Trucks Rule in Texas

It may come as no surprise that trucks are popular in Texas.  However, it is interesting to see how that varies depending how populated one's community is.  In the cities and large towns, 2 of the 10 most popular vehicles are trucks.  If you move out to suburbia, then 3 out of the top 10 are trucks.  And when you move out to the rural areas, those 3 most popular trucks are the 3 most popular vehicles.  In the rural communites over 50% of all vehicles owned are trucks.

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Most Popular Vehicles in Cities in Texas

Rank Vehicle Model Vehicle Type
1 Honda Accord Auto
2 Ford F150 Truck
3 Toyota Camry Auto
4 Nissan Altima Auto
5 Chevrolet Impala Auto
6 Honda Civic Auto
7 Chevrolet Silverado Truck
8 Toyota Corolla Auto
9 Chevrolet Malibu Auto
10 Ford Focus Auto

Most Popular Vehicles in Suburban areas in Texas

Rank Vehicle Model Vehicle Type
1 Ford F150 Truck
2 Chevrolet Silverado Truck
3 Honda Accord Auto
4 Toyota Camry Auto
5 Nissan Altima Auto
6 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck
7 Chevrolet Impala Auto
8 Honda Civic Auto
9 Chevrolet Malibu Auto
10 Toyota Corolla Auto

Most Popular Vehicles in Rural Communities in Texas

Rank Vehicle Model Vehicle Type
1 Ford F150 Truck
2 Chevrolet Silverado Truck
3 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck
4 Ford Mustang Auto
5 Nissan Altima Auto
6 Ford Focus Auto
7 Honda Accord Auto
8 Toyota Camry Auto
9 Chevrolet Impala Auto
10 Chevrolet Malibu Auto

Most Popular Vehicles Across all of Texas

The data shows that the Texans like their trucks much more than the average person in the US.  Three of the six most popular vehicles in Texas are trucks.  A Ford F150 is the most popular vehicle in Texas, but the 5th most popular vehicle in the US.

Texas Rank vs. Rank in US Texas Type   US Rank United States Type
1 5 Ford F150 Truck   1 Honda Accord  
2 8 Chevrolet Silverado Truck   2 Toyota Camry  
3 1 Honda Accord     3 Nissan Altima  
4 2 Toyota Camry     4 Honda Civic  
5 14 Dodge Ram 1500     5 Ford F150 Truck
6 3 Nissan Altima Truck   6 Chevrolet Impala  
7 6 Chevrolet Impala     7 Toyota Corolla  
8 4 Honda Civic     8 Chevrolet Silverado Truck
9 9 Chevrolet Malibu     9 Chevrolet Malibu  
10 7 Toyota Corolla     10 Ford Explorer Truck
11 11 Ford Focus     11 Ford Focus  
12 18 Ford Mustang     12 Ford Taurus  
13 10 Ford Explorer Truck   13 Hyundai Sonata  
14 27 Chevrolet Tahoe     14 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck
15 25 Ford Expedition Truck   15 Jeep Grand Cherokee  
16 12 Ford Taurus     16 Nissan Sentra  
17 19 Ford Fusion     17 Ford Escape  
18 13 Hyundai Sonata     18 Ford Mustang  
19 16 Nissan Sentra     19 Ford Fusion  
20 17 Ford Escape     20 Hyundai Elantra  

Note: This data is based on approximately 1 million consumers that have visited EverQuote web sites and filled out forms seeking new auto insurance. As such the data may be skewed due to the nature of self-reporting or fact that it is part of an online auto insurance quote form.