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Old 08-04-2012, 03:14 PM   #1
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Question Fuel Efficient Class B+

Hello everyone, I'm new to this community and am looking for some help. My wife and I are looking to buy a motorhome and yesterday missed out on a gem, 2006 Itasca Navion 24H, 25,000 km and the seller was asking $54,000 Cdn. We are looking for fuel effecient class B+.
Can anyone suggest other fuel effecient class B+ motorhomes for me to research.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:18 PM   #2
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Old 08-10-2012, 05:32 PM   #3
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Sprinter Class B/C


We ended up in a C, but looked at and was into 2 deals on a Navion... Itasca's version of the Winnebago View.
It's a great choice, especially the earlier ones, up to 2009. The 2006-2007 are actually an even better choice, no need for ULSD, Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel, and they have the inline 5 cylinder which gets better milage than the newer 3.0 V6. I looked at, and drove a few of them, almost bought a nice 2009 Prism, but that's another story.
They have great space usage, and are fairly comfortable for 2 people plus a couple dogs. Not good for 4...
Too bad you missed that deal, but I can tell you from experience, when the deal is the right one, it will all fall together, our search was 3 years. 3 l o n g years of research, endless...
Good Luck!
Keep looking at Views, Navions, and all the sprinter based coaches, but make sure the floor plan is comfortable, for your needs.

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Old 08-10-2012, 07:59 PM   #4
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We full-time in a 2008 Leisure Travel Vans Libero. It is considered a B+ at 25 ft. We average 16 mpg flat landing and 13 mpg in the mountains. Made in Canada and U.S. we love it!

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Old 08-11-2012, 07:46 AM   #5
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Thanks for the feedback, Leisure Travel Vans has a very informative site and a very nice product line. And if you took 3 years in your search Y2KTAWS6 I guess my 3 months so isn't too bad.
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Love my Libero also and LTV does have some nice rigs. I looked at a lot of RVs when I wanted to downsize from a 40ft Monaco Dynasty and I selected the Libero. But there are so many different brands/models to choose from and it becomes a personal choice of which works best for you. The LTV B+ RVs have a lot of storage space, inside and out, that was a plus for me besides the drivability, ride comfort and general quality of the product met my requirement.

Good luck on whatever your decison is
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Old 08-12-2012, 07:06 AM   #7
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Have you checked out B+ Gulf Stream BT Cruisers and Phoenix Cruisers??
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Old 08-17-2012, 07:33 PM   #8
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Airstream Interstate

We have a 2004 Airstream that is built on a Mercedes Sprinter Van with a diesel engine. We love it, great for two, easy to drive and park. Gas mileage 22 to 24 mpg. You cannot do better! around 2007-09 they made them a foot longer, used dual wheels in back and put in a bigger engine. I think Airstream calls it the Interstate 3500. It gets lower mileage. We bought ours in 06 with 25,000 miles for $50,000.
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We own a Pleasure Way Excel TS, its just a Class B but the best thing about Class B's is being able to park in a regular parking space. To us thats at the top of the list after driving about 9000 miles around the country. Of course gas mileage is starting to become number 1 reason lately.

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