When it comes to fifth wheels, there is a wide variety to choose from, starting with the more pocket-friendly fifth wheels to the outright expensive and luxurious ones. Fifth wheels come in a variety of brands to choose from, from the simpler to the more complex fifth wheels, which incorporate sophisticated designs. In this article, we are going to look at the most rated and positively reviewed fifth wheels for 2020, taking into consideration their price ranges, design, and spaciousness.
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The Keystone Montana Series
A proven leader in the fifth wheel industry for more than 10 years, the keystone Montana series is synonymous with innovation, quality of construction, design, layout, and function. It comes with the exterior, sturdy fiberglass with two wielded aluminum-framed walls and floor. The exterior fiberglass works well in almost any environment, and unlike wood or steel, it does not warp, crack or rot. The interior of the keystone Montana is full of convenient amenities that imitate a typical household, if not more.
The interior of the Keystone Montana series comes with a functional and innovative floor plan from being the first to incorporate a gorgeous soaker tub in a front bath to the rear den floor plan coming with a master suite layout. The Montana RV also comes with top of the line amenities such as the kitchen’s solid surface countertops, 18 cubic foot RV refrigerators for cold storage.
It also comes with massive solid mount stainless-steel sinks fit for residential-size utensils, with pull out trashcans. The bathrooms have large 1 piece seamless 48-inch by 38-inch residential type fiberglass showers, ensuring efficient privacy. The Montana bathrooms also come with solid surface countertops with a 12-gallon DSI gas electric water heater, to keep that shower time as comfortable as possible.
The Montana series utilizes a drop frame construction providing massive garage storage without compromising structural rigidity. They also maximize internal space prioritizing functionality, making it a leader in terms of space. It also comes with a four-season package which ensures you can withstand both extreme hot and cold weather, as it comes with state of the art heaters and fans coupled with coolant AC.
The Montana series is quite easy to hook up and set up at the destination. The fifth wheel comes with a six-point hydraulic auto level system that functions at the push of a button. At the price of $25,000, the Montana series is a bargain and an asset for the RVing enthusiast.
The Coachman Chaparral Fifth Wheel
The exterior of the Chaparral uses a pigmented fiberglass cap white in color, which helps prevent fading over time. The Chaparral comes with 11 different floor plans and allows for between 4-11 people to sleep comfortably. It also comes in different lengths between 33-41 feet in length, dependent on customer preference.
The exterior of the fifth Chaparral wheel comes with an electronic leveling system to assist with the setup. The sides and lower parts of the Chaparral come with small lights that help show the levels of the coach, preventing you from hitting your head during set up activities at night. The exterior storage units come with bubble wrap to help with insulation, with 12-inch on-center aluminum studs, which increases the sturdiness of the storage compartments. The wet bay comes with a 10-gallon direct spark ignition gas and electric water heater.
It has component side panels, which come in handy in protecting the exterior fiberglass from interior leaks, which would otherwise cause expensive damage. The Chaparral also comes with exterior speakers and exterior TV mount to cater for that outdoor recreation, and at less than 12 feet, the Chaparral can comfortably fit in your 12-foot-high garage.
The interior of the Chaparral comes with full led lighting, with linoleum flooring and full hardwood doors, intricately laid out with superb finishing. The Chaparral comes with a glass top stove, which acts as an extension to the counter when closed, increasing the spaciousness of the countertops. The countertops are all solid surfaces, with extendable faucets for easier washing of dishes.
The Chaparral has a lounging, kitchen and sleeping area, each made with the detail of an average home, from porcelain toilets with stone sinks to spacious closets in the sleeping area and couches plus entertainment area in the lounging section. Combined with excellent cooling and heating systems, the Chaparral is a steal at $40,000.
Redwood RV Fifth Wheel
If you are looking for a high-end fifth wheel, then the Redwood RV is the best bet for you. The outside of the Redwood is sleek, with a full-body painting that matches the excellent standards of the Redwood RV.
The RV also comes with a drop frame design, which allows for increased storage space. The storage area has an in-command system that controls nearly all aspects of the RV, with the capability of control from a smartphone. The underbelly of the Redwood is enclosed, which keeps the floor of the coach well heated. Paired with the built-in furnace, the coach becomes efficient for winter camping.
The interior of the Redwood is exquisite with a combination of led lighting, hardwood, and a super gloss finishing that gives the RV that high-end character. To complement the led light, the coach also has an electric awning for outdoor entertainment. Apart from the well placed multiple storage compartments, the RV also has a Nockold fridge, a three-burner stove, and a baker’s oven. The bath area has an enclosed shower, complete with a JBL soundbar to sing along to some tunes while taking a shower.
The coach also has solid countertops, a dining area, and a coffee station. There are three whisper-quiet AC units, within the RV, a lounging area with two pull-able sofas and theatre seats for that comfy and relaxing entertainment area. The coach comes with a 55inch TV for both the longing and the bedroom area.
The Redwood can comfortably sleep six people and comes with 18 different floor plans to choose from. The coach retail price starts from $35,000.
