Product Highlight: Winnebago Compact Class C Coaches

Finding the right RV for your needs is about finding the perfect balance.  How many people do you travel with?  How much time will you spend in your RV?  Do you have pets that ride along?  Are there space constraints where you park?  Is gas mileage a big consideration?  How comfortable are you driving larger vehicles?

Winnebago Class C Motorhomes are a perfect fit for many people who are looking for the right balance of size, comfort, maneuverability and fuel economy.  Many of our guests find them easy to drive and maneuver thanks to their compact size.  Class C motorhomes provide much more interior space than Class B camper vans.  They give you the space you need and have separate cooking, eating, dining and sleeping areas.  There is also more storage for all the things you like to take with you.

Class C motorhomes also give you more options if you like to take kids, grandchildren or others along for the ride.

The Winnebago Class C lineup includes four motorhomes that can be considered compact.  They comfortably sleep anywhere between two to five people.   Those models include the Winnebago EKKO, the View/Navion Series and the Minnie Winnie/Spirit Series.   There are larger floorplans of the Minnie Winnie and Spirit but for this comparison we will focus on the compact 22-foot models.

Winnebago EKKO

EKKKO Off Grid

The all-new Winnebago EKKO combines the efficiency of a camper van, the added capacity of a Class C coach, and the enhanced capability of AWD to create not just a new model, but an entirely new type of RV.  These gas-powered motorhomes are larger than a Class B camper vans measuring 23′ 2″ in length. The EKKO also has more cargo capacity with a large gear garage.  A robust 455 watt lithium solar power system comes standard if  camping off-grid is your thing.   The EKKO is also insulated for all-season use in any climate.

The EKKO’s Ford Chassis standard safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keeping System, Pre-Collision Braking, Driver Alert and more, plus the Winnebago-added Blind Spot Monitoring system.

Winnebago EKKO OCCC

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Winnebago View/Navion

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Showcasing boundless freedom combined with upscale comfort, the View/Navion motorhomes are designed to create memories that last lifetimes. With luxurious details and features throughout, the View’s industry-leading amenities promise an unparalleled Class C experience. Equipped with the dependable diesel-powered Mercedes Sprinter chassis, you can stay in control wherever the road takes you.  The view is slightly longer than the EKKO at 25′ 6″ from bumper to bumper.

The Winnebago View and Winnebago Navion include deluxe features including: the MBUX infotainment system with intelligent voice control, heated power cab seats, and advanced safety features, like the active braking assist and lane keeping assist.  The Winnebago View and Navion models are identical with the exception of the name alongside the coach.

 

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Winnebago Minnie Winnie/Spirit

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Choose your own adventure – the Minnie Winnie® is ready. With several floorplans to choose from, Winnebago’s industry-leading innovation meets your own creativity in this Class C model. Inside, there’s plenty of space for your family and gear so you can get outdoors and bring all the creature comforts of home with you.   Winnebago offers two compact floorplans in the Minnie Winne/Spirit models.  Both are about 24 feet long and feature sleeping for five, a u-shaped dinette and a full bathroom.  The 22M offers a slide out and a larger bedroom.  The 22R has no slideout but has more exterior storage and is slightly shorter.

Both are built on the Ford® E350 Chassis with the same 350-hp 7.3L V8 Premium engine as in larger floorplans.   Winnebago is the only conventional Class C manufacturer to include the Smart Driver-Assist Technology Package. This package adds numerous safety features including: Active Distance Alert, Forward Collision Warning, Driver Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, Post Impact Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning and more.  The Winnebago Minnie Winnie and Spirit models are identical with the exception of the name alongside the coach.

 

Minnie Winnie 22M

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For many people the Class C is the perfect balance of size, comfort, maneuverability and fuel economy.   At Lichtsinn RV our sales consultants are experts at helping our guests find the perfect motorhome to fit your needs.   Please call today to learn more about these or other Winnebago motorhomes you may be considering.

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First Look: Inside the 2022 Winnebago EKKO

Since the Winnebago EKKO was first announced in November of 2020 we’ve all waited in anticipation to get inside this exciting new RV.

The EKKO is a first-of-its-kind motorhome.  It combines the size of a Class C coach with the maneuverability of an all-wheel-drive campervan.    It also features a robust solar powered system and many other off-the-grid features.  With four-season insulation it’s truly a different kind of RV.

