Various factors affect the price tag on an RV.
The size, brand, and the RV’s features will have an effect on its cost, and that is without considering any optional extras too!
How Much do Luxury RVs Cost?
Class A motor homes and even some fifth-wheel trailers offer a luxurious RV experience, but luxury comes at a price. Some Class A motor homes could have you paying more for an RV than a house from half a million to over one million dollars.
Let’s take a look at some examples of luxury RVs and what they cost:
Luxury Class A RVs
There are RV enthusiasts who are looking for an adventure and to rough it out at camping spots.
There are RVers who want the luxury edition of camping, better known as glamping.
One step above the rest, some want a mansion on wheels and where the money is not a hindrance.
Most Luxurious Class A Motor Homes
Here is a look at the top 5 most luxurious, biggest, and most well-equipped “mansion” RVs on the road today, and the price tag you will pay for the luxurious rig.
1. Marchi Mobile eleMMent Palazzo Superior
This RV almost doesn’t look real, but one of their models sold for the very real price of nearly 3 million dollars back in 2014.
If you are serious about luxury on the road and about having the absolute best of the best, then the Marchi Mobile eleMMent Palazzo Superior should be at the top of your list.
This motor home is considered the most luxurious RV in the world and the incredible exterior has not rivaled the breath-taking interior.
This RV features a huge lounge area, a modern fully-fitted kitchen with big-brand appliances, large closets, a rain shower with light therapy, and an amazing sky-lounge that opens up to the outdoors and takes the family or couple away from the ground experience.
The 28 Ton luxury RV offers 732 sqft of living space and 45 ft length floorplan.
2. Newmar King Aire 4553
The King Aire has a fitting name since this RV is certainly fitting for a king.
If you are comfortable paying on average $1,000,000 for a luxury RV, then you will be more than happy with the quality you will get when you invest this fortune into the Newmar King Aire 4553.
This Class A luxury RV has a Cummins engine and is turbocharged to be able to move its GVWR of 54,000 lbs.
A driver of this RV will love the power it has and the challenge of driving a 44.92 ft long RV is easily overcome with some driving practice.
Space is not an issue in this mobile home, luxurious living in this RV offers space for 8 people to sleep comfortably and 3 slide outs offer plenty of room to move around with ease.
You may forget you are actually in a motor home!
3. Prevost H3-45 VIP
Another RV that remains true to its name.
VIP living offers premium luxury to the passengers and the driver of this motor home.
The Prevost Hth3-45 VIP features one of the tallest bus shells on the market and offers an exceptionally comfortable height for its passengers. Moving around in this RV is easy and the 479 cubic feet of under-floor space offers storage space like no other class A RV.
If the average of R1,600,000 to $2,000,000 price tag still has you intrigued, you will get the best value for your money when purchasing this luxury liner RV. With some of the very best amenities and capabilities the RV industry has to offer, this motor home peaks as one of the best buys.
Extra-large windows open up the interior space to natural light and a home-like living environment and the offering of several floor plans will appeal to any buyer’s preferences.
Luxurious living is offered through its meticulous design, isolation from exterior noise, perfect temperature control, and a strong, level platform.
4. Marathon Coach #1300
Here is another RV that carries an average cost of $2,000,000 and it is undoubtedly worth every dollar!
This easy to navigate motor home features some of the best materials found in the RV market and is the best RV ever produced by Marathon Coach.
If the existing floor plan options are still not appealing to your impeccable taste, then the Marathon Coach 1300 can be custom built and designed according to your needs.
The #1300 is a 2020 model H3-45 quad slide and its unique feature that sets it apart from the rest of the RVs under this brand name is its highly-sought after Jackson Hole floor plan module.
What will $2,473,774 get you with this motor home?
- 55,000-BTU Hydronic Heater
- 20-kW diesel generator
- Fireplace insert in the salon
- A full Apple TV system
- Unique rain shower with crystal privacy glass
- A full appliance center
- Adjustable reclining bed
- Ground effect lighting
5. Newell Coach p50
The ultra-luxury offering of the Newell Coach p50 will have you paying approximately $2,000,000 but this also one of the most luxurious and biggest RVs available.
The meticulous attention to detail meets unrivaled functionality in this motor home and the extremely luxurious floor plans will have you spoiled for choice.
