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Old 10-09-2015, 04:20 AM   #1
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new or used

We own a 97 Bounder and are ready for something newer.
After discussing about floorplans and a lot of other things, our choise at this moment is :
2016 Coachmen Mirada 35KB
2011 Winnebago Adventurer 35P

What are our experience pro's and con's
Both will be sold for the same price.

Help me out.
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Old 10-09-2015, 04:25 AM   #2
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My vote would be for the Winnebago simply due to the customer support, quality of construction and reputation of Winnebago in comparison.
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Old 10-09-2015, 05:46 AM   #3
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I would have to agree with RV Wizard...BUT, it really doesn't matter what brand if it hasn't had proper maint. Get those maint. records.
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I think the Adventurer is head & shoulders a better rig than the Mirada, and the price of a new Mirada vs the 5 year old Winnie suggests that many buyers agree.

But any used rig is only as good as the care & maintenance it has received.
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Old 10-09-2015, 08:47 AM   #5
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New with warranty's or 5 year old used with someone else's problems?
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I would never buy a new anything when it comes to RVs...unless you live in the manufacturer's town, cause you'll spend lots of time there.
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New with a checklist of problems or used with all the problems already worked out. Not to mention watching your MH depreciate thousands of dollars the second you sign the papers.
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Used, with better quality and/or more features for the same money than something new. There are a lot of good used RV's out there.

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Old 10-10-2015, 06:31 AM   #9
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Thanks for your answers. It makes clear Winnebago is top of the line.


An other MH that has our interest and I want your 'votes' is a diesel 2009 Gulfstream Yellowstone Country Club 8386.
How does this compare to the gas Winnebago Adventurer 35P.
Brand wise Gulfstream - Winnebago
and over all


Or can't you compare gas with diesel.
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Don't know what your budget is, but I would think you could find a good quality used diesel(Newmar, Monaco, Tiffin) for the same price as that 2011 Winnie. For peace of mind you can always get an extended warranty.
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