We’ve seen photos and videos but most of those were of pre-release models.   We recently obtained a few photos that were released by Winnebago of the new EKKO.

While the first units are still on the assembly line we thought we’d share these photos as an early look of what to expect when they begin rolling out to customers.

 

Winnebago EKKO

This available EKKO option is a 270-degree bat wing awning from Alucab. This driver and rearward awning is designed top open and set up all-in-one.  Isn’t it cool?
Watch a Video on the Alu-Cab Bat Wing Awning Here

 

Winnebago EKKO

The EKKO’s full galley is equipped with energy-efficient appliances and an innovative dry/wet bath with pivoting wall that separates the shower area, will make owners feel right at home anywhere.

 

Winnebago EKKO

The Veredis with Green Slate and Panarea décor (shown) features a warm neutral palette with gray-on-gray vinyl interior, gray patterned wall board, espresso countertops and gray vinyl flooring.  The cabinets are green slate with Panarea accents, a neutral beige.  The EKKO also comes in a colorful Boho interior color scheme with gray vinyl coverings and flooring, a multi-color knit accent fabric and a red countertop.  The cabinets are gray weathered teak with an attractive woodgrain finish.

 

Winnebago EKKO

The EKKO’s 3.5L EcoBoost®V6 delivers 310 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque.  The EKKO’s AWD Ford Chassis standard safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keeping System, Pre-Collision Braking, Driver Alert and more, plus the Winnebago-added Blind Spot Monitoring system.

 

Winnebago EKKO

These 2 Twin sized beds ( measuring 32”x76” each,) can be easily converted into 1 large bed (measuring 60”x80”) with the WinnSleep Flex Bed System. There is wardrobe and drawer storage access underneath the beds.
Watch a Video on the Flex Bed with WinnSleep System Here

 

Winnebago EKKO

The front dinette includes seating for 4 (including cab seats) with dual 3-point seat belts.

 

Winnebago EKKO

The EKKO has its tanks and water lines inside the coach above the floor, extensive all-season insulation in the roof, walls and floor, dual-pane acrylic windows and multiple insulated exterior compartments to help extend your camping season.

 

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Experience the Best® at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last six consecutive years. Lichtsinn RV is located 1 mile north of Winnebago Industries in Forest City, IA and we proudly sell new Winnebago motorhomes and pre-owned RVs from various manufacturers. While at Lichtsinn RV, you can expect no delivery miles on new RVs, a complimentary half-day educational orientation of your RVexcellent guest reviews, an assigned support team from sales, parts, service and the business officesuperior accommodationsno-hassle pricing and competitive financing. See our extensive new and used inventory here.

 

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All-Weather

We have compiled of the Top 8 All-Weather Ready Features found in the Winnebago EKKO.

  • All-Weather Prepped – All water systems in the Winnebago EKKO, including tanks and water lines, are located inside the coach for all-season functionality.
  • All -Season Insulation – The EKKO has extensive all-season insulation in the roof, sidewalls, floor and doors. This added insulation helps to reduce power and resource consumption.
  • Dual-Pane Acrylic Windows – The Dual-Pane Acrylic Windows found in the EKKO provide added insulation. In warmer weather the windows can be opened wide to let in a cross-coach breeze.
  • Multiple insulated exterior compartments – The EKKO’s multiple insulated exterior compartments help extend your camping season. The large heated and insulated Gear Garage in the EKKO can be accessed from 3 sides, each fitted with Molle Gear Panel Organizers to make the EKKO mod friendly.
  • Heated Holding Tank Compartment – The heated holding tank compartment in the EKKO ensures your tanks stay warm regardless of the outside temperature.
  • Truma VarioHeat Comfort Heater – This heater includes Intelligent Fan Control and near silent The EKKO’s Truma VarioHeat Comfort Heater includes a 3 stage burner and consumes only 1 amp draw,  4,700 BTU, 8900 BTU, and 11,500 BTU.  This heater was tested at 9,000 ft elevation, operational at 11,000 ft. This automatic powered heater boasts a compact size, high air flow for quick heating and a digital control panel.  Watch a Video on the Truma VarioHeat Water Heater System Here
  • Thermal Cab Partition – The portable thermal cab partition panel in the EKKO separates the cab area from the rest of the coach. The panel acts to further keep the main living area at a constant and comfortable temperature.
  • Insulated Water Service Center – The easy-to-use Nautilus Freshwater Manifold System found in the EKKO is not only very user friendly but is found inside the coach to ensure it maintains the same temperature as you experience when inside the EKKO.

