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Old 01-28-2018, 01:23 PM   #1
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Coachmen Prism

Iím very close to downsizing from my 43í Newmar Mountain Aire to a new Coachman Prism 2200 le . Anybody have feedback on this coach ? Not sure about the dinette or the recliners . Does the generator run on diesel or propane? Will it t pull my Jeep Wrangler ok ? The floor plan works for us and we are hoping that itís a quality coach . Thanks for any info .
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I probably wouldn't put it on the quality coach list but that is just my opinion. Now for your questions:

1. Generator - is a diesel generator even available? If you can get one with it, that would be my choice.

2. Look on the driver's door and get the OCCC number for this coach. If it is less than 1000 lbs, you won't be able to carry enough to take much of a trip.

3. Your Wrangler weighs a bunch. Get it weighed and you will probably find out it too heavy for a Sprinter chassis. Your max tow weight is about 4200 lbs.

We downsized from a Phaeton and it is a chore. You have limited weight carrying capacity and storage space but you can do it if you want to.
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Old 01-29-2018, 07:34 AM   #3
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We have a 2011 Prism. We looked to upgrade to a newer one or something similar but so far have not found anything that can match it!. Yes, we're happy with our Prism. One of the biggest features of this model and not in the newer versions is storage space. Over the years we try to limit our baggage but it does seem to grow rather than shrink! Regarding the dinette... ours is the half circle style and, while comfy, I'd change to the rectangle type. The diesel is great especially in the mountains, generator is on propane and it's a very maneuverable rig. I don't think the quality would match your Newmar though! Good luck!
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Full specifications here: https://www.rvusa.com/rv-guide/2017-...200-le-tr28856

Standard Generator is propane, the diesel generator is available on the options list.

Towing: Brochure (on the link above) indicates a 3500# hitch, probably less than required for your jeep.

Note: One line on the spec list shows 7500# towing this is likely an error with the Sprinter chassis. Sprinter GVWR is 11030# GCWR is 15230#
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We have a Coachmen Leprechaun 260DS with the Ford E450 V-10 and 6speed transmission. It will tow 7,500 lbs with no problems. Generator is a 4kw and gas. I did look at the prism but liked the Leprechaun better. Our previous rig was a Itasca Horizon 40í KD model. We downsized as we are no longer full-timing and wanted a smaller and newer rig. Good luck and happy RVing!
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