There is nothing like a road trip. You get to see the country up close and you garner experience from all the different people you see along the road. The only problem is how to do it comfortably. Riding in cars and checking-in in roadside motels can get quite uncomfortable and expensive. So why not take the motor home option. Here is a list of the top 10 cheapest entry-level motor homes.
10. Thor Motor Coach Hurricane Motor Home – $130,430
The Thor Motor Coach Hurricane Motor Home features roto-cast storage apartments, Energy Star-approved roof, electric patio awning, roof ladder, hydraulic leveling jacks, outside shower for your dirty feet and your pets, automatic electric step, dash fans, back up camera and monitor. The chairs have leatherette upholstery and there is a U-shaped dinette. There is also a hide-a-bed with an air mattress. It also has fog lights and stainless steel wheel liners. There is a full kitchen with burner stoves, oven, microwave oven and double door refrigerator. The motor home is also ready for cable and satellite television.
9. Itasca Sunova Motor Home – $130,000
The Itasca Sunova Motor Home has three slides and three television sets. The front of the cab can be converted from a living room to a closed off extra bedroom. The couch, when spread, can convert to a queen-size bed. It also has French doors and curtains to allow for privacy. The bedroom at the back has a king-size bed. This motor home has a lot of storage room available. There are two awnings and the camera system allows easy viewing of all sides of the vehicle.
8. Thor Windsport Motor Home – $89,900
The Thor Windsport Motor Home features one-piece fiberglass front and rear caps, fiberglass sidewalls, a huge storage compartment at the rear, roto-cast storage areas, side-hinged and flush-mounted radius luggage doors, roof ladder, entry steps treaded with rubber and an automatic electric entry step. It also has hydraulic leveling jacks, electric patio awning, outside shower and dual pane windows. The audio system is iPod-ready. It also has dash fans and a generator start switch. The seats have leatherette upholstery. The kitchen features a double door refrigerator, three-burner oven, microwave oven, double bowl sink, pantry and full extension metal drawer. The motor home is also cable- and satellite-television ready.
7. Winnebago Sightseer Motor Home – $87,900
The Winnebago Sightseer Motor Home has three slides, dinette, galley, pantry, sofa bed, queen-size bed, spacious storage space and a large bathroom with shower and sliding door. It can comfortably sleep six people. The kitchen has a three-burner range with oven, microwave and a refrigerator with freezer that has a wood front. The power mirrors have a defrost option, there are a couple of air conditioners and a heat pump. There is also a power roof vent, as well as patio awning, rear ladder, six-gallon water heater, leveling jacks, outside wash station and rear and side cameras.
6. Winnebago Vista 35F Motor Home – $82,900
The Winnebago Vista 35F Motor Home measures 35 feet and can comfortably accommodate six people. It has a couple of slide outs. It is equipped with all the amenities, including an oven, propane hot water heater and a full audio system with CD and DVD player. It also has one and a half bathrooms.
5. Itasca Sunstar Motor Home – $79,000
The Itasca Sunstar Motor Home has a couple of slide outs and hydraulic automatic jacks. It has stainless steel wheel liners and dual battery charge control. There is an L-shaped sectional sofa bed, as well as a six-way powered cab seat with ultra leather upholstery. The entrance door has motorized steps. The kitchen has a microwave and convection oven, double door refrigerator and freezer, range with storage space underneath it, double-bowl sink and galley. There is also a six-gallon electric ignition water heater that can be powered electrically or by propane or motor. Televisions can be set up with a satellite system at the ready. There are also three LCD televisions located in the lounge, bedroom and outside. It also boasts of a rearview monitor camera system.
4. Fleetwood Jamboree Sport Motor Home – $75,400
The Fleetwood Jamboree Sport Motor Home has a couple of power slide outs that allow for easy and fast set up. There is a central duct air conditioner and heater, water heater, hydraulic leveling jacks, cruise control, rear and side camera system, awning, electric double step and a full entertainment system. There are cable hookups and television antennas at the ready. There are also three television sets with DVD players. The dinette can be converted to bunk beds to be used by kids. There is also an external radio and disc player, as well as an outside shower. The vehicle also features a bike rack, water purification system, windshield and wheel covers and wooden cabinets.
3. Fleetwood Terra Motor Home – $75,000
The Fleetwood Terra Motor Home has triple slide out, satellite-ready television sets, air conditioning units, huge storage cabinets, dual pane windows, king size bed and additional fresh water container. It also has a generator set and hydraulic leveling jacks. Buyers can also choose a floor plan specially designed for a layout containing bunk beds.
2. Forester 3171 DS Motor Home – $71,552
The Forester 3171 DS Motor Home has a 12V deep cycle battery, cherry wood interior, 15K BTU air conditioning with heat pump, driver and passenger seats with leather upholstery, fantastic fan, two flat screen televisions and an outside entertainment center that is perfect for barbeques. It also boasts of a couple of slide outs and one awning. It can comfortably accommodate up to seven people.
1. Forester 3011 DS Motor Home – $70,537
The Forester 3011 DS Motor Home is manufactured by Forest River and boasts of a 6.8-liter Ford E450 engine. It has cherry wood interior, 15K BTU air conditioning unit with heat pump, fantastic fan, a 19-inch flat television set in the bedroom, a fantastic fan in the living room and seats made of ultra leather material. It also boasts of an outside entertainment center for the times when your family wants to hang out. The motor home has a couple of slide outs and one awning.