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Canadian Motorhome Sales Drop 9.6% in April

Year-over-year motorhome sales in the Canadian marketplace dropped 9.6% in April and were down 17.3% for the first four months.

According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), Class A sales declined 13.6% for the month and 23.2% for year-to-date. Through April, Fleetwood RV Inc. was the leader in Class A sales with a 17.8% market share while Thor Industries Inc. captured a 17.1% share.

Class C sales edged down 2.9% in March and 6.8% for the first four months. Year-to-date, Forest River Inc. led the category with a 20.8% market share followed by Jayco Inc. at 18.8% and Forest River subsidiary Coachmen RV with an 18.2% share.

SSI noted that the provinces of British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland were delayed.

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

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