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Global Recreational Vehicle (RV) Market: with Focus on The United States (2016-2020)

Global Recreational Vehicle (RV) Market: with Focus on The United States (2016-2020)

Scope of the Report

This report entitled “Global Recreational Vehicle (RV) Market: with Focus on The United States (2016-2020)”, provides the detailed analysis of the US recreational vehicle industry and its segments. The global RV market analysis is also provided in this report, which includes global RV market by volume, by segments and by region.

The US RV market is analyzed by value, by volume and by segments. The US Towable RV market is analyzed by volume, by segment and the further sub segments of Towable RVs are also analyzed by volume. Similarly, the US motorized RVs (Motorhomes) market is analyzed by volume, by segment and the further sub segments of Motorhome RVs are also analyzed by volume.

The analysis of the US recreational vehicle park industry is also done in this report. This segment includes the analysis of the US RV parks by value and by volume. The forecast of the same is also provided for the years 2016-2020.

The company profiling of three major players of the US recreational vehicle industry is done in this report. The companies profiled are Thor Industries, Winnebago and Berkshire Hathaway (Forest River). The competitive landscape is also given in this report, which includes the market share analysis of the US RV industry, its segments and its sub segments.

Company Coverage

Thor Industries, Inc.
Winnebago Industries, Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Forest River)

Executive Summary

A vehicle that consolidates transportation and transitory living quarters for travel, entertainment and outdoors is called a recreational vehicle (RV). In other words, an RV is a vehicle designed for recreational use, as in camping.

There are many advantages of owning and travelling in an RV, such as flexibility, convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors and versatility. The people who cannot afford an RV or are not frequent travelers, the RVs are available on the rent.

The RVs can be majorly segmented into Motorized (Motorhomes) and Towable RVs. Motorized RVs can be further sub segmented into Type A, Type B and Type C. The Towable RVs can also be sub segmented into Travel Trailer, Fifth Wheel Trailer, Folding Camping Trailers, Truck Campers and Park Model.

A recreational vehicle park (RV stop) or train park is a spot where people with recreational vehicles can stay overnight. The facilities provided by RV parks are expanding and enhancing year on year. Another idea of RV resorts has likewise created as of late.

