What’s The Best RV For Me?

So you want to start RV’ing, but you just don’t know where to start. There are many choices out there when choosing the right RV for you and your family. Without some background information, it can feel like information overload. Sounds scary, doesn’t it? Well, it doesn’t have to be! With the right information and help, buying your first RV can be stress-free…or at least close. Keep reading for some details and comparisons of the most popular types of RVs on the market.


Tent Trailer

tenttrailer
GoRVing.ca

Tent trailers are typically the most cost-effective way to go. They are easy to transport and set up, as well as not overly expensive to purchase. They are smaller in size compared to other trailers, but still have a decent living space. These are great for a starter-trailer!

Sleeps: Max 8 people*

Size: 4.6-7m / 15-23ft

Cost: $10,000 – $25,000

  • Needs to be towed
  • Easy to store
  • Affordable to operate
  • Can’t be driven & can’t tow anything else
  • No full kitchen

Travel Trailer

traveltrailer
GoRVing.ca

Travel trailers are one of the most common types of RVs. They are perfect for families, are very spacious and give all the convenience of home. Many models have sliders, allowing for additional room when parked. As well, travel trailers are detachable, so they can be left on site if you want to head out in your vehicle.

Sleeps: Max 10 people*

Size: 3.6-7m / 12-35ft

Cost: $18,000 – $100,000

  • Needs to be towed
  • More difficult to store
  • Affordable to operate
  • Can’t be driven & can’t tow anything else
  • Full kitchen

Fifth Wheel Trailer

fifthwheel
GoRVing.ca

Fifth wheels are similar to travel trailers, but instead have a bi-level design, giving a bit additional space. The piece that goes over the truck bed when hauling provides some extra room, which is great for larger families. These trailers also have all the comforts of home, slide options, and are detachable.

Sleeps: Max 8 people*

Size: 6.4-12.2m / 21-40ft

Cost: $20,000 – $160,000

  • Needs to be towed
  • More difficult to store
  • Most costly to operate
  • Can’t be driven & some can tow
  • Full kitchen

Class A Motorhome

classamotorhome
GoRVing.ca

Class A motorhomes, often referred to as “Big Rigs” are some of the most spacious trailers out there. These are ideal for road trips, and long-term RV park living. They ride smooth, making it easy to travel. Some models come with sliders to allow for more space, and some can be winterized for use all-year round.

Sleeps: Max 6 people*

Size: 6.4m-12.2m / 21-40ft

Cost: $70,000 – $500,000

  • Can be driven
  • More difficult to store
  • Costly to operate
  • Can tow another vehicle
  • Full kitchen

Class B Motorhome

classbmotorhome
GoRVing.ca

Class B motorhomes are smaller, making them easier to drive and travel with. They offer at-home conveniences and are cozy to camp in. They allow for standup room, despite their size, and some can be winterized.

Sleeps: Max 4 people*

Size: 4.9-6.4m / 16-21ft

Cost: $60,000 – $150,000

  • Can be driven
  • Easy to store
  • Affordable to operate
  • Can tow another vehicle
  • No full kitchen

Class C Motorhome

classcmotorhome
GoRVing.ca

Class C motorhomes are typically smaller than Class A motorhomes, but are still quite spacious. They have ample sleeping space and can comfortably house several people. Some models come with sliders, and some can be winterized.

Sleeps: Max 8 people*

Size: 6.4m-10.7m / 21-35ft

Cost: $60,000 – $200,000

  • Can be driven
  • More difficult to store
  • Costly to operate
  • Can tow another vehicle
  • Full kitchen

Although purchasing an RV is an investment and the options need to be carefully weighed, the outcome is well worth it! Most RV dealers offer financing arrangements that work for you. Working with an experienced RV salesperson will prove to be very beneficial – they will be able to help you find the perfect choice for you. Now get out there and start researching! Summer will be here before you know it.

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