May RV Shipments Rose 11.9% – 13% for Year
Deliveries to retailers of all RVs totaled 32,539 units in the May survey of manufacturers, ahead of this month last year by 11.9%, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has reported.
Towable RVs provided the largest unit gains, while motorhomes rose by a larger percentage increase in May. Seasonally adjusted, the May total represented an annualized rate of more than 322,000 units, a 3% increase over last month.
Through the first five months this year, total RV shipments have now reached 144,015 units, up 13% compared to this same period last year. All vehicle types have enjoyed shipment growth this year with the exception of folding camping trailers which were only slightly behind.
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