What Is a Class C Motorhome?

What Is a Class C Motorhome?
Class C motorhomes are generally smaller than the luxurious class A models. Most class C motorhomes have all of the necessities in a relatively small space. Class C motorhomes have superior handling and are more economical than class A motorhomes.


Most class C motorhomes are in the 16- to 32-foot range and typically weigh less than 15,000 pounds.


Most class C motorhomes have all the necessities including bed, bath, kitchen, heating system, A/C system and options for television and entertainment.


Although class C motorhomes are smaller and less luxurious than their class A counterparts, they are more economical and easier to handle.

Fun Fact

A class C motorhome with slide-outs has the advantage of additional living space.

Expert Insight

Class C motorhomes are great for those who are driving long distances, especially in the mountains. They have the advantage of better gas mileage and handling on the road, but living space is limited when compared to the class A models.


Article Written By Zach Lazzari

Zach Lazzari is an outdoor writing specialist. He has experience in website writing as well as standard newspaper writing. He wrote an outdoor column for the Silver World in Lake City, Colo., and articles for Colorado-mountain-adventure.com. Lazzari is currently completing his bachelor's degree online through Arizona State University and lives in southwest Montana.

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