The Winnebago Forza is a Class A diesel motorhome that is designed with versatile sleeping and seating accommodations to adjust to your needs. The Forza is built on the powerful Freightliner XCS chassis so you can plan your trip with peace of mind with the power to create a comfortable environment no matter the destination.
Below we have the most common questions asked regarding the Winnebago Forza.
What is a Winnebago Forza?
Answer: The Winnebago Forza is a Winnebago Class A Diesel Motorhome built atop the Freightliner XCS chassis. This chassis provides a solid foundation with a Cummins diesel engine boasting 700 lb ft of torque or power, paired with the best of class Allison six speed transmission that includes grade braking and engine exhaust braking. The interior of the Forza balances straight lines and curves creating a soothing, comfortable and practical interior ideal for active households. You can pack all of your creature comforts in the Forza with massive exterior storage ranging from 153 cu. ft. to 228 cu. ft. dependent on floorplan.
What are the different Winnebago Forza Floorplans?
Answer: The current Winnebago Forza floorplans include the 34T, 36H and the 38W. Winnebago has discontinued production on the Winnebago Forza 38D or 38R floorplans.
The Winnebago Forza is available in 3 floorplans ranging from 35’6” in length to 39’10” in length and sleep 5-9 people dependent on floorplan.
The Forza 34T is the shortest of the floorplans at 35’6” in length and features two slideouts. The driver side slideout house the BenchMark Dinette while the passenger side slideout houses the kitchen and bedroom wardrobe.
The Forza 36H floorplan measures 37’9” in length and features three slideouts. The large driver side slideout houses the kitchen and bedroom chest of drawers storage. The front passenger side slideout houses the BenchMark Dinette and your choice of TrueComfort+ Sofa or Theater Seating. The rear passenger side slideout houses your choice of queen or king sized bed. The all-in-one bath is located in the center passenger side of the coach.
And finally, the longest of the floorplans, the Forza 38W measures 39’10” in length. This triple slideout floorplan includes a full-length passenger side slideout. The 38W floorplan is the Winnebago Forza with Bunk Beds. In the passenger-side slideout you’ll find the BenchMark Dinette, your choice of TrueComfort+ Sofa or Theater Seating, bunk beds and the bedroom wardrobe. In the driver-side front slideout you’ll find the galley. The rear driver-side slideout houses the queen-sized bed. This floorplan boasts a bath-and-a-half and can sleep up to 9 people with the addition of the optional powered StudioLoft bed.
What is the difference between the Winnebago Forza and a Winnebago Journey?
Answer: While the Winnebago Forza and Winnebago Journey are both Class A diesel motorhomes, there are many differences across these models. The Winnebago Journey is the flagship Winnebago diesel model while the Forza is the base level Winnebago Class A diesel. We have highlighted some of the key differences in the Winnebago Forza vs. Winnebago Journey below:
Forza: The Forza is built atop the Freightliner XCS chassis. The chassis size is dependent on floorplan as listed below:
26,000-lb. chassis, Allison® 6-speed automatic 2100 MH transmission (34T)
27,910-lb. chassis, Allison 6-speed automatic 2500 MH transmission (36H)
29,410-lb. chassis, Allison 6-speed automatic 2500 MH transmission (38W)
The Forza has a 340-hp Cummins ISB 6.7L engine.
Journey: The Winnebago Journey is built atop the flexible Freightliner Maxum II XCM modular rail bridge chassis. This chassis provides floor flush mounting throughout the coach and 4x stiffer torsion to ensure a super ride and handling. The chassis size is dependent on floorplan as listed below:
36,400-lb. chassis, Allison® 3000 6-speed automatic transmission (34N)
38,700-lb. chassis, Allison 3000 6-speed automatic transmission (36K, 40P)
The Journey is equipped with a 380-hp Cummins ISL 8.9L engine.
Forza: Outside the Forza you’ll first notice its premium high-gloss sidewall skin. The Forza includes (2) powered patio awnings and an optional exterior entertainment center with 32” HDTV.
Journey: Outside of the Journey you’ll first notice it Sikkens premium high-gloss enhanced paint finish. The Journey boasts a 22’ Carefree Apex powered patio awning with a wind sensor. Atop the slideouts on the Journey are the Slide-Out Sweepeze that scrape debris off the top of the slideouts. Getting in and out of the exterior compartments is a breeze with the SureStore push button release compartment doors. Standard on the Journey is an exterior entertainment center with 43” TV and a home theater soundbar system with a portable Bluetooth subwoofer. You have the option of adding a refrigerator/freezer on the patio-side of the Journey.
Forza: The Forza floorplans each includes a BenchMark Dinette with under bench storage. The Forza has a soft vinyl ceiling. You can upgrade the standard MCD blackout roller shades in the Forza to the MCD solar/blackout roller shades. On the floor of the Forza you’ll find vinyl flooring throughout the coach. To increase sleeping capacity you have the option of adding a powered StudioLoft bed to your Forza. Journey: Once inside the Journey one of the first features you’ll notice is the flat floor design throughout thanks to the Freightliner Maxum II XCM modular rail bridge chassis. You’ll also notice the convenient Glide N Dine dining table and chairs (34N | 36K) and the Dine-O-Workstation (36K). The Journey has an automotive grade sound deadening soft vinyl ceiling. Each floorplan includes buffet storage. For ease in operating your Journey systems the Journey includes the Winnebago Connect control center. On the floor of the Journey you’ll find luxury plank residential flooring. MCD day/night roller shades are standard in the Forza. You have the option of adding (2) versatile Chottomans that provide footrests, extra seating or storage.
