The results from RVIA’s (RV Industry Association) April 2023 survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 31,216 units, a decrease of 45.4 percent compared to the 57,192 units shipped in April 2022. Through April, RV shipments were down 52.1 percent, with 109,816 units.

“With the summer travel season kicking off this week, consumers will find many affordable RV options on dealer lots that are perfect for creating unforgettable memories with family and friends in the great outdoors,” said RVIA President and CEO Craig Kirby. “RV ownership remains one of the most economical ways for consumers to travel while also maintaining control over their costs, which is more important than ever for consumers right now.”

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, ended the month down 48.6 percent against last April with 26,860 shipments. Motorhomes finished the month down 12.4 percent compared to the same month last year with 4,356 units.

Park Model RVs finished April up 11.5 percent compared to the same month last year, with 483 wholesale shipments.