Debunking RV Buying Myths – How Lichtsinn RV is Different From the Rest

At Lichtsinn RV, we encounter guests that either have previously bought or spoken to another RV dealer or have heard horror stories from friends or family that had a negative experience buying from another dealer.

Here at Lichtsinn RV, we are different, but don’t take our word for it. Read our hundreds of guest reviews on Facebook and Google to see what our guests thought of purchasing at Lichtsinn RV.

We wanted to debunk some common myths about buying RVs that we have heard from guests who have previously spoken or bought from another dealer.

Myth #1: The salesperson doesn’t know anything about the product I am looking at.

The Reality at Lichtsinn RV: The Lichtsinn RV team has the Winnebago-Specific Product Knowledge to Assist you in the Sales and Service Process.

The Lichtsinn RV Team Receives Daily Professional Development.

Lichtsinn RV exclusively sells new Winnebago product and has for over 40 years. The team members at Lichtsinn RV have Winnebago-specific product knowledge and receive extensive, ongoing professional development to ensure they stay up-to-date on new product and features. In fact, the Lichtsinn RV sales team receives daily professional development to review Winnebago product and features. This training ensures that the Lichtsinn RV sales consultants can answer your questions no matter how in-depth they are, and if we need to research something in more detail we have our partners at Winnebago, just 1 mile down the road, to help. This extensive training continues into our service department. Each of our Winnebago factory trained RV Service Technicians has earned their RVTI Certification. This certification provides you the assurance that the technician working on your RV has the specific skills required to properly diagnose and fix your RV. Several members of our service team actually worked at Winnebago Industries’ motorhome facility before coming to Lichtsinn RV, so they have first hand knowledge of how the product is built. Learn More

Myth #2: A Winnebago on my local dealer’s lot is no different than any other new Winnebago.

The Reality at Lichtsinn RV: the Winnebagos at Lichtsinn RV are Factory Fresh and Do Not Have Any Delivery Miles or Tow Car Stress on them.

A dealer that is more geographically proximate to you might not tell you how crucial the way your RV is driven for the first 1,000 miles is for the proper engine break-in. A Winnebago from your local dealer could arrive with 1,000 miles or more on it before you even step foot inside the coach. Chassis manufacturers have recommendations for breaking in the engine. When you purchase from Lichtsinn RV you can control the critical break-in period and not leave it up to a delivery driver towing their personal vehicle across the country. If you buy a Winnebago from Lichtsinn RV you don’t have to worry about whether a delivery driver ate, drank, or lived in your brand-new RV before you. Your local dealer can not say the same. Learn More

Myth #3: There are a Bunch of Added Fees and Extra Work to Buy an RV Out of State.

The Reality at Lichtsinn RV: There Are No Additional Fees to Purchase an RV in Iowa

Here at Lichtsinn RV, we help guests from all over the United States and Canada purchase their RVs. There are no additional fees to purchase an RV in Iowa and you will pay the tax and license fees in your home state. Our business office has experience working with DMV offices from all over the country to help make the vehicle registration process as simple as possible for you. Learn More

Myth #4: It will cost me extra to purchase outside of my home state.

The Reality at Lichtsinn RV: Lichtsinn RV Provides a Superior Purchasing Experience for All Our Guests 

We assist guests from all over North America, and many of our guests take advantage of our airport transportation service. We can arrange a driver to pick you up from either the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Des Moines, or Mason City airports saving you valuable travel time. We often hear that people will fly to Lichtsinn RV and still save money over their local dealer.

When comparing RVs at Lichtsinn RV to a dealer in your geographic location you will want to ensure you are looking at truly comparable RVs. We often hear from guests that their local dealer will stock a lesser model and then force the buyer to spend a significant amount of money to equip the RV to meet their needs. We equip all of our stock units similarly with the most common items that our guests prefer to equip their RVs with, so you are ready to get on the road and enjoy your new coach and not spend additional time or money equipping it with comfort or efficiency items.

Myth #5: The Dealer Rushes Through the Delivery Walk-Around.

The Reality at Lichtsinn RV: You will receive a complimentary ½ Day Orientation Where We Cover Every Single Feature, Switch, Maintenance and Warranty Item is Covered.

In your half day educational orientation, you will learn about every switch and feature, what to do and not to do in with your new RV, maintenance tips and warranty items. In this orientation, feel free to ask any questions you have, and your advisor will happily answer them. We also recommend that you stay for at least one night during your delivery so if any additional questions or concerns arise you can speak with your service advisor, sales consultant or business manager right away. Learn More

Myth #6:  RV Dealers Don’t Support You After the Sale.

Reality at Lichtsinn RV: At Lichtsinn RV, you have a full team of support from our Sales, Service, and Parts Departments to support you after the sale. Learn More

You will have your Sales Consultant assisting you with the purchase process and with any questions after the sale. The Lichtsinn RV Business Office will assist you before and during the delivery process to ensure you understand your options for financing and protecting your investment down the road.

Next, you will meet your designated service consultant who will answer all your questions and assist you with setting up service appointments for the lifetime of your vehicle. Our service consultants and our Winnebago Factory Trained RVTI Certified RV Service Technicians have the training, experience and certification to ensure your RV is in the right hands when receiving service work.

The Lichtsinn RV Parts Department is the largest Winnebago Parts Department in the country with 1-3 day shipping on in-stock parts with nationwide shipping. Our Parts department team will assist you in ordering parts and accessories for the lifetime of your vehicle and answer any questions you have related to parts and accessories for your RV. Learn More

Click Here to learn more about the Lichtsinn RV Experience.

Experience the Best® at Lichtsinn RV, awarded by Winnebago Industries as the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America each year since 2015. Lichtsinn RV is located 1 mile north of the Winnebago Factory 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. Lichtsinn RV Receives Flying W Dealer Excellence Award

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