RV wholesale shipments tracked by the RV Industry Association posted their best month in 2020 and the highest monthly total since October 2018 as deliveries to retailers reached 40,462 units in June, a 10.8 percent rise over the June 2019 total of 36,525 units.
Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 37,439 units for the month, a gain of 12.9 percent of compared to last June’s total of 33,171 shipments. Motorhomes finished the month with 3,023 units, down 9.8 percent compared to the June 2019 total of 3,353 units.
Reflective of younger, first-time buyers interested in RVing and the continued rise in the #Vanlife phenomenon, Folding Camping Trailers and Type B RVs in the motorhome market continue to see strong gains
For the year, RV wholesale shipments total 176,067 units, down 18.7 percent from 216,581 units at the mid-year point in 2019. Towable RVs stand at 159,059 units, down 16.8 percent while motorhomes have dropped 33.3 percent, to 17,008 units.