Posted by: Mark Polk | 9:51 am

Types of RVs: Type B Motorhome

Type B Motorhomes are the smallest of the three motorized RV types, ranging in size from 16 to 20 plus feet. They are conversion vans that have been modified and equipped with all of the comforts and amenities found in other RVs, in a compact size.

Type B motorhomes are easier to maneuver and park, more fuel efficient, and can be used as a second vehicle. They are popular among all types of consumers. A type B motorhome works well for one or two travelers, or can make a great family vehicle.

Some models can sleep up to four people and come equipped with toilets, showers, kitchen facilities, water heater, furnace and generator making them fully self-contained. Type B motorhomes are a popular choice among horse and boat owners as they can tow a trailer and still have living quarters.

Type B motorhomes are built on an assortment of vehicle chassis’ like Chevrolet, Ford, Sprinter, Ram Pro Master and they are powered by either gasoline or diesel.

Type B motorhomes can range in price from $70,000 to over $100,000.

Type B Motorhome Pros

1) Easy to drive and maneuver

2) Access to amenities while traveling

3) More fuel efficient than other RV’s

4) Good for travel and everyday use

Type B Motorhome Cons

1) Limited interior space

2) Limited storage space

3) Not as convenient for longer trips


Happy RV Learning,

Mark Polk

RV Education 101


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