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Winnebago is top seller in 2009

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has been recognized for the ninth consecutive year as the nation’s top-selling motorhome manufacturer, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc., a retail reporting service in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Winnebago dealers retailed more Type A and Type C motorhomes combined than any other manufacturer’s dealer group in calendar 2009, achieving 19.2 percent market share versus 18.3 percent market share for calendar 2008.

“Achieving the top-selling position again is a tribute to the teamwork of our dealer partners and our employees,” said Roger Martin, Winnebago's vice president of sales and marketing. “Once again our dealers have shown that when our company gives them the right product and the right support, they can accomplish anything ...."

Winnebago Industries also led the Type A gas market segment and the Type C market segment, both with 22.9 percent market share in calendar 2009. Winnebago Industries’ ERA was also the top-selling Type B motor home model in calendar 2009 with 17.9 percent market share.

Here are the rankings, as provided by Statistical Surveys:

Top 5 Type A and Type C Combined Manufacturers:

1 Winnebago  (3,622)
2 Thor  (3,065)
3 Fleetwood  (3,011)
4 Monaco  (2,044)
5 Tiffin  (1,401)

Top 5 Type A Manufacturers - Gas and Diesel:

1 Fleetwood  (2,031)
2 Winnebago  (1,831)
3 Monaco  (1,733)
4 Thor  (1,591)
5 Tiffin  (1,401)

Top 5 Diesel Type C Manufacturers:

1 Winnebago  (1,791)
2 Thor  (1,474)
3 Fleetwood  (980)
4 Coachmen  (830)
5 Jayco  (813)

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