Before buying an RV – especially a motorhome – we recommend taking it for a decent test drive first. And renting an RV before buying is also a great way to determine if a particular type of RV, size, and floor plan will suit your needs.
The coach had just under 30K miles on it when we started our journey and closer to 38,000 upon our return. Our pangs of guilt over adding about 25% of the total miles may have played a part, but there are several other reasons for deciding to buy this RV.
Now that we’re part-time RVers with a home base, we don’t need an RV as big as the Class A’s we’ve had in the past when we were full-timing (we previously owned a 36-foot gas motorhome and a 40-foot diesel Class A motorhome).