Canadian towable sales remained flat in 2018, edging down 2.5% for the first two months. 

According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), results by segment showed:

• Travel trailer sales edged up 1.8% year-over-year through February.

• Canadian fifth-wheel sales tumbled 16.5% for the two months.

• Folding camping trailer registrations fell 26.8% through February.

• Two park model RVs were sold in the first two months.

Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towable sales leader through February with a 55.4% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. (31.8%) and Grand Design RV Co. (7.9%).

Thor was the leader in travel trailer sales for the two months, claiming a 57.4% market share, followed by Forest River (32.6%) and Grand Design (5.1%). Thor was also No. 1 in Canadian fifth-wheel sales, capturing a 50.5% market share, followed by Forest River (23%) and Grand Design (22.6%).

Forest River led year-to-date Canadian folding camping trailer sales with an 80% market share while Thor posted a 16.7% share.

To subscribe to this or other SSI reports contact Scott Stropkai, national RV sales manager, at (616) 281-9898 ext. 128, or (616) 901-8335 (cell).