6 Different RV Types to Know [Infographic]

Logo for Different RV Types InfographicYour Guide to the RV Types

Shopping for an RV is quite the endeavor. Many even compare the process to buying a second home. There are important distinctions between different RV types and being aware of those features will make the RV buying process much easier.

This infographic provides a quick reference guide to the various types of RVs. In addition to distinguishing between RV styles, we’re also offering suggestions for top-rated manufacturers so you can purchase a camper from a trusted brand.

A Colorful Infographic Detailing the Different RV Types

Pop-up Camper

A pop-up camper is a compact camper trailer that folds flat for travel, then expands to provide living and sleeping space.

Popular Manufacturers: Fleetwood, Jayco, and Forest River

Class B Motorhome

A Class B motorhome is a large van that has been converted for recreational use, often with a bed and kitchenette. Made famous by the “van life” trend.

Popular Manufacturers: Winnebago, Thor Motor Coach, and Roadtrek

Class C Motorhome

A Class C motorhome is a larger motorhome that features a truck chassis, more space, and a distinct sleeping area over the cab.

Popular Manufacturers: Coachmen, Jayco, and Winnebago

Travel Trailer

A travel trailer is a spacious camper that is towed and usually includes a bedroom, kitchen, living space, and bathroom.

Popular Manufacturers: Airstream, Forest River, and Coachmen

5th Wheel

A 5th wheel is a travel trailer that can only be towed by a pickup truck, creating a unique sleeping area over the truck bed.

Popular Manufacturers: Dutchmen, Grand Design, and Keystone

Class A Motorhome

Class A motorhomes are large, luxurious motorhomes for full-time RVing with big engines capable of towing a car.

Popular Manufacturers: Holiday Rambler, Newmar, and Fleetwood


RVing can be a lifelong hobby with many rewards. Now that you know the various RV types, you can shop for the product that best fits your needs. Then, we invite you to join us at one of our outdoor destinations. From California to Connecticut, you’ll discover great accommodations and top-notch amenities at Sun RV Resorts!

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