RESTON, Va. — February’s survey of manufacturers conducted by the RV Industry Association found wholesale shipments continuing the strong start in 2017 with a monthly total of 39,428 units.
That represents a 9.7 percent rise compared to February 2016 total of 35,929; and an 8.6 percent gain over last month’s very strong total of 33,859, said Bill Baker, RVIA senior director of communications.
All towable RVs led by conventional travel trailers reached a total of 33,852, a gain of 7.5 percent over last month’s total of 28,931. Motorhome shipments reached a total 5,606 units with a 17.1 percent gain compared to February 2016.
“February’s total shipments are the best for any comparable February on record, maintaining the strong RV market growth from last year,” said Baker.
Here is the complete shipment report for February:
|Unit||Feb. 2016||Feb. 2017||% Change||Total 2016||Total 2017||% Change|
|Travel Trailers||22,926||25, 234||+10.1%||43,499||47,563||+9.3%|
|Class A Motorhomes||2,112||1,918||-9.2%||4,126||3,873||-6.1%|
|Class B Motorhomes||271||443||+63.5%||577||808||+40.0%|
|Class C Motorhomes||2,403||3,245||+35.0%||4,361||5,853||+34.2%|
|TOTAL RV SHIPMENTS||35,929||39,428||+9.7%||67,455||73,278||+8.6%|
SOURCE: RV Industry Association press release