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RV Classes (Types) Explained

Class A - Motorhomes

Class A motorhomes usually have a body similar to a bus in shape and design. These spacious RV's are built on a specially designed motorhome chassis and can have either gas or diesel engines. Some class A's are equipped with anywhere from 1-4 slide out sections for extra room and comfort. The list of features, options and amenities are almost unlimited, but generally they have kitchens, bathrooms, entertainment centers and centrally controlled heating and air conditionin

Features Of Class A's

  • Most Square Footage of Any RV
  • Amenities Galore
  • Recognized By Bus Front-End
  • Sleeps Up to 6
  • Length: 29 to 45 feet
  • New Class A RV's start around $87,000

Class A Motorhome Lines Include:


Class B - Van Campers
Class B motorhomes have kitchens, washrooms with showers and can sleep up to four people depending on the model. These van campers are self contained and have a slightly stretched full-size van appearance with the addition of a raised roof. Class Bs are easy to drive, typically fit in a normal parking space, are easy on fuel, and are often used as a second vehicle


Features of Class B's
  • Most Compact Drivable RV
  • Drives Similar to Your Family Van
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Length: 18 to 24 feet
  • Starting Around $84,871(New)
Class B Lines Include:
Class C - Mini Motorhomes

The Class C motorhome has a distinctive cab-over bunk that makes this RV easy to recognize. Built on a commercial cut-away van chassis Class Cs have evolved tremendously over the years. With all the amenities of any motorhome, they are available in various lengths, many with slide-out rooms and packed with extras.

 Features of Class C's
  • Amenities of Class A, Just Smaller
  • Known By Space Over the Cab
  • Great Young Family RV
  • Sleeps Up to 8
  • Length: 30 to 33 feet
  • Starting Around $82,000 (New)
Class C lines Include:
    Conventional Travel Trailers

    This is the most common RV. A travel trailer is towed by a car, a van, SUV or pick-up and the sizes, features and prices are seemingly endless. Towable trailers now come with garages (often called a "toy hauler") , roof top patios, bay windows, fireplaces, offices, hideaway beds, expanding sides, lowering roofs. If you can dream it, chances are someone has already built it.

     Travel Trailer Features:
    • Several Sizes to Choose From
    • Standard Tow Hitch Required
    • Sleeps Up to 10
    • Length: 18 to 37 feet
    • Starting Around $19,800 (New)
     Product Line Includes:
    Fifth Wheel Travel Trailers

    Although this style of travel trailer needs to be towed by pick-up trucks with a special "fifth wheel" hitch, they are delightfully easy to handle. 5th wheels generally have taller ceilings and more slide-out rooms than conventional towable travel trailers, with as many as four in some models. They are the most spacious RVs available and are loaded with luxury features.

     Fifth Wheel Features:
    • Upper & Lower Level Living
    • Bed-Hitch Required
    • Sleeps Up to 6
    • Length: 19 to 40 feet
    • Starting Around $26,200 (New)
    Product Lines Include:


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