Class A is the largest RV class size ranging from 21 to 45 feet and they are the most luxurious and expensive. They are great for long stays at one location. They are fully loaded with all the amenities of home with usable living space while driving. They can sleep up to 8 people comfortably. Even being so large, they are relatively easy to drive, and don’t require any special license.
Models: Eagle, Heritage, Revolution, Allegiance, Dream, Tradition
Based on the renowned “Liberty Chassis,” American Coach is one of the foremost suppliers of RV’s to musicians, sports teams and movie stars. American coach models have some of the highest resale values of all the RVs made.
Models: Cross Country, Cross Country SRS, Mirada, Mirada Select, Pursuit
Coachman has been producing RVs for more than 50 years. They’ve sold almost 1,000,000 RVs to date!
Model: Mauck 2
Based on a Mercedes Benz Sprinter truck chassis, this is a custom-made Class A/B hybrid RV that has been built to incorporate an automobile-type feel. The automotive aspect gives this vehicle far better handling than any conventional Class A vehicle, and the diesel engine gives much better milage than a conventional gas powered engine.
Models: Insignia, Anthem, Inspire, Cornerstone
Touted as “The quietest riding and best handling coach on the market today. Period.” These hand-built coaches are a member of the Jayco family of RVs, that come with a 2 year warranty and 3 years of roadside assistance.
Diesel Models: Discovery, Expedition, Pace Arrow LXE, Excursion
Gasoline Models: Southwind, Bounder, Bounder Classic
Fleetwood has the widest variety of models to choose from between gas and diesel power. With American Coach, it’s part of the esteemed REV RV group. All Fleetwoods come with a 3-year structural warranty.
Diesel Models: Berkshire XL and XLT, Charleston, Legacy SR340
Gasoline Models: FR3, Georgetown 3 Series GT3 and XL
Created in 1996, Forest River RVs have something for everyone, from the beginner to among the most advanced RV’ers. They feature one of the strongest owners groups among RV makers. It’s called FROG, featuring over 35,000 members. Now owned by Warren Buffett and Bershire Hathaway.
Models: ih-45, Realm FS6
Custom-made by hand since 1967, their exclusive monocoque (meaning one shell, or single hull) TravelRide chassis gives a ride like none other. They’re incredibly innovative with such things as an avoidance detection system and engine fire suppression.
Taylor Swift, Kenny Rogers, Oprah and other luminaries have Hemphill Brothers Coaches to get around in style. This full-service coach company will sell or rent you a coach and provide a driver if needed. Since 1980, Hemphill is one of the foremost coach suppliers in the country.
Models: Allante, Precept
Jayco is one of the most trusted names in the RV world. Their new Class A models are like taking your home with you, and each features queen sized beds, multiple slide options and the Jayco name. Jayco began by making small pop-up campers, and for 2017, they are using their expertise in Class A coach building.
Models: Prevost Custom Builds for the Liberty Lady, Elegant Lady
Liberty takes Prevost coaches and custom builds them to your specifications. They all use a Volvo Diesel engine for reliability and durability. The first custom coaches were made over 50 years ago, but the first Prevost conversion occurred in 1979.
Models: Dynasty, Diplomat
The Monaco brand has been resurrected in 2016, and is now part of the REV group. Featuring Cummins Diesel engines and built on a Roadmaster chassis, their goal is to return to an industry leading power and luxury coach.
The Newell coach has world class pedigree design, engineering and performance from the Porsche Design and ZF Friedrichshafen suspension firms. It features electronic steering for low turning effort with precise handling and stability in any weather condition.
Diesel Models: King Aire, Essex, London Aire, Mountain Aire, Dutch Star, Ventana, Ventana LE
Gasoline Models: Canyon Star, Bay Star, Bay Star Sport
For over 50 years Newmar has been making quality RVs. They entered the Class A market in the 1980’s, and their longest running models are the Dutch Star and Mountain Aire. They were the first to introduce slide-outs to a Class A motorhome.
Diesel Model: Bentley
Gasoline Model: Maybach
This Diesel pusher is made on a Freightliner rail chassis, while the gas powered unit has a Ford F-53 chassis and a V-10 engine. The factory direct sales approach makes these two of the most affordable Class A machines on the road. To keep costs down, Nexus follows a very specific floor plan with not much individual customization added. Laminate floors and slides make them exceptionally roomy and functional.
Diesel Models: Palazzo, Tuscany, Tuscany XTE, Venetian
Gasoline Models: Axis, Vegas, A.C.E., Windsport, Hurricane, Miramar, Challenger, Outlaw
Rated as North America’s Top Rated RV Manufacturer, you can get one pre-built or have them build one to your exact specifications. In 2010 they merged with Damon Motor Coach and Four Winds International. They feature 24/7 support technicians to keep you going down the road no matter what service problems you may experience.
Models: Allegro, Allegro Red, Allegro Breeze, Allegro Bus, Pheaton, Zephyr
Founded in 1972, Tiffin has sold more than 70,000 motorhomes and counting. This family-run business started out in the 1940s as a lumber yard and general merchandise store and grew into Tiffin RVs.
Diesel Models: Tour, Grand Tour, Journey, Forza, Via, Ellipse, Ellipse Ultra, Meridian, Solei
Gasoline Models: Adventurer, Sightseer, Vista, Vista LX, Suncruiser, Sunova, Sunstar, Sunstar LX
If you know anything about RVs, then you know about Winnebago RVs. They have the most familiar nickname, Winnie.
Winnebago features the most models of Class A RVs than anyone else, and if ever there was a go-to RV maker, Winnie is the one!
Began in the mid-1950s, Winnebago has been at the forefront of innovations since its inception. To keep the costs down and the quality up, Winnebago has purchased many smaller suppliers that make holding tanks, supply aluminum, a sawmill for wood working, plastic sheet makers, and they even manufacturer their own chassis in house.