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Bucking the trend of seasonal decreases, wholesale RV values continue to rise for both motorized and towable, according to Black Book, a data analytics firm that serves the automotive, RV and other adjacent industries

The average selling price for motorized units was $81,384, which is up $6,394 (8.5%) from the previous month. Towables came in at $22,313, up $304 (1.3%) from last month. One year ago the average motor home sold for $53,601 and the average towable unit brought $19,196.

“In a normal year, RV values would begin to decline as we head into winter, but as I’m sure you all know, this is anything but a normal year. Wholesale values are up across the board, mirroring the seemingly never-ending growth on the new side, where shipments have just notched another all-time high. Perhaps the rise in motorized values reflects dealers’ concerns about possible chassis shortages next year,” said Eric Lawrence a Principal Automotive Analyst for Specialty Vehicles at Black Book.

Auction volume was down: motorhomes declined 22.4% while towables dropped 9.8%.

The average age of motorhomes was eleven years old (2010), and towables was six (2015).