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Stat Surveys: April Motorized Sales Drop 5.3%

After a slight uptick in March, retail sales of motorized RVs dipped 5.3% in April, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) reported on Monday (June 14).

Class A motorhome sales dropped 10.8%, while Class C sales rose 0.6%, the Grand Rapids, Mich., firm reported.

Winnebago Industries Inc. ranked No. 1 in total motorhome sales with a 24.1% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. with a 16.2% share.

In Class A sales, Winnebago was first with a 20.2% share, followed by Tiffin Motor Homes Inc. with a 16.8% share and Fleetwood RV Inc. with a 16.1% share.

In Class C sales, Winnebago was a solid first with a 27.8% share, followed by Coachmen Industries with a 19.3% share and Thor Industries Inc. with a 18.6% share.

Year-to-date, Winnebago leads in all motorhome sales with a 19.5% share.

In Class A sales, Tiffin leads Winnebago by a scant 0.1% share, 18.5% vs. 18.4%.

In Class C sales, Winnebago leads Coachmen by an equally close 0.1% difference, 21% vs. 20.9%.

SSI advised that the report does not contain data for Georgia or New Mexico, as those states are experiencing delays in reporting.

To subscribe to SSI’s reports, contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at ( 616) 281-9898, ext 128, ¬†or (616) 446-8179 (cell).

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