Forza: The galley in the Forza includes a 3-burner gas range top with storage below. Each floorplan in the Forza includes a 2-door 110 VAC residential refrigerator and freezer with an icemaker. The 34T | 36H floorplans include a 16 cu. ft. refrigerator/freezer while the 38W has a 19 cu. ft. refrigerator/freezer.
Journey: The galley in the Journey is showcased with a handsome tile backsplash with Corian border. The Journey includes a 2-burner portable induction range top. The refrigerator/freezer in the Journey is a 2-door 18 cu. ft. residential stainless-steel refrigerator with a water dispenser and automatic icemaker. For your convenience in the kitchen countertop of the Journey you’ll find a pop-up 110V charging station. The Journey also has a central vacuum system. You have the option of adding a stainless-steel drawer-style dishwasher in your Journey.
Forza: A queen sized bed is standard in the Forza floorplans with the option of a king sized bed in the 36H floorplan only. Each Forza floorplan includes a bedroom HDTV however the TV size varies by floorplan as follows: 28” HDTV (38W), 32” HDTV (34T) and a 40” HDTV in the 36H. The Forza floorplans have wardrobe bedroom storage.
Journey: A king sized bed is standard in the Journey and includes the E-Z Make bed system with power incline headrest. For your entertainment you’ll find a 43” Smart HDTV in the bedroom of the Journey and for versatile storage the Baldacci Customizable Italian Wardrobe System.
- HEATING AND COOLING:
Forza: The Forza 34T floorplan includes (2) 13,500 BTU air conditioners and a 35,000 BTU ducted furnace. The Forza 36H floorplan includes (2) 15,000 BTU air conditioners and a 40,000 BTU ducted furnace. The Forza 38W floorplan includes (2) 15,000 BTU air conditioners and (2) 20,000 BTU ducted furnaces.
Journey: The Journey 34N includes (2) 15,000 BTU air conditioners and the 36K | 40P include (3) 13,500 BTU air conditioners. For heating the Journey uses the Aqua-Hot 400D hydronic heating system. You have the option of adding hydronic heated flooring through-out your Winnebago Journey.
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:
Forza: The Winnebago Forza includes a 2,000-watt inverter/charger and 6,000-watt Cummins Onan generator. Also included are (4) deep-cycle Group 31 Marine/RV batteries. To help you stay connected the Forza includes a WiFi router signal booster. You have the option to add a Winegard Trav’ler automatic HDTV Satellite System as well.
Journey: The Winnebago Journey includes a 3,000-watt pure sine wave inverter/charger and either a 8,000-watt Cummins Onan generator (34N) or a 10,000-watt Cummins Onan generator (36K | 40P). The Journey has (6) deep-cycle Group 31 Marine/RV batteries. To help you stay connected the Journey has a WiFi Router and a Winegard Air 360+ Antenna. You have the option of adding the Lithium system upgrade to your Journey which includes (4) 125 amp-hour batteries and (3) roof mounted solar panels, 115-watts each.
There are other differences between the Winnebago Forza and the Winnebago Journey, we have covered just a handful of them.
How long is the Winnebago Forza?
Answer: The Winnebago Forza floorplans range from 35’6” to 39’10” in length.
How tall is the Winnebago Forza?
Answer: The exterior height on the Winnebago Forza is 12’. The exterior height is measured to the top of the tallest standard feature and is based on the curb weight of a typically equipped unit. The actual height of the RV may vary by several inches depending on chassis, A/C or equipment variations. The interior height measures 6’8” on each floorplan in the Winnebago Forza.
How wide is the Winnebago Forza?
Answer: The exterior width of the Winnebago Forza is 8’5.5” while the interior width is 8’.5”.
How much does a Winnebago Forza Cost?
Answer: The base MSRP price of a Winnebago Forza built on the Freightliner XCS chassis starts at $329,028 and varies by floorplan. Most items on the Forza are standard, however, there are options that you may choose that would increase the cost of the MSRP.
The options that will increase the MSRP of your Forza most significantly include the Powered Studio Loft Bed, Washer and Dryer, exterior entertainment center with 32” HDTV and in the bedroom adding the InnoMax Eurotop Freedom air mattress with controllers.
Other options that will increase the MSRP of the Forza include the addition of the +Lounger passenger cabseat with footrest, SiriusXM, the JBL premium audio option, a Winegard Trav’ler and MCD solar/blackout roller shades. To protect our factory discounted pricing and honor our Winnebago Dealer Agreement, Lichtsinn RV does not publish our actual sale pricing online. Contact a Lichtsinn RV consultant to find out the price of the Forza with your desired options that you are interested in.
The Winnebago Forza Class A diesel motorhome was built to go further! With its superior steel SuperStructure construction, thoughtfully designed service access, and handcrafted furniture and parts with easy replacement, the Forza takes quality to the next step. The unmistakable luxury and style are what will first catch your eye, but you will be drawn in even further when you see the unprecedented innovation. The Forza is available in three very different floorplans. The spacious Winnebago Forza Class A Diesel allows you to have all the joys of home while far from home.
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Information current as of 1/22
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