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The retail market for motorhomes was mixed in February with Class A motorhome sales declining 3.7% while Class C motorhome sales increased 6%, according to Statistical Surveys Inc., an independent market research firm.
There were 2,708 Class A’s sold in February by dealers in the 48 states from which Statistical Surveys was able to gather data, compared with 2,811 Class A units sold by dealers in the same 48 states in February 2002.
Statistical Surveys was unable to collect retail sales figures from New Hampshire in time for its report and it does not gather Hawaii’s data.
After the first two months of this year, Class A motorhome retail sales were down 4.6% to 4,978 units, compared with 5,219 units retailed in the 48 states in January and February of 2002.
Meanwhile, there were 997 Class C’s retailed in the 48 states in February, compared with 941 Class C’s sold by dealers in the same states a year earlier.
After the first two months of this year, Class C retail sales were up 5.3% to 1,777 units, compared with 1,688 units sold by dealers in the same states in the same period a year earlier.