The Winnebago EKKO combines the efficiency of a camper van, the added capacity of a Class C coach and the enhanced capability of AWD. Find out more about the Winnebago EKKO from a Lichtsinn RV Consultant today!

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The Winnebago EKKO, with the enhanced capability of AWD, creates not just a new model, but an entirely new type of RV. The EKKO is built on the Ford AWD Transit Chassis and includes enhanced safety features. This all-weather and all-season RV is built with adventure at its core and off-grid adventure on its mind. The AWD EKKO is a power-house for rugged adventures and allows you to go off-grid when adventure awaits.

EKKKO Off Grid

We have compiled our favorite Top 7 Off-Grid Ready Features found in the Winnebago EKKO.

  • Cummins Onan QG 2800i Gas Generator – The new Cummins Onan 2800i ultra low quiet and ultra fuel-efficient generator is compliant with National Park allowed noise levels. This generator is extremely fuel efficient. It is fuel injected and achieves this by operating at 2400 to 2900 rpms compared to 3600 in prior model levels. The new generator has a smaller footprint and a lighter weight at 113 pounds versus the previous models at 125 pounds. The new generator can power the high efficiency ducted air conditioning system in the EKKO at approximiately 0.2 gallons per hour or five hours on a single gallon. At night since air conditioners rarely operate in a 100% duty cycle the generator should power a typical energy efficient high efficiency ducted air conditioning system with less than two gallons of fuel for the entire night.
  • (1) 320-Amp Hour Lithium-Ion Battery with the option to add (1) additional 320-amp hour Battery – The standard Lithionics battery with a 320-amp hour battery provides 4133-watt hours of usable technology. This is paired with a Cummins Onan 2800i ultra low quiet ultra-fuel efficient generator and supplies fuel off of the top three quarters of the fuel tank. The combined dual batteries provide a total of 640-amp hours (8,266-watt hours) which then deletes the available generator and provides a sealed storage compartment where the generator would have otherwise been located.
  • (2) 170-Watt and (1) 115-watt solar panels (455 Total Watts) – Camp almost anywhere with the EKKO’s 455-watts of Solar allowing you to go off-grid for extended periods of time.
  • 2,000-watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter – This inverter powers the AC, microwave and all outlets in the Winnebago EKKO.
  • Dedicated Second Alternator to Charge Coach Batteries – The Balmar XT-Series under the hold alternator found in the Winnebago EKKO has a state-of-the-art design to generate exceptional output in the smallest possible area. It provides power of 170 amps and charges the lithium coach batteries at a peak rate of 2,000-watts.  While stationary the alternator, at idle, provides 100-125 amps of power to charge up to 1,700-watts delivering incredible charging power in a compact, RV friendly package. It includes dual fan cooling and a high airflow frame and will recharge the Lithium Batteries in under 2 hours.
  • Large Tank Capacities – Large Tank Capacities allow extended off-grid usage.
    1. 50 gal. Freshwater
    2. 51 gal. Gray
    3. 40 lbs. LP
    4. 31 gal. Fuel
  • Cassette Toilet – Cassette toilets offer a portable tank that you can remove from your EKKO. It is the size of a small suitcase and comes with rollers. This portable black tank can be emptied virtually anywhere—public restrooms, dump stations, etc. so you don’t need to rely on a dump station as you would with a black tank.

The Winnebago EKKO combines the efficiency of a camper van, the added capacity of a Class C coach and the enhanced capability of AWD. Find out more about the Winnebago EKKO from a Lichtsinn RV Consultant today!

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Combining the efficiency of a camper van and the capacity of a Class C coach, the EKKO takes the phrase “big things in small packages” to a whole new level. Blending the off-road rugged nomadic nature of van life with the storage and livability of traditional touring class motor homes, the all -new, all-season Winnebago EKKO provides unmatched off-grid and all-season capabilities.  Its standard all-wheel-drive capability goes where other motorhomes can’t, yet with its van size, is easy to drive and easy to park.

