What motor home is right for you?

 

 

When it comes to choosing a motor home it can be confusing. Not only do you have to decide if you want a motorized RV or a towable camper, but you also have to figure out the type or class. If you know that you want an RV but aren’t sure what type the following information should be able to help you make the right decision.

1.What motor home is right for you

Types of motorhomes

 

Class A

These are the largest types of RVs, and in some cases the highest priced. Customers can choose from a variety of styles and sizes, and Class A models often come with most of the features you would typically find in a stationary home. An assortment of extras can also be added so consumers can customize it to their exact specifications, and you can even choose between a gas or diesel engine.

 

Class B and C

Most Class B motor homes resemble a van but thanks to its creative design can comfortably sleep up to four people, in some cases. Some allow for the ceiling or floor to be raised or lowered to provide additional headroom, while others come with a convenient table that can also be converted into a bed. Class C motor homes are similar in design to the larger Class A models but the smaller size makes these RVs easier to drive. Typically built onto a truck chassis, Class C RVs are often priced a little lower.

 

Truck Camper

If you want the comfort of sleeping indoors when you are camping and don’t want to be limited to an RV park, a truck camper might be the perfect choice for you. The camper is designed to sit securely on the back of your pickup truck, and since the hitch is still free you can still tow a small boat or other offroad vehicles. Almost all truck campers come with all of the amenities that you will need,including a bed and small kitchenette.

 

Pop-Up

First time RVers and occasional campers often choose an inexpensive and easy to use pop-up camper. The canvas sides are easy to prop up when you are ready to stop for the night, and will quickly fold back down to a manageable 4 feet in height when it’s time to go in the morning. Along with sleeping and dining areas, some higher priced models even come with functioning toilets and showers. Since these campers are lightweight and compact when folded down they can be easily towed by most cars and SUVs, along with pickup trucks.

 

Travel Trailer

Generally easy to hook up to a pickup or SUV a travel trailer comes with many of the same features as a full size RV, only in a smaller package. Customers can choose from a variety of styles and floor plans, and with the addition of slideouts a travel trailer can also accommodate several people comfortably. It’s not uncommon for people interested in recreational vehicles to start off with a travel trailer before moving up to a large RV.

 

Fifth Wheel

Designed for stability when it is being towed, a fifth wheel can give you the comfort and room of an RV. Since a fifth wheel can be unhooked without danger of tipping over, you can easily leave it at the campsite while you are driving around. With the addition of slideouts a fifth wheel can easily sleep four people, and it can even be customized to your specifications.

 

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