New RV unit inventories at mid-size and smaller dealerships, in dollar terms, were 21% and 11% larger, respectively, as of June 30, according to consultant firm Spader Business Management.
Meanwhile, new RV unit inventories at larger dealerships, which the Spader firm defines as those with more than $10 million in annual sales, were basically the same size, in dollar terms, on June 30, as they were on June 30, 2002.
The average larger dealer had a new RV unit inventory valued at $4,095,900 as of June 30, compared with $4,101,220 as of June 30, 2002.
However, the value of the new RV unit inventory at the average mid-size dealer, which the Spader firm defines as having $5 million to $10 million in annual sales, jumped 21% as of June 30 to $2,057981, compared with $1,701,858 a year earlier.
At the average smaller dealer, which the Spader firm defines as having less than $5 million in annual sales, new RV unit inventories grew by 11% as of June 30 to $1,075,346, compared with $968,639 as of June 30, 2002.