Winnebago Class B Van Comparison

As people flock to the roads, the waterways and the campgrounds in their self-contained homes on wheels, the Class B Vans are leading the pack. At Lichtsinn RV we get a lot of questions on the differences of the Winnebago Touring Coach Class B Van RV’s. These Winnebago RV’s include: The Winnebago Travato, The Winnebago Solis, Winnebago Revel, Winnebago Era and the Winnebago Boldt.  To help answer some of these questions we have put together a comprehensive feature comparison on the 5 models listed below.

Class B Vans

TRAVATO

OVERVIEW: The Winnebago Travato has been at the forefront of the #vanlife revolution since its launch. Energy and fuel-efficient systems make the most of the Travato’s ample power.

BASE RETAIL PRICE: $128,673

KEY FEATURES: Flexible Entertaining, Stow and Go Features, All Weather and available extended power with GL/KL Lithium System.

FUEL ECONOMY: 18-22 MPG

FINISH

INTERIOR: Choose from Macchiato or Columbian Walnut Cabinetry and 2 different fabric options

EXTERIOR: Choose from Bright Silver, Bright White, Deep Cherry and Granite Standard and Deluxe Full Body Paint.

MEASUREMENTS

LENGTH: 21’

EXTERIOR HEIGHT: 9’4”

EXTERIOR WIDTH: 6’9”

INTERIOR HEIGHT: 6’3”

INTERIOR WIDTH: 6’2”

 

FRESHWATER TANK CAPACITY (gal.): G/21  GL/18  K/25  KL/18

WATER HEATER CAPACITY (gal.): 2.6

HOLDING TANKS CAPACITY (BLACK/GRAY) (gal.): G & GL/11/15   K/13/13  KL/12/13

LP CAPACITY (lbs.): 25.38

FUEL CAPACITY (gal.): 24

GCWR (lbs.): 11,500

GVWR (lbs.): 9,350

SEATBELTS: 4

SLEEPING CAPACITY: G/GL = 3  K/KL = 2

CHASSIS

CHASSIS: Ram ProMaster 280-hp Chassis

DRIVE SYSTEM: RWD

ENGINE: ProMaster 3.6L V6 Gas

TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic 62TE

ALTERNATOR: 180-amp.

BRAKES: 4-wheel ABS Brakes

HITCH: 3,500-lb.

EXTERIOR

AWNING: 13’ Colorado Carefree Powered Patio Awning

SCREEN DOORS: Side and Rear Screen Doors with Optional Side Screen Magnetic Closures

RUNNING BOARDS: Aluminum Running Boards with Ground Effect Lighting

BIKE RACK: Available Factory Option

ROOF/LUGGAGE RACK: All Metal Roof Rack Available Factory Option

LADDER: Available Factory Option Movable Ladder

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

A/C: Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

HEATING: Truma Combi Eco Plus Heating System with two 850-watt heating elements

INSULATION: Roof and Sidewall Insulation

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL SERVICE: 30-amp.

LITHIUM POWER: 59GL/59KL Pure3 Energy Management System including Lithium-ion automotive grade 48V energy pack (providing 9,600-watt hours) and 3,600-watt Pure Sine Inverter. Included a second under-hood alternator powered by the chassis engine and energy pack heating system.

HOUSE BATTERIES: 59G/59K 2 Deep Cycle Group 31 Batteries (AGM Maintenance Free)

CONVERTER/CHARGER: 59G/59K 1,000-watt AC/DC Inverter

GENERATOR: 59G/59K 2,800-watt Cummins Onan Gas Generator

SOLAR: 215-watt solar panels solar charge controller

PLUMBING SYSTEM

EXTERIOR SERVICE CENTER: Exterior Wash Station with Pump Switch

WINTERIZATION PACKAGE: Water Heater bypass valve and siphon tube. Optional Heated Drainage System.

HEATED DRAINAGE: Above-floor waterlines.

WATER PUMP: On-Demand

MACERATOR PUMP: 59G/59GL – Gray Tank Only

INTERIOR

TV: 24” HDTV

WINDOWS/SHADES: Blackout Cassette Shades and Optional Dual-Pane Acrylic

FLOORING: Vinyl Flooring Throughout

GALLEY

COUNTERTOP MATERIAL: Corian

REFRIGERATOR: Compressor-Driven Refrigerator and Freezer 59G/GL Two-Door 59K/KL Single Door

MICROWAVE: 59G/GL Microwave Oven  59K/KL Microwave Convection Oven

RANGE TOP: 2 Burner Gas Range Top with Glass Cover

BATH

TOILET: Toilet with foot pedal and sprayer

SINK: 59G/59GL Stainless Steel Sink  59K/KL Fold-Down Sink

WET BATH DIMENSIONS: 59G/GL  28”x51”   59K/KL 25”x43”

BEDROOM

BED SLEEPING CONFIGURATIONS: 59G/GL Rear Double Bed   59K/KL Twin Flex Bed System

TV: n/a

SAFETY

CHILD SEAT TETHERS: 59G/GL

DETECTORS: LP, smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER: 10 BC Fire Extinguisher

EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Fog Lamps

REARVIEW CAMERA: Color Rearview Camera Monitoring System

Winnebago Travato Inventory

 

SOLIS

OVERVIEW: Adapt to any adventure with the Solis, featuring a rooftop extension.

BASE RETAIL PRICE: $107,821

KEY FEATURES: Pop-Up Roof Top, Flexible Seating Options, Flexible Solar Panel, Simplified Water System and Premium Insulation.

FUEL ECONOMY: 18-22 MPG

FINISH

INTERIOR: Nomad Interior with Weathered Teak Cabinetry.

EXTERIOR: Choose from Bright Silver, Bright White, and Deep Cherry.

MEASUREMENTS

LENGTH: 59P 19’9”  59PX 21’

EXTERIOR HEIGHT:  59P/8’11”  59PX/9’5”

EXTERIOR WIDTH: 6’8”

INTERIOR HEIGHT: 6’2”

INTERIOR WIDTH: 6’4”

 

FRESHWATER TANK CAPACITY (gal.): 21

WATER HEATER CAPACITY (gal.): 2.6

HOLDING TANKS CAPACITY (BLACK/GRAY) (gal.): Gray Only/20

LP CAPACITY (lbs.): 24.96

FUEL CAPACITY (gal.): 24

GCWR (lbs.): 11,500

GVWR (lbs.): 59P/8,900  59PX/9,350

SEATBELTS: 4

SLEEPING CAPACITY: 4

CHASSIS

CHASSIS: Ram ProMaster 280-hp Chassis

DRIVE SYSTEM: RWD

ENGINE: ProMaster 3.6L V6 Gas

TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic 62TE

ALTERNATOR: 180-amp.