The EKKO foundation begins with the fuel efficient, safety enhanced Ford Transit chassis. This chassis provides 3.5L direct fuel injection, a dual turbocharged Ford EcoBoost V6 engine, 400 lb ft of torque or power and 310 hp of acceleration. The Ford Transit Chassis includes a 10-speed automatic Selectshift transmission with overdrive and grade braking. The EKKO’s standard on-demand AWD engages when it detects slippage and sends torque or power the wheels that need them and doesn’t when it’s not needed to improve fuel economy.  The EKKO includes a second under-the-hood alternator to recharge the lithium battery/batteries in under 2 hours. The EKKO has independent front suspension and electric power assisted steering. The EKKO has Up to 1,500 lb occupant and cargo carrying capacity.

Winnebago EKKO Chassis Safety

The Winnebago EKKO Ford Chassis Includes the following Safety Enhancements:

  1. Blind Spot Alert – This feature can help detect and alert you to vehicles in your blind spot and can detect traffic behind you when you’re slowly backing out of a parking spot or driveway.
  2. Lane Keep Assist – Lane Keep Assist helps you by scanning the lane markings ahead on both sides of your vehicle and alerts you when you cross over a marking.
  3. Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning – This system uses sensors in the front of your RV to detect slower vehicles traveling in the same direction, and warns you if you are rapidly approaching. When traffic ahead slows down, you automatically do too. When traffic picks back up, you can resume your preset speed and distance.
  4. Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) – The feature uses camera technology to detect a potential collision with a vehicle or pedestrian directly in front of you during day or nighttime driving. If an impact becomes imminent and you do not take corrective action, the brakes apply automatically. This system can help reduce the severity of, and in some cases can eliminate, a frontal collision.
  5. Post-Collision Braking – This technology moderately applies the brakes after a crash so the RV stops rolling and avoids a potential second accident.
  6. AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control (RSC) – This is Ford’s premium electronic stability system that improves vehicle control on all driving surfaces, including snow, ice, gravel, rain-covered roads, and dry pavement.  This system monitors the yaw and roll rates, helping you maintain control whenever it detects wheel slip, understeer, oversteer or roll motion.
  7. Automatic Rain Sensing Wipers – These wipers spring into action when they detect moisture on your windshield and then adjust their speed to deal with whatever the weather throws at you.
  8. Side Wind Stabilization – This system works by carefully applying the brakes on one side of the RV to reduce the effect of a side wind gust on the RV’s path.
  9. Hill Side Assist – This system holds your EKKO stationary for two seconds using brake pressure, giving you more time to find the right amount of revs and clutch to pull away, and once you apply pressure to the accelerator pedal, the brakes will automatically disengage.
  10. Auto High-Beam Headlights – This driver-activated system scans the road at speeds above 25 miles per hour. When you are on a very dark road with no traffic, the high beams come on. However, when a vehicle with its headlamps on is approaching up to 2,000 feet or traveling ahead of you with taillamps visible up to 500 feet, the system will dim to low beams to reduce glare and avoid hindering the other motorist.
  11. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) – This System will alert you if any tire on your EKKO is underinflated.
  12. Dual Front and Safety Canopy Side Curtain Airbags – In addition to the driver and passenger airbags the EKKO includes side-curtain airbags that deploy downward and outward toward the side-window openings to protect the heads of front passengers. Roll-fold technology helps the airbag slide between the glass and occupant as the airbag inflates.
  13. SecuriLock Anti-Theft System with Engine Immobilizer – This system is designed to prevent the engine from starting unless the correct coded key is used. The electronically encoded ignition key activates a specially designed transponder located inside your EKKO. The system disarms whenever the correct key is inserted into the ignition and automatically rearms when it’s removed.

Video on the Ford Chassis with Safety Features Here 

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Combining the efficiency of a camper van and the capacity of a Class C coach, the EKKO takes the phrase “big things in small packages” to a whole new level. From the massive heated pass-through gear garage – large enough to store bicycles, inflatable kayaks and other outdoor gear – to the large living, sleeping, and cooking space, the EKKO is sure to become your favorite adventure vehicle.

Winnebago EKKO Top 12

The Winnebago EKKO, with the enhanced capability of AWD, creates not just a new model, but an entirely new type of RV. We have compiled our favorite Top 12 Features in the Winnebago EKKO.