We couldn’t expect anything less from a company that has a longstanding partnership with none other than Porsche Design.
Porsche Design collaborated with Newell Coach when it came to designing this amazing RV’s body.
We can understand why the Newell Coach p50 1675 is so expensive, but it is absolutely worth it since Porsche offered a helping hand.
What is so Unique About this RV?
Newell Coach makes their own body and chassis themselves and each RV is made to order so that everything from the flooring to the backsplash can be designing uniquely for the customer.
This motor home is approximately 45 feet long and weighs a hefty 60,000 lbs but with 600 square feet of living space, this home is luxury on wheels and easily powered by 605 horsepower and 1,950 pound-feet of mind-blowing torque. An RV driver’s dream.
While we onto this RV being a driver’s dream, it features a massage, heating, and cooling seat for the driver. The passenger seat features the same functions and can recline too.
Expandable dinettes, top-of-the-line kitchen appliances, four air-conditioning systems, multiple TVs, porcelain tile floors, and a power washer that keeps the exterior clean are just a few of the amazing features of this RV.
Affordable Luxury Class A Motor Homes:
If tipping the budget between $1-2 million is far too much for you, then there are RVs on the market that offer luxury at a more affordable cost:
6. Winnebago Horizon
This one of Winnebago’s newest Class A luxury motor homes.
Starting from $434,968, no luxury has been compromised for a lower budget offering.
Available in two floor plans the Winnebago Horizon 40A offers open living with a beautifully designed kitchen, dining area, master bedroom, and entertainment space.
The LED tube lighting throughout this RV offers a luxurious accent and highlights some of the special finishes.
The 42Q floor plan provides a 50″ HD TV, Blu-ray home entertainment system, and porcelain tile floors.
Averaging from 41-43 feet in length, there is ample space for the whole family and a large master bedroom with a reclinable King bed will have you sleeping comfortably in both the 42Q and 40A floor plans.
What else can you expect from this turbo-diesel powered Maxum chassis?
- Extendable Corian countertops
- Apron front stainless steel sink
- drawer slides
- Touch controlled microwave oven
- Glide and Dine dining table and chair
- Adaptable living space
- 3 Slide-outs
- Washer and dryer prep area
- Electric fireplace
- Central vacuum system
7. Tiffin Phaeton
The Tiffin Phaeton RV is one of the manufacturer’s top sellers, and it has kept its ranks for over a decade.
This Class A motor home will have you paying an average cost of $339,068, but do not let the smaller price tag fool you.
Luxury is still a prime feature at almost 45 feet long and with six-floor plans on offer.
The Tiffin Phaeton RV can sleep between five and nine people comfortably and with three decor packages, two-floor tile options, and seven full-body paint designs available, you will feel right at home within the RV design of your choice.
Three slide-outs and an expand-an-island feature will offer more than enough space.
Luxury has been a key element and Tiffin Phaeton has incorporated the following features across their RV floor plans:
- Panoramic galley window
- Residential refrigerator
- Solar and privacy shads
- Home theater system
- Full Extraordinaire air-conditioning system
- Slide-out generator
- Hand-laid porcelain tiles
- Triplevision camera system
- Modern chairs, pedals, and mirrors are adjusted with single-touch buttons
8. Newmar Ventana
Newmar is definitely a brand to be reckoned with. They have more than half a century of valuable RV manufacturing experience and for three years, Newmar was the only motor home manufacturer that offered slide-out options for Class A RVs.
The Newmar Ventana is not a new model and has been available for more than ten years now. With ample experience, we can understand why this model alone offers 13-floor plans.
Whilst deciding what floor plan you would like for this smaller luxury RV, you also have the choice of three exterior finishes, three interior decor finishes, and four wood cabinetry options to choose from.
The brand offers Ventana models that are between 34-43-feet-long and there has been no compromise across all of the models with a keyless door entry system.
Pricing starts from $299,599 for this luxury Class A motor home and includes the following features:
- Wheelchair friendly
- Soft close drawers
- Three to four slide outs.
- Retractable Samsung LED TV
- Bose Solo 5 soundbar
- Penguin heat pumps air conditioners
- Theater seating options
- Comfort Drive steering
- Convex exterior mirrors
This luxury liner is easy to drive and can sleep up to six people. It is a family-friendly RV that offers luxury within an affordable budget.
