SSI: Sept. Canadian Motorhome Sales up 12.3%

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November 17, 2011 by   Comments Off on SSI: Sept. Canadian Motorhome Sales up 12.3%

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales rose 12.3% in September, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), while registrations were down 8.7% for the first nine months.

Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through September, capturing a 25.9% market share, followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. (16.8%) and Thor Industries Inc. (15.4%).

September Class A registrations gained 10.1% from the year prior and were down 2.2% year-to-date. For the first nine months, Thor was No. 1 in Canadian Class A sales with a 19.9% market share, edging out Winnebago (17.7%) and Fleetwood RV Inc. (14.7%).

Class C sales climbed 16.2% for the month, but fell 14.2% year-to-date. For the nine months, Forest River held a commanding lead in the category with a 39% market share followed by Winnebago holding a 16% share and Forest River’s Coachmen Industries Inc. with a 13.7% share.

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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