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In a traditionally slow month for retail activity, January motorized sales were down 25.6% from a year ago, according to Statistical Surveys Inc.
The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based independent marketing firm reported overall motorhome registrations totaled 3,349 units compared with 4,500 in 2004.
The Class A sector showed lingering signs of last year’s slowdown , as January sales declined 29.1% to 2,341 units from 3,301 in 2004. Class A diesel registrations were down 23% while gas sales declined 35%.
January Class C sales also lagged behind last year, falling 15.9% to 1,008 units from 1,199.