Canadian towable sales were flat in January, showing an 0.6% gain from the previous year.
According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) results by segment showed:
• Sales in the travel trailer sector dipped 3.4% in January.
• Canadian fifth-wheel sales rose 11.4% for the month.
• Folding camping trailer registrations gained 33.3% in January on relatively low volume.
• The park model RV sector shipped one unit for the month.
Thor Industries Inc. was the overall Canadian towable sales leader for the month with a 55.7% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. (29.1%) and Grand Design RV Co. (4.5%).
Thor was the leader in travel trailer sales in January, posting a 56.2% market share, followed by Forest River (30.3%). Thor was No. 1 in Canadian fifth-wheel sales, capturing a 56.4% market share, followed by Forest River (23.9%) and Grand Design (11.1%).
Forest River led Canadian folding camping trailer sales in January with a 50% market share while Thor posted a 41.7% 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).