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Class B Motorhomes Market

Class B Motorhomes Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Gasoline, Diesel), By Sales Channel (Direct, Indirect), By Application (Commercial, Individual) and By Region(North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, LATAM) Forecasts, 2024-2032

Report Code: SRAT281DR
Study Period 2020-2032 CAGR 7.8%
Historical Period 2020-2022 Forecast Period 2024-2032
Base Year 2023 Base Year Market Size USD XX Billion
Forecast Year 2032 Forecast Year Market Size USD XX Billion
Largest Market North America Fastest Growing Market Europe
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Market Overview

The class B motorhomes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period, 2019–2026.

A motorhome is a temporary living quarter designed for recreation, travel, camping, and seasonal use. Motorhomes can be classified as class A, B, and C depending on the purpose of use and desired features.

The demand for recreational vehicles has been witnessing a considerable rise over the years on account of them being outfitted for commercial and specialized purposes such as disaster assistance, mobile offices, isolation units, medical clinics, command centers, and classrooms. Globally, the U.S. holds a significant market share due to the well-established market for RVs in the region. According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), the U.S. RV industry has a total economy of USD 49.7 billion, generating USD 5.7 billion in taxes.

Regional Analysis

According to the International Trade Association (ITA), the U.S. is the largest manufacturer of RVs, with a production rate twice that of the rest of the world combined. There are about 60 manufacturers and 200 component suppliers in the U.S., and over 80% of U.S.-made RVs are produced in Indiana, primarily in Elkhart County. Thus, a well-established market for RVs will generate significant opportunities for class B motorhomes.

Countries in Western Europe possess some of the greatest purchasing power globally. According to the ITA, the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita for Norway is USD 103,630, the highest in the world. Other prominent GNI per capita values in Europe include Austria (USD 49,670), Belgium (USD 47,260), Denmark (USD 61,310), Germany USD (47,640), and France (USD 42,960). These figures indicate the purchasing power among these countries, which is slated to underpin the market growth in Europe.

Asia-Pacific is considered to be a potential market for motorhomes as countries such as Japan and China are significantly progressing in the RV sector with several small motorhomes manufacturers. The RV industry landscape in Japan is quite similar to that in the U.S., which caters an opportunity for motorhomes to grow in the country. Additionally, several leading trade associations such as the Japan RV Association, Japan Trailer House Association, and Japan RV Importers Association are actively representing RV and campaign industries in Japan.

Chile, being a small market, that has two noteworthy RV manufacturers; the domestic market in the country comprises used or imported RV transport products. According to a study conducted by ITA in 2014, the import of motorhomes in Chile was valued at USD 4.5 million, which indicated the growth potential in the country.

The growth of the motorhomes market in the Middle East is limited; however, several Middle Eastern governments are taking initiatives to promote the service industry. For instance, the Emirates General Transport and Services Corporation, owned by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), focuses on offering luxury and comfort to its clients. 

Report Scope

Report Metric Details
By Type
  1. Gasoline
  2. Diesel
By Sales Channel
  1. Direct
  2. Indirect
By Application
  1. Commercial
  2. Individual
Company Profiles THOR industries Coachmen RV Winnebago industries Inc. REV Group Knaus Tabbert Hobby-Wohnwagenwerk Ing. Harald Striewski GmBH Dethleffs GmBH & Co. KG,
Geographies Covered
North America U.S. Canada
Europe U.K. Germany France Spain Italy Russia Nordic Benelux Rest of Europe
APAC China Korea Japan India Australia Taiwan South East Asia Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle East and Africa UAE Turkey Saudi Arabia South Africa Egypt Nigeria Rest of MEA
LATAM Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Colombia Rest of LATAM
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
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Segmental Analysis

On the basis of type, the market can be bifurcated into gasoline and diesel vehicles. The gasoline vehicles segment is slated to drive the class B motorhomes market, owing to the cost-effectiveness and low maintenance associated with these vehicles. On the basis of sales channel, the market can be bifurcated into direct and indirect.              

On the basis of application, the market is bifurcated into commercial and individual. Growth of camping and tourist activities with an increase in income levels would help boost the commercial segment.

Market Size By Type

Top Key Players

THOR industries Coachmen RV Winnebago industries Inc. REV Group Knaus Tabbert Hobby-Wohnwagenwerk Ing. Harald Striewski GmBH Dethleffs GmBH & Co. KG, Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the estimated growth rate (CAGR) of the global class b motorhomes market?
The global class b motorhomes market growing at a CAGR of 7.8% from (2019–2026).
Increasing demand for recreational vehicles is the key driver supporting the growth of the class b motorhomes market.
Gasoline vehicles type segment is the leading segment for the market during forecast period.
Key verticals adopting class b motorhomes include: - THOR industries, Coachmen RV, Winnebago industries Inc., REV Group, Knaus Tabbert, Hobby-Wohnwagenwerk, Ing. Harald Striewski GmBH, Dethleffs GmBH & Co. KG.
North America region has the highest growth rate in the class b motorhomes market.

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