Year-over-year motorhome registrations grew 5.7% in March and 9.7% for the first three months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Motorhome sales for the first quarter were up 9.7%.

Thor Industries Inc. held the No. 1 spot year-to-date with a 28.4% market share followed by Forest River Inc. (23.4%) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (18%).

In the Class A category, March sales grew 7.1% compared with the previous year and were up 10.4% for the three months. Thor led the sector through March, posting a 22.2% market share, followed by Winnebago (20.3%), Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. (16.4%) and Forest River (15.6%).

Class C sales rose 4.3% for the month and 8.7% year-to-date. Thor led the category for the three months with a 35.8% market share while Forest River (32.7%) was No. 2, followed by Winnebago (15.4%) and Jayco Inc. (9.3%).

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