Luxury Fifth-Wheel RVs
The fifth-wheel RV trailer has the same amenities and features as conventional RV trailers, however, they have a section that has been raised forward that allows for a bi-level floor plan option.
Fifth-wheel trailers have been designed to be towed by a pickup truck that has a fifth-wheel hitch installed.
You may think that these trailers are more for the rugged and adventurous RV enthusiast, but you thought wrong. There are some luxurious models available that will have you feeling like a VIP.
9. Grand Design Solitude Fifth-Wheel (379FLS)
Labeled as putting the “Grand” in Grandeur this fifth-wheel offers a truly luxurious RV trailer.
The Grand Design Solitude fifth-wheel RV offers a total of 21-floor plans to choose from, all of which feature a distinct class of luxury.
Space may not seem like a pivotal focus when thinking about a 42-foot long trailer, but this fifth-wheel can comfortably sleep up to six people.
Below are some of the features that add a touch of luxury to the 379FLS floor plan:
- Over-sized kitchen pantry
- Dishwasher prep areas on certain floor plans
- Plenty of storage underneath the beds to keep clutter minimal
- Dual entry
- 5 slide outs
- Pullout ottoman in the master bedroom
- Four-door refrigerator
- Residential finishes
- Reclining theater seating
- Weather-Tek package
The average cost of this fifth-wheel is $85,000.
10. DRV Full House Luxury Fifth-Wheel
The DRV full house luxury fifth-wheel has added a luxurious touch to a solid foundation of RV manufacturing and workmanship.
The MX450 is 44.5″ feet long and features a 13′ garage to take your ‘toys’ along with for the journey.
The hand-laid vinyl floor tiles and plush carpets will help you feel right at home, while a touch of luxurious comfort is added with:
- A full king bed suite fitted with an innerspring mattress
- Power recliner theater seating
- Hazelnut or Mocha cherry folding chairs
- Gourmet kitchen
The executive package offers a built-in fireplace, Maxxair fan fittings with rain sensors in both the kitchen and bathroom, a state of the art power management system, and one-touch leveling.
With the choice of three decors and three flooring options, the buyer can make the RV feel as close to home as they choose.
The average pricing for this luxury fifth-wheel RV is $149,995.
11. Forest River Cardinal Fifth-Wheel 390FBX
This Forest River Fifth-Wheel RV is a luxurious trailer that offers 3 slide outs for maximum space and this brand has been considered one of the best when it comes to luxury fifth-wheels.
The Forest River Cardinal sleeps up to 6 people within its 41.8″ length.
The 25th Anniversary Edition also offers some unique features that truly make this fifth-wheel luxurious.
- A bedroom electric fireplace
- Hardwood cabinet doors
- Jensen surround sound system
- Three seat leather rear sofa with tri-fold bed
- Power theater seats with LED lights and massage function
- Designer Hard Valance window treatments
- Designer Soffits with LED lighting
- 50″ LED TV and two 32″ TVs
- Ceiling fans
The 2021 Forest River Cardinal Luxury Anniversary Edition is a limited edition RV. The price you can expect to pay for this fifth-wheel exclusive is approximately $100,000.
The low price is impressive especially since there are so many noteworthy features such as the crown molding cabinet accents and Beauflor linoleum flooring.
If the 390FBX is not quite the layout you are looking for, there are a total of 7 different floor plans within the Forest River Cardinal Luxury range to choose from.
Luxury comes at a price, however, it all depends on just how much luxury you want from your Class A RV or luxury fifth-wheel RV.
The absolute best in luxury will see you averaging a spend of $1,500,000 for a class A luxury RV that is the epitome of luxury for even well-known celebrities who expect the highest quality available.
Of course, luxury is also available at a reasonable budget if you do not need all of the bells and whistles a mansion has and if you want to pay more for your luxurious RV than a full house.
With so many options to choose from and with a personal touch of your own customization, you can create your own luxurious feel in your RV.
Morten is the founder of GoDownsize. He has filmed and interviewed people living in tiny houses and RVs since 2011. He grew up on the coast where his dad took him boating from a young age. He has completely rebuilt two RVs in which he travels with his family for months at the time. Read more about Morten here.