Retail sales of towable RVs in Canada rose 23.9% in April, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) has announced in its inaugural Canadian sales report to RVBUSINESS.com.
The sales increase was recorded across most segments, with travel trailer sales up 29.6%, fifth-wheel sales up 17.4%, camping trailer sales off 2.6% and park model sales up 62.5%.
Thor Industries Inc. led in market share in three of the four categories: travel trailers, (28.4%); fifth-wheels, (34%); and park models, (48.7%).
Forest River Inc. was the leader in folding camping trailer sales with a 31.1% market share.
For year-to-date, sales of all towables are up 30.5%. Travel trailer sales are up 38%, fifth-wheel sales are up 21.8%, folding camping trailer sales are up 2.4% and park model sales are up 14.5%.
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