RVIA Reports Shipments Down for September

Nov 2, 2018 | Member News

According to the RV Industry Association’s September survey of manufacturers, total RV shipments finished the month with 30,969 wholesale shipments, a decrease of (-29.0%) from the 43,598 units shipped last September.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 27,239 units for the month, a decrease of (-29.3%) compared to last September’s towable RV shipment total of 38,543.

Motorhomes ended September with 3,730 shipments to retailers, down (-26.2%) compared to last September’s total of 5,055.

Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 378,718 units, up 0.2% compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 0.8% to 333,253 units; motorhome shipments are down (-3.9%) at 45,465 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 260 wholesale shipments, down (-15.0%) compared to last September. To date, Park Model RVs are down (-6.2%) with 3,004 shipments.

A print-friendly version of this report can be downloaded from RVIA.

Source: RVIA