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Old 09-16-2015, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default True price of Lexor and Travato 59K, and storage question

The MSRP of the 2016 Pleasure-way Lexor is 102k. Does anyone know what the "true" price is? What kind of discount can I expect off the MSRP?

Also, I think the video showed storage space underneath the passenger-side ottoman. Does anyone know if there's space under the driver-side ottoman, too?

The MSRP of the Travato 59K is listed on the website as 89k. Is this for 2016? (I thought I read somewhere that it's 98k for 2016, so didn't know if the website hasn't been updated yet.) What is the usual discount off of MSRP for Winnebago's class B's?

I'm trying to compare the two models, and the true cost of each. I hadn't considered the 59K until you guys told me about the openness of it, and now I think it may fit my needs, so it's on my list.

I appreciate your help, again!
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Right now, advertised on RV Trader, here is the lowest prices I see:
Travato 59G 70,000
Travato 59K 75,000
Pleasure Way Lexor 83,000
Maybe a thousand or two either way, depending on options and what a dealer has in stock, but I'd say that's a pretty good guide.
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There is no space under the driver's side, it is filled with electronic stuff under a wooden cover.
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With all the running changes in production, be cautious as to what you are getting - the 2015's, especially on the 59G are different. Also the 2016's are out, so the 2015's are getting discounted. The Lexor has a few nice changes for 2016, like the painted bumpers, which would be a valuable add.
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Thanks to everyone for their replies. Wincrasher, I've skimmed your blog for info on the Travato and noticed that you have a 59G, but your signature says you have a 59K on order. Would you mind sharing why you decided to switch?

I'm still trying to decide between the 59K, Lexor (Promaster), and it seems the Zion is a lot less expensive than both, now, so I'm wondering if I should reconsider that one. It doesn't seem nearly as open as the other two, though, and that's what was holding me back.
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I'm still trying to decide between the 59K, Lexor (Promaster), and it seems the Zion is a lot less expensive than both, now, so I'm wondering if I should reconsider that one. It doesn't seem nearly as open as the other two, though, and that's what was holding me back.[/QUOTE]

I'm surprised that you can get a Zion for a lot less than a Travato. I found that RT doesn't discount as much as Winnebago, unless they are now making an effort to be more competitive now that there are big players in the game.
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I'm surprised that you can get a Zion for a lot less than a Travato. I found that RT doesn't discount as much as Winnebago, unless they are now making an effort to be more competitive now that there are big players in the game.
JKatfish, I probably made an erroneous assumption. On the Roadtrek site, the Zion is listed at 87k, while the Travato 59K seemed to jump in price in 2016 (didn't someone say 98k, or is my memory faulty?).
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Thanks to everyone for their replies. Wincrasher, I've skimmed your blog for info on the Travato and noticed that you have a 59G, but your signature says you have a 59K on order. Would you mind sharing why you decided to switch?

I'm still trying to decide between the 59K, Lexor (Promaster), and it seems the Zion is a lot less expensive than both, now, so I'm wondering if I should reconsider that one. It doesn't seem nearly as open as the other two, though, and that's what was holding me back.
Good catch!

It's a long list. Not that I'm dissatisfied with the G - I could have just as easily have ordered a new G with the features I wanted.

Primarily, I went up to my dealer just to check them out. I was blown away by the spaciousness of the cabin. I like the clean design of the layout. I sat in it quite awhile to see how I'd use different things and where all my stuff would go. I think I can ditch my Stowaway2 box, as there is so much underbed storage and upper cabinets.

I like how there is no pump for the tanks or discharge. I like the larger bathroom with the wardrobe contained to that room. Love the drop-down sink and that it drains to the black tank. Love the bigger kitchen space and the fold-up tables.

The things I also wanted, that you can get with either floorplan - extra battery, integrated solar setup with easy expansion, black tank flush and of course the awesome Truma Combi system. Can't wait to get my hands on that!

I opted not to get the roof rack again. It's expensive, and frankly, pretty useless. I did get the bike rack, as it's awesome and useful.

Attached is a video by Lichtsinn - it's exactly like how I ordered except for the bike rack. All the finishes are the same.

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JKatfish, I probably made an erroneous assumption. On the Roadtrek site, the Zion is listed at 87k, while the Travato 59K seemed to jump in price in 2016 (