BRAKES: 4-wheel ABS Brakes

HITCH: 3,500-lb.

EXTERIOR

AWNING: n/a

SCREEN DOORS: Side and Rear Screen Doors plus additional rod and privacy screen for rear annex

RUNNING BOARDS: Aluminum Running Boards

BIKE RACK: n/a

ROOF/LUGGAGE RACK: n/a

LADDER: n/a

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

A/C: 59PX/Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

HEATING: Truma Combi Eco Heating System

INSULATION: Ceiling to Floor Insulation

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL SERVICE: 30-amp.

LITHIUM POWER: n/a

HOUSE BATTERIES: 2 Deep-cycle Group 31 Batteries (AGM Maintenance-free)

CONVERTER/CHARGER: AC/DC load center, 55-amp. converter/charger

GENERATOR: 59PX/2,800-watt Cummins Onan QG Gas Generator

SOLAR: 220-watt flexible surface solar panel

PLUMBING SYSTEM

EXTERIOR SERVICE CENTER: Dual Exterior Wash Stations and rear Water Center Control Panel

WINTERIZATION PACKAGE: Heated drainage system

HEATED DRAINAGE: Interior Coach waterlines

WATER PUMP: On-Demand

MACERATOR PUMP: n/a

INTERIOR

TV: n/a

WINDOWS/SHADES: Zipped Air Barrier Window Coverings

FLOORING: Heavy-Duty Vinyl Flooring Throughout

GALLEY

COUNTERTOP MATERIAL: Laminate

REFRIGERATOR: Single Door Compressor-Driven Refrigerator and Freezer

MICROWAVE: n/a

RANGE TOP: n/a

BATH

TOILET: Swiveling Cassette Toilet (5 gal. capacity)

SINK: n/a

WET BATH DIMENSIONS: 31”x24”

BEDROOM

BED SLEEPING CONFIGURATIONS: Pop-Top Sleeping Loft, Rear Murphy+ Bed (59P/Available Rear Sofa Bed option)

TV: n/a

SAFETY

CHILD SEAT TETHERS: Available in Sofa Bed Option Only

DETECTORS: LP, smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER: 10 BC Fire Extinguisher

EXTERIOR LIGHTING: 59PX/Fog Lamps

REARVIEW CAMERA: Color Rearview Camera Monitoring System

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REVEL

OVERVIEW: The Winnebago Revel 4×4 has function-fueled design and the freedom of 4WD to go off road.

BASE RETAIL PRICE: $185,838

KEY FEATURES: Stay “off-grid” longer and comfortably, ergonomic comfort, easy to maintain surfaces, exterior flexibility and rear power lift bed for sleep at night and raised for play during the day.

FUEL ECONOMY: 18-22 MPG

FINISH

INTERIOR: Intrepid Interior with Pewter and Silver Springs Cabinetry.

EXTERIOR: Choose from Blue Grey, Pebble Grey and Silver Forest with or without graphics.

MEASUREMENTS

LENGTH: 19’7”

EXTERIOR HEIGHT:  10’

EXTERIOR WIDTH: 7’1”

INTERIOR HEIGHT: 6’3”

INTERIOR WIDTH: 5’8”

 

FRESHWATER TANK CAPACITY (gal.): 21

WATER HEATER CAPACITY (gal.): continuous

HOLDING TANKS CAPACITY (BLACK/GRAY) (gal.): Gray Only/21

LP CAPACITY (lbs.): n/a

FUEL CAPACITY (gal.): 24.5

GCWR (lbs.): 13,930

GVWR (lbs.): 9,050

SEATBELTS: 4

SLEEPING CAPACITY: 2

CHASSIS

CHASSIS: Mercedes VS30 Sprinter Chassis

DRIVE SYSTEM: 4×4

ENGINE: 3.0L 6-cylinder, 188-hp turb0-diesel engine

TRANSMISSION: 7G-Tronic Automatic Transmission

ALTERNATOR: 220-amp.

BRAKES: 4-wheel ABS Brakes

HITCH: 5,000-lb.

EXTERIOR

AWNING: 10’ Powered Patio Awning

SCREEN DOORS: Side Screen Door with Magnetic Closure and Rear Screen Door

RUNNING BOARDS: Aluminum Running Boards with Ground Effect Lighting and Mud Guards

BIKE RACK: n/a

ROOF/LUGGAGE RACK: All Metal Roof Rack

LADDER: Movable Ladder

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

A/C: Optional Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

HEATING: Hydronic Heating System

INSULATION: 4 Season Insulation

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL SERVICE: 30-amp.

LITHIUM POWER: (2) 125-amp-hour Lithium Ion Batteries (providing 3,200-watt hours ) with dedicated second alternator to charge system

HOUSE BATTERIES: n/a

CONVERTER/CHARGER: 2,000-watt inverter/charger

GENERATOR: n/a

SOLAR: Solar Panel/Battery Charger

PLUMBING SYSTEM

EXTERIOR SERVICE CENTER: Rear Water Center Control Panel

WINTERIZATION PACKAGE: Includes Valve and Siphon Tube

HEATED DRAINAGE: Insulated/Heated Gray water holding tank

WATER PUMP: On-Demand

MACERATOR PUMP: n/a

INTERIOR

TV: n/a

WINDOWS/SHADES: Tinted Dual-Pane euro Acrylic Windows with Cassette Shades

FLOORING: Heavy-Duty Vinyl Flooring Throughout

GALLEY

COUNTERTOP MATERIAL: Laminate

REFRIGERATOR: Single Door 12V Compressor-Driven Refrigerator and Freezer

MICROWAVE: n/a

RANGE TOP: Portable Single Burner Induction Range Top

BATH

TOILET: Swiveling Cassette Toilet (5 gal. capacity)

SINK: n/a

WET BATH DIMENSIONS: 31”x26”

BEDROOM

BED SLEEPING CONFIGURATIONS: Power Lift Bed with Gear Garage Below

TV: n/a

SAFETY

CHILD SEAT TETHERS: n/a

DETECTORS: Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER: 10 BC Fire Extinguisher

EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Daytime Running Lamps and High-Mount Brake Lamps

REARVIEW CAMERA: Rearview Camera Monitoring System with Rear Ultrasonic Park Assist

MERCEDES VS30 CHASSIS SAFETY FEATURES: Collision Avoidance System including: Active Brake Assist, Active Distance Assist, Active Lane Keep Assist, Traffic Sign Assist and Blind Spot Assist.

