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Old 09-27-2015, 09:36 PM   #1
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What convinced you to get an XL?

Was there a particular feature of the XL that made you spring for it? Aesthetics? What made you decide it was worth the extra cash?

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Old 09-27-2015, 09:54 PM   #2
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Double pane windows, remote control and heated mirrors, higher interior height, better cargo box doors and locks, a few more inches of height in cargo areas, full paint exterior and clear coat, a few extra accessories next to driver and passenger seats, front end plastic protection from rocks, 22.5" Michelin tires and aluminum rims. Some of these things may be in the regular models.
All the appliances are the same.

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Old 09-28-2015, 07:34 AM   #3
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Better windows, Better storage, larger wheels, higher ceilings, Tile floors, Full body paint Color choices
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Old 09-28-2015, 01:44 PM   #4
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Same as previous replies.

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Old 09-28-2015, 02:22 PM   #5
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Don't forget, the XL is a heavier chassis
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:51 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Mickeystamper View Post
Don't forget, the XL is a heavier chassis

Exactly.....that's why I went that route....

It's much much more robust.....
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Old 09-28-2015, 09:10 PM   #7
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I really liked the storage bays, large and easy to access.
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Old 09-29-2015, 10:09 AM   #8
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We got it for all of the above and the towing capacity.

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Old 10-03-2015, 07:25 AM   #9
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all of the above and the layout.
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Old 10-03-2015, 08:57 PM   #10
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All of the above + reviews from owners on this and several other forums. Its the comments from owners/users that help set the tone for quality and OEM service after the sale.

We looked closely at the Challenger, Mirada, Bounder and Newmar Canyon Star and everytime we penciled the standards and options against the price and threw in owner reviews and satisfaction, the Georgetown XL came out on top.

For us the outstanding features albiet simple were things like the Georgetown has real doors to the bathrooms (not sliders), best sounding home theater system, fit and finish, mattress, driver seat and steering position, large windshield, 255 tires and the exterior paint looks wet and glossy, on par with the more expensive Canyon Star. My wife fell for the glass sinks and huge fridge. On another note, if you look at the interiors of several of the coaches mentioned, the Georgetown has more wood panels in plain view of the occupants and to me that gives a higher perceived value. Just simple differences that caught my attention.

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