With so many Canadian families discovering the “good life” that comes with the RV vacation alternative, the RV Lifestyle Magazine Road Test Teams have compiled this array of energy-efficient, eco-friendly, and easy handling recreational vehicles.
American Coach 45K
MSRP: $742,068 USD.
For over 25 years, the Eagle has been the standard by which other luxury Class A diesels are measured. Precise attention to detail and commitment to the latest innovations mark this flagship motorhome’s legacy. As the most powerful American Coach available, you have incredible towing capacity. The exclusive Liberty Bridge foundation does not compromise strength or maneuverability. The interior features streamlined, European-style hardwood cabinetry. Wrap yourself in extravagance with premier furnishings, such as custom residential seating or high-end name brand appliances like the Samsung residential refrigerator with family hub.
Coachmen Pursuit 27DS
Approx. Price: $119,550 (USD)
This Class A motorhome from Coachmen is 28’9” long with two slideouts, powered by a 6.8L V-10 producing 320 hp. Standard features on the 27DS include Azdel composite sidewalls, thermofoil countertops, satellite prep wire to roof, radio and Bluetooth, 55-amp converter with distribution panel, power bath vent, high rise kitchen faucet. Available options include a 32” LED TV above the entry door and Automatic Jacks.
Entegra Coach Insignia 37MB
Approx. Price: Please See Dealer
The Entegra Coach Insignia has a host of has a host of features. Three new interior schemes are available, with Flexsteel furniture ILO Villa throughout the coach. Inside, there’s a larger opening on the driver side window and a fiberglass shower with a subway pattern. Four new exterior paint schemes are available. Also new on the exterior is an LED license plate light, TV sound bar connect to pullout/swivel mechanism. Start the Insignia with a push of a button with the new Passive Start. In the bedroom, you’ll find a USB port on both sides of the bed. Options include Furrion Fireplaces (34” or 40”), 15,000 BTU A/C, and slide-out storage tray.
Entegra Coach Vision 29S
Approx. Price: Please See Dealer
Built on a Ford F53 chassis, the Vision features a 320hp gas engine, exterior entertainment center, slam-latch baggage doors, frameless windows and dual A/C units. Vision is excellence brought to life. An entrance door with the largest travel view window in the industry, linoleum flooring, automatic hydraulic leveling jacks, an 8 cu. ft. refrigerator, three burner range, and 1.6 cu. ft. microwave and queen sized bed all come standard. Options include a larger (12 cu. ft.) fridge, theater seating and a bedroom LED TV.
Fleetwood RV Discovery LXE 40M
MSRP: $372,353 USD.
Luxury is what defines Discovery LXE. It starts with the Freedom Bridge™ platform and a digital dash with push button start and dual monitors. Beauty meets convenience with Roadwire® front seats, porcelain floors and a Whirlpool® dishwasher. Residential style touches are found throughout along with firefly technology to control your coach at the touch of a finger.
Forest River FR3
Approx. Price: Please See Dealer
The FR3 is a crossover motorhome, combining the livability, affordability and ease of driving of a Class C motorhome with the space, styling and convenience of a Class A. With five floorplans, there is sure to be an FR3 that suits your needs. Standard exterior features include white diamond exterior, one-piece fiberglass front cap, “SUPER STORAGE” rear cargo compartment, exterior shower, slideout awnings, power patio awning with LED light. Inside, a 72”x80” residential king bed, washer/dryer prep, Pioneer dash entertainment system, 6 cu. ft. fridge, three-burner cooktop, double bowl stainless steel sink. Options include 5.5 KW Onan generator, 2nd A/C unit. and an 18 cu. ft. gas/electric fridge.
Holiday Rambler Invicta 33HB
MSRP: $160,890 USD.
This Class A Gas brings some of Holiday Rambler’s most impressive features and innovations, including more exterior storage space for long-term travel. There’s also a high-tech cockpit with a fully featured HD radio that brings built-in apps like Waze, Spotify, and Amazon Music, and a state-of-the-art Apple CarPlay (or Android Auto) system with navigation and eyes-free Siri capabilities. Meanwhile, the included WiFiRanger™ Sky4 and 100-Watt solar panel keeps you connected and powered up. Plus, its Alcoa wheels and Bilstein® steering stabilizer system (front) offer smooth, stress-free adventures.
Jayco Alante 31V
MSRP: $129,316 USD.
Built on the Ford F53 chassis, the Alante comes with a two-year warranty, one-piece seamless front cap, frameless windows, 19.5” Good Year tires, LED lights, 8 cu. ft. refrigerator, rear back-up camera and third brake light. Popular options are a front overhead bunk, theatre seating, bedroom TV and a 12 cu. ft. refrigerator.
Jayco Precept 34B
MSRP: $154,043 USD.
Jayco’s Precept 34B comes with a two-year warranty, one-piece seamless front cap, 93” expandable L-shaped sofa, fireplace with 39” TV and an outside entertainment centre. Optional upgrades include washer/dryer combination, drop-down overhead bunk, warm springs, otter rock or oceancrest paint, and a 12 cu. ft. four-door refrigerator, gas or electric.