ADDTL: Optional Performance Wheels upgrade to improve traction in inclement weather.

Winnebago Revel Inventory

 

ERA

OVERVIEW: The Winnebago Era is designed to be reliable and powerful with on or off-road capabilities and premium interior styling.

BASE RETAIL PRICE: $184,784

KEY FEATURES: Complete Kitchen, Contemporary Interior and Multiplex Wiring

FUEL ECONOMY: 18-22 MPG

FINISH

INTERIOR: Choose from Fusion with Smoke High Gloss Dark Canvas Cabinetry or Quantum with Onyx High Gloss Woodgrain Cabinetry.

EXTERIOR: Choose from Granite Grey, Iridium Silver and Tenorite Grey.

MEASUREMENTS

LENGTH: 24’3”

EXTERIOR HEIGHT:  9’8”/9’10” (C)

EXTERIOR WIDTH: 6’4.25”

INTERIOR HEIGHT: 6’3”

INTERIOR WIDTH: 5’9.75”

 

FRESHWATER TANK CAPACITY (gal.): 25

WATER HEATER CAPACITY (gal.): 2.6

HOLDING TANKS CAPACITY (BLACK/GRAY) (gal.): 70A/8/26  70B & 70X/9/19

LP CAPACITY (lbs.): 67.68

FUEL CAPACITY (gal.): 24.5

GCWR (lbs.): 15,250

GVWR (lbs.): 11,030

SEATBELTS: 70A/4   70B/6   70X/7

SLEEPING CAPACITY: 70A/3  70B&70X/2

CHASSIS

CHASSIS: Mercedes VS30 Sprinter Chassis

DRIVE SYSTEM: RWD or Optional 4×4

ENGINE: 3.0L 6-cylinder, 188-hp turb0-diesel engine

TRANSMISSION: 7G-Tronic Automatic Transmission

ALTERNATOR: 220-amp.

BRAKES: 4-wheel ABS Brakes

HITCH: 5,000-lb.

OPTIONAL: On-Demand 4WD w/Hi/Lo Range (Silver or Tenorite Grey only)

EXTERIOR

AWNING: 16’ Powered Patio Awning

SCREEN DOORS: Side and Rear Screen Doors

RUNNING BOARDS: Running Boards, rocker trim with mud guard

BIKE RACK: n/a

ROOF/LUGGAGE RACK: Optional Luggage Rack

LADDER: Optional Ladder

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

A/C: Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

HEATING: Truma Combi Eco Plus Heating System w/ (2) 850-watt electric heating elements

INSULATION: 4 Season Insulation

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL SERVICE: 30-amp.

LITHIUM POWER: n/a

HOUSE BATTERIES: 2-Deep Cycle Group 31 Batteries (AGM Maintenance Free)

CONVERTER/CHARGER: 1,000-watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter

GENERATOR: 2,500-watt Cummins Onan MicroQuiet LP Generator

SOLAR: 200-watt Solar Panel/Battery Charger

PLUMBING SYSTEM

EXTERIOR SERVICE CENTER: Exterior Wash Station and Service Center Water Hookups

WINTERIZATION PACKAGE: Includes Water Heater Bypass Valve and Siphon Tube

HEATED DRAINAGE: Availability Varies by Floorplan

WATER PUMP: On-Demand

MACERATOR PUMP: 70B/70X 12-Volt Macerator Sewage Pump

INTERIOR

TV: 24” HDTV

WINDOWS/SHADES: Tinted Coach Windows and MCD Blackout Roller Shades

FLOORING: Vinyl Flooring Throughout

GALLEY

COUNTERTOP MATERIAL: Corian

REFRIGERATOR: Compressor-Driven Refrigerator and Freezer Single Door/70X  2-Door/70A/70B

MICROWAVE: 70A/Microwave   70B/70X Microwave Convection Oven

RANGE TOP: 70A/2 Burner Gas Range Top    70B/70X 3 Burner Gas Range Top

BATH

TOILET: Toilet with Foot Pedal and Sprayer

SINK: Stainless Steel Sink

WET BATH DIMENSIONS: 24”x43”

BEDROOM

BED SLEEPING CONFIGURATIONS: 70A/Rear Twin Flex Bed System   70B/70X/Rear Sofa Bed

TV: 70A/24” HDTV

SAFETY

CHILD SEAT TETHERS: 70B/70X

DETECTORS: LP, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER: 10 BC Fire Extinguisher

EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Daytime Running Lamps and High-mount Brake Lamps

REARVIEW CAMERA: Rearview Camera Monitoring System

MERCEDES VS30 CHASSIS SAFETY FEATURES: Collision Avoidance System including: Active Brake Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Traffic Sign Assist, Crosswind Assist and Blind Spot Assist.

Winnebago Era Inventory

 

BOLDT

OVERVIEW: The Winnebago Boldt is energy and fuel efficient. It is equipped with ample storage and spacious floorplans making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

BASE RETAIL PRICE: $215,092

KEY FEATURES: Transforming Beds, Pure3 Lithium Power System, All-Season Ready and the latest in Technology

FUEL ECONOMY: 18-22 MPG

FINISH

INTERIOR: Choose from Bleu or Mecca interiors with Macchiato or Columbian Walnut Cabinetry.

EXTERIOR: Choose from Artic White, Iridium Silver and Tenorite Grey.

MEASUREMENTS

LENGTH: 22’11”

EXTERIOR HEIGHT:  9’8”/9’10” (C)

EXTERIOR WIDTH: 6’4”

INTERIOR HEIGHT: 6’3”

INTERIOR WIDTH: 5’10”

 

FRESHWATER TANK CAPACITY (gal.): 21

WATER HEATER CAPACITY (gal.): 2.6

HOLDING TANKS CAPACITY (BLACK/GRAY) (gal.): 70BL/24/26/10  70KL/16/25

LP CAPACITY (lbs.): 67.68

FUEL CAPACITY (gal.): 24.5

GCWR (lbs.): 15,250

GVWR (lbs.): 11,030

SEATBELTS: 70BL/7  70KL/4

SLEEPING CAPACITY: 70BL/3  70KL/2

CHASSIS

CHASSIS: Mercedes VS30 Sprinter Chassis

DRIVE SYSTEM: RWD or Optional 4×4

ENGINE: 3.0L 6-cylinder, 188-hp turb0-diesel engine

TRANSMISSION: 7G-Tronic Automatic Transmission

ALTERNATOR: 220-amp.

