Majority of August RV Shipments Decrease

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The RV Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 39,417 units, a decrease of 12.5 percent from the 45,031 units shipped last August.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 34,458 units for the month, a decrease of 12.7 percent compared to last August’s towable RV shipment total of 39,479.

Motorhomes ended August with 4,959 shipments to retailers, down 10.7 percent compared to last August’s total of 5,552.
Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 347,530 up 3.9 percent compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 4.7 percent to 305,795 units. Motorhome shipments are down 1.3 percent to 41,735 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 321 wholesale shipments, down 7.2 percent compared to last August. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down 5.2 percent compared to this point last year with 2,744 shipments.


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