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SSI: Canadian Motorhome Sales Off 2.2% in Nov.

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales edged down 2.2% in November while registrations fell 3.5% for the 11 months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through November, capturing a 22.7% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (21.1%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (15.4%).

November Class A registrations dropped 13.9% from the year prior and declined 6.1% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the first 11 months with a 22.9% market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. and Winnebago, tied for the No. 2 position with a 16% share, and Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. with 11.4%

In the Class C segment, sales gained 44.4% for November and were flat for the 11 months, off just 0.6%. Forest River held the top spot year-to-date with a 34.7% market share followed by Thor (19.3%) and Winnebago (14.7%).

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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