Last Updated on February 14, 2023 by Christina
As RVing continues to rise in popularity, the options consumers have to choose from continue to grow, as well. With hundreds of RV models and floorplans available, it can be tough to narrow down the best RVs for your budget. To help you find the perfect RV, the team at General RV studied all of the new available floorplans for 2023. After extensive research, these are General RV’s top picks of the best RVs of 2023 based on price, value and luxury.
- Best Class A RVs – Gasoline
- Best Class A RVs – Diesel
- Best Class B RVs
- Best Class C RVs
- Best Toy Haulers
- Best Fifth Wheels
- Best Travel Trailers
Best Class A RVs for 2023
There are plenty of reasons that make the A.C.E. 29G one of Thor Motor Coach’s best-selling RVs and value may be the biggest. This spacious RV is designed to sleep up to six with a drop-down overhead bunk and king bedroom with slide out. The kitchen provides plenty of counter space around a large double bowl sink, three-burner gas cooktop and oven, double-door refrigerator and pantry. Relax in comfort on the Dream Dinette or jack-knife sofa, and take in a movie on the 39-inch TV or catch the big game outside with the exterior 32-inch TV. The 84-inch interior ceiling height offers an abundance of space to get around. The A.C.E. also features convenient amenities like frameless windows, basement pass-through storage and an exterior LP connection.
Constructed on a Ford F-53 Chassis, the A.C.E. features a 7.3-liter gasoline V8 engine. Haul a small car or boat with the 8,000 lb. trailer hitch and 7-pin round connector, while automatic leveling jacks with touchpad controls make setup a breeze. Each A.C.E. includes an Onan RV QG 4,000 gas generator, a Winegard ConnecT WiFi extender +4G and come pre-wired for solar charging. Inside, the A.C.E. features residential vinyl flooring throughout, pressed laminate countertops, glass tile backsplash in the kitchen, and a designer headboard, bedspread and pillow shams in the bedroom for all-around comfort. Lastly, the A.C.E. also comes with plenty of pet-friendly features, like the Bird’s Eye window, the Pet-Link multi-purpose tie-down and the Pull-Out Kibble Station with an FDA-approved pet bowl liner.
The Bounder 35K Class A motorhome from Fleetwood RV offers the perfect combination of features, value and family fun. 36 years after its debut, Fleetwood still considers the Bounder 35K as the greatest selling RV of all time. The king bedroom, sofa sleeper, convertible booth dinette and optional Hide-A-Loft power drop-down overhead bunk all combine to comfortably sleep up to six people. Guests will enjoy the mid-coach half-bath, while a full bathroom with shower is accessible through the rear bedroom. Meals will be easy to cook with the three-burner gas cooktop and oven, residential refrigerator, double-bowl sink and large pantry.
The Power Platform Ford chassis with 7.3-liter 350HP gasoline engine provides up to 8,000-pounds of towing capacity. Enhanced safety features include remote, power-heated mirrors with turn indicators and side cameras, a color monitor for side and rear cameras and an automotive-grade one-piece windshield. The interior is loaded with luxury features like durable, vinyl tile flooring, a built-in electric fireplace, energy efficient LED flush mount ceiling lighting and a fiberglass shower surround with glass door, plus much more. When you are ready to travel the countryside, this Class A RV will get you there in comfort with luxury and residential features that you desire.
Top 2023 luxury Class A RVs
Offering a stunning degree of high-end elegance and comfort, the Phaeton 40IH from Tiffin Motorhomes remains a top-selling favorite. Surprisingly comfortable and easy to drive, the Phaeton handles like a dream with excellent visibility and maneuverability. Acceleration is brisk and braking is smooth for an RV of this size. The Phaeton rides on a Freightliner XCM Modular Rail Rear Engine Diesel Chassis with Cummins L9 380 HP diesel engine. Each Tiffin also carries a 10-year or 50,000-mile limited construction warranty, as well as one year of RV roadside service.
