How Much Should You Pay for a Used Rv?

FAQs Jackson Bowman September 4, 2022

Similar to a new Class As, the cost of a used one is highly dependent on size and features. Still, expect to pay at least $80,000 to $120,000 for a used model from the last five or ten years.

What is considered high mileage for a RV?

Roughly anything between 100,000 and 200,000 miles could be considered high mileage. A higher mileage motorhome may or may not need a patch. As you would expect with any vehicle, the more it has been cared for, the fewer worn parts it is likely to have.

What is the best month to buy a RV?

Well, the slow season for RV sales starts at the end of September. However, we recommend waiting at least until October. Sales plummet in October and November, resulting in some pretty good discounts. December and January are even slower, making them the best months for RV shopping.

What is the lifespan of an RV?

The short answer is that the average lifespan of an RV is around 20 years or 200,000 miles, whichever comes first.

What are the most common problems with RVs?

Are RV prices negotiable?

Most people aren’t willing to negotiate price, so dealers can get away with offering used trailers at new prices. However, if you bring this up during the negotiation, the dealers will usually lower the price for you. You want to sell the trailer more than you want to buy it, so you have the upper hand.

What is the cheapest state to buy an RV?

The cheapest states to buy an RV seem to be Arizona, Texas or Florida. But that’s just purchase price & There are other costly factors to consider… 1. The cheapest states to buy an RV seem to be Arizona, Texas or Florida.

What is the average RV payment?

In terms of monthly payments, the average monthly payment for an RV ranges from $225 to $650 per month. This average is based on a $35,000 vehicle with a minus of $0 and different interest rates. Most lenders offering RV loans require a 10% minimum down payment, while others require 20%.

What is the downside of owning an RV?

The biggest downside to owning an RV is definitely the cost. And there are many other costs associated with owning an RV than just the price of the RV. There are also maintenance, storage, insurance and many other costs.

Should I buy a 10 year old RV?

The idea is that many motorhomes that are over 10 years old may not be in the best condition. Parks are interested in doing quality control on the rigs that stay there. This prevents customers from ending up next to a very old motorhome that could ruin their stay.

What should I look for when buying a used RV?

Is owning a RV cost effective?

The short answer is no. Apart from a few sought-after vintage models, a mobile home loses value over time. An RV is a lifestyle investment, but you can mitigate the cost by renting it out through a third-party rental site like Outdoorsy or RVshare when not in use.



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