Results for the RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) September 2023 survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments from factories ended the month with 24,700 units, a decrease of 12.9% compared to the 28,363 units shipped in September 2022. To date this year, RV shipments are down 42.8% with a total of 238,121 units.
Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, ended the month down 7.6% from last September with 21,385 shipments. Motorhomes finished the month down dramatically at 36.6% compared to the same month last year with a total of only 3,315 units.
Park model RVs, a small part of the industry, finished September down 13.7% compared to the same month last year, with a total of 334 wholesale shipments.
Shipments for all but park models have declined for every month so far in 2023.
Last month’s shipments were off 16.9%. Here are the details as we reported last month.