RV shipments to retailers rose sharply in February this year, climbing 31.8% above last month and up 24.2% ahead of this same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has reported.
The 24,600 units reported in the latest survey of manufacturers marked the best February total in four years for all RV products and raised the first two months’ total this year 15.2% above the same period one year ago on shipment of 43,300 units. On a seasonally adjusted basis, February shipments were at an annual rate of more than 286,000 units, a gain of 12.9% over the January rate.
Shipments of towable RVs have improved 17% to 39,200 units, while motorhome products have held their own and produced 4,100 units so far this year.
See the complete report below.