SSI: Motorhome Sales Continue Climb For July
Year-over-year motorhome registrations jumped 22.5% in July while sales for the seven months increased 30.9%, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).
Thor Industries Inc. held the No. 1 spot in year-to-date motorhome registrations with a 24.6% market share followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. (18.3%), Forest River Inc. (13.3%) and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division (12.1%).
In the Class A category, July sales climbed 20.8% compared with 2012 and were up 30% for the seven months. Thor led the sector through July, posting a 21.9% market share, edging Winnebago (20.5%). Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. was No. 3, capturing a 17.5% share, while Fleetwood RV Inc. garnered a 12.7% share.
Class C sales gained 24.5% for the month and 31.9% year-to-date. Thor led the category for the seven months with a 27.6% market share, followed by Coachmen RV (18.9%), Forest River (18.4%) and Winnebago (15.9%).
Rental registrations, primarily Class C sales, gained 8% in June.
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