clipper44
          • 1 Year Ago
          @CJ_313
          Michigan is mostly blue collar, and the Fusion is a great choice of car for those looking for value and good design. And no, I'm not a Ford homer (for those who think ANY defense of Ford must be trollin), but the Fusion is a nice lil ride.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @CJ_313
          [blocked]
        leo
        • 1 Year Ago
        @James
        FU James...
        wilkegm
        • 1 Year Ago
        @James
        This has nothing to do with demographics you troll SOB. Try engaging your brain once in a while. Midsize sedans are the biggest segment in the country. In Michigan, you can buy a D3 vehicle for WAY less than any Asian or European brand. That means, the Fusion, Malibu, Avenger and 200 pick up the bulk of the Altima, Camry, and Accord sales in other states. The Fusion just comes out ahead of those here.
      Walt
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yet another Autoblog hatchet job on Ford. Can't you just stick to endless hyping of Nissan/Infiniti, Hyundai/Kia and Volvo? As an alternative, could you just let Ford know how much pay-o-la they need to send to call off your dogs?
        NightFlight
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Walt
        Walt, how about you get your favorite companies to sell more vehicles instead of complaining about the facts. Your rants are completely moronic. Autoblog reports the NEWS, you can't change the news.
        Gordon Chen
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Walt
        Don't shoot the messenger just bc you don't like the news.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Gordon Chen
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        @Walt
        [blocked]
      Gator
      • 1 Year Ago
      Altima is a hood ride.
      Master Austin
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm from Florida, not surprised to see the Camry be the car king here, it's taken over the spot of those who used to own Grand Marquis, Buicks and Town Cars.
        user164
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Master Austin
        It seems like the Camry is beginning to take on the dreaded label of "old person's car" like the Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, and Buicks before it. It would make sense that it would rule in the "Retirement Capital of America". (all in jest... mostly)
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Master Austin
        Such a beautiful place. My second favorita state. Too bad its littered with the ugly.
      Paul
      • 1 Year Ago
      We drove a F-150 King Ranch with the Eco-B engine recently, it was nice ... But then we took a 2014 RAM 1500 4x4 Longhorn for a drive. WOW were we surprised by how nice the RAM is ... bottomline, we are now driving a RAM Longhorn. Awesome Truck inside and out ... flawless!!! If you are shopping for pick ups, go drive a RAM.
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Paul
        A good truck? Yes. Flawless? Hardly.
        Patrick Schultz
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Paul
        Just don't drive a used one or you'll end up on the side of the road
          billfrombuckhead
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Patrick Schultz
          Ram beat TRDyota trucks in 3 year reliability in last JD Power. Ram has best fuel economy, best ride, best interior, best touchscreen, best transmission and you can get a HEMI and soon an industry exclusive half ton diesel
          Jesus!
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Patrick Schultz
          Best interior? No. I like the Ram, but the design of the two tone dashboard is awful.
      Karfreek
      • 1 Year Ago
      Neighbor traded his 5.4L Triton F150 toward a EcoBoost F150. His gas mileage is the same with the EcoBoost over the same all-highway commute. Chalk me up as one if those Accord buyers in (upstate) NY.
        Timothy Tibbetts
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Karfreek
        Upstate NY myself. My limited in Red, like the picture used here gets 13.8 city and in the burbs maybe 15. Highway not much better, 17 or so.
      Worx2749
      • 1 Year Ago
      Here in Boston's affluent suburbs, your typical ride is a Range Rover, driven by a blonde who's yapping on her cell phone. Big SUVs and pickups are EVERYWHERE.
        Lastchance
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Worx2749
        Huh... while foreign SUVs are the normal in Boston metro especially BMW, Lexus and Mercedes. Range Rovers are rather rare. I don't think big trucks, and SUV are that popular actually they are small percentage of vehicle's on the road. I see more luxury sedans than anything else, and Prius.
        Justin Campanale
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Worx2749
        I travel to the Boston area frequently for work. It semis that they have exactly 3 types of cars there. 1) small-to-midsize luxury SUVs. Usually not fullsize. X3s, X5s, GLKs, Q5s, Q7s, RXs LR2s are all commonplace, with the occasional MKX or SRX. 2) mid priced luxury sedans. G37s seem to be especially common, along with the usual C classes, 3s, A4s, and ISes found in most major metro areas, with the occasional Acura, Volvo, or Cadillac ATS/CTS. 3) small hatchbacks, usually highly equipped. Minis, Fiats, Beetlesand smarts are common, along with Fiestas, Fits, VW Golfs, Mazda 3s, Focuses, and Prius c's.
      Bernard
      • 1 Year Ago
      EPA regulations should be the same for both cars and trucks with the only exception made to vehicles registered for commercial use.
      Jarda
      • 1 Year Ago
      Honda Civic... California, rly? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaG5SAw1n0c
        CJ_313
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jarda
        I would have guessed the Toyota Prius/Corolla.
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