BRAKES: Hydraulic Brakes with ABS

HITCH: 5,000-lb.

OPTIONAL: On-Demand 4WD w/Low Range, electronic stability and traction control

EXTERIOR

AWNING: 13’ Powered Patio Awning

SCREEN DOORS: Side and Rear Screen Doors with Magnetic Closures

RUNNING BOARDS: Aluminum Running Boards with Ground Effect Lighting and Rear Mud Guards

BIKE RACK: n/a

ROOF/LUGGAGE RACK: Optional Luggage Rack

LADDER: Optional Movable Ladder

HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

A/C: Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

HEATING: Truma Combi Eco Plus Heating System w/ (2) 850-watt electric heating elements

INSULATION: 4 Season Insulation

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ELECTRICAL SERVICE: 30-amp.

LITHIUM POWER: Pure3 Volta Power Systems with automotive grade 48V energy pack providing 12,800-watt hours of energy.

HOUSE BATTERIES: n/a

CONVERTER/CHARGER: 3,600-watt Pure Sine Inverter

GENERATOR: n/a

SOLAR: (2) 115-watt Solar Panel/Battery Charger and Plug for additional portable panel

PLUMBING SYSTEM

EXTERIOR SERVICE CENTER: Exterior Wash Station and Service Center Water Hookups

WINTERIZATION PACKAGE: Includes Water Heater Bypass Valve and Siphon Tube

HEATED DRAINAGE: Availability Varies by Floorplan

WATER PUMP: On-Demand

MACERATOR PUMP: n/a

INTERIOR

TV: 24” LED HDTV

WINDOWS/SHADES: Tinted Coach Windows, Cassette Shades and Optional Dual-Pane Euro Acrylic Windows

FLOORING: Vinyl Flooring Throughout

GALLEY

COUNTERTOP MATERIAL: Corian

REFRIGERATOR: Single Door Compressor-Driven Refrigerator and Freezer

MICROWAVE: 70BL/Microwave   70KL/ Microwave Convection Oven

RANGE TOP: Single Burner Induction Cooktop

BATH

TOILET: Toilet with Foot Pedal and Sprayer

SINK: 70BL/n/a  70KL/Stainless Steel Sink

WET BATH DIMENSIONS: 70BL/24”x35”  70KL/32”x45”

BEDROOM

BED SLEEPING CONFIGURATIONS: 70BL/Rear Twin Flex Bed System   70KL/Center Twin Flex Bed System

TV: n/a

SAFETY

CHILD SEAT TETHERS: n/a

DETECTORS: LP, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER: 10 BC Fire Extinguisher

EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Daytime Running Lamps and High-mount Brake Lamps

REARVIEW CAMERA: Rearview Color Camera Monitoring System

MERCEDES VS30 CHASSIS SAFETY FEATURES: Collision Avoidance System including: Active Brake Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Traffic Sign Assist, Crosswind Assist and Blind Spot Assist.

Winnebago Boldt Inventory

 

*Data Current at time of Publication.

If there is an option that you would like that is not provided by the factory, the Lichtsinn RV service team can provide a number of after market installations including Tire Upgrades, additional Solar, Wifi Boosters, exterior Add-Ons such as Bike Racks, Front and Rear Bumpers and more as allowable by floorplan. A Lichtsinn RV consultant can provide information on available add-on options. All add-ons must be ordered well in advance of delivery to ensure accessories are available.

Winnebago Class B Vans offer you the freedom and flexibility to go most anywhere. Contact a Lichtsinn RV consultant to find out more about the Winnebago Class B van that’s right for you.

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4-Season Features in the Winnebago Solis

The all-new, all-weather Winnebago Solis was designed to be as versatile as it is affordable, whether you’re cruising beachside or camping slope side.  With 2 floorplans that offer 4-season features, the Winnebago Solis is the perfect RV to use in any season. Here are the top features that make the Solis the perfect all-weather camper. Winnebago Solis

Truma Combi Eco Plus Heating System – The Truma Combi Eco heating system is a furnace and water heater in one. In the summer, you can run it as just a water heater, but in cooler climates you can run both the furnace and the water heater. The Truma Combi heater is almost silent, economical to run, and will keep your van comfortable during cooler temperatures.

Above-floor waterlines – By keeping the waterlines above the floor, you can use them for longer as they will keep warmer than being exposed underneath the coach. The Solis features improved insulation in the floors and that paired with the Truma Combi Eco Heating system will keep your lines warm in cooler temperatures.

Heated tanks – To accompany the above-floor waterlines, the Solis includes heated drainage tanks. With the heated tanks, Solis owners will not have to worry that the contents in their drainage tanks will freeze.

Upgraded Roof and Sidewall Insulation – Winnebago added upgraded, automotive-grade foam insulation in the roof and the walls for improved thermal control and sound reduction while traveling in your Winnebago Solis

Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ AC (59PX) – In warmer climates, the Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ air conditioner is a high-efficiency and quiet air conditioner that will keep your coach cool. This A/C has a built-in thermostat and significantly reduces power draw compared to previous models.

Cummins Onan QG 2,800-watt Generator (59PX) – This generator allows you to power the Air Conditioner and other items in the Solis 59PX while running efficiently and quietly. This generator is National Park System compliant from a noise output perspective.

See our Winnebago Solis 59PX Inventory

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Winnebago 4 Season Class B RVs

Whether you are ready for it or not, the fall season will soon be upon us. Just because the temperature is changing doesn’t mean your RVing fun needs to come to an end. Winnebago has a number of Class B Rvs that are 4 Season RVs, ready for not only fall weather, but the colder weather that follows.

Winnebago includes winterization packages in many of its RVs. However, there are some RVs that are specifically made to extend the camping season. See below the top features in each of these models that help ensure you are ready for any weather that greets you at your next adventure.

4 season Class B RVs

WINNEBAGO TRAVATO

The Winnebago Travato Class B Van is the top-selling Camper Van in North America. Its energy and fuel-efficient systems make the most of the Travato’s ample power.  The 4 Season Travato is available in the 59K and 59G floorplans as well as the 59KL and 59GL floorplans.

