2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

RV Shipments Drop 11 Percent from June 2017, Still Up Year-to-Date

Tue Jul 24, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

The RV Industry Association’s June survey of manufacturers 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)