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Old 11-08-2018, 12:38 AM   #1
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Hi all, hoping someone can help, I really cannot tell by the photos n info. Is there enough space and is floor reinforced enough to carry a mid sized cooler? I am so torn by makes/floorplans, and sadly am not in a position to go look for myself. I like the floor plan alot but the refrigerator size just wonít work for me. Thanks!
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Old 11-08-2018, 02:55 AM   #2
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FWIW the K fridge is quite deep so many folks utilize flat plastic trays to slide stuff in and this seems to work well.
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Thank you so much for the reply. I have dogs who are fed raw and don’t think that fridge will work.
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Old 11-08-2018, 08:39 PM   #4
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If you need more fridge space in the Travato 59k or most other class B motorhomes, you can purchase a small DC powered cooler and put it between the front seats when underway. It's a great place to store large drinks and any overflow items from your refrigerator. It's also easier for your front seat passenger to grab a cold drink when traveling. One of these on Amazon might work, check your measurements on the floor space between the seats:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075R1LH8D...v_ov_lig_dp_it

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072PRFQL3...f-4d60b88537a1
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Hey thanks so much for the great idea, will definately look into this! I don’t have a B yet, still researching, but do like the floor plan of the T k.
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The Travato K comes with a wood floor mat that sits on the floor in the shower/ bath area. It measures 20 3/8" x 23 1/2". The floor easily supports 200+ lbs. Do you have an exact measurement of the cooler you would like to carry? I could cut a piece of cardboard to that size and check the fit.
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Old 11-13-2018, 12:34 AM   #7
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Thanks for your offer, I don’t own one yet, just doing my homework .
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Old 11-15-2018, 05:37 PM   #8
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Thanks for your offer, I donít own one yet, just doing my homework .
My dog eats raw also and I had concerns about refrig. size as well. I just bought the K after seeing it in person and realizing how much space there really is. It is over 4 cu ft. which is good for a van. My dog also eats raw (70 lb dog). When traveling I use a mix of fresh raw and a freeze-dried raw that I reconstitute and then refrigerate a days worth at a time. That cuts down on the refrig. space he needs but even with that, there is more room that you would think due to the depth.
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I think that someone already gave you the approximate dimensions of clearance in the bathroom. I store a tub with some gear plus gallon bottles of water/RV antifreeze there while driving. Obviously the floor will support a full size person so weight shouldn't be an issue unless you're carrying >250 pounds of dog food. In addition to that space there is some room near the sliding door entrance you could use while underway. I store things there, in between the cab seats, on the beds and in the bathroom then move it outside or into the cab area when I get to my destination. You will be surprised how much space you can create when you need to. If you don't need twin beds, consider the G model which has a wide open storage area under the bed.
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Old 11-15-2018, 10:42 PM   #10
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I moved out of a sprinter era with twice the refrigerator as the Travato. In reality the Travato fridge is plenty large enough for me ( i trended to put too much in the larger fridg. And would actually throw out food at times).
Another thing I like is the compressor fridge is always spot on with temperature. My previous ammonia 3 way would swing temps slightly depending on outside temp.

I’m very happy with the 59k layout. I really like the openness. The era was kinda like living in a submarine - lol.
The larger bathroom was my motivation to change.
It’s funny the old sprinter was 24’ long, the Travato is 21’ long. I’m in a smaller van with larger bath and it just feels roomier all around.
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