Originally Posted by Doc S
Good Morning Friends !
Need some more answers please. I assume some "group" or "agency" rates motor homes each year based on best constructed, dependable, appearance, ease of use, etc. Can anyone tell me who the top five manufacturers and models were in 2011 ??
What group does this type of rating ?
Doc, that information would make this hobby too easy!!!
Just remember that you would not be buying a machine with the quality control invested in a mass produced car model.
Most Class A rv's are assembled on a sourced chassis like Ford, Chevy, Freightliner, Spartan with engines that are produced for a mass market. So the chassis and drive trains have some high production quality control but are still subject to product failures.
The house portion of the MH and its attachment to the chassis is where quality control tends to fade and you try to mitigate your risk with the pleasure of the layout, interior features, and quality of materials.
There are subjective, but informative lists of motorhome manufacturers in the threads on this forum. Usually, they are in a response to a query of "what are the high end coach manufacturers".
Those lists might help you position your search.