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Old 02-27-2014, 10:08 PM   #1
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Current New/Used Prices?

I am looking to buy a new or couple year old travel trailer. I have a 31ft class C that I am currently selling. I think the travel trailer will work better for us. I am looking for a bunkhouse with two slides - one in the main and one in the bunkhouse. I am looking for a model with the larger outdoor kitchens. I am in Arizona, so I would like either the trailer to be wired for a second air conditioner or already have one installed. I started my quest looking at the 2014 Keystone Sprinter 311BHS - the floorplan is what I am interested in. I have been to a few dealers, and see the MSRP, then run away. I read online that the MSRP is usually way off on actual price. I have looked at a used 2012 Jayco 32BHDS that was $21k and has dropped to $19k. There is a 2013 Surveyor SV305 (says repo and needs a little work - all I can see from the pictures is the outdoor fridge and indoor tv are missing) for $17900. Then there is another one (keeps listing in AZ, but is in Louisville KY) that is $17900 for a 2010 Sprinter 31BHDS. I don't know what a good price is for new anymore than I can figure out what a good price for used is.

If I wanted this similar model for new (2013/2014), what should I expect to pay? Are these prices good and the actual selling price for used right now? Thanks in advance.

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Old 02-27-2014, 10:21 PM   #2
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With that size TT and the family with all the stuff, you will need a 3/4 or 1 ton diesel. I don't care if the salesman says all you need is a 1/2 ton. As far as TT value, the go down in value like a rock. Even new you should be able to get 20% off easy. Before you make an offer on a used unit you better look it over, with a friend that knows TT's real good. There are many things that will cost big to fix, just like in a class C.

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Old 02-28-2014, 02:43 AM   #3
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My truck is a 2500hd duramax, so I am set for towing most trailers. I have been renting trailers and borrowing trailers for the last 5 years or so. I think I know enough to get through the purchase, but with things seeming to be so different on prices, that is what I am having a hard time with. When you say 20% off, are you talking about the msrp? Some of these trailers have msrp at $46k and others $36k and then I see them all over Craigslist and rv trader in the mid $20k region. They are all nearly the same trailer. The $20k swing is where I have a problem. If possible, can people post what they are paying for these, or PM me the prices?
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Highway - thanks for the reply. Meant to say that in the last post. I am on my 5th boat, so repairing trailers doesn't worry me too much. At least a trailer won't sink .
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Old 02-28-2014, 12:41 PM   #5
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You should be able to get 20-30% off a new one easily (off MSRP).

We're looking at a 20K Jayco, we should be able to take home for 15K after all said and done, and i'll make them throw in the tow gear.
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:24 PM   #6
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Thanks for all of the help. I ended up picking up the 2014 Jayco Jay Flight 32BHDS for $27162.11 out the door with the 14k# equal-i-zer hitch, 15k AC, Hide-a-bed, technology package, customer value package, power package, thermal package, electric stabilizers, aluminum wheels, roof ladder, etc. If I had waited and bought in the winter or bought back east, I might have gotten a better deal, but I think I did ok on the deal for the west coast.

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