The future of RVs is all-wheel-drive, and for some RV manufacturers, the future is now!
Here are 4 great RVs with all-wheel-drive that you can buy today.
1. The Coachman Galleria
The Coachman Galleria is a 24’3″ RV built on a Sprinter Van chassis.
It has an exterior width of 83″ and an exterior height of 9’9″. Its GCWR is 15,250 pounds, and its GVWR is 11,030 pounds.
While this RV is a class B RV, it still manages to fit everything one would need inside of it.
The front features a desk area that can be used for dining or office work; the center features a galley kitchen and a wet bath, and the rear features a bed with a rear section that lifts up to provide a nice platform for lounging.
This lounge feature is especially nice as it allows the owner to watch the television that happens to be mounted back there.
Also, when raised, it’s easier to access the cargo that can be stored underneath the bed.
With a gray water tank of 22 gallons, a black water tank of 19 gallons, and a freshwater tank of 30 gallons, it is easy to boondock for the weekend or even a week without having to head back to town.
According to an average MSRP price, the Coachman Galleria is roughly $180,821 on the market, but you’ll need to contact them for a more accurate quote.
2. The Winnebago Revel
Winnebago has been making their all-wheel-drive RV the Revel for a couple of years now.
This is also a class B RV, but its length comes in at just 19’7″. The width is 7’1,” and the exterior height is 10′.
The interior height is 6’3,” and the interior width is 5’8″. Interestingly enough, Winnebago still managed to fit in a bedroom, a wet bath, a kitchenette, and even legal seating for 3 passengers plus a driver.
These passengers can all sit inside together and eat at the removable table that is situated behind the driver’s seat.
Another feature that you’ll love is their diesel-fired hydronic heating system. Since the vehicle runs on diesel and has a 24-gallon fuel tank, you’ll always have a way to keep warm while 4-season Overlanding.
As far as water tanks go, you have a 21-gallon freshwater tank and a 21-gallon gray water tank.
The toilet is a cassette toilet, so it holds its own black water.
This is nice as it could save you from having to visit a facility to empty out your tanks.
Just get permission from a property owner to dump your gray water on their property, dump your cassette toilet out at a restroom, fill your freshwater tank back up, and you’re ready to get back out on the road.
Just don’t expect any of these conveniences for free.
A Winnebago Revel has a starting price of approximately $175,000.00.
3. The Sportsmobile
Sportsmobile has been converting vans into 4×4 adventure vehicles since the early 60s.
Currently, you can have the Mercedes Sprinter, the Ford Transit, the Dodge Promaster, the Mercedes Metris, and even the Chevy and Ford cargo vans converted into RVs.
The Sportsmobile is a true 4×4 adventure machine that can do some serious rock crawling.
It features a high level of clearance and a drive train that can bring you to places that most other vehicles can’t.
Another feature that many people love is the ability to raise and lower the roof of the vehicle. Buyers can opt for a penthouse top, which raises the roof and provides an additional sleeping loft.
This means even a standard cargo van can be stood in when you’re parked at camp for the night.
It also means that your RV can easily be stored in a standard garage and in a standard parking garage facility.
The company offers many different floor plans and configurations, so prices and options will vary significantly between models.
The nice part about this is that you’ll be able to choose what vehicle you use, what features you want, and to an extent, how much you ultimately pay for your Sportsmobile.
The current pricing for the Classic has a range of $175,000-$225,000, according to their site.
4. The Earth Roamer HD
The Earth Roamer HD is a fantasy vehicle for most people and for a good reason.
This vehicle is a luxury overland vehicle that is made to order, and it comes in at around a million dollars. It’s a fully self-sufficient, four-season RV that can withstand even the harshest weather.
It has a large solar array and a big lithium battery bank to power its systems. It can hold 250 gallons of fresh water and 125 gallons of black water.
Combine this with its 115-gallon diesel fuel tank, and you could spend weeks or even months out in the middle of nowhere.
My favorite version of this model is the one with the large living room and booth dining area. In the front, you have two couches that face each other. In the center, you have a modern kitchen as well as a booth dinette.
The couches and the booth are both constructed of luxury hardwood and high-end leather.
Move past these areas, and you’ll find a shower room on one side and a toilet area on the other.
Continue on, and there is a dressing area, a storage area, and a sink.
This is great as this area is situated right in front of the loft bed, which sits over the top of the vehicle’s cab.
The only possible drawback to this vehicle (besides its price) is the fact that it is big for an adventure vehicle. It has a length of 35′, a width of 8.5 feet, and a height of 13’2″.
This means that some American off-road 4×4 routes may be too small for you to go adventuring on.
The price of an EarthRoamer HD is roughly $1,700,000, according to their website.
There are already many models of all-wheel-drive RVs to choose from, and over the next few years, you’ll find many more to come.
Don’t like or can’t afford the models available today?
Just wait a bit, and you’re sure to find something that suits you in the very near future.
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.