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SSI: Canadian Coach Sales Grow 23% in Feb.

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales soared 22.9% in February while registrations fell 6.2% for the two months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Thor Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader for February, capturing a 21.3% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (16.4%), Forest River’s Coachmen RV division (14.8%) and Fleetwood RV Inc. (13.1%).

February Class A registrations grew 39% from the year prior and were down 11.4% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the two months with a 21.8% market share, ahead of Fleetwood (19.2%) while Coachmen, Forest River and Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. all held an 11.5% share.

In the Class C segment, February sales matched the prior year’s total and were up 4.8% year-to-date. Forest River held the top spot for the two months with a 25% market share followed by Coachmen and Thor, both posting a 20.5% share.

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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