March 19th, 2017

When it comes to embracing the freedom of the open road, recreational vehicles (RVs) are an excellent choice. Yet, one question haunts many potential RV owners: "Which RV is the easiest to drive?" Given the variety of RVs, from the colossal Class A motorhomes to the incredibly compact Mini-T Campervan, the answer depends on various factors. Let's take a comprehensive look at each RV class, focusing on drivability, amenities, and, importantly, fuel economy.

Class A Motorhomes
Ease of Driving: Low
Estimated Fuel Economy: 6-10 MPG

Spacious interiors, allowing for luxurious amenities such as full kitchens, washer/dryers, and king-size beds.
-Can be intimidating to drive due to size, often between 30-45 feet.
-Some jurisdictions may require a special license.
-Lower fuel efficiency and more challenging parking.

Class C Motorhomes
-Ease of Driving: Moderate
-Estimated Fuel Economy: 10-15 MPG

Adequate living space with additional sleeping quarters above the cab.
-Requires careful driving and parking, usually between 20-30 feet in length.
-Less suitable for narrow roads or tight city streets.

Class B Motorhomes
Ease of Driving: High
Estimated Fuel Economy: 18-22 MPG

-No special license required; resembles an oversized van.
-Easier to park and highly maneuverable.
-Limited in terms of living and storage space.
-Less features compared to larger classes.

Mini-T Campervan
Ease of Driving: Exceptional
Estimated Fuel Economy: 24-28 MPG

The Mini-T Campervan takes the crown when it comes to drivability. With a length of just 16 feet and a height of 80 inches, it easily fits into a standard garage, eliminating additional storage costs.

-Highly fuel-efficient and exceptional ease of driving.
-Garageable dimensions make it a dream for urban dwellers or those with limited storage.
-Despite its compact size, it packs an impressive array of amenities, including an extensive electrical system, off-grid power capabilities, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
-Limited living and storage space, making it less suitable for Van-Life folks wanting to live aboard

There are for sure choices to make

For those most concerned about ease of driving and fuel economy, the Mini-T Campervan is the clear frontrunner. While each class of RV comes with its own pros and cons tailored to different lifestyles and travel plans, the Mini-T offers unparalleled drivability and fuel efficiency without compromising on key amenities.

Remember that driving any RV takes some getting used to, but practice makes perfect. Regardless of which RV class you opt for, investing time in understanding its dimensions and capabilities will go a long way in making your travels enjoyable and stress-free.

Happy Camping!

Campervans for sale: In stock camper vans HERE

DLM-Distribution / Campervans is a licensed manufacture and dealer located in Lake Crystal Minnesota serving clients around the country

Contact Dave: 651-285-7089 or Candy: 507-382-9446 today!