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Old 10-19-2014, 11:06 AM   #1
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Sabre vs Sabre Silhouette

What's the difference between the two. Is one more luxurious or built better than the other?

The Sabre shows a closet that can be used for a W/D. The Silhouette has the same closet but doesn't show the W/D option. Is it available?


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Old 10-19-2014, 11:58 AM   #2
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I may be wrong, but believe the silhouettes are built a little lighter and with a few less amenities.

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Old 10-19-2014, 12:19 PM   #3
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I also believe the silhouette us the lightweight version of the sabre. Some amenities and space will always be sacrificed to achieve lighter weight.
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:53 AM   #4
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I know they're built on the same line, so quality-wise they should be equal.

I feel like the Silhouettes aren't as tall- so you're going to sacrifice some front-bedroom headroom (and possibly closet height- which could be a reason for not having a W/D hookup up there OR it's just a weight thing).

Not sure, though.
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Old 10-20-2014, 04:09 PM   #5
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We saw both this weekend at the Toronto Fall RV show.

The Silhouette is the less expensive version, the entry level Sabre. For example, the window shades were not the day /night models found in the Sabre. Less of everything : less outlets, less cupboards, fabric and carpet do not have the same feeling, counter tops were of a lower grade, no fantastic fans, etc.

Still looked real nice.
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:45 PM   #6
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Don't know if this helps, but we bought a SABRE 32RCTS-6 a couple months ago. Had the W/D installed as well as a solar charger panel on the roof. Ours also has the moveable island.
We love this unit and plan to head South for the winters. It is really roomy and a joy to tow with our 02 F350 7.3 Diesel. We have all options except for the rear bike rack.
We also like the fact that it is not WHITE, it's beige with red & black graphics.
These 5ers are well suited for full timing in my opinion.
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Old 11-01-2014, 08:46 AM   #7
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We had a 2011 Silhouette 290 RES and loved it...excellent quality and towed like a dream. Just traded on September 30th for a new Silhouette 312RKDS ...have been out about 15 days since....really impressed with it so far. I believe as has been mentioned the Silhouette is the "lighter" version , perhaps a few less bells and whistles...but still a great RV..

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