The Grand Design Solitude Fifth Wheel
With over 18 floor plans, enough room to house 6 people, the grand design solitude is a winner for the outdoor warriors. The coach comes at a floor-length of 14-feet and just under 14000 pounds, with an aluminum torque lift system perfect for any terrain. The Grand Design Solitude also comes with not one but two awnings increasing the comfort of the coach. The front is fully painted, reducing the chances for cloudiness and chalking most seen with most coaches, with the exterior is lined with led strips, which make it easy for set up during the night.
The Grand Design Solitude stands out due to the capacity of its storage. It comes with a drop frame chassis; the storage area is unbelievably huge, as compared to other coaches. The storage area has a vinyl finish with no added components such as piping, which only adds to space. The coach also comes with a hydraulic auto-leveling system for the different terrains you may be traveling through. The exterior of the RV also comes with exterior speakers allowing for exterior entertainment without having to blast the in-couch sound.
The grand design solitude has thick sidewalls up to 2-inch sidewalls with an R24 slide floor, which allows for increased insulation against the cold. The coach also comes with tank heaters and a heat pump with the rear air conditioning.
The RV coach comes with a grand kitchen fit with a huge kitchen counter, a covered sink and a prepped dishwasher on the side. The coach features all led lighting with remote controlled air conditioning. The coach comes with ceiling fans, which can detect rain and close the lids automatically, coupled with whisper-quiet cooling systems. The coach also comes with an 18-cubic foot gas-electric narcoal fridge, with an option for fitting a residential refrigerator upon request by a client.
Apart from the spacious compartments within the coach, strategically placed from the lounging to the sleeping areas, the coach also comes with a stand-alone oven and residential three-burner gas stove. The coach also comes with thermal insulated massive windows, and pull out dining area with exquisite seats, which are foldable for increased space. The coach comes with theatre seating, which comes with both heating and massage capability.
The led TV comes with a pull-out mechanism, and a fireplace just underneath it, with a bathroom that has both a tub and shower. The bathroom also comes with a skylight, and the bedroom has a king-size bed with under bed storage. The coach comes at the starting price of $35,000, a reasonable price for the quality afforded.
The Forest River Wildcat Fifth Wheel
The Forest River Wildcat is the smaller kind of RV coach, with a weight of 10,000 pounds and a length of 33-feet. The coach has the capability of holding up to 6 people comfortably, with a variation of up to 8-floor plans. At the price of $25,000, the coach is a steal as it has all the amenities you would find in a more upscale coach.
The exterior of the Forest River Wildcat is fully painted with alloy wheels, and efficient storage compartments, complete with exterior television mounts for outdoor entertainment. The coach also features a glass ceiling for the shower area, with a glass sliding door, and a toilet with a foot flash. The coach also comes with adequate cooling and heating systems that allow for comfort in both hot and cold weather.
The interior of the forest river wildcat coach has solid surface countertops, a dining area with a pull-out dining table with four seats. The lounging area has a 50-inch TV placed on top of a fireplace for extra heating. The kitchen has a stovetop oven, and a microwave, with storage spaces, placed all around the coach from the lounging to the bedroom area. The sleeping area comes with a king-size bed, with mirrored closets and a comfortable mattress for sound sleep.
Overall, the Forest River Wild cat is an efficient coach with the affordability that can cater to a broader clientele.
The Dutchmen Voltage Series Fifth Wheel
The Dutchmen voltage series comes at a weight of 13,000 pounds, can comfortably hold up to 10 people, and come with a maximum length of 44 feet. It offers over twenty floor plans to its customers and comes with 7000-pound axles. Toy haulers understand the value of 7000-pound axles, in terms of bringing their toys with them on excursions. The Dutchmen can comfortably haul such things as ATV bikes with it.
The Dutchmen Voltage Series has two suites, one with a king-size bed complete with a closet with the other having twin beds with an adjustable couch. The second suite, which houses the beds, also acts as the garage area, with the beds being foldable to allow for the garage space.
The ability for hauling extra toys does little to affect the luxury offered by the Dutchmen voltage series. The coach comes with an 18-foot electric and gas refrigerator, efficiently placed cabinets and storage compartments throughout the coach, with the whole coach complimented with led low voltage lighting.
The kitchen has a microwave placed on top of a stove oven with three burners. The coach also comes with solid surface countertops, a pull-out garbage space, and a stainless steel sink. The interior of the coach is an open design with huge windows and theatre-style seats providing for heating and massage compliments. The coach also comes with an electric fireplace, and a 55-inch TV coupled with stereo. The coach also comes with three air-cooling systems at the kitchen, bedroom, and garage areas.
The bathroom and shower area feature a bowl and faucet design sink, a foot flush toilet, and a sliding glass door shower area with a seat in it. The coach also has sliding pocket doors that lead to the sleeping area, which a king-size bed with an overhead led light and even more storage compartments.
The Dutchmen Voltage Series also comes with an outside kitchen for all your barbeque needs, and an extra TV screen and half bath area for the garage.
The Dutchman voltage series retails from $40,000.
