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The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) September survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments finished the month at 30,969, representing a decrease of 29% from the 43,598 units shipped last September.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 27,239 units for the month, a decrease of 29.3% compared to last September’s towable RV shipment total of 38,543. Motorhomes ended September with 3,730 shipments to retailers, down 26.2% compared to last September’s total of 5,055.

Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 378,718 units, up 0.2% compared to this point last year. Towable RVs rose 0.8% to 333,253 units while motorhome shipments were down 3.9% at 45,465 units.

Park model RVs ended the month with 260 wholesale shipments, down 15% compared to last September. To date, park model RVs are down 6.2% with 3,004 shipments.