June RV shipments drop 11.4 percent from 2017

RV shipments to dealers dropped in June from a year ago, but remained up for the year, according to the RV Industry Association’s June survey of manufacturers. The survey found RV wholesale shipments finished at 41,990, a decrease of 11.4 percent from the 47,416 units shipped last June.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 37,784 units for the month, a decrease of 10.5 percent compared to last June’s towable RV shipment total of 42,240.

Motorhomes ended June with 4,206 shipments to retailers, down 18.7 percent compared to last June’s total of 5,176.

Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 271,588, up 5.9 percent compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 6.6 percent to 238,502 units. Motorhome shipments are up 0.9 percent to 33,086 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 287 wholesale shipments, down 27.5 percent compared to last June. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down 5.3 percent compared to this point last year with 2,112 shipments.

The Pacific region took the lion’s share of shipments, 61 total, with New England bringing up the rear with just 12.

Click the following PDFs to view a complete breakout of June 2018 shipments.

June 18 Destinations (PDF) 
June 18 Summary (PDF) 
June 18 Summary 2 (PDF) 
June 18 Consolidated (PDF)

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