The Top 10 Winnebago Travato 4 Season features are:

  1. Fuel-efficient Truma Combi®Eco Plus heating system
  2. Winterization Package including a water heater bypass valve and siphon tube coupled with above-floor waterlines
  3. Optional Heated Drainage System
  4. Automotive Grade roof and sidewall insulation for improved thermal break and acoustic insulation
  5. Dual-pane acrylic windows w/screen and blackout cassette shades
  6. The Winnebago Travato KL and GL include the Pure3Advanced Energy System with 9,500 usable watt-hours of stored. This system uses a Lithium-ion energy pack and inverter, including a second under-hood alternator powered by the chassis engine and energy pack heating pad system/ The Travato 59G and 59K models instead include a  2,800-watt Cummins Onan® gas generator instead of the Pure3
  7. SuperSprings®SumoSprings® (front and rear) increase ride height and improve stability
  8. Side & Rear Screen Doors for cross ventilation when temperatures allow
  9. Truma Combi®Eco Plus Water Heater and Coach Heating System w/two 850-watt heating elements
  10. 215-watt solar panels MPTT solar charge controller w/junction box and plugs for additional solar panels

WINNEBAGO SOLIS

The newest of the Class B Van 4 Season models is available in both the 59P and the 59PX floorplans. Each Solis floorplan is chocked full of 4 Season amenities. The Winnebago Solis is designed to be as versatile as it is affordable so you can cruise beachside or camp slope side in the Winnebago Solis.

The Top 10 Winnebago Solis 4 Season features are:

  1. 220-watt Flexible Solar Panel that is fitted to the top of the pop-top / Solar can be expanded in the Solis 520-watts
  2. Premium ceiling-to-floor Insulation to keep weather at bay and the sounds of the road out
  3. Zipped integrated air barrier Window Coverings with blackout and thermal capabilities
  4. Interior Coach Waterlines and Heated Drainage System
  5. Heavy duty easy to clean Vinyl Flooring throughout (easy to wipe out sand or melted snow)
  6. Side and Rear Screen Doors to allow cross ventilation across the coach when temperatures allow
  7. Truma Combi®Eco Hydronic Heating and Hot Water continuous on demand water system
  8. 2 deep-cycle Group 31 batteries (AGM maintenance-free)
  9. In Coach fresh water Sight Glass
  10. Eco-Hot Heating and On Demand Water System

WINNEBAGO BOLDT

The Winnebago Boldt is a Class B Diesel RV built on the Mercedes VS30 Sprinter Chassis. This energy-and fuel-efficient, diesel-powered Camper Van is equipped with ample storage and spacious floorplans, making it the perfect blend of innovation and comfort.

The Top 15 Winnebago Boldt 4 Season features are:

  1. Optional On-demand 4WD w/low range and seven speed automatic 7G Tronic Plus transmission with grade braking
  2. Pure3Advanced Volta Power Energy System (4-module energy pack) with an automotive grade 48V climate-controlled energy pack with 12,800 watt-hours of clean, quiet power with the lithium-based Pure3 Advanced Energy System
  3. State-of-the-art automotive grade insulation
  4. In-coach water lines
  5. Truma Combi®Eco Plus Heating System w/(2) 850-watt electric heating elements providing hydronic coach heat and hot water on demand
  6. (2) 115-watt solar panel/battery charger w/controller, junction box and plug for additional portable panel – The MPPT solar controller performs up to 30 percent better than competitors, providing more off the grid performance
  7. LED high performance headlights maximize the view of the road ahead
  8. Many Active and Passive Mercedes Benz VS30 Chassis Safety features including:
    1. High Beam Assist
    2. Active Brake Assist
    3. Active Lane Keeping Assist
    4. Active Distance Assist Distronic
    5. Blind Spot Assist including Rear Cross Traffic Alert
    6. Traffic Sign Assist
    7. Crosswind Assist
  9. Rain Sensor w/integrated wet wiper system to keep your front window clear
  10. Winterization package water heater bypass valve and siphon tube
  11. Heated drainage system
  12. Optional Dual-pane, euro acrylic thermo insulated windows w/cassette shades
  13. Aluminum running boards w/rubber tread with ground effect lighting
  14. Dedicated 58 volt alternator, or under hood generator, is twice as powerful as competitors. Its compact design keeps it out of the way of curbs and road debris and provides quick recharge time.
  15. Car to X communication which provides a warning in your Boldt with Car to X communication if there is heavy rain, fog, icy roads, or accidents ahead.

WINNEBAGO REVEL

The smallest of these Class B 4 Season RVs is the Winnebago Revel. At a mere 19’7” in length, don’t let the Winnebago Revel fool you. It’s packed with a great deal of amenities in its petite frame.

The Winnebago Revel is also built on the Mercedes Benz VS30 chasis and is equipped with many features that allow you to use your Revel throughout the year, regardless of the season.

The Top 15 Winnebago Revel 4 Season features are:

  1. On-demand 4WD w/Hi/Lo range, electronic stability and traction control
  2. Optional Performance Wheels and BF Goodrich T/A K02 all-terrain tires with aggressive all terrain traction perfect for gravel, rocky and snowy conditions
  3. Rain Sensor w/integrated wet wiper system to keep your front window clear
  4. Many Active and Passive Mercedes Benz VS30 Chassis Safety features including:
    1. High Beam Assist
    2. Active Brake Assist
    3. Active Lane Keeping Assist
    4. Active Distance Assist Distronic – (adaptive cruise control)
    5. Blind Spot Assist
    6. Traffic Sign Assist
  5. Rear Mud Guards to protect your Revel from Road debris
  6. Hydronic Heating Diesel Fired Heating System to evenly heat the Revel
  7. Optional Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner for warm afternoons
  8. 2 Xantrex 125-amp-hour Lithium ion batteries providing full coach power with a dedicated second alternator to charge the system providing 1,600-watt hours of energy per battery, or 3,200 watt hours total. The Lithium Ion batteries have heat pads wraps with intelligent automatic thermostatic control.
  9. Solar Panel/Battery Charger
  10. Winterization Package with valve and siphon tube
  11. Insulated/heated gray water holding tank
  12. Freshwater tank inside
  13. Automotive Grand Insulation in the sidewalls
  14. Heavy duty and extremely insulative Industrial Vinyl non slip Flooring over insulated vapor barrier plasticore flooring throughout
  15. Tinted Dual-Pane Euro Acrylic Windows with Cassette Shades

Extend your camping season with a 4 season Winnebago Class B RV. Call your Lichtsinn RV sales consultant today to learn more!

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With the recent launch of the Winnebago Solis 59PX, on the extended ProMaster chassis, there have been a lot of comparisons drawn between the Solis 59PX and the Winnebago Travato 59K. While there are a lot of similarities, there are a lot of differences as well.  The Winnebago Travato 59K and the Winnebago Solis 59PX are both on the RAM ProMaster chassis. Below are the specifications, floorplan overview, and key features.

