Led by strong performance in the Class A sector, year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales climbed 47.2% in January.

According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc., Thor Industries Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader for the month, capturing a 2o.8% market share, followed by Forest River Inc. (18.9%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (17%).

January Class A registrations soared 76.2% from a year ago. Thor was No. 1 in the category with an 18.9% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. and Winnebago, which tied for No. 2 with a 16.2% share. Fleetwood RV Inc. and Newmar Corp. both posted a 13.5% share to share the No.3 position.

In the Class C segment, January sales rose 6.7% from a year ago. Forest River and Thor tied for the top spot with a 25% market share followed by Jayco Inc. and Winnebago, both garnering an 18.8% share.

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