Retail sales of both Class A and Class C motorhomes declined during April, according to Statistical Surveys Inc., an independent market research firm.
Class A retail sales declined 5.5% in April to 3,203 units, compared with 3,389 units retailed in April 2002.
However, Statistical Surveys’ April data did not include retail sales from New Hampshire and it had received only incomplete results from Massachusetts, Oklahoma and South Carolina as of the time it issued its report.
After the first four months of this year, retail sales of Class A’s were down 1.7% to 11,926 units, compared with 12,130 units in the same portion of 2002.
Retail sales of Class C’s declined 2% in April to 1,501 units, compared with 1,531 units sold by dealers during the same month a year earlier.
However, after the first four months of this year, Class C retail sales were up 2.6% to 4,833 units, compared with 4,709 units in the first four months of 2002.