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Retail sales of Class A and Class C motorhomes, combined, were up 12.1% when October of this year is compared with October 2001, according to Statistical Surveys Inc., an independent market research firm.
Class A retail sales were up 11.8% in October to 2,738 units sold by dealers in the 44 states from which Statistical Surveys was able to gather data.
Statistical Surveys was unable to gather sales data from Alaska, Massachusetts, New Hampsire, Oklahoma and South Carolina in time for its report and the company does not collect Hawaii’s retail sales figures.
During October 2001, there were 2,448 Class A’s retailed in the same 44 states.
Meanwhile, Class C motorhome retail sales climbed 12.8% higher in October to 918 units sold in the 44 states, compared wth 814 units sold in the same states in October 2001.
After the first 10 months of this year, retail sales of Class A’s in the 44 states were up 9.3% to 31,260 units, compared with 28,610 units sold by dealers in the same states in the same period a year earlier.
In the case of Class C’s, retail sales were up 16.1% in the 44 states in the first 10 months of this year to 13,642 units, compared with 11,754 units sold in the same states in the same portion of 2001.