RVIA’s April survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished above 40,000 for the second month. Monthly shipments totaled 42,295, an increase of 5.6% compared to last April. Year-to-date wholesale RV shipments have reached 163,161 units, up 10.1% when compared to totals through last April 2016.
All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, reached a total of 37,195, up 6.1% compared to April last year. Year-to-date all towable RVs are up 9.7% compared to 2016 with 141,714 units currently being reported.
Motorhome shipments, led by Class C coaches, totaled 5,100 units this month, up 1.7% compared to April last year. Year-to-date motorhome shipments are at 21,447 units, up 12.6% compared to the year-to-date total at this point in 2016.