Jayco Precept Prestige 36U
MSRP: $174,750 USD.
A gas-powered Class A, the Precept Prestige comes with a two-year warranty, raised panel cabinet doors, solid-surface countertops throughout, an entertainment centre with fireplace, 120” panoramic windshield, and 93” straight reclining sofa option. More options available are front overhead bunks, washer/dryer combination, cooktop with oven, and freestanding tables and chairs.
Newmar Dutch Star 4362
Approx. Price: $399,431.50 (USD)
Dutch Star offers 11 distinct ﬂoor plans, with 40’ to 43’ models. Available heated porcelain tile now expands to cover each bedroom slide-out, while maintenance-free Sentrel® walls decorate the shower. A second digital thermostat is found in the master suite. Dutch Star models combine Passive Steer tag-axle technology with patented Comfort Drive™ steering system. The Newmar STAR Foundation and available auto-locking baggage doors let you hit the road with peace of mind. Options include Ranger Wi-Fi system, exterior hammock, RV Sanicon system, and a different euro-booth which has a larger table leaf so as to serve four people.
Nexus RV Maybach 32M
Nexus RV’s are known in the industry for their exclusive manufacturing philosophies, high strength low alloy 20-gauge steel framing, Azdel substrates, seamless fiberglass roofs and residential galvanized A/C ducting. They are quality built to last. The 32 Maybach has many upgrades, four colour full body paint, panoramic one-piece windshield, ergonomic front dash and flip out desk for the passenger. Built on the 22,000 lbs. Ford F53 chassis with 22’ tires, 208” wheelbase, two slides and powered by a Triton V10 gas engine producing 320hp. It also has several large pass-through compartments as well as a great kitchen equipped with a large pantry. Slides on the driver’s side allow for a large awning to relax under.
Thor Motor Coach A.C.E. 30.3
Approx. Price: $125,475 (USD)
The A.C.E. revolutionized the motorhome market by creating a coach with the best of a Class A and Class C and continues to be the undisputed leader in gas motorhomes. The 30.3 floorplan features an expansive living area and master suite with walk-around queen bed. Seven floor plans for the A.C.E are available, all made to fit large families or retired full-timers. A 50-amp detachable Shoreline power cord, dual 13,500 BTU roof A/C units with an Onan RV QG 5500 gas generator are available. The A.C.E. has two slides, is 31’ long and has a GVWR of 18,000lbs.
Thor Motor Coach Miramar 35.4
MSRP: $192,750 USD.
The Class A Miramar 35.4 from Thor Motor Coach is built with all the amenities you need for turning any road trip into a longer escape. Standard features include: three slideouts, 1 and 1/2 baths, roomy bedroom with Tilt-A-View king bed, kitchen with residential refrigerator, combination gas/induction cooktop, convection microwave oven, solid-surface countertops, hydraulic leveling jacks, Rapid Camp+® multiplex wiring control system with 7” touchscreen, 50-amp electrical service, Onan® RV QG 5500 gas generator, tankless water heater, solar prep, dual 13,500 BTU roof air conditioners, Winegard® ConnecT™ 2.0 WiFi / 4G / TV Antenna and more.
Tiffin Allegro 31 MA
Approx. Price: Please See Dealer
This coach surpasses industry averages in design, reliability, quality, warranty and parts support. Featuring leatherette furniture, handcrafted hardwood cabinetry, two A/C units on the roof, exterior TV, power patio awning, form fitted seamless roof cap, optional residential refrigerator, and Spyder controls multiplex system. With five floor plans that come with an option of six exterior paint colours with ultraviolet protection and scratch-resistant coating. The kitchen features a three-burner cooktop, ceramic tile backsplash and double bowl stainless steel sink. Relax on a full-size queen mattress, adjacent bathroom with pocket doors and fiberglass shower.
Tiffin Phaeton 36 GH
Approx. Price: Please See Dealer
The Phaeton is the perfect balance of desired features, inspired designed, comfort and convenience. Inside you will find porcelain tile floor, LED lighting, central vacuum, solid wood cabinet fascia’s and doors, home theatre sound system, wardrobe with automatic light and memory foam queen mattress. In the kitchen there are solid surface countertops, a residential refrigerator, three-burner cooktop, and built-in soap dispenser. Automatic door awning, full-body paint with protective film, back-up camera and exterior TV are also all standard. Options include a washer/dryer, heated vinyl floors, prep for a solar panel, in dash navigation and a dishwasher.
