Class A Motorhomes Have Taken a Backseat to Travel Trailers

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Class A Motorhomes Have Taken a Backseat to Travel Trailers as the Most Popular Type of RV Searched on

May 26, 2006 Norfolk, VA -, an online showroom of over 85,000 recreational vehicles across the US and a division of Trader Publishing Company determined that travel trailers are the most requested RV type after observing an April report of class searches conducted by visitors to the website.


In April, 25% of the total class searches performed on the site yield results for travel trailers. Following closely behind with 24% of the total searches are class A motorhomes. However, compared to previous months these figures have recently flip-flopped since the largest percentage have always searched for class A motorhomes.


Trailing far behind the two front-runners are class C motorhomes with 13%, followed by fifth wheels, folding campers, toy haulers, truck campers, class B motorhomes, and scaling down to park models with less than 2% of the total class searches.


Scott Vollmer, the Business Development Manager for states, “well this doesn't come as a complete surprise, certainly sales have been trending this way for some time now. We are only a bit surprised to see the Class A finally replaced at the top of our charts. This is certainly a trend we will continue to monitor carefully throughout 2006.” is the leading online classified ad service bringing RV buyers and sellers together in one virtual marketplace with over 800,000 visitors per month,(WebTrends, 2006). Advertising their inventory on, dealers and independent owners alike are reaching RV enthusiasts who are interested in researching and purchasing new and used recreational vehicles online.

Headquartered in Norfolk, VA, is part of's network of websites covering new and used vehicle categories such as boats, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, aircraft, equipment and collector car vehicles, and general merchandise. is a division of Trader Publishing Company, the nation's largest distributor of photo-classified ad publications. For more information about, call toll-free 888-813-7304 or visit - where buyers and sellers in the RV lifestyle clickTM.

A Division of Trader Publishing Company

5301 Robin Hood Road, Suite 200

Norfolk, VA 23513

Jackie Moniot

Marketing Manager


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