The Most Popular Vehicles in Every U.S. State For 2023

As we near the end of the year, it’s time to look back at some of the most common cars, trucks, and SUVs throughout the USA. As we all know preferences vary by state, and the most popular vehicles in one part of the country will be completely different in another. States that deal with a lot of agriculture will tend to possess more pickup trucks, while states with densely populated cities are more likely to own a sedan or SUV.

Using data compiled by, the website was able to determine the most popular vehicles by each U.S. state based on registered vehicles from individual citizens, and not from government bodies or rental purchases.

The Most Popular Vehicles by State

Overall, the most popular vehicle in the U.S. is the Ford F-150. The F-Series has been the top-selling truck in the United States for over four decades, and the automaker wears this achievement like a badge of honor. Many Americans have good use for a truck, especially for those living in rural areas that need it for work, hauling, and towing purposes, and the Ford F-150 is still the reigning champion.

Another reason why the F-150 is so popular is its balance of price, quality, range, and availability. This truck has been around so long that there are multiple trims and models available for customers of every driving style. From daily commuters to off-road enthusiasts, there is a strong chance there’s a F-150 with your name on it.

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Other popular runner-ups to states where the F-150 won include the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500/2500/3500 pickups.

For SUVs, the Toyota RAV4 was the top choice for many U.S. states. Drivers who choose the Toyota RAV4 will bring up its affordability, with new units having an MSRP starting at $28,495. That, alongside the quality of the vehicle, emphasis on passengers, cargo area, and mileage with the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Limited has a fuel economy of 27 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. Overall, the Toyota RAV4 is the 4th most popular model nationwide.

Check out the entire list of most popular vehicles by state below:

StateMost Popular Vehicle
AlabamaChevrolet Silverado
AlaskaRAM 1500/2500/3500
ArizonaChevrolet Silverado
ArkansasGMC Sierra
CaliforniaTesla Model Y
ColoradoFord F-Series
ConnecticutToyota RAV4
DelawareChevrolet Silverado
FloridaToyota Corolla
GeorgiaFord F-Series
HawaiiToyota Tacoma
IdahoFord F-Series
IllinoisToyota RAV4
IndianaChevrolet Silverado
IowaChevrolet Silverado
KansasFord F-Series
KentuckyChevrolet Silverado
LouisianaFord F-Series
MaineFord F-Series
MarylandToyota RAV4
MassachusettsToyota RAV4
MichiganFord F-Series
MinnesotaChevrolet Silverado
MississippiFord F-Series
MissouriChevrolet Silverado
MontanaChevrolet Silverado
NebraskaChevrolet Silverado
NevadaRAM 1500/2500/3500
New HampshireToyota RAV4
New JerseyHonda CR-V
New MexicoChevrolet Silverado
New YorkToyota RAV4
North CarolinaToyota RAV4
North DakotaChevrolet Silverado
OhioChevrolet Silverado
OklahomaChevrolet Silverado
OregonToyota RAV4
PennsylvaniaToyota RAV4
Rhode IslandToyota RAV4
South CarolinaChevrolet Silverado
South DakotaFord F-Series
TennesseeFord F-Series
TexasFord F-Series
UtahFord F-Series
VermontFord F-Series
VirginiaToyota RAV4
WashingntonToyota RAV4
West VirginiaChevrolet Silverado
WisconsinChevrolet Silverado
WyomingRAM 1500/2500/3500

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