Ultraleather driver and passenger chairs come equipped with eight-way power adjustments and swivel to face the living area. An ultraleather sofa bed and ultraleather booth dinette come standard each feature overhead storage. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, including a residential refrigerator, convection microwave, two-burner cooktop and double-bowl sink with pull-down sprayer. LED countertop lighting, full tile backsplash and panoramic galley window add luxury touches to the expansive kitchen. The exquisite queen bedroom includes a full private bathroom, featuring double vanities and a massive shower. The rear bathroom also includes a large closet and space for an optional stackable washer and dryer. A half bath divides the bedroom from the kitchen and living area. Discover smartly-engineered touches that make every trip in the Phaeton an adventure in style.
The attention to detail in the American Coach American Eagle 45K sends the level of luxury in this Class A RV soaring to new heights. The stunning lighting features and sleek design of the interior bring an elegance and grace to the comfort you’ll feel. This Class A RV is powered by a Cummins 605-horsepower diesel engine with 20,000-pound towing capacity. There’s plenty of room inside to sleep up to six people, and it includes a master suite, dual sink vanity, plus a full bathroom and a half bathroom. A large wardrobe and a stackable Samsung washer and dryer will make full-time RV living easier than ever. Also, plenty of countertop space makes meal prep a breeze, and there is a residential refrigerator to store any leftovers.
American Coach only uses top-of-the-line components and the latest technology with rigid construction standards to create these American Eagle Class A RVs. That includes features like Vaccu-Bond floors, walls and ceilings with a Powerlock System and the exclusive Liberty Bridge with Freightliner Custom Chassis XCM. RoadWatch assistance is a state-of-the art assisted driving and safety system for a secure journey to each destination. Enjoy a comfortable ride with the air-cooled and heated Villa driver/passenger chairs featuring eight-way power capabilities, as well as lumbar support. The dual 10-inch touchscreen monitors come with GPS navigation and there’s a new cell charging station at the dash. A few exterior luxury features you will love include the outdoor entertainment center, a full pass-through storage area with LED lighting, two roof-mounted electric awnings and a Winegard In-Motion satellite dish.
Best Class B Camper Vans of 2023
Thor knows that van life is all about getting off the grid, and the Sanctuary camper van has the technology to stay there. The Sanctuary’s solar charging system provides power without plugging in, so you can set up camp anywhere. A solar panel (190 watts) and controller work together to keep the batteries full without causing damage. The optional Re(Li)able battery system can store even more, so you can travel further and stay longer.
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The Sanctuary comes in a compact conversion van size that makes driving and parking simple. It all starts with the Ford Transit AWD or Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 4×4 chassis, depending on the floorplan. The cockpit is equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto plus tons of modern safety features. Your multimedia dash doubles as a backup monitor, so you can keep an eye on the road behind you or whatever you’re towing with the 3,500-pound trailer hitch. The exterior is well-equipped for your gear and outdoor living. A Thule bike rack, powered awning with LED lighting, roof ladder and a roof rack system come standard.
Inside, the Sanctuary lives up to its name. Swivel captain chairs, a galley kitchen and wet bath provide comfort and convenience on your adventures. You also have an electric fold-out sofa that converts to a spacious sleeping area at the rear of the coach. Wherever you go, you’ll have entertainment options thanks to Winegard’s all-in-one ConnecT 2.0 4G/WiFi/Digital TV antenna. It provides connectivity for streaming shows or checking in with friends. Or connect to the JBL FLIP speaker and enjoy your favorite songs under the stars. With multiple full-body paint options, you’ll find a Sanctuary that fits your tastes at General RV.
If you need sleeping space plus extra room to haul your gear, the Thor Sequence camper van is equipped to meet your needs. In fact, this camper van is available with an optional pop-top SkyBunk which provides an extra bed. With a Thule roof rack, bike rack and roof ladder, this Class B RV provides generous cargo space for any outdoor adventure. You’ll feel comfortable behind the wheel of the Sequence with a premium 7-inch touchscreen dash radio that doubles as your backup monitor, so you can keep an eye on anything behind you when backing up and towing. Also, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, staying connected to favorite apps, music and podcasts is easy. Voice command allows for hands-free calls and texts, so you can keep driving safely. Volume controls are also located on the steering wheel for accessibility and added safety.
