Towing Package, so you can tow a trailer with all of your toys in it, or even a car that you can use while you are camping.
Because of its price, the standard Class C motorhome is ideal for cost conscious RVers and families just getting into the RVing lifestyle.
One unique feature this RV has is the additional bed located above the cab which is great for kids or adults (who don't mind climbing a ladder to go to bed).
We have owned two Class C motorhomes during our 40+ years of RVing. The first one we had was a smaller early 70s model which our family camped with for several years. We sold that smaller one and turned right around and bought a larger early 80s Class C.
In 1986 we took 5 weeks vacation and traveled from California to the World's Fair in Canada. We traveled with 3 adults and 2 kidlets. Amazingly this RV never felt crowded at all. Our family still has fond memories of that trip. As with any RV there are Pros and Cons to owning one.
Class C Motorhome PROS and CONS
Before you go through the Pros & Cons of a Class C Motorhome, you might want to watch the video below to see what Class C RVs have to offer.
PROS of a Class C Motorhome
Cost less than a Class A Motorhome (more money to spend on souvenirs).
Better fuel mileage than a Class A
Can be used to tow a boat or an additional car.
A Class C Motorhome is more maneuverable than a Class A.
Depending on the length, could fit in your driveway, eliminating storage costs.
Can be used for tailgating at sporting events.
Has additional bed above the cab (ideal for the kids or your in-laws).
Depending on the model, can sleep up to 10 people.
Because the driver's compartment is lower than a Class A Motorhome, your view of the roadway and scenery may not be as good
Slightly limited due to weight capacity in additional equipment you can add or carry
Less storage space than a Class A
Some RV parks may not allow you in as they are Class A parks only.
Not convenient for performing errands or sightseeing while camping.
Hopefully, the above information will be helpful in steering you in the right direction. If you have decided that a Class C Motorhome is the right type of RV for you, you should now head over to the Buying a RV section of this web site to get some more helpful hints.
If you are still not sure, continue browsing the other Types of RVs that are available. One thing is for sure you will never regret becoming an RVer regardless of the type of RV you choose.
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