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RV Shipments Strong Through First Half of 2016

The RV market continued to race ahead through the first half of 2016 with total RV wholesale shipments reaching 226,286 units, an 11.7% increase over this same period last year, according to RVIA’s June survey of RV manufacturers.  

The monthly total for June was 40,072 units, rising 18.7% above June one year ago and marking the third monthly total in excess of 40,000 units this year.  

Shipments through June were at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of nearly 415,000 units and the six-month total this year was the best since 1977.

Towable RV shipments led the way in volume total with shipments reaching 197,515 units through June, an 11% gain over the 177,939 units shipped during the same six-month time frame in 2015.

Meanwhile, motorhome shipments showed the largest percentage gain with the market segment up 16.4% to 28,771 units units compared to 24,714 units last year at the same point. 

For more information on RV market statistics and research, visit the “Market Data and Trends” section of www.rvia.org

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