- RV Business - http://www.rvbusiness.com -

Stat Surveys: Motorhome Sales Off 4.2% in May

Posted By RVBusiness On July 12, 2012 @ 12:24 pm In Breaking News,News In Focus,SSI's Retail Reports | No Comments

Year-over-year motorhome registrations edged down 4.2% in May while sales were up 2.1% for the first five months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Thor Industries Inc. ranked as the motorhome sales leader year-to-date with a 20.9% market share, followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. (19.7%) and Forest River Inc. subsidiary Coachmen RV (12.3%).

In the Class A category, registrations in May were up 6% compared with 2011 as year-to-date sales rose 3.5%. Winnebago led the category for the five months, posting a 21.3% market share, while Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. held a 21% share and Thor was No. 3 with a 17.2% share.

Class C sales fell 13.7% in May and were flat for the five months, up less than 1%. Thor led the category through May with a 25.3% market share, followed by Coachmen (19.7%) and Winnebago (17.9%).

Rental registrations, which were primarily Class C sales, fell 50% in May.

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).

[Slashdot] [Digg] [Reddit] [del.icio.us] [Facebook] [Technorati] [Google] [StumbleUpon]

Article printed from RV Business: http://www.rvbusiness.com

URL to article: http://www.rvbusiness.com/2012/07/stat-surveys-motorhome-sales-off-4-2-in-may-2/

Copyright © 2009 RV Business. All rights reserved.