Report: RV Values Continue Expected Seasonal Decline

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Lawrenceville, Georgia-based Black Book reports RV values are in a typical seasonal pattern. Motorhome values have dropped for the second month in a row, and travel trailers and fifth wheels saw their third consecutive decline. The trend is expected to continue for another month or two until dealers begin to stock up for the spring selling season.

Taking a closer look at the markets, we see that the average selling price for motorized units was $45,384, which is down $909 (1.9 percent) from the previous month. Towables came in at $14,121, down $1,067 (7.0 percent) from last month. One year ago, the average motor home sold for $43,132 and the average towable unit brought $12,593.

Auction volume was up across the board: motor homes increased 4.4 percent and towables rose 6.5 percent.

The average age of motorized units was eight years old (2012), and towables were the same (2012).

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