The Top Ten RV Manufacturers Every Shopper Needs To Know

Shopping for a new RV can be a lot more complicated than you first realized. The industry has exploded with options of brands and styles of RVs. There are toy haulers, travel trailers, fifth wheels, and Class A and C motorhomes as well as tons of different brands each with their own advantages. Here are the Top 10 RV manufacturers that you need to know about.


1. Coachmen


The Coachmen brand has been putting RVs on the road for over 50 years. They have manufactured over 600,000 RVs! The brand operates on the principle, “Dedicated to the enrichment of your life.” With this at the foundation of the company, they work to bring value and quality to everything they produce. They focus on including simplicity and functionality into each model. Coachmen incorporates the feedback and requests of RV owners into each model.


Popular Coachmen models include the Pursuit, Freelander, Prism, and Leprechaun.


2. Entegra


Entegra is focused on providing RV owners with what they want. The company was founded over 50 years ago by the Bontrager family on integrity and strong values. A decade ago the brand became part of the Jayco family but carries on their values. They focus on providing peace of mind, residential amenities, and smart floorplans. Their models are backed by a 2-year limited warranty.


Popular Entegra models include the Aspire


3.Forest River


A little over two decades ago the Forest River brand was born out of the founder’s vision to build better RVs so more people could enjoy being outdoors. They provide a variety of model options that make it easy for individuals and family to create memories on the road. They’ve even formed their own community, FROG (Forest River Owners’ Group) to help RVers connect. It has grown to over 90,000 members.


Popular Forest River models include: Georgetown, Forester, and Salem


4. Newmar


Newmar brand has stood the test of time for over 50 years. The company was founded on the principles of the Mennonite faith and still operates on those same principles. They produce Class A motorhomes and were the first in the industry to include slide outs. Their website states, “At Newmar, we believe that a motor coach is more than just a vehicle, it’s a passport to countless hours of fun and lifelong memory taken from quality time spent with family and friends.”


Popular Newmar models include: Ventana, Bay Star, Canyon Star, and Dutch Star,


5.Thor Motor Coach


Thor Motor Coach is one of the most popular brands in the industry. According to their website, a quarter of all motorhomes sold every year is a Thor Motor Coach. They offer many different sizes, layouts, and pricing making a Thor Motor Coach a great option for everyone to find what they’re looking for.


Popular Thor Motor Coach models include: Four Winds, Vegas, and Palazzo


6. Winnebago


If you’ve heard of a motorhome before you have most likely heard of the Winnebago brand. The company has built a respected and trusted brand in the industry and have been around since the 1950’s. Their company vision is to, “be the trusted leader in outdoor lifestyle solutions by providing unmatched innovation, quality and service in the industries we engage.”


Popular Winnebago models include: Forza, Vista, Navion, and Horizon


7. Airstream


Airstream RV’s are easily recognizable with their aluminum bullet shape. The brand has been in the industry for over 80 years. The company was started out of a dream to provide people with a way to keep the comforts of home while traveling. They have many different models and sizes to choose from so there is something to fit every need.


Popular Airstream models include: Interstate, Flying Cloud, International Serenity, Basecamp, and Grand Tour


8. K-Z RV


The KZ brand was established back in 1972 with the fabrication of a truck camper. However, the brand continues to strive for improvement and now has a good selection of RVs including toy haulers, travel trailers, and fifth wheels. RV Pro magazine even awarded them with Best of Show in 2018.


Popular K-Z models include: Escape, Connect


9. Keystone


When Keystone first opened their goal was to build quality RVs that are loaded with features and more affordable than the other options on the market. They put their customers first and always strive to deliver a high-quality product that will last. They take their slogan seriously, “Building adventures for the long haul.”


Popular Keystone models include: Cougar and Montana


10. Midwest Automotive Designs


Midwest Automotive Designs specializes in Sprint Van custom conversions. You can choose from two roof heights, 3 wheelbase lengths, and a selection of elegant colors. But, they also have in-house craftsman, designers, and engineers to help you get exactly what you are looking for. They focus on design, value, service, and integrity.


Popular Midwest Automotive Designs models include: Day Cruiser and Passage


If you still can’t decide which manufacturer is the best fit for you let Sky River RV help. Call or stop into one of our locations to have all your questions answered.

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2525 Theatre Drive
Paso Robles, CA 93446

In Beautiful Wine Country, a short drive from Bakersfield and Fresno.

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444 So. Dolliver
Pismo Beach, CA 93449

With all of its RV parks and famous Sand Dunes and Beaches.

ATASCADERO | 805.462.2164
1200 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

Halfway point between Los Angeles and San Francisco and right off the 101.

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