Specification 59K 59PX
Exterior Length 21′ 21′
Exterior Height 9’4″ 9’5″
Exterior Width 6’9″ 6’8″
Awning Length 13′ NA
Interior Height 6’3″ 6’2″
Interior Width 6’2″ 6’4″
Freshwater Tank Capacity (gal.) 25 21
Water Heater Capacity (gal.) 2.6* 2.6
Holding Tank Capacity — Black (gal.) 13 NA
Cassette Toilet Capacity (gal.) NA 5
Holding Tank Capacity — Gray (gal.) 13 20
LP Capacity (lbs.) 25.38 24.96
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 24 24
GCWR (lbs.) 11,500 11,500
GVWR (lbs.) 9,350 9,350
GAWR – Front (lbs.) 4,629 4,629
GAWR – Rear (lbs.) 5,291 5,291
Wheelbase 159″ 159″
Sleeps 2 4

Travato 59K – $127,254 MSRP

Solis 59PX – $120,970 MSRP

Floorplan Configuration:

Winnebago Solis 59PX

 

Winnebago Travato 59K Floorplan

Seating –  In the Winnebago Solis 59PX there are 3-point seat belts for four people between the drivers seats and the seats at the pedestal table. In the Winnebago Travato 59K, there is seating for 4 between the driver’s seats and the Twin Bed.

Sleeping – In the Winnebago Solis 59PX there is sleeping for four between the Murphy+ Bed (59″ x 77″) and the pop-top loft (52″ x 79″). In the Winnebago Travato 59K, there is sleeping for 2 in the twin beds/cross-coach sleeping.

Kitchen – The kitchen in the Winnebago Solis 59PX is on the passenger side, includes a dual-burner stove top, a sink and a refrigerator that is positioned toward the front of the coach, so it is accessible from the outside of the coach. In the Travato 59K the kitchen is located on the driver’s side with a dual-burner cooktop, sink, refrigerator and a pull-out countertop.

Bathroom – The Winnebago Solis has a mid-coach wet bath measuring at 31″x24″ while the Travato 59K has a rear wet bath that measures at 25″ x 43″ and features a wardrobe.

Key Features in the Winnebago Solis 59PX: 

  • Storage Area with L-Tracks – the new storage area in the 59PX includes L-Tracks. The new tracks provide tie-down points for additional cargo space by using the adjustable rings located on the floor, walls, ceiling behind the Murphy+ Bed.
  • Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ AC – The quiet and efficient air conditioner extends usable temperature range for comfortable adventures.
  • CumminsOnan 2.8KW Generator – New and improved generator will power your air conditioner and all 110V outlets more quietly than ever before.
  • Pop-Top – The pop-top in the Winnebago Solis 59PX provides another great space for sleeping.

Key Features in the Winnebago Travato 59K: 

  • Sumo Springs – These are located in the front and the rear for improved ride quality
  • Upgraded Colorado Carefree Awning – the awning has a faster drive motor to reduce the potential for wind damage and Bluetooth control to make it easier to operate and control lighting.
  • Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ AC – The quiet and efficient air conditioner extends usable temperature range for comfortable adventures.
  • Ram Mount Aluminum Tracks – These allow for easy and customized mounting of accessories like cell phones and tablets.
  • 1,000-Watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter – Provides electrical power for household appliances, such as smartphone chargers, tablet chargers, CPAP and BPAP machines, off of the dual AGM absorbed glass mat maintenance free group 31 RV batteries.

See our Winnebago Travato 59K Inventory

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Recently, Winnebago released the Winnebago Solis 59PX, a new floorplan in the popular Winnebago Class B Campervan lineup. There are some significant differences between the Winnebago Solis 59PX and the 59P Floorplans. First, let’s look at the weights and measurements of the 59P versus the 59PX.

 Measurement 59P 59PX
Exterior Length 19’9″ 21′
Exterior Height 8’11” 8’11”
Exterior Width 6’8″ 6’8″
Interior Height 6’2″ 6’2″
Interior Width 6’4″ 6’2″
Freshwater Tank Capacity (gal.) 21 21
Water Heater Capacity (gal.) 2.6 2.6
Holding Tank Capacity — Gray (gal.) 20 20
LP Capacity5 (lbs.) 24.96 24.96
Fuel Capacity (gal.) 24 24
GCWR6 (lbs.) 11,500 11,500
GVWR (lbs.) 8,900 9,350
GAWR – Front (lbs.) 4,629 4,629
GAWR – Rear (lbs.) 5,291 5,291
Wheelbase 159″ 159*
Cassette Toilet Capacity (gal.) 5 5
Sleeps 4 4

The key differences in features in the Winnebago Solis 59P vs. the 59PX are the following 4 items:

Ram 3500 Chassis (Extended)

Winnebago Solis 59PX

 

Winnebago has optimized the additional cargo space provided by the extended chassis! Bring all your outdoor gear!

L-Tracks

Ltrack 2

The new tracks provide tie-down points for additional cargo space by using the adjustable rings located on the floor, walls, ceiling behind the Murphy+ Bed.

Coleman-Mach 10 NDQ Air Conditioner

Coleman Mach AC

The quiet and efficient air conditioner extends usable temperature range for comfortable adventures.

CumminsOnan 2.8KW Generator

Cummins Onan Generator

 

New and improved generator will power your air conditioner and all 110V outlets more quietly than ever before.

See Our Winnebago Solis 59P and 59PX Inventory Here.

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Introducing the Winnebago Solis 59PX

The all new, all weather, AC equipped Winnebago Solis 59PX now provides complete off the grid power to run all your appliances including the air conditioning system!  Designed to be as versatile as it is affordable, whether you’re cruising beachside or camping slope side.  Winnebago Solis 59PX

See Our Winnebago Solis 59P and 59PX Inventory Here.

The popular Solis is now available with the Coleman Mach 10 NDQ non ducted quiet, air conditioning system powered by shore line power or with the all new, ultra low quiet  efficient CumminsOnan 2,800 watt MicroQuiet generator!  Made possible as the nimble 159 inch wheelbase now includes the extended chassis with additional gear garage storage.

Built on the fuel efficient Ram Promaster chassis, the Solis features all season insulation and plumbing, a space extending rear annex and Truma Combi Eco hydronic heating and on demand hot water with hot water loop purge.  In addition to the cross coach sleeping below, the fiberglass studio loft pop top easily expands your sleeping space, offers panoramic views and provides a restful night’s sleep with the innovative FROLI  sleep system.

As versatile as it is comfortable, enjoy the view as you work or play with the versatile workstation, and then call it a night in the rear Murphy Bed with European slat sleep system!

