Stat Surveys: Sept. Class B Sales Off 17.2%

November 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Stat Surveys: Sept. Class B Sales Off 17.2% 

Class B sales

Class B sales

Retail sales of Class B motorhomes dropped 17.2% in September from September 2009, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) has reported.

It was the first year-over-year decline for Class B sales this year, following a steady improvement starting in 2009.

Year-to-date, Class B sales still remain a healthy 28.8% ahead of the 2009 pace.

Kitchener, Ontario-based Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. remained the industry leader in September with a 40.6% market share, followed by fellow Canadian builder Pleasure-Way Industries Ltd. with a 21.9% share. Winnebago Industries Inc. was the leader among U.S. builders with a 19.8% share and in third place overall.

Year-to-date, Roadtrek is the industry leader with a 42.1% market share, followed by Pleasure-Way with a 22.1% share and Winnebago with an 18.3% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports, contact Scott Stropkai, SSI national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or  616-446-8179 (cell).

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