DRV Luxury Suites Mobile Suites Fifth Wheel
The DRV Luxury Mobile Suits is a beautiful and elegantly finished couch fit with all the luxury of a high-end hotel while at the same time catering to the outdoor enthusiast. The starting price for the DRV Luxury Suites is $60,000.
The interior of the DRV is an elegant hardwood finish with an efficiently placed storage compartment all around the DRV. The coach comes with a residential style refrigerator inside a big kitchen area coupled with a stainless steel double sink, covered to create a solid top. The DRV also has a huge counter fitted with an oven and stove burner. The counter also has an overhead furion microwave and a solid backsplash all through the back.
The lounging area comes with the overhead cabinetry, with a Sony sound system, a smart TV and a pull out electric fireplace.
The client has the option of a carpeted floor or floor panels. The seats are theatre style with a sofa set couch included. It also features led lighting all through, with dual pane insulated windows. The kitchen area also comes with a new style of overhead lighting. The dining area has a pull-out table with an extendable option when you have several guests.
The DRV comes with a huge bath area and enough space for a washer and drier, plus a one-piece solid surface sink, a massive shower with skylight. The bedroom area comes with individual lighting, a stereo system, and huge windows to provide an open feel to the room, beautiful mirror work finishing mixed with some woodwork. The drawers on the side come with sliding doors, which leads to a semi walk-in closet. The bed itself is a king-size bed with a TV and a furnace.
The exterior of the DRV features solid steps, storm doors, and windows, which allow for a breeze in that hot weather. The DRV also comes with a fine paint job all through, with a large basement area that acts as storage and a cold storage area.
The Cedar Creek Champagne 38ERD Wheel
For the full-time RV enthusiasts, the Cedar creek Champagne 38ERD is a gem. The coach comes at a 43-foot length, 14,500 pounds (UVW). The cedar creek champagne retails at between $100,000 and $105,000 and is built on a Norco drop frame. It comes with a residential insulation laminated walls, dual pane windows, and real maple doors with an aluminum superstructure.
The interior boasts theatre seats with massage and heating capabilities. The coach also includes a 60-inch TV elevated above a 36-inch electric fireplace with twin sofa beds. The decor has a wooden finish that gives the coach an urban and beautiful look you would associate with any upscale restaurant or hotel.
The coach comes with an elevated rear den floor plan, which goes to provide tonnes of storage space. The coach also has a huge storage space outside the coach, with conveniently placed pockets of spaces throughout the interior of the coach and a massive basement outside the coach. The basement space is heated the same as the whole interior, with both effective cooling and heating systems throughout the RV.
The coach also comes with voice control capabilities for the lights HVAC tank monitoring security and other functions.
The Dutchmen Astoria 3173RLP platinum series
The 35 foot, 11-inch Astoria 31373RLP platinum series was designed with the kitchen in mind. It comes with a solid surface counter and a residential kitchen hutch. The floor to ceiling pantry also has removable shelving, complete with motion sensor lighting and a frosted glass insert in the door. The kitchen comes equipped with a 30-inch overhead microwave, a two-way 12-cubic foot refrigerator, and a furion 21-inch oven and range coupled with a flush glass top.
The lounging area comes equipped with theatre seats complete with footrests, cup holders, and USB ports. There is a 50-inch TV placed overhead an electric fireplace. The bathroom comes with dual sinks and open shelves design, with a shower area is fitted with a glass door and a clear ceiling for more skylight. The bedroom comes equipped with a king-size bed, a farmhouse decor closet doors accented with mirrors that increase the aesthetic qualities of the room.
The Dutchmen Astoria also comes with an auto touch leveling for all the different terrains it may expose to, coupled with an all-weather thermal package.
Starting at $52,600, the couch is worth it based on the quality of service it offers.
The Forest River Flagstaff Classic 8529RKSB Fifth Wheel
The forest river is another excellent fifth wheel. It comes with a tan exterior color plus interior wallpaper and a wooden finish to give you an elegant looking fifth wheel.
The fifth wheel is such that the length is 35.92 feet and 431 inches, with a width of 8 feet and 96 inches and a height of 13.17 feet and 158 inches. The dry weight for the fifth wheel is 10,028 pounds, with a payload capacity of 2,471 tons and a hitch weight of 1,699 tons. The fifth wheel comes with an aluminum structure and a fiberglass sidewall construction plus 2 awnings and 3 slide outs.
The interior of the fifth wheel comes with a 35,000 BTU’s automatic heater and a 13,500 BTU’s air-conditioning. The shower area is heated with a 6g electrical and propane water heater, with a vinyl bathroom flooring at the center of the fifth wheel. The toilet for the forest river is porcelain, with the door material, either glass or plastic, dependent on customer preference.
The kitchen comes with carpet and vinyl flooring, with a u-shaped dinette at the rear of the fifth wheel. The fifth wheel comes with an oven and stove layout, with three burners and an overhead fan. The refrigerator is a mid-size type with an electric and propane power mode.
The sitting area comes with two recliner seats and one sofa coupled with a television and stereo system.
At the price of $59,900, the forest river is worth the price.
Although there is a wide variety of the fifth wheel to choose from, the above stood out, and based on the online, reviews they are the best bet for a great outdoor adventure!