The overall U.S. motorized market incurred a 14.8% year-over-year retail sales decrease for the first eight months of 2019 as both Class A and Class C markets registered double-digit 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. (12.7%).
The Class A motorhome market was down 14% through August as Thor led the segment with a 34.4% market share. Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. held the No. 2 spot with a 15.3% share of the market followed by Forest River Inc. (14.8%).
Class C sales retreated 15.3% for the eight months with Thor leading the category holding a 45.7% market share, followed by Forest River (28%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.5%).
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