The US RV market has grown at a healthy rate in the last few years, especially after recovering from US financial crisis and economic slowdown. The growth of the US RV industry is supported by increase in the US GDP, favorable interest rate, crude oil prices and demographic factors, and growth in travel and tourism in the US. Yet there are some challenges, which this industry faces, such as accidents of RVs, different manufacturing compliance, huge outlay of money, etc.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 History of Recreational Vehicles
2.1.1 Recreational Vehicle Industry of US
2.2 Economic Impact of RV Industry on the US
2.3 Advantages of Owing a Recreational Vehicle
2.4 Recreational vehicle Parks
2.5 Recreational Vehicles by Segments
Table 1: Recreational vehicles by Segment
2.5.1 Recreational Vehicle Segments by Features
Table 2: Features of Types of Recreational Vehicles
2.5.2 Recreational Vehicles Segments by Price
Table A: RV Segments by Price
3. Global Recreational Vehicle Market: An Analysis
3.1 Global RV market by Volume
Table 3: Global RV market by Volume; 2008-2015
Table 4: Global RV Market by Volume; 2016-2020 (Units’000)
3.2 Global RV Market by Segments
Table 5: Global RV Market by Segments; 2015
3.3 Global RV Market by Region
Table 6: Global RV Market by Region; 2015
4. The US Recreational Vehicle (RV) Market Analysis
4.1 The US RV Market: An Analysis
4.1.1 RV Market by Value
Table 7: The US RV Market by Value; 2007-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 8: The US RV Market by Value; 2016-2020 (US$ Billion)
4.1.2 RV Market by Volume
Table 9: The US RV Market by Volume; 2007-2015
Table 10: The US RV Market by Volume; 2016-2020 (Units’000)
4.1.3 RV Market by Segments
Table 11: The US RV Market by Segments; 2015
4.2 The US Towable RV market: An Analysis
4.2.1 Towable RV Market by Volume
Table 12: The US Towable RV Market by Volume; 2007-2015 (Units’000)
Table 13: The US Towable RV Market by Volume; 2016-2020 (Units’000)
4.2.2 Towable RV Market by Segments
Table 14: The US Towable RV Market by Segments; 2015
4.2.3 Towable RV Segments by Volume
Travel Trailer Market
Table 15: The US Travel Trailer Market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
Fifth Wheel Trailer Market
Table 16: The US Fifth Wheel Trailer market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
Folding Camp Trailer Market
Table 17: The US Folding Camp trailer Market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
Truck Campers Market
Table 18: The US Truck Campers Market by Volume; 2010-2016 (units’000)
4.3 The US Motorhome RV Market: An Analysis
4.3.1 Motorhome RV Market by Volume
Table 19: The US Motorhome RV Market by Volume; 2007-2015 (Units’000)
Table 20: The US Motorhome RV Market by Volume; 2016-2020 (Units’000)
4.3.2 Motorhome RV Market by Segments
Table 21: The US Motorhome RV Market by Segments; 2015
4.3.3 Motorhome RV Segments by Volume
Type A Motorhomes Market
Table 22: The US Type A Motorhomes Market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
Type B Motorhomes Market
Table 23: The US Type B Motorhome Market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
Type C Motorhomes Market
Table 24: The US Type C Motorhomes Market by Volume; 2010-2015 (Units’000)
5. The US RV Parks: An Analysis
5.1 RV Parks Market by value
Table 25: The US RV Parks by Value; 2010-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 26: The US RV Parks by Value; 2016-2020 (US$ Billion)
5.2 RV Parks Market by volume
Table 27: The US RV Parks by Volume; 2010-2015
Table 28: The US RV Parks by Volume; 2016-2020
6. Market Dynamics
6.1 Growth Drivers
6.1.1 Growth in The US GDP
Table 29: US GDP; 2007-2014
6.1.2 Interest Rate
Table 30: The US Fed. Interest rate; 2000-2015
6.1.3 Crude Oil Prices
Table 31: Crude Oil Prices; 2007-2016 (US$/bbl)
6.1.4 Growth in Leisure Travel and Tourism
Table 32: Leisure Travel and Tourism Growth; 2015-2025E
6.1.5 Health and Wellness Travel Index
Table 33: Health and Wellness Travel Index; 2004-2015E
6.2 Challenges
6.2.1 Accidents
Table 34: Causes of RV Accidents
6.2.2 Manufacturing Compliance Diffrent in Countries
6.2.3 Financing of RVs
6.3.4 Large outlay of money
6.3.5 Seasonality
6.3 Market Trends
6.3.1 Favorable Demographics
6.3.2 Combination of Outdoors and Home Comfort
6.3.3 US opportunity in China RV market
6.3.4 RV Vacations Save Money
Table B: Amount (%) Saved in RVing
6.3.5 Camping Preferences
Table 35: Camping Preferences
6.3.6 Redefinition of RV
7. Competitive Landscape
Table 36: The US RV Market Share by Players; 2014-2015
Table 37: The US Motorhomes Market Share by Players; 2014-2015
Table 38: The US Towable RVs Market Share by Players; 2014-2015
8. Company Profiles
8.1 Thor Industries, Inc.
8.1.1 Business Overview
8.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 39: Thor et Sales; 2011-2015 (US$ Billion)
Table 40: Thor Net Sales by Segments; 2015
8.1.3 Business Strategy
Strategic Production
Acquisitions
8.2 Winnebago Industries, Inc.
8.2.1 Business Overview
8.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 41: Winnebago Net Sales; 2011-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 42: Winnebago Net Sales by segments; 2015
8.2.3 Business Strategy
ERP System
Focus on Quality
8.3 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Forest River Inc.)
8.3.1 Business Overview
8.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 43: Berkshire (Forest River) Revenue; 2012-2014 (US$ Billion)
8.3.3 Business Strategy
Strong Presence in West Coast
New Plant in Hemet

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