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2014 Mercedes 6 cyl diesel Class C Motorhome #16528603 10/14/21
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Immaculate shape, two slide-outs, 24 foot, decent bathroom and small shower, 33k miles.

He wants 75 grand. What do you think?

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Seems high, but anything goes these days.


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Too high, IMO.

I only paid 25k more than that for a brand new 2019, 26' version (Winnebago) in 2020.

3.0 L diesel, Sprinter chassis.

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High maintenance costs, really high.

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Originally Posted by Morewood
Immaculate shape, two slide-outs, 24 foot, decent bathroom and small shower, 33k miles.

He wants 75 grand. What do you think?



Have you owned a motorhome before?

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What are Comps for comparable Mercedes

What is their reputation among owners,
What are repair costs compared to others RV's in the class
Is the rubber as old as the RV
How has it been stored
In what state

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IMHO he's fishing for a big one.........


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That seems a bit high! One thing to consider is the brand/quality of the motorhome.....not the chassis! All motorhomes/rv’s are “NOT” created equal! And yes.....we have a Class C! memtb


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Read up on the DEF system problems with the Sprinters.

I would not own one made after 2008. Based on personal experience helping a buddy with his and hearing his horror stories of being stranded at dealerships across the country.

Wheel sensor problems too, but MB seems to be correcting those.

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Originally Posted by memtb

And yes.....we have a Class C! memtb


And it's possible Morewood could be referring to a Class B RV instead of a Class C, being the Mercedes Sprinter van is available in a 24ft, diesel powered Class B model.

The numbers he's quoted, 75K are average resell market for those.
New they run from 130K to 200K+ depending on options and how gullible a buyer may be.

Properly shopped, a comparable Class C, gasoline powered can come for half that price.

Lots easier to find parts and repair shops willing to deal with them when you're on the road too.

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Originally Posted by JeffA
Originally Posted by memtb

And yes.....we have a Class C! memtb


And it's possible Morewood could be referring to a Class B RV instead of a Class C, being the Mercedes Sprinter van is available in a 24ft, diesel powered Class B model.

The numbers he's quoted, 75K are average resell market for those.
New they run from 130K to 200K+ depending on options and how gullible a buyer may be.

Properly shopped, a comparable Class C, gasoline powered can come for half that price.

Lots easier to find parts and repair shops willing to deal with them when you're on the road too.


Yep, you’re probably correct.....it’s probably a B+! memtb


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Originally Posted by JeffA
Have you owned a motorhome before?

No, Jeff. Never owned a motorhome but I've rented a few. I have owned a couple travel trailers with mixed results.
Dealing with the original owner. A respectable retired high school principal that really took care of it.

The one I'm looking at looks something like this
[Linked Image from image.recreationalvehiclemarket.com]

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You thinking of driving it to Alaska this coming summer for that fishing trip with your son's you been trying to put together?

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Originally Posted by Morewood
Originally Posted by JeffA
Have you owned a motorhome before?

No, Jeff. Never owned a motorhome but I've rented a few. I have owned a couple travel trailers with mixed results.
Dealing with the original owner. A respectable retired high school principal that really took care of it.

The one I'm looking at looks something like this
[Linked Image from image.recreationalvehiclemarket.com]


That's a dupe of my 2019 version; only about 10K miles on it but so far, no DEF or electrical issue, but yes, there is a recall on rear wheel speed sensors that they just now have parts for. Gets 17-18 MPG at 65 MPH.

One of the keys with DEF is recognizing that is has a shelf life & act accordingly.

You should also understand that that unit is really a 2 person deal..............3 or 4 would be very uncomfortable.

If I were buying again, I'd get the Tiffin version as they have a better layout if you can live with white upholstery & it's quieter.

MM

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Originally Posted by Morewood
Immaculate shape, two slide-outs, 24 foot, decent bathroom and small shower, 33k miles.

He wants 75 grand. What do you think?
Something you need to be aware of (just thought of it last night) - many campgrounds (not all by any means, but more and more) have the "ten-year" rule... Any camper or RV older than ten years won't be welcome... Some will, IF the owner sends 'em a very recent pic of the camper for 'consideration' of entry..

I.e., that 2014 rig might be OK in campgrounds for the next two years, but after that it can be a crapshoot.. FWIW...

If you do get it - happy camping!! smile


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There is also the problem when you break down some where. You don’t just pull in any shop for repairs. Big money at the Mercedes dealer and no telling how long to get repaired.


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We have a 2018 we paid 70k for it with 10k miles. The Mercedes chassis and drivetrain is stout and has been trouble free. Ours is a Jayco, it is built tough and practical but not fancy. Very easy to drive coming from a class A 38’ pusher.

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Originally Posted by Redneck
many campgrounds (not all by any means, but more and more) have the "ten-year" rule... Any camper or RV older than ten years won't be welcome... Some will, IF the owner sends 'em a very recent pic of the camper for 'consideration' of entry..


What's the idea behind this?
Shortage of spaces?

Campgrounds that busy?


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Originally Posted by LRoyJetson
Originally Posted by Redneck
many campgrounds (not all by any means, but more and more) have the "ten-year" rule... Any camper or RV older than ten years won't be welcome... Some will, IF the owner sends 'em a very recent pic of the camper for 'consideration' of entry..


What's the idea behind this?
Shortage of spaces?

Campgrounds that busy?


They don't want any "Cousin Eddie" Winnebagos in their campgrounds.

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I've never heard of this potential requirement. You telling me a campground host is going to kick out a restored vintage Airstream?

Hmmm...

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