The choice between new and used RVs is a difficult one for even the more experienced recreational vehicle owner. If you buy new, you can get all of the latest features and upgrades, but if you buy one of the high quality used RVs you can save a lot of money. The choice you make should be thought out carefully and based on your priorities.
New RVs are fun. When you go inside everything is shiny and new and has never been used by another owner. It is just like buying a new home or car. You can choose all of the options and features that you would like and you will be certain to maintain it according to your standards.
Another reason that new RVs are appealing is that you can get all of the latest features and innovations and upgrades. There are improvements made to most recreational vehicle lines every year and you can have the latest and greatest. If this is important to you, then you may want to purchase a new recreational vehicle.
But, if you buy one of the high quality used RVs you can save a great deal of money. The depreciation factor on a recreational vehicle usually is the highest in the first year to 18 months after it is purchased and it slows down after that. By taking advantage of this you may be able to get an even higher quality recreational vehicle than if you had bought new.
However, before you purchase a used recreational vehicle like motorhomes, travel trailers you should do some careful research to make sure that you are paying a fair price. Also, you should ask to see maintenance records and take the recreational vehicle to your mechanic to get it checked out for any problems. Check the interior for excess wear and tear.