Typically not as expensive as its Class A counterpart, the Class C motor home is smaller, weighing 18,000 lbs. The Class C motor home commonly is 10 feet high and 32 feet long, and it is built on a conventional chassis. This frame often makes it look like a van from the front view. In the Class C motor home, there is often a sleeping area or living space above the driving compartment cab.
Most versions of the Class C motor home sleep 6 people (4 adults;2 children). It is necessary to pay attention to the motor home weight, so pay attention to what is in storage or placed on board.
There are those RVers who choose the change their Class C motor home into a motorcoach for full time living on the road. Then, there are those who travel in their Class C motor home during a weekend trip or for holiday traveling and vacations. The living space within the Class C motor home is built for efficiency. It maximizes space when parked and when driving. For example, the kitchen dinette may also pull out into a bed. There are also accommodating sized bathrooms (with shower) and kitchen areas. If you have a budget that will allow it, you can upgrade with a slide-out or pop-up as well as with added amenities.
There are many different types of Class C recreational vehicles, so if you think that this is the size for you, look at the array of options. You will find new or used Class C RVs that come in a variety of makes and models. Prices will vary.
Class C RV unit price range
You can find a Class C RV typically from $40,000 and up to $80,000. When looking at the most basic version, you will find it comes with a kitchen, bathroom, sleeping area, power, generator, sewer tank, fresh water tank, etc. If you can afford them, amenities can be purchased or ordered. Most interiors have a wood look from either paneling or plywood. You may be able to special order a diesel engine Class C recreational vehicle, but be prepared to pay. Most Class C RVs come as gas powered engines built on a conventional chassis.
Advantages to buying Class C:
1. Smaller than a Class A recreational vehicle, the Class C is not as expensive.
2. Easier to drive than a Class A or travel trailer
3. Can be parked most anywhere
4. You can find new and used motor homes online.