The RV Industry Association’s August 2020 survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 39,489 units, an increase of 17.3 percent from the 33,674 units shipped in August 2019.
Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 35,561 units for the month, an increase of 20.8 percent compared to last August’s total of 29,448 units. Motorhomes finished the month with 3,928 units, down 7.1 percent compared to the August 2019 total of 4,226 units.
For the year, shipments stand at 258,591 units, off just 7.1 percent, as the RV industry continues to overcome its nearly two-month shutdown this spring due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Park Model RVs finished the month down 17.7 percent compared to last August, with 321 wholesale shipments.