The military loves trucks, according to a report released by the United Services Automobile Association.
SAA’s top 10 list of vehicles is based on internal data compiled from its members, who are service members, veterans or their family members.
The data is based on what vehicle was added to the members’ insurance policies between Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020.
Earning the top spot was the Ford F-150, according to the ranking list released by the insurer this month.
Other trucks making the top four spots included the Dodge Ram, Chevrolet Silverado and Toyota Tacoma — earning the No. 2, 3 and 4 spots respectively.
USAA’s top three spots mirror Kelly Blue Book’s assessment of the best full-sized trucks for 2021 based on consumer and expert ratings. USAA also lists the Ford F-150 in its No. 1 spot, the Dodge Ram as No. 2 and the Chevrolet Silverado as No. 3.
The top 10 vehicles purchased by active and former military USAA members and their family members are:
1. Ford F-150
2. Dodge Ram
3. Chevy Silverado
4. Toyota Tacoma
5. Jeep Wrangler
6. Toyota Camry
7. Subaru Outback
8. Toyota Corolla
9. Honda Accord
10. Subaru Forester
All of the automakers on the list offer a military discount for service members, veterans, spouses and family members.
According to Ford’s website, it is offering $1,000 in bonus cash through its Military Bonus Cash Program for a limited time on new vehicle purchases made by active-duty service members, retirees, veterans within two years of separation or spouses, surviving spouses and other household members.
Dodge offers $500 in military bonus cash toward select new vehicle purchases for active-duty service members, retirees and veterans who were discharged within the past year, according to its website.
Chevrolet offers $500 in bonus cash toward select new vehicle purchases for service members, retirees, veterans within three years of a discharge date or their spouse and household members, according to its website.
Toyota offers a $500 military rebate toward new vehicles purchased through Toyota Financial Services for service members, retirees and veterans within two years of discharge or their household members, according to its website.
eep offers $500 in military cash through its Military Incentive Program to go toward the purchase of select new vehicles for service members or veterans honorably discharged within a year of service, according to its website.
Honda offers $500 toward any 2019 or newer vehicle through Honda Financial Services for service members, retirees, veterans within two years of separation from service and their spouses, according to its website.
The Subaru Military Discount provides a $500 discount for service members, veterans and retirees within one year of separating from service and spouses or eligible household members, according to its website.
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