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RV wholesale shipments
RV wholesale shipments

August RV Shipments Drop 15 Percent from 2018


The RV Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 33,674 wholesale shipments, a decrease of 15 percent from the 39,636 units shipped last August.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 29,448 units for the month, a decrease of 15.1 percent compared to last August’s total of 34,677 units. Motorhomes finished the month with 4,226 units, down 14.8 percent compared to the August 2018 total of 4,959 units.

Through August, RV shipments have reached 278,299 units, down 20 percent from the 347,749 units at this point last year.

Park model RVs finished the month up 27.5 percent compared to last August with 390 shipments to retailers.

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