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SSI: C’s Push Canadian Coach Sales in August

Posted By RVBusiness On October 21, 2013 @ 11:37 am In Breaking News,SSI's Retail Reports | No Comments

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales increased 19.9% in August while registrations rose 11.4% for the first eight months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.

Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader year-to-date, capturing a 27% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (22.8%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (12.1%).

Class A registrations edged up 3.9% in August from a year ago and 0.6% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the eight months with a 24.6% market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (15%). Forest River was No. 3, garnering a 14.4% share, followed by Winnebago at 13.6%.

In the Class C segment, August sales surged 43.7% from a year ago and were up 21.2% for the eight months. Forest River held the top spot year-to-date with a 36.4% market share followed by Thor (21.5%) and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division (13.3%).

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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