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Old 03-05-2016, 05:11 PM   #1
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Why are Fifth Wheels more expensive than TT?

Just curioius,, Why are fifth wheels more expensive that TT's. I see a 35 foot TT is like 15,000 less expensive than a comparable 35 ft. fifth wheel.
Was just wondering why? Are they better made?

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Supply and demand would be my first guess.


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More materials, more labor.

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Old 03-05-2016, 05:27 PM   #4
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More materials, more labor.

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Old 03-05-2016, 05:29 PM   #5
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More room in them.and they are better built then TT easier to tow. Hold there resale better also. Like everyone else said not material and labor
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Lower amount of competition and therefore higher prices

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Bigger box, so more materials. More room so more stuff and features.
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I would also say the frame design and engineering that goes goes into that probably helps play a part. A small part, but every little part. Also 5ers are taller so again more material.

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I would agree with the more head room thus more materials. Also they may be able to charge more because there are people out there like me that would only buy a 5th wheel because of the head room, easier towing, easier backing in etc. I would not go back to TT for any cost because of head room issue Variety makes the world go round

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