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Old 05-21-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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My husband and I are considering buying a Class A. Which is better gas or diesel. We have a fifth wheel now.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:51 PM   #2
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Hi Irene, welcome to IRV2. We have gas and are happy with it. Good luck on your decision.
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Old 05-21-2012, 07:09 PM   #3
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Hello and welcome to iRV2. We have a gas Class A, which for us was the best choice, but may not be the best thing for you. You need to do research and go to some of the Class A forums here and talk to some dealers and make an informed decision. Wishing you all the best.
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:18 PM   #4
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Howdy and welcome. We also have a gasser, which was the best choice for us. (We are "vacationers", not "full timers.") There are lots of opinions about this, so you might do a search on the forum for more info.
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:34 PM   #5
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"better"? hmmm, that is tough, or at least bound to start either major discussion or outright warfare.

Diesels are better. They cost a lot more, and you get what you pay for. They ride better, and are quieter. And bigger.

That said, gassers are logical choices for many. Much more affordable. Newer models will have multiple slides, top end appointments, good power. But a gasser will never ride like an air bag suspended diesel bus, and a gas big block screaming between your legs just can't be as quiet as a diesel, loafing at 1600 rpm, 35 feet behind you.
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:28 PM   #6
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I believe either DP or gas will suite most persons needs. The interior designs are somewhat different between the two. It seems most DP's are higher appointed. If cost is no object, you may be of the DP crowd. Personally for me a DP was going to be out of our budget for routine maintenance and repairs, especially on an older unit that may be costly when electronic gadgets, mechanical items break down.
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