SSI: Canadian Coach Sales Up 3.8% For October
Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales increased 3.8% in October while registrations rose 11.9% for the first 10 months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc.
Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader year-to-date, capturing a 25.8% market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (22.1%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (12.7%).
Class A registrations edged up 1.9% in October from a year ago and 2.2% year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the 10 months with a 23.6% market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (14.9%). Forest River was No. 3, garnering a 14.3% share, followed by Winnebago at 14%.
In the Class C segment, October sales rose 7.4% from a year ago and were up 21.4% for the nine months. Forest River held the top spot year-to-date with a 35.3% market share followed by Thor (20.9%). Forest River’s Coachmen RV division posted a 13.6% share while Jayco Inc. held a 13.4% share.
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