With its heavy duty vinyl flooring, recirculating hot water system, below floor storage, two exterior wash stations and an adjustable table to take in all the views – it’s clear, the Solis can adapt to any adventure.

Call us to schedule your LIVE Video Appointment today to see this RV LIVE in the comfort of your home!

This coach is powered by the tried and true fuel-efficient ProMaster powertrain, the US version of what has been Europe’s most successful commercial cargo van from Fiat, the Ducato:

1.  3.6L Promaster V6 gas engine

2.  280 horsepower

3.  258 lbs. feet of torque

4.  6 speed automatic transmission

5.  Three point safety belts

6.  Dual front airbags

7.  Front infotainment radio with an LCD touch screen monitor and Bluetooth capabilities for hands free calling, voice guidance in Apple or Google maps, and listening to your your favorite radio apps such as SiriusXM, Spotify and Pandora

8.  Color rearview camera monitoring system

Includes the following cab conveniences:

1.  Cab seats armrests, adjustable headrest, and slide/swivel/recline

2.  Cruise control

3.  Three point seat belts

4.  Power assist steering

5.  Adjustable mirrors

6.  Power door locks with remote

7.  Power windows

8.  12 volt power points

9.  Sun visors

10.  Front and cab window privacy panels

Includes the following AC, heating and electrical features:

1.  Coleman Mach NDQ Non Ducted Quiet Efficient air conditioning system

2.  Truma Combi Eco heating and hot water continuous on demand water system

3.  CumminsOnan Ultra Quiet all new 2,800 watt MicroQuiet gasoline generator

4.  Auxiliary start circuit

5.  Dual deep cycle Group 31 batteries (AGM maintenance-free)

6.  Coach battery disconnect system

7.  Automatic dual battery charge control

8.  30 amp power cord

9.  220 watt flexible surface solar panel with solar controller, expandable up to 520

10.  Dual exterior wash stations

11.  On demand water pump

12.  Fresh water sight glass

13.  Heated drainage system

14.  Water center control panel includes all control valves, connection points and exterior wash station (located inside right rear door)

15.  Hot water purge valve system

Includes the following interior features: 

1.  LED ceiling lights

2.  Tinted coach windows

3.  Systems monitor panel

4.  Maxx Air premium vent system

5.  Removable pedestal table

6.  Below floor storage (lounge, bedroom)

7.  Reading lights

8.  Roof wiring access port

9.  Dinette seating with 3 point seat belts

10.  USB charging ports

11.  Zipped window coverings

12.  Heavy duty vinyl flooring throughout

Includes the following kitchen conveniences:

1.  Laminate countertop

2.  Pull out countertop extension

3.  Dual burner range top with glass cover

4.  Compressor driven refrigerator and freezer

5.  Stainless steel sink

6.  Spice Rack

Includes the following bathroom conveniences: 

1.  Flexible shower head

2.  Mirror

3.  Removable clothes rod

4.  Swiveling cassette toilet

5.  Shower curtain

6.  Shower with wall surround

7.  Tissue holder

Includes the following bedroom conveniences:

1.  Versatile workstation and Murphy bed with access to storage below and mattress cover

2.  Deluxe powered ventilator fan

3.  European slat bed system

4.  Ladder

5.  Movable table

Includes the following exterior features:

1.  Overhead loft, pop top sleeping area with FROLI sleep system

2.  Porch light with interior switch

3.  Driver and passenger side service light

4.  Assist bar

5.  Side screen door

6.  Rear screen door

7.  Aluminum running board with logoed tread and pet loop attachment

8.  Rod and privacy screen (provided for rear annex)

See Our Winnebago Solis 59P and 59PX Inventory Here.

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Now equipped with the rear sofa option for additional seating and three point safety belts, the all new, all weather Winnebago Solis 59P is designed to be as versatile as it is affordable, whether you’re cruising beachside or camping slope side. Winnebago Solis 59P with Sofa Sleeper

Built on the fuel efficient Ram Promaster chassis, the Solis features all season insulation and plumbing, a space extending rear annex and Truma Combi Eco hydronic heating and on demand hot water with hot water loop purge.  In addition to the cross coach sleeping below, the fiberglass studio loft pop top easily expands your sleeping space, offers panoramic views and provides a restful night’s sleep with the innovative FROLI  sleep system.

In one of our most recent videos, Lichtsinn RV Sales Manager Jason Bruckhoff measures various aspects of the Winnebago Solis 59P with the rear sofa bed.

The measurements include –

Bed – 59″ x 71″

Storage Underneath Bed – 38″ deep, 29″ wide closest to the front of the coach, and 45″ wide at the rear of the storage.

Watch that video here.

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Recently we completed an experiment on the Winnebago Solis to test the solar capabilities and overall off-the-grid capabilities of the van. The Winnebago Solis comes with dual group 31 AGM deep-cycle batteries and a 220-watt flexible solar panel with controller, expandable up to 520-watts. In the experiment, we wanted to test solar power capabilities  of the Solis to keep the refrigerator cool while not hooked to shore power or running the generator. So we took a Solis, filled the refrigerator with water, ice cubes, and some Popsicles and parked it for a week outside not hooked to shore power.

WATCH OUR VIDEO ON THE SOLAR EXPERIMENT HERE

Each day, one of our Sales Consultants went out and checked the solar controller for various readings and checked on the water, ice cubes and Popsicles. The readings we measured were related to the photovoltaic power, or the energy created from the sun hitting the panel. We examined the following readings…

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage
  2. Internal Battery Temperature
  3. Battery Voltage
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage
  7. Refrigerator Temperature

Day 1 –

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 51 °F and Cloudy
  2. Internal Battery Temperature – 77 °F
  3. Battery Voltage – 13 Volts 
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 4 Kilowatts 
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 2.0 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 13 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature – 37 °F

Day 2 – 

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 54°F and Cloudy
  2. Internal Battery Temperature – 77 °F
  3. Battery Voltage – 13 Volts
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 5 Kilowatt Hours
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 1.2 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 13 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature –  37 °F

Day 3 – 

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 42°F  and Sunny
  2. Internal Battery Temperature – 77 °F
  3. Battery Voltage – 14.1 Volts
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 5 Kilowatt Hours
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 3.4 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 14 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature 37 °F

Day 4 – 

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 35°F and Rainy
  2. Internal Battery Temperature – 77 °F
  3. Battery Voltage – 13.1 Volts
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 5 Kilowatt Hours
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 2.8 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 13 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature – 36°F

Day 6 – 

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 40°F and Sunny
  2. Internal Battery Temperature – 77°F
  3. Battery Voltage – 12.6 Volts
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 6 Kilowatt Hours 
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 0.5 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 13 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature – 37 °F

Day 7 – 

  1. Outside Temperature and Cloud Coverage – 43°F  Clear Sky
  2. Internal Battery Temperature –  77°F
  3. Battery Voltage – 13.6 Volts
  4. Generated Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Accumulated Since Last Reset – 7 Kilowatts
  5. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Current – 2.7 Amps
  6. Input Photovoltaic (PV) Voltage – 14 Volts
  7. Refrigerator Temperature –  37 °F

At the end of the 7 days the refrigerator remained the same temperature as it was when we started and the ice cubes and popsicles were still frozen.

