Freightliner M2 Dominating the Class 8 Tractor Market

Not only does Freightliner hold the top 2 spots for day cab tractors, but 2012 models have flooded the class 8 sleeper market.

Key Takeaways for Decision Makers

  • Three years of age is the most popular sleeper truck on the market as it is currently being flooded with 2012 models.
  • Class 7 trucks tend to flood the used market at a much older age, which would also include a higher average usage for these particular trucks.

Top 5 Heavy Duty Models on Commercial Truck Resale Market during June 2015

Utilizing 26,650 monthly sales records that power Truck Blue Book, all rankings were based on volume count of Year/Make/Model combination during the month of June.

Class 8 Day Cab Tractors:

  1. 2007 Freightliner M2 106
  2. 2010 Freightliner C12042T
  3. 2015 Kenworth T800
  4. 2016 Peterbilt 348
  5. 2007 International 8600

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Class 8 Sleeper Tractors:

  1. 2012 International ProStar
  2. 2012 Freightliner CA-125-SLP
  3. 2012 Kenworth T700
  4. 2012 Kenworth T800
  5. 2012 Volvo VNL-64-T-670

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Class 7:

  1. 2006 Sterling Acterra
  2. 2006 International 7400
  3. 2006 Chevrolet KODIAK C7500
  4. 2006 GMC TOPKICK C7500
  5. 2008 International 7300

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