Friday, January 9, 2009

How to price an r-pod

Need help figuring out what options are available on the new r-pod travel trailers? No worries, we are here to help you. The r-pod comes in 16’ and 18’ lengths. The 151 and 152 r-pods are the 16’ models, all others are 18’. The other unique feature is the side slide outs found in the r-pod 174 and r-pod 175. Manufacturers MSRP rp-151 $17,331 rp-152 $17,331 rp-171 $17,630 rp-172 $17,566 rp-173 $17,630 rp-174 $18,153 rp-175 $18,153 Every r-pod travel trailer comes with this ‘standard’ equipment list:
Chassis / Running Gear
  • Powder Coated Steel Frame
  • 2" Coupler
  • Electric Brakes
  • LED Tail Lights
  • Independent "Torsion" Suspension System
  • Aluminum Split Spoke Wheels
  • 14" Goodyear Radial Tires
  • Spare Tire
  • Super-Lube Hubs
  • Rear Stabilizer Jacks
  • Dual Battery Rack
  • Rotocast Holding Tanks
  • Rotocast Fresh Water Tank
Appliances / Equipment
  • Gas / Elec. DSI Water Heater
  • Water Heater By-Pass System
  • 3-Way Refrigerator - 4.2 cu. ft.
  • Two Burner Range Top
  • 20,000 BTU Furnace
  • 12V Water Pump
  • Monitor Panel
  • 55 AMP Converter with Charger
  • Detachable Power Cord
  • Air Conditioner Ready
  • 3 Speed Fantastic Fan
  • Adjustable Shower Head
  • Thetford Toilet
  • Breakaway Switch
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • LP Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Safety Chains
  • Dead-Bolt Door Lock
  • Ground Fault Protected Electrical Circuit
  • Custom Tinted Safety Glass Windows
  • 20 lb. LP Tank with Cover
  • Aluminum Wheel Fenders
  • Patio Light with Amber Lens
  • Exterior 120 Volt Receptacle
  • License Plate Holder with Light
  • Welded Aluminum Sidewalls and Floor
  • Laminated Sidewalls, Floor and Roof
  • Seamless Roof
  • Lamilux 1000 Gel Coated Fiberglass
  • Radius Entry and Baggage Doors
  • Folding Assist Grab Handle
  • Entry Door Step
  • Wet Bath with Integrated Toilet
  • No-Wax Seamless Vinyl Flooring
  • Solid Lumber Core Cabinet Fronts Assembled with Screws
  • Raised Panel Cabinet Doors with Glazed Finish
  • Hardwood Drawer Fronts with Metal Guides
  • Decorative Window Treatments
  • Decorative Shower Curtain with Tieback
  • Mini Blinds Where Applicable
  • Bedroom Pocket Organizer
  • Bathroom Pocket Organizers
The only “true” available options are:

  • r-dome Awning with Screen Room

  • Convection Microwave

  • 11K BTU Low Profile Air Conditioner

  • White Sand Interior Wood Package.

  • Axle Riser

  • Dolby Digital AM/FM/CD/DVD/ TV Combo

  • TV Antenna / booster

  • Two Chairs IPO Sofa - Model RP-173 Only
    That’s it. When you are comparing dealer pricing make sure you note which ‘options’ they are including in their offer. Check out a good review of the latest ultra-lite campers here: click here

    1. I'm about a month from buying...I have a teardrop I have to sell first and I won't recover what I need with a trade I need to sell it first then buy an Rpod.

      You do have the best r-pod deals, perhaps in the nation.
      I can get the 172 here in Missouri for $11,500 without the $200.00 doc prep fee you have but no AC or awning. Your price of $11,995 with everything is amazing.

      Dave B

    2. We just drove up to RV Nation in Ohio and picked up our rp-171 camper. We got it fully loaded with awning for $11,995. My local dealer here in NC would not come down below $13,990 - and wanted $400 for the awning. We stopped in Tn and camped on the way home that night.

    3. Can't seen to find out the price of the R-dome awning/screen room.

    4. The r-pod rdome is a $400 dealer cost option.

    5. Where are the R-pods made?

    6. Is there only what type of awning? Il would prefer an awning without the big dome. What I'm looking for is only a small roof.

    7. Are just two wheels safe?

    8. Oh we'd love to buy the rpod 177; do you think we could get such a good deal as you, Jason?