The overall U.S. motorized market incurred a 16.5% year-over-year sales decline for the first six 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 40.1% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. (22.7%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.1%).
Class A motorhome sales were down 15.1% through June as Thor led the segment with a 33.8% market share. Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. held the No. 2 spot with a 15.8% share of the market followed by Forest River Inc. (14.7%).
Class C sales incurred a 17.5% decrease for the six months with Thor leading the category, holding a 44.4% market share, followed by Forest River (28.2%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (14.5%).
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