The Sequence also features Thor’s Rapid Camp+ multiplex system that puts you in control. This all-in-one control center allows owners to quickly set up camp from either inside their motorhome or from an app on their phone or tablet. You can control your RV’s water functions, AC, lighting, tank heaters, vents, generator and more with just a tap. Visit General RV to learn more and see how far you can go in a Thor Sequence.
Best 2023 Class C RVs
Perfect for a couple or a growing family, the Four Winds Class C RV from Thor will allow you to enjoy inside comforts and outdoor scenery where ever you set up camp. An abundance of windows offer plenty of picturesque views, while the power awning keeps you safe from the elements. The extra-long full-size cab-over bunk, jackknife sofa and Dream Dinette offer spacious sleeping areas, as well as the walk-around queen bed. The kitchen of this Class C RV is particularly impressive for its size. Also, a double-door refrigerator and upgraded recessed three-burner gas cooktop with oven are positioned outside of the large single bowl, stainless steel sink.
The Four Winds Class C offers solid construction on a Ford E-Series Chassis with a 7.3-liter V8 gasoline engine. The electric stabilizing jack system makes set up and breakdown easier than ever. The exterior MEGA-Storage compartment allows you to pack more gear. The 84-inch interior ceiling height provides plenty of space to get around.
Meanwhile, the ceiling ducted air conditioning system keeps things cool in the heat of summer. The Showermi$er hot water recycling system helps you waste less water and camp even longer when paired with an optional solar system. Get ready to take your family on the adventure of a lifetime with the Four Winds Class C.
When you’re ready to upgrade your RV, the Thor Magnitude Super C diesel motorhome is a truly comfortable RV. Constructed on the Ford F-600 platform, the Thor Magnitude features four-wheel drive, a 6.7-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engine and plenty of capability to find adventure. With up to 10,000-pounds of towing capacity, you can haul a boat or ATV with ease. The Ford chassis also offers a number of safety technologies built in. Those features include pre-collision braking assist, lane departure controls, forward collision warning and cameras on the rear and sides to help see what’s out there.
Once inside, the 84-inch ceiling height provides a spacious feel with plenty of seating in the Dream Dinette and sleeper sofa. A full-size cab-over bunk provides even more sleeping space in the living area. Meantime, the rear bedroom features a tilt-a-view inclining king-size bed with plenty of storage among the wardrobe closet and dresser with TV above.
The full bathroom is ready when you are with the tankless water heater providing hot water wherever you go. The cook will prepare meals with confidence using the two-burner high-output gas range top with single induction cooktop. The stainless steel over-the-range convection microwave and double door refrigerator add residential convenience, along with decorative tile backsplash, solid surface countertops and a pop-up kitchen countertop electrical outlet. The Onan RV QD 6000 diesel generator will supply power when the Magnitude is not hooked up with the 50-amp shore power cord or 100-watt solar charging system.
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Best Toy Haulers for 2023
The Grand Design Momentum toy hauler fifth wheel provides a luxurious living experience without skimping on quality or convenience. A 13-foot garage sits beneath a rear-living space that features two beds, a rollover sofa, a table and a sink, meaning there’s plenty of room for your favorite toys, as well. The chaise lounge with pull-out sofa allows up to six people to sleep comfortably. The front queen bedroom features dual closets and prep for a washer and dryer, as well as a flip-up dresser that is prepared for a TV.
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A full bathroom with large one-piece fiberglass shower also features a skylight for added ambiance and a medicine cabinet for extra storage. Creating incredible meals is a true delight in the Momentum’s expansive kitchen. The stainless steel sink rests in the large island with two barstools on the opposite side. A stainless steel residential refrigerator, chef-inspired range and oven and large microwave make the kitchen feel like it came right out of your home. In addition, there’s a hutch for a coffee bar and massive pantry with LED-strip lighting.
The OneControl 7-inch touchscreen control panel gives you complete access to all of the Momentum’s controls either manually or with a single smartphone app. The underbelly and pass-through storage area is fully heated and enclosed, keeping your gear safe and secure. Experience smoother towing, improved towability and better protection from damaging road shock with the Momentum’s MORryde CRE3000 Suspension System. With plenty of space for taking it easy and a garage for leaving the mess, the Momentum was meant for living well and playing hard.
