Future-proofing the construction business is essential to protect equipment interests and position for long-term success. Read the report HERE.

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
Freightliner trucks held the largest percentage of individual models on the heavy day cab market during June at 14% and 3% respectively.

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
2012 models dominated the sleeper market as these 5 models alone contributed 19% of all sleepers for sale in June. The Freightliner and two Kenworth model each held an equivalent 4% of the market.

Class 7:

  1. 2006 Sterling Acterra
  2. 2006 International 7400
  3. 2006 Chevrolet KODIAK C7500
  4. 2006 GMC TOPKICK C7500
  5. 2008 International 7300
As class 8 heavy duty trucks were primarily younger models, the most popular class 7 trucks were 2006 models. Despite Sterling trucks no longer being in production, they are still often seen on the used truck market even holding 5% of the class 7 market during June.

Interested in model specific truck valuations?  Request a live demo today.
Commercial Truck Auction Market Price Retention