The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) August 2020 survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 39,489 units, an increase of 17.3% from the 33,674 units shipped in August 2019.
Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 35,561 units for the month, an increase of 20.8% compared to last August’s total of 29,448 units. Motorhomes finished the month with 3,928 units, down (-7.1%) compared to the August 2019 total of 4,226 units.
For the year, shipments stand at 258,591 units, off just 7.1% as the RV industry continues to overcome the nearly two-month shutdown this Spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Park Model RVs finished the month down (-17.7%) compared to last August with 321 wholesale shipments.