Towable Sales Off 5.7% in November; Up 4.3% for 2011
Retail sales of towable RVs dipped 5.7% in November compared to November 2010.
It was just the second time in all of 2011 that year-over-year sales figures were lower than the corresponding month in 2010, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) has reported.
Towable sales were 4.3% ahead of the 2010 pace through November.
By segment travel trailer sales in November were down 3.9%, fifth-wheel sales were off 8.4%, folding camping trailer sales were down 8.5% and park model sales fell 13.2%.
For the first 11 months of 2011, travel trailer sales were up 6.9%, fifth-wheel sales were off 1.5%, folding camping trailer sales were down 8.1% and park model sales were off 4.7%.