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SSI: January Canadian Class C Sales Drop 55.6%

Posted By RVBusiness On March 26, 2012 @ 2:25 pm In Breaking News,SSI's Retail Reports | No Comments

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales declined 22.2% in January, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), pulled down by a 55.6% drop in Class C registrations.

SSI noted that data for the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario were incomplete.

Thor Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader for the month, capturing a 21.4% market share, followed by Fleetwood RV Inc. (17.9%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (16.1%).

January Class A registrations edged down 2.2% from the year prior. Thor was No. 1 in Canadian Class A sales for the month with a 27.3% market share, ahead of Fleetwood (22.7%) and Winnebago (13.6%).

In the Class C segment, Forest River and Winnebago were tied for the No. 1 spot with a 25% market share while Forest River Inc. held a 16.7% 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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