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Class A’s Impact Canadian Coach Sales in Jan.

Posted By RVBusiness On March 26, 2013 @ 1:37 pm In Breaking News,SSI's Retail Reports | No Comments

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales declined 40% in January, pulled down by a drop in Class A registrations, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Winnebago Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader for the month, capturing a 19.4% market share, followed by Forest River Inc.’s Coachmen RV division and Fleetwood RV Inc., each with a 16.7% share. Forest River and Thor Industries Inc. rounded out the Top 5 as both manufacturers earned a 13.9% share.

January Class A registrations fell 55.3% from the year prior. Fleetwood was No. 1 in the category for the month with a 28.6% market share, ahead of Coachmen and Tiffin Motorhomes Inc., each with a 14.3% share. Newmar Corp., Winnebago and Thor all garnered a 9.5% share.

In the Class C segment, sales gained 15.4% for January. Winnebago held the top spot for the month with a 33.3% market share followed by Forest River (26.7%), Coachmen (20%) and Thor (20%).

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