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The wholesale market for motorhomes and towable RVs remained soft in April, when compared with April 2000, according to data released today (June 5) by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA).

Here is an outline by product category:

Class A motorhome shipments fell 26.8% in April to 3,000 units. After the first four months of this year, Class A deliveries were down 32.7% to 11,500 units.

Travel trailer shipments declined 9.8% in April to 11,100 units. After the first four months of this year, travel trailer deliveries were down 19.2% to 36,500 units.

Fifth-wheel shipments fell 20% in April to 5,200 units. After the first four months of this year, fifth-wheel deliveries were down 18.6% to 19,200 units.

Folding camper shipments declined 22% in April to 4,600 units. After the first four months of this year, folding camper deliveries were down 21.5% to 16,100 units.

Class C motorhome shipments declined 15.8% in April to 1,600 units. After the first four months of this year, Class C deliveries were down 24.2% to 5,000 units.

Class B motorhome shipments declined 33.3% in April to 200 units. After the first four months of this year, Class B deliveries were down 46.2% to 700 units.

Truck Camper shipments declined 8.3% in April to 1,100 units. After the first four months of this year, truck camper deliveries were down 16.7% to 3,500 units.