Monthly Wholesale RV Unit Shipments to Dealerships

The RV Industry Association (RVIA) compiles and tracks how many new RV units each RV manufacturer makes and ships to RV dealers on a monthly basis. The wholesale shipment report breaks down RV vehicles by unit category in aggregate to avoid any RV manufacturer’s specific production numbers being released.     

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2019 Monthly Wholesale New Unit Reports

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly shipments Through November of 2019 ofNovember 2019
RVIA’s November survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 29,644 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -10.2 percent from the 33,023 units shipped last November.

Through November, RV shipments have reached 378,554 units, down -16.9 percent from the 455,309 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly shipments Through October of 2019 of October 2019

RVIA’s October survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 38,972 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -10.5 percent from the 43,568 units shipped last October.

Through October, RV shipments have reached 348,910 units, down -17.4 percent from the 422,286 units at this point last year.

Graph of RV wholesale shipments through September of 2019September 2019

RVIA’s September survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 31,639 wholesale shipments, an increase of 2.2 percent from the 30,969 units shipped last September.

Through September, RV shipments have reached 309,938 units, down -18.2 percent from the 378,718 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through August of 2019.August 2019

The RV Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 33,674 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -15.0 percent from the 39,636 units shipped last August.

Through August, RV shipments have reached 278,299 units, down -20.0 percent from the 347,749 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through July of 2019.July 2019

RVIA’s July survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 28,044 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -23.2 percent from the 36,525 units shipped last July.

Through July, RV shipments have reached 244,625 units, down -20.6 percent from the 308,113 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through June of 2019.June 2019

RVIA’s June survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 36,524 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -10.3 percent from the 40,738 units shipped last June.

Through June, RV shipments have reached 216,581 units, down -20.3 percent from the 271,588 units at this point last year.

May 2019Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through May of 2019.

RVIA’s May survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 39,724 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -14.2 percent from the 46,322 units shipped last May.

Through May, RV shipments have reached 179,943 units, down -22.1 percent from the 230,850 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through April of 2019.April 2019

RVIA’s April survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 40,243 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -15.2 percent from the 47,442 units shipped last April.

Through April, RV shipments have reached 140,219 units, down -24.0 percent from the 184,528 units at this point last year.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through March of 2019.March 2019

RVIA’s March survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 38,015 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -26.3 percent from the 51,607 units shipped last March.

Through the first quarter of 2019, RV shipments have reached 99,976 units, down -27.1 percent from the 137,086 units shipped during the same time period in 2018.

Although RV shipments have moderated through the first quarter of 2018 following two consecutive years of record-setting shipment totals, the overall health of the RV market is strong. The retail RV market is robust with Statistical Surveys, Inc. reporting that retail RV registrations through February were the second-best on company record, only behind February of 2018 last year.

Park Model RVs finished the month up 9.9 percent  compared to last March with 432 shipments to retailers.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through February of 2019.February 2019

RVIA’s February survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 36,421 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -15.4 percent from the 43,038 units shipped last February.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 31,876 units for the month, a decrease of -15.0 percent compared to last February’s total of 37,481 units.

Motorhomes finished the month with 4,545 units, down -18.2 percent compared to the February 2018 total of 5,557 units.

Graph of RVIA's report on monthly wholesale shipments through January of 2019.January 2019

RVIA’s January survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 25,540 wholesale shipments, a decrease of -39.8 percent from the 42,441 units shipped last January.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 21,623 units for the month, a decrease of -41.0 percent compared to last January’s total of 36,622 units.

Motorhomes finished the month with 3,917 units, down -32.7 percent compared to the January 2018 total of 5,819 units.

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