Winnebago Adventurer 35R
MSRP: 196,659 USD
The 35’ 5” Winnebago Adventurer 35R is a class A gas fueled coach riding on a Ford F53 chassis powered by a 7.3L V8 engine, with a TorqShift™ 6-speed automatic transmission w/tow/haul, Hydro-Max System power brakes, 4-wheel ABS, 210-amp. Alternator. The chassis features Electronic Stability Control. Versa driver’s seat swivels around steering wheel, w/two-position armrest, fixed lumbar support, multi-adjustable slide/recline. 7” Bluetooth® multimedia radio/rearview/sideview monitor system w/color touch screen, iPod®/MP3 input, SiriusXM®-ready, AUX, USB, Apple CarPlay® , Android Auto™ The galley features Ultrafabrics® UF2® Premium Leatherette BenchMark® Dinette with Hi-Lo table w/storage, durable Corian® countertops w/flip-up counter extension, large under-mounted stainless-steel sink and 2-door 16 cu. ft. residential refrigerator/freezer w/icemaker. Relax on the Extendable Sectional Sofa, w/Electric fireplace and 39” HDTV. Master bath has big shower with walk around Queen bed. Front A/C 15,000 BTUs w/heat pump, rear A/C 13,500 BTUs. Most popular options include: Passenger seat w/footrest,Radio w/Satellite SiriusXM.
Winnebago Adventurer 30T AE
The AE line of motorhomes from Winnebago are Accessibility Enhanced Motorhomes. Designed for those who have mobility issues. Featuring a purpose-built floor plan to accommodate wheelchairs and a lift alongside the conventional door, accessibility improvements have been made to approximately 40 per cent of the coach such as horn buttons, hand rails, and hand controls which makes the travelling experience much more attainable. The Adventurer AE is Winnebago’s top of the line gas powered coach, with amenities typically reserved for the diesel pushers.
Winnebago Forza 34T
MSRP: $286,346 USD
The Forza 34T is a Class A diesel built on a 26,000-lb Freightliner® XCS Chassis, with 208” wheelbase and 340-hp Cummins® ISB 6.7L engine, with Allison® 6-speed automatic 2100 MH transmission. Chassis provides NeWay® air suspension with V-Ride, OptiView™ dash, digital instrument panel cluster, DriveTech driving system, 153 cubic feet of exterior storage. Enjoy 50” HDTV, RestEasy® loveseat, and BenchMark® Dinette. The Galley w/Corian® countertop w/flip-up extension, 2-door residential refrigerator/freezer, Microwave/convection oven w/range fan, 3-burner range top w/storage below. Large shower 38” x 30” w/textured door. Walk around Queen bed w/innerspring mattress/storage below, Nightstands w/USB charging outlet, 110V outlet, induction charger station and removable shelves, 32” HDTV. Service Center pressurized city water hookup w/diverter fill, freshwater drain, drainage valves, exterior wash station w/pump switch, holding tank flushing system, 20’ sewer hose.
Winnebago Vista 29V
MSRP is $158,949 USD.
The Vista 29V is a gas-powered class A motorhome built on the Ford F53 chassis, with 190” wheelbase and 7.3 PFI V8 engine and TorqShift™ 6-speed automatic transmission w/tow/haul, and 210-amp alternator. The Vista 29V features Radio/Rearview Monitor System 7.0” LCD color touch screen, Apple CarPlay®, Android AutoTM Sirius XM ready, rear color camera, Bluetooth® Versa driver’s seat swivels easily around steering wheel, w/two-position armrest, fixed lumbar support, and multi-adjustable slide/recline. USB ports strategically placed in nightstands, dining area, near driver/passenger seats. The galley has a large, 2-door refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven w/touch controls,3-burner glass top range w/oven, pantry and stainless-steel double sink. Tailgate Package includes refrigerator, 3-drawer cabinet, LED lights, portable grill w/folding stand, Quick-Connect LP hose, sink, wall mounted bottle opener, garbage bag holder, paper towel holder enjoy exterior 39” HDTV and speakers. Most popular options include Power StudioLoftTM bed, Theater Seating, Range w/Large Oven, Cooling Upgrade Package w/two 13,500 BTUs A/C, 50-amp. power cord, 5,500-watt Cummins Onan® generator.
Winnebago Intent 28Y
MSRP: $134,611 USD.
Introducing Class A Gas Intent’s spacious new triple-slideout floorplan that is smartly styled, superbly functional, and supremely affordable for your family. The sleek in-cab corner pillars and the innovative Bluetooth® Rearview Monitor System increase your visibility – and your safety. With unique bathroom amenities like a sizable shower and flexible shower head, you won’t be leaving the comforts of home at home. Make any day game day with “Tailgate Package,” featuring an exterior sink and faucet, refrigerator, HDTV, powered patio awning, LED lighting and more. You can even refill or exchange LP cylinders without driving the motorhome to a filling station.
Winnebago Intent 30R AE
The Intent 30R AE features a purpose-built floor plan designed to increase the accessibility of the unit. The Winnebago “Accessibility Enhanced” motorhomes, modifying a large portion of the coach to accommodate wheel chairs. The dinette and galley have been modified, with a wheelchair lift in addition to the traditional door. The gas-powered Intent reimagines the modern motorhome. Fully equipped with a long list of standard features, the Intent is an easy-to-drive size that can fit into almost any campsite. Two slide-outs add space to the bedroom and attractive lounge and dining area.