Canada Motorhome Sales Flat in May, Up 1.7%

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July 23, 2012 by   - () Leave a Comment

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales were flat in May, up 1.7 percent, while registrations rose 12.9 percent for the five months, has reported. Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) reported that data for the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete.

Thor Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through May, capturing a 25.1 percent market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (22.1 percent) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.4 percent).

May Class A registrations increased 16.8 percent from the year prior and 6.1 percent year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the first five months with a 22.5 percent market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (15.8 percent) and Winnebago (14.9 percent).

In the Class C segment, sales dropped 6.7 percent for May but were up 19.1 percent for the five months. Forest River held the No. 1 spot year-to-date with a 32 percent market share followed by Thor (27.2 percent) and Winnebago (12.1 percent).

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

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