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The all-new, all-weather Winnebago Solis is as versatile as it is affordable, whether you’re cruising beachside or camping slope side. The Solis is chock full of unique features that enable your adventures and passions regardless of what they are.

Watch our video on the TOP FEATURES IN A WINNEBAGO SOLIS

  1. Pop Top The most striking feature on the Winnebago Solis’ is the easy-to-use Pop-Top. This is Winnebago’s first entry into pop-top campervans and the pop-top in the Winnebago Solis is made with durable fiberglass and raises with hinges and gas springs making it easy to raise. The loft in the pop-top has comfortable sleeping for 2 on top of the popular Froli Sleep System. The Solis also features full electricity in the poptop area with lights and outlets. To operate the pop-top release the safety catch on both sides and then release the clamp, a half turn on both sides. Then with a bit of effort, push the pop-top up until the gas shocks takeover. The ladder to access the pop-top is stored above the cab. It comes in two pieces – the top half has hooks and the halves are slide together then the over center latches hold the two halves together. The pop top space has zippered window covers that can be rolled up and Velcroed into place. To bring the top down, you’ll notice there are two red tabs on either side of the pop top. They’re used to pull the canvas in as you pull the top downs. In calm weather conditions you shouldn’t need them. But they will be useful in more windy conditions. So to lower the top, grab the two straps, pull them down and ensure the canvas comes inside and give it one extra tug to get the latch into place, half turn, then the primary clip is engaged. The safety strap will clip into place and then that side is secure. Do the same on the other side.
  2. Rear Desk Work Station/ Murphy+ Bed- The Winnebago Solis offers a flexible interior layout. In the rear is a movable rear desk workstation. This allows for Solis owners to have a unique workstation with a great view through the rear screens. To operate the desk release the barrel catch and lower the folding leg as you lower the table. The table may be slid closer to the galley to be used as an extra prep surface, or you may lift it up and reset it towards the rear of the van so you can enjoy the views from the back of the van. To return the table to its original position, make sure the table is ahead of the crossbar on the bed, fold the leg as you’re raising the bed, fold the leg as your raising the table, and use a barrel catch to secure the table in its location. And when it’s time to go to bed – the Murphy+ Bed System can be lowered to provide additional sleeping space.
  3. Rear Annex – The Winnebago Solis is equipped with a space extending Rear Annex. The Annex provides additional living space and includes a hanging rod and privacy curtain.
  4. Innovative Storage – The Winnebago Solis features innovative storage so you and your guests can bring everything you need to enjoy your adventures.
  5. Integrated Blackout Window Treatments and Sliding Door/Rear Door Screen-  Stay cool in the Solis without an A/C with the integrated side and rear screen door. The side screen door is attached by a strong magnet, so you can open it without having to unzip or slide a finicky screen door. The rear screen door is a full blackout screen with zippered window to provide great airflow to the coach. The integrated window treatments are similar to the rear and side screen door with blackout capabilities.
  6. Water Tank Monitor System with Water Waste Button- The Solis uses a sight glass to read the level of the fresh water tank. It is located on the face of the galley cabinet. It’s back lit providing a nice nightlight and also allows you to see the level of water in the fresh water tank. The Solis comes equipped with Winnebago’s Eco Hot System. What that system does is flush all of the cold water from your hot water lines and routes it back to your freshwater tank. To use the system, with your water pump turned on and your water heater in operation. Go to the valve on the face of the galley, count to six and turn it back to normal. While you’ve had the valve turned on you’ll hear the pump run ad when you turn it back to normal, the pumps should stop. You will now have hot water at all of your fixtures without wasting any freshwater.
  7. 3-Point Seat Belts– A new feature in the Winnebago Solis is the automotive-grade seating with three-point seat belts. These provide guests the option to bring more people and travel more safely.
  8. Slam Latching System for Cabinets- the Slam latching system and the upper cabinet faces are made from a highly durable laminate that will withstand all of your adventures. The Slam latching system is highly rugged and will work well for Rvers on the go.
  9. Flooring- The Winnebago Solis was designed for adaptable adventure from ski slope to surfside. The heavy-duty vinyl flooring throughout will assist guests in their adventure. It is highly durable and easy to clean. It will be easy for you to clean out the sand, snow, or anything else you encounter in your adventures.
  10. Heated Wet Bath with Cassette Toilet – The Winnebago Solis comes equipped with a heated Wet Bath with a Cassette Toilet so there is no need to connect to a dump station.
  11. Flexible Solar Power – The Winnebago Solis comes equipped with a 220-Watt Flexible Solar Panel to provide Off-Grid Power. The one panel system is fitted to the top of the Pop-Top Roof for a sleek look and allows you to use your Solis without relying on electrical hookups or a generator for power.
  12. Premium All Season Insulation and Plumbing – The Winnebago Solis is equipped with All-Season Insulation and Plumbing which helps extend your camping season. Keep the sounds of the road out and the weather at bay with the floor to ceiling insulation, zipped air barrier window coverings and interior coach waterlines.

See our Winnebago Solis inventory here.

Experience the Best℠ at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last five 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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The Winnebago Solis: All-Season Insulation and Plumbing

The all-new, all-weather Winnebago Solis is as versatile as it is affordable, whether you’re cruising beachside or camping slope side. The Solis is chock full of unique features that enable your adventures and passions regardless of what they are. A cool feature in the Winnebago Solis is the All-Season Insulation and Plumbing.

Winnebago Solis All Season Insulation

The Winnebago Solis is equipped with All-Season Insulation and Plumbing which helps extend your camping season. Keep the sounds of the road out and the weather at bay with the floor to ceiling insulation, zipped air barrier window coverings and interior coach waterlines.

Watch our video on the All-Season Insulation and Plumbing in the Winnebago Solis.

See our Winnebago Solis inventory here.

Experience the Best℠ at Lichtsinn RV, the #1 Winnebago Dealer in North America for the last five 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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