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Old 11-19-2017, 10:56 AM   #1
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RPOD 179 between 2015 and 2017

Hello,

So i have the option of purchasing a 2015 for $10k and 2017 for $15k. Due to the huge difference in price, I'm leaning towards the 2015 of course but was wondering what difference in features they have between 2017 and 2015 that I wouldn't be able to live without. Please chime in your thoughts.

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Old 11-19-2017, 11:11 AM   #2
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I do not own one but if I'm right, the 2017 has a real awning instead of the optional r-dome which is a pita from what I hear.
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Old 11-19-2017, 11:19 AM   #3
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Besides the Thule Awning, the 2017 has many little upgrades that Forest River added as a result of owner feedback. The bathroom has a much better seal to prevent the water leaking problems of the earlier models. I was buying a 2016 but when I found out about the 2017 upgrades I had to go with the 2017 model. It's worth the extra money by far!

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Old 12-01-2017, 08:52 PM   #4
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Used and less used J/K. We just purchased a 2018. Forest River upgrades with each 1/2 model year. So newer will have better standard equipment and options. Also you are at the mercy of the former owners maintenance and negligence. We did not pay that much more than the price tag you quoted on the 2017.
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