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Old 09-24-2022, 10:24 PM   #1
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which is best

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That is like asking which tastes the best an apple or orange.
If you can, explain in detail your intended use and continuous length of use each outing, also how many occupants.
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Old 09-25-2022, 12:04 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum, the best of the best best is the one you have the money to buy.
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As Ray has indicated , the one that suits your RV travels is the best for you .
If you've never owned either ; rent one of each for a week and make up your own mind .

I've had travel vans , used a friend's class C , owned 4 fifth wheel trailers and my current class A , and wouldn't consider going back to a fiver or a class C.
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Space is prob key. If u need/want it go with A. But if u want more space go with 5'er. We had a Class A. later looking at a Class C, ended up with the 5. If your just one person in it. Class C. would be great.
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Old 09-25-2022, 06:50 AM   #6
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Class c actually tends to have more room for a small family, but rides rough and is loud - better for shorter distance trips. Class a (especially diesels) tend to be better for a couple and maybe two guests, but ride better and are better for long trips. Diesel pushers are quietest of all, ride the best (especially the really long ones). Depends on your needs and anility to buy the more expensive beasts (oh, also, the bigger you get, the more difficult it tends to be to find a place to stay)
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Old 09-25-2022, 08:00 AM   #8
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Diesel pushers ride the best but class Cs ride better the class A gas powered RVs of today.

Read about the thousands of posts about people attempting to soften up the ride on F53 class A chassis.

I didn't want a pounding bread truck ride so I bought a class A RV on a class C, E450 chassis. It limits the length to max of 27 feet but rides good without $1000s of questionable upgrades.
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Old 09-25-2022, 09:31 AM   #9
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They are both the best for their intended use and price range. How are you intending to use it????
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Take the DW for a LONG ride in an "A" and a "C", say 500 miles in a day, then ask her.
Dollars to donuts she'll pick the "A".

I did, and it did not take half of that.

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Old 09-25-2022, 11:50 AM   #11
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Welcome to the forum!!

Like others said.........depends. Suggest kicking the tires, visualize the space/storage, features and decide for yourself. Consider renting one of each first to experience how each drives and how comfortable each are, then decide.
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All depends on how it’s being used and who is using it.
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Find the floor plan that meets your living needs - driving on the highway is only a few hours of your day and your day can be miserable if you don't like the layout, access to bed, storage inside vs. basement, etc.

Wild guess, I'd think you might drive a couple of days and then stay a week at your ideal vacation spot - so, maybe driving might be bumpy and noisy - but then, you're at the place and have to LIVE in it!

If I didn't like our floor plan I'd stop RVing as we drive less than 200 miles each travel day, only travel for three days max. in a row and then we stay and explore (with the toad, kayaks, bikes) for 4-10 days. BTW - we do have a class A and love it. We full-timed for nearly 3 years and now do several 2 week - 3 months trips each year.
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Old 10-02-2022, 01:47 AM   #14
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Do you not like climbing a ladder for a bed (class C)?

Go with the A.
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