Best Fifth Wheels for 2023
Brinkley RV is a new company showing enormous promise, which is evident with the new Model Z prototype fifth wheel. The Model Z luxury fifth wheel is bright with a ‘mid-century modern’ feel, and is packed with plenty of amenities. The combined living and kitchen space feels spacious due to dual opposing slides. Also, there’s ample seating with a free standing dinette that includes a built-in utensil drawer, theater seating, and a tri-fold sofa along the rear wall. Sit back and relax with the 50-inch Smart telescoping TV with cozy fireplace below.
The kitchen offers all that you need to prepare and cook meals with a residential refrigerator, an over-the-range microwave and three-burner range top and oven. Convenience is king with the integrated spice rack and kitchen island outfitted with dog bowls and double pull-out trash bins with integrated Stow & Go paper towel holder. There is also a massive pantry with adjustable shelves for all of your canned and dry goods.
The private master suite at the front of the Model Z sits on a king bed slide. A sliding dresser top features hidden storage which is perfect for personal belongings. The front wardrobe includes mirrored doors and the corner closet is prepped for a stackable washer and dryer. Enjoy a spacious bathroom featuring a linen cabinet, a large shower and vanity with sink, plus a medicine cabinet. You will also appreciate having dual showers on the outside of this unit, as well as a rear baggage door and mid-coach pass-through storage.
These Brinkley RV fifth wheels also feature an automotive grade front cap, 130 cu. ft. of exterior storage and wide stance leveling jacks. Residential frameless windows provide a clean look and beautiful views. Meantime, 20 electrical outlets and six USB/USB-C outlets power for all of your electronics and appliances. Even the bedside shelves and outlets are C-PAP machine ready if needed. The Brinkley RV Model Z fifth wheels bring you clean lines and an upscale look with plenty of style and exciting new features at a price that’s tough to beat.
Best Travel Trailers of 2023
If you already have your perfect vacationing spot, a destination trailer may be perfect for you. When it comes to luxury for value, it’s tough to beat the new Wildwood Grand Lodge from Forest River RV. The Wildwood Grand Lodge is a two-story travel trailer that can sleep up to seven people. The main entry is a sliding-glass patio-style door, leading into an expansive kitchen and living area with 96-inch ceiling height. A double-bowl sink sits inside a large island, as a residential refrigerator, three-burner stove top and residential-sized oven with a convection microwave above make up the kitchen appliances. With plenty of people to feed, there’s also an oversized pantry for storage.
The entertainment center in the living area has a large TV on top and an electric fireplace below. Theater seating sits directly across, with an adjacent 80″ extra wide sofa that folds out to a bed. Underneath the two second-story bedrooms is the full bathroom at the mid-section of the Grand Lodge. The walk-in shower features a built-in seat, and there’s also a residential-inspired bathroom vanity. Then, up the stairs next to the bathroom leads to the massive double loft. To the right, two super single-sized bed mats are divided by a nightstand table with USB and electrical outlets. On the left, a bonus room with a single super single-sized bed mat that can be used as an extra bedroom, or even a hangout space for kids.
Finally, the main bedroom is at the front of the Grand Lodge, directly under the loft bedrooms. There is a good amount of storage, as well as an abundance of windows in the main bedroom. Furthermore, the custom king bed also includes night stands and overhead storage, and the closet is prepped for a stackable washer and dryer. Compared to a fifth wheel, the Wildwood Grand Lodge typically costs thousands of dollars less. While it’s designed to stay in one place for a long time and not travel several times a year, the Wildwood Grand Lodge provides all of the comforts and conveniences of a home for a much lower price.
Get a closer look at the best RVs of 2023 at General RV
Choosing the right RV comes down to meeting all of your needs, including price points. General RV’s experts can answer all your questions and provide recommendations based on your unique needs. Visit your local General RV dealer to explore our huge selection of motorhomes, fifth wheels, toy haulers and travel trailers for yourself. We have thousands of RVs in stock including all the best brands from top manufacturers. After you’ve found the perfect RV, we’ll provide a personalized orientation to get you on the road with confidence. Subscribe to the General RV Blog for more RV spotlights, helpful advice and lifestyle tips.