The overall U.S. motorized market incurred a 14.4% year-over-year sales decline for the first nine months of 2019 as both Class A and Class C markets registered double-digit retail sales declines.
According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), Thor Industries Inc. was the motorized sales leader during the period with a 41% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. (22.5%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (12.6%).
The Class A motorhome market was down 13.6% through September as Thor led the segment with a 34.1% market share. Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. held the No. 2 spot with a 15.4% share of the market followed by Forest River Inc. (15%).
Class C sales retreated 15% for the nine months with Thor leading the category holding a 45.9% market share, followed by Forest River (27.9%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.4%).
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).