RESTON, Va. — Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs were reported at 21,748 units in the RV Industry Association’s November survey of manufacturers, an increase of 5.8 percent over November one year ago.
Towable RVs improved 2.4 percent to 18,711 units with motorhomes climbing 32.3 percent to 3,037 units. Seasonally adjusted, November’s totals reached an annualized rate of more than 366,500 units, second only to last month’s 390,000 unit performance so far in 2013.
Year to date, total shipments have grown 12.2 percent to 299,451 units through November 2013, the largest total in six years, RVIA records show. Shipments of all towable RVs have risen 9.7 percent to 264,019 units while motorhome shipments shot up up 36 percent to 35,432 units, both were six year bests.
Here is the complete November shipment report:
|Unit Type||Nov. 2012||Nov. 2013||% Change||Total 2012||Total 2013||% Change|
|Class A Motorhomes||1,358||1,526||+12.4%||13,393||17,439||+30.2%|
|Class B Motorhomes||162||177||+9.3%||1,968||2,034||+3.4%|
|Class C Motorhomes||775||1,334||+72.1%||10,694||15,959||+49.2%|
|TOTAL RV SHIPMENTS||20,561||21,748||+5.8%||266,789||299,451||+12.2%|
SOURCE: RV Industry Association press release