1. New AWD Ford Transit Chassis with Enhanced Safety Features – The EKKO’s 3.5L EcoBoost®V6 delivers 310 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque.  The EKKO’s Ford Chassis standard safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keeping System, Pre-Collision Braking, Driver Alert and more, plus the Winnebago-added Blind Spot Monitoring system.
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2.(1) 320-Amp Hour Lithium-Ion Battery with the option to add (1) additional 320-amp hour Battery – The combined dual batteries provide a total of 640-amp hours (8,266-watt hours) which then deletes the available generator.

3. (2) 170-Watt and (1) 115-watt solar panels (455 Total Watts) – Camp almost anywhere with the EKKO’s 455-watts of Solar allowing you to go off-grid for extended periods of time.

4. All-Weather Prepped with All -Season Insulation – The EKKO has its tanks and water lines inside the coach above the floor, extensive all-season insulation in the roof, walls and floor, dual-pane acrylic windows and multiple insulated exterior compartments to help extend your camping season.

5. Large Heated Gear Garage with L-Track Cargo Tie Down System – This garage system can be accessed from 3 sides, each fitted with Molle Gear Panel Organizers to make the EKKO mod friendly. The gear garage also includes a large removable rubber tray with lip that can be removed and easily cleaned. The forward wall of the garage is entirely removable for service access to tanks and the garage includes All- Season Insulation.
Watch a Video on the Rear Garage with Molle Organizers Here

6.Truma AquaGo Comfort Plus On Demand Water Heater – This water heater is the most powerful and efficient instant water heater on the market and includes hybrid technology which provides a constant temperature to prevent scalding. The Truma AquaGo Comfort Plus Water Heater provides instant, constant and endless water heater supplies and hot water reliably around-the-clock for showering, rinsing, and hand washing. The AquaGo instant water heater is the most powerful appliance on the market, yet it is characterized by its compact dimensions, straightforward operating procedures, maintenance-friendly internal components, and numerous safety features.
This water heater includes exclusive decalcification technology which extends the life and maintains the performance of the water heater. It also includes a simple open “Easy Drain Lever” to complete the winterization process.

7. Innovative Dry/Wet Bath with Pivoting Wall – The pivoting bath wall allows you to take advantage of either an oversized shower or spacious lavatory and cassette toilet dependent on wall placement. The 5 gallon cassette toilet alleviates the need for a black tank and provides many more off grid opportunities to dispose of the black water.
Watch a Video on the Pivoting Bathroom Wall Here

8. Twin Bed WinnSleep Flex Bed System – These 2 Twin sized beds ( measuring 32”x76” each,) can be easily converted into 1 large bed (measuring 60”x80”) with the WinnSleep Flex Bed System. There is wardrobe and drawer storage access underneath the beds.
Watch a Video on the Flex Bed with WinnSleep System Here

9. Dinette 3-Point Safety Belts – The front dinette includes seating for 4 (including cab seats) with dual 3-point seat belts.

10. Truma VarioHeat Comfort Heater – This heater includes Intelligent Fan Control and near silent The EKKO’s Truma VarioHeat Comfort Heater includes a 3 stage burner and consumes only 1 amp draw,  4,700 BTU, 8900 BTU, and 11,500 BTU.  This heater was tested at 9,000 ft elevation, operational at 11,000 ft. This automatic powered heater boasts a compact size, high air flow for quick heating and a digital control panel.
Watch a Video on the Truma VarioHeat Water Heater System Here

11Optional Alu-Cab Bat Wing Awning – This available EKKO option is a 270-degree bat wing awning from Alucab. This driver and rearward awning is designed top open and set up all-in-one.
Watch a Video on the Alu-Cab Bat Wing Awning Here

12Optional Pop-Top or Exterior Kitchen – The EKKO allows you to choose options including either the 52”x79” Pop Top Studio Loft area with Froli Sleep System or a Tailgate Package including: an exterior cooktop, refrigerator and freezer, flip-up counter extension with Quick-Connect Faucet and collapsible sink and LP Quick-Connect Hose.

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The Winnebago EKKO Class C gas motorhome is ready for all-weather and all-roads with its insulated water service center, extensive all-season insulation, dual-pane acrylic windows, heated exterior storage, and Ford AWD Transit chassis. You can camp almost anywhere in the EKKO. Go off-grid with its 320-amp-hour Lithium Ion battery (with the option of adding an additional 320-amp-hour Lithium Ion battery), a second alternator dedicated to charging the battery, and three solar panels.

The EKKO is not only a power house for rugged adventures, but it is also a comfortable living environment. The full galley will have you cooking up a delicious meal in no time, and the WinnSleep system can turn two twin beds into one queen bed so that you can adjust your sleeping space as needed. You can also add the optional pop-top sleeping area with FROLI sleep system if you want to create even more sleeping space. Each model also has a bathroom for added convenience which means that there is nothing stopping you from packing up and heading out whenever the mood strikes.

Once you have your Winnebago EKKO, it’s time to get ready to pack for your first trip. Before you do so, it is important to know the following weight ratings to ensure you do not “overfill” your new RV.

Winnebago EKKO OCCC

Unloaded Vehicle Weight Rating – This the weight of the Winnebago EKKO with only a full tank of fuel. This rating may vary based on optional content. It will be approximately 9,500 lbs.

Occupant and Cargo Carrying Capacity (OCCC) -This is the total weight of all cargo which includes all of your gear, you, and the freshwater tanks full. This is approximately 1,500 lbs on the Winnebago EKKO and will vary by optional content.

The unloaded vehicle weight rating + the occupant and cargo carrying capacity = the EKKOs’ gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). 11,000 lbs. 

Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) – This is the absolute maximum weight of the  Winnebago EKKO + any trailer or vehicle towed behind it. GCWR is the unloaded vehicle weight rating + the occupant and cargo carrying capacity+ any towed vehicles (GVWR + any towed vehicles. )15,000 lbs.

Towing Capabilities – The EKKO has a factory installed 5,000 lb. tow package. However, keep in mind if your RV is fully loaded, using all of your OCCC, up to a full GVWR of 11,000 lbs. that you are still limited to the GCWR of 15,000 lbs. So, your trailer or towed vehicle should not exceed 4,000 lbs. (GCWR 15,000 – GVWR 11,000.)  

Some additional weights you may see if you were to weigh your EKKO are the gross axle weight rating for the front axle and the rear axle which are 4,630 lbs. and 7,275 lbs. respectively.

With the efficiency of a camper van (15-17 MPG highway), the added capacity of a Class C coach, and the enhanced capability of AWD, the EKKO Class C gas motorhome from Winnebago is going to change the way you travel!

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Experience the Best® at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last six consecutive years. Lichtsinn RV is located 1 mile north of Winnebago Industries in Forest City, IA and we proudly sell new Winnebago motorhomes and pre-owned RVs from various manufacturers. While at Lichtsinn RV, you can expect no delivery miles on new RVs, a complimentary half-day educational orientation of your RVexcellent guest reviews, an assigned support team from sales, parts, service and the business officesuperior accommodationsno-hassle pricing and competitive financing. See our extensive new and used inventory here.

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Winnebago EKKO color schemes revealed

The Winnebago EKKO is the first ever all-wheel-drive model in the iconic company’s Class C motorhome lineup.  With this new type of RV also comes exciting new color schemes.  The Verdant and the Raw Sienna exterior palettes are both minimal and tasteful.

EKKO Exterior colors

The graphics recently revealed on both models feature a stylish tire track graphic with horizontal striping that extends from the rear of the vehicle to the headlights.

Both versions are also available without exterior graphics if you prefer traveling incognito.

Winnebago EKKO Raw Sienna No Graphics

The Ford Transit cab is a dark carbonized gray in all three exterior options.

On the inside of the new EKKO there are also two color schemes which can be coupled with either of the exterior options.

The Veredis with Green Slate and Panarea décor features a warm neutral palette with gray-on-gray vinyl interior, gray patterned wall board, espresso countertops and gray vinyl flooring.  The cabinets are green slate with Panarea, a neutral beige.

Winnebago EKKO veredis

The EKKO also comes in a colorful Boho interior color scheme with gray vinyl coverings and flooring, a multi-color knit accent fabric and a red countertop.  The cabinets are gray weathered teak with an attractive woodgrain finish.

Winnebago EKKO Boho

The EKKO is a new kind of motorhome with exciting new color options for every taste.

 

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Experience the Best® at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last six consecutive years. Lichtsinn RV is located 1 mile north of Winnebago Industries in Forest City, IA and we proudly sell new Winnebago motorhomes and pre-owned RVs from various manufacturers. While at Lichtsinn RV, you can expect no delivery miles on new RVs, a complimentary half-day educational orientation of your RVexcellent guest reviews, an assigned support team from sales, parts, service and the business officesuperior accommodationsno-hassle pricing and competitive financing. See our extensive new and used inventory here.

 

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RVing – Do What You Love: Best RVs to Get Off-the-Grid

For those who don’t want to camp in a typical campground, Winnebago makes several RVs that make camping off-the-grid easy and enjoyable.

The Winnebago Revel

Winnebago Revel

With the Winnebago 4×4 Revel – built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis – its time that RVers start treating roads more like suggestions. The function-fueled design, powered by the reliability of a 3-liter turbo diesel engine and the freedom of on-demand 4WD means going off-road is never off the table.

The Revel takes full advantage of the proven 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis with the 3.0-litre turbo diesel with on-demand 4WD, complete with high and low range and hill descent mode for added off-road capabilities.

Stay off-grid longer and more comfortably with two 125-amp hour LiFePO batteries you can monitor via Bluetooth.  And the new Hydronic Heating System provides comfortable, quiet heating, controlled by a user-friendly LED touchscreen panel. The Revel also features large freshwater and gray water tanks with a potable water tank, so you can add water while on the road.

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The Winnebago View

Winnebago View

Showcasing boundless freedom combined with upscale comfort, the View is designed to create memories that last lifetimes. With luxurious details and features throughout, the View’s industry-leading amenities promise an unparalleled Class C experience. And with the new, dependable diesel-powered Sprinter chassis, you can stay in control, even off-grid.

The View now offers features that allow you to extend your escape. The industry leading holding tanks – 41 gals. (for Black and Grey Tanks) and 33 gals. (for Freshwater Tanks) allow to owners to take extended escapes. The Winnebago View features 200-watts of solar, group 31 batteries and a 2,000-watt to keep you off-the-grid longer.

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The Winnebago Boldt 

Winnebago Boldt

Inspired by the boundless spirit of its namesake – German explorer and naturalist Alexander Von Humboldt – the Boldt has adventure in its DNA. This energy- and fuel-efficient, diesel-powered Camper Van is equipped with lots of storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

Enjoy 12,800 watt-hours of clean, quiet power with the lithium-based Pure3 Advanced Energy System.  The Pure3 System now comes equipped with Bluetooth hardware that allows you to download the myVolta app and monitor your system, including estimated running time, pack temperature, charging status and power usage.  The Pure3 System’s MPPT solar controller provides best-in-class solar absorption, up to 30% more than competitors.

The Winnebago Boldt is available in 4×4 with the Mercedes-Benz On-Demand 4WD Chassis with low range electronic stability and traction control.

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The Winnebago EKKO

Winnebago EKKO

The all-new Winnebago EKKO combines the efficiency of a camper van, the added capacity of a Class C coach, and the enhanced capability of AWD to create not just a new model, but an entirely new type of RV.

The All-Wheel Drive Ford Transit Chassis delivers 310 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque, while the 31-gallon fuel tank greatly extends the EKKO’s range.  Standard safety features include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane-Keeping System, Pre-Collision Braking, Driver Alert and more, plus the Winnebago-added Blind Spot Monitoring system.

Camp almost anywhere! Three solar panels that pump out 455-watts, a second alternator dedicated to charging the batteries while driving, and the standard lithium-ion batteries provide further energy independence. The 50-gallon freshwater tank plus proportionate waste tanks make extended stays possible.

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RVing: Do What You Love – Go Where You Want When You Want

One of the key benefits to the Class B and Class C motorhomes or campervans is the ease of driving and parking. Winnebago is the most popular manufacturer of Class B and Class C motorhomes in North America and has several models that are extremely maneuverable. If you want a campervan that can also act as your daily driver Winnebago has that, if you are looking for a maneuverable, off-the-road, adventurer vehicle Winnebago has that as well. Learn about the easiest to drive Class B and C motorhomes from Winnebago below.

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Winnebago Travato 

The Winnebago Travato makes driving a breeze in this 21′ campervan on the RAM ProMaster chassis. This chassis is extremely fuel-efficient and estimated to achieve 18 to 22 mpg all while enabling your adventures!

Each floorplan includes plenty of storage space, including RAM Tough-Track Mounts throughout, Anything Keeper drop-down storage baskets, plus below-floor storage for your outside gear. The Travato also includes a Corian countertop and a spice rack in the galley, a convenient medicine cabinet and mirror in the bath, plus LED ceiling lights throughout to keep everything bright and open! Some of the new additions to the Travato are the Bluetooth sound bar, Honeycomb composite insulated flooring, convenience door strap, and the monitor panels that have been relocated above the sliding door.

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Winnebago Solis 

Winnebago Solis

The Solis offers a versatile and affordable way to travel to the ocean or the mountains. Each Solis is built on the fuel-efficient Ram ProMaster chassis with premium insulation and includes a water center control panel, a Truma Combi Eco heating system, and a 220-watt flexible solar panel to go off-grid. Other stand out features include the unique fiberglass pop-up top and FROLI sleep system with a loft for two people and panoramic views, the interior Murphy+Bed for versatile space, and the galley kitchen offering everything you will need to stay fed for whatever comes your way.

The Solis Class B gas motorhome by Winnebago allows you to adapt to any adventure you might experience!  The heavy duty vinyl flooring, the Eco-Hot water system, the exterior wash station and premium insulation will remove any limits you might think you have so your camping experience will be like no other. And the wet bath offers a flexible showerhead, a swiveling cassette toilet, and a shower with wall surround which is an added bonus!

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Winnebago Revel 

Revel Exterior Page

The Winnebago Revel is one of the shortest Class B Winnebago offers at 19′ 7″ with the highest ground clearance. The Revel was designed to get off the beaten path and experience adventure, off-the-grid. Taking full advantage of the 4×4 Mercedes-Benz VS30 chassis with on-demand 4WD, complete with high and low range and hill descent road. Not only is this campervan is easy to drive it is also easy to take to the remote campgrounds you may not be able to take any other vehicle.

Inside the Revel, you will find a unique floorplan design centered around the Power Lift Bed with gear garage below. This allows for a large cross coach sleeping area with room to store your gear below. A functional galley with a refrigerator that is accessible from inside and outside the van allows for flexible living along with the All-in-One Bath and Gear Closets allow for wet and dirty gear storage when you aren’t using the shower.

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Winnebago EKKO 

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The brand-new Winnebago EKKO combines the efficiencies of a campervan with the capacity of a class c and is enhanced by the capabilities of the Ford AWD chassis. The Winnebago EKKO is not only a new model of Winnebago, but it is an entirely new type of motorhome. At 23′, the EKKO is powered by the Ford Diesel Transit chassis with standard on-demand AWD with muddy, rutted, or slippery surfaces mode.

Inside the EKKO, you will find comfortable living with the fully-equipped galley and the WinnSleep system (an innovative sleeping system from Winnebago) and tons of heated pass-thru storage to bring all your adventure gear. Adventure all year long in the Winnebago EKKO with its extensive all-season insulation in the roof, walls and floor and the tanks and waterlines inside the coach.

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Winnebago View and Navion

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The View and Navion are built on the diesel-powered Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis and include advanced safety features that make driving a breeze. The View and Navion measure in at 25′ 6″ so you can still park and camp in a National Park while having all the space and comforts you expect.

Inside the View and Navion, you will find contemporary styling and an upscale living experience complete with fine touches like available theatre seating and eye-catching curved cabinetry. The View and Navion’s industry-leading holding tanks, 200-watt solar system, group 31 batteries, and a 2,000-watt inverter can extend your escape.

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Experience the Best℠ at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last six consecutive years. Lichtsinn RV is located 1 mile north of Winnebago Industries in Forest City, IA and we proudly sell new Winnebago motorhomes and pre-owned RVs from various manufacturers. While at Lichtsinn RV, you can expect no delivery miles on new RVs, a complimentary half-day educational orientation of your RVexcellent guest reviews, an assigned support team from sales, parts, service and the business officesuperior accommodationsno-hassle pricing and competitive financing. See our extensive new and used inventory here.

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