Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales were flat in May, up 1.7%, while registrations rose 12.9% for the five months. Statistical Surveys Inc. reported that data for the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete.
Thor Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through May, capturing a 25.1% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (22.1%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.4%).
May Class A registrations increased 16.8% from the year prior and 6.1% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the first five months with a 22.5% market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (15.8%) and Winnebago (14.9%).
In the Class C segment, sales dropped 6.7% for May but were up 19.1% for the five months. Forest River held the No. 1 spot year-to-date with a 32% market share followed by Thor (27.2%) and Winnebago (12.1%).
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).