The overall U.S. motorized market posted a 16.3% year-over-year decline for the first five 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 39.5% market share, ahead of Forest River Inc. (22.6%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (13.7%).
Class A motorhome sales were down 14.1% through May as Thor led the segment with a 33.1% market share. Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. held the No. 2 spot with a 16.4% share of the market followed by Forest River Inc. (14.7%).
Class C sales incurred a 17.7% decrease for the five months with Thor leading the category, holding a 43.9% market share, followed by Forest River (28.1%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (15.4%).
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