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Choosing the correct automobile, residence, or insurance type for you can be a difficult task. This is frequently due to the fact that you have a plethora of options. And, with so many possibilities, determining which is the best option becomes a bit of a fog. It’s no surprise that people spend so much time in this phase of decision-making.

The options available for selecting the ideal RV for you, are numerous and vary according to your specific lifestyle needs, personality and budget, among other factors. It would be beneficial if you had enough knowledge to guide you through this assignment. Thankfully, this post will provide you with just that. Continue reading to learn more.

Be sure to also read this other informative motorhome article: Motorhomes: Driving Tips When Caught in Bad Weather.

RV Motorhomes Come in a Variety of Shapes and Sizes

RV with a motor

Motorhomes are another name for a motorised RV. They have conventional car engines and provide living and transportation choices all under one roof, eliminating the need to hitch and unhitch the vehicle at camp.

The benefit is that it is simple for first-time drivers who may find driving and manoeuvring a car with another vehicle in tow tough. Class A, Class B, Class C, and campervans are the four categories of motorised RVs.

Class A

These motorhomes are the largest and are built on heavy-duty frames. They are quite large and can hold up to ten people. The disadvantages include: high maintenance and repair costs, difficulty manoeuvring on roadways, and the need to tow a smaller vehicle for day excursions and errands.

Class B

They’re also known as van campers or campervans. They’re smaller than type A and have a van-like appearance. The advantage of this class, despite its smaller size, is that it is far more manoeuvrable and less expensive to maintain than type A. However, it is more expensive to purchase and offers fewer facilities.

Motorhomes in the Class C category

Class C is a versatile and cheap middle-sized home that combines the greatest elements of the first two. They have greater manoeuvrability than type A, but not quite as much as type B. It offers a larger living area above the driver’s cab and is more equipped than van campers. However, maintaining and repairing this is still pricey.

Campervan: as previously stated, this is classified as a class B vehicle. When buying a campervan, though, you’re getting a considerably smaller version of B. Campervans provide greater mobility and variety of style, but at the cost of less space and amenities. It’s elegant and fashionable, but it comes with restricted living space and prohibitively expensive insurance for vintage versions.

RVs that can be towed

  • Fifth-wheel trailers: the largest and most opulent of the towable RVs are fifth-wheel trailers. They are, in theory, also the most expensive. These trailers cannot travel independently due to their size and must be towed by another vehicle (a pick-up truck or conversion vehicle).
  • The disadvantage is that passenger space is limited during transit.
  • Tent campers
  • Travel trailers • Sport utility trailers


If you’re looking for a moveable or towable RV, a large or much more nimble vehicle, make sure to inspect it thoroughly before deciding.

Before making a final pick, think about space, mobility, affordability, amenities, and comfort.

We hope that this post has clarified the many types of RVs on the market. The advice we’ve provided should assist you in making the best decision possible. If you’re thinking about buying a new Gold Coast motorhome, reach out to a reputable dealer like Elite RV.