RV Travel was out this week with an article about the "pathetic quality" in RVs, with opinions from dealers that they’re fed up with what manufacturers are producing. The article apparently comes out of RV Travel participating in nationwide conference calls with large RV dealers and others involved in the sales and servicing of RVs.
A sampling: “It’s some of the worst stuff I’ve seen in 30 years,” said one longtime RV dealer. “It’s horrendous inside and out. But we have no recourse but to put it on the lot and try to sell it.”
And: “There just isn’t any quality control. Manufacturers are not doing a good job of taking care of their customers. It’s gone from bad to worse.”
And: “They just don’t have the expertise to complete a motorhome in Northern Indiana anymore. Their labor force has no eye for quality and they have no way of teaching it.”
Here's the link to the story: https://www.rvtravel.com/pathetic-qu...oducing-1017b/
The article mentions no brands by name, so I’m asking. Which are the better Class C motorhome brands? I’m thinking of replacing a 2004 Itasca Spirit with a 2021 Minnie Winnie 22M. It is primarily to downsize; I've never had a major issue with it. But it is just me now, so I don't need a 32-foot motorhome like I once did. Plus, the current motorhomes have some really nice safety features that aren't on the 2004. And I got a pretty nice RV Show price.
All of which means nothing if quality at Winnebago is in the crapper and the dealer will have my rig more than I will.
Winnebago has historically been ranked among the better manufacturers. Do you think that’s still true? Would welcome opinions about today's quality (or lack of it) of Winnebago motorhomes.