Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales declined 6.6% in July while registrations rose 1.3% for the seven months. Statistical Surveys Inc. reported that data for the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete.
Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through July, capturing a 24.6% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (22.4%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (14%).
July Class A registrations were up 3.7% from the year prior but edged down 0.7% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the first seven months with a 23.3% market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (15.3%) and Winnebago (15.1%).
In the Class C segment, sales dropped 15.7% for July but were up 3% for the seven months. Forest River held the No. 1 spot year-to-date with a 36% market share followed by Thor (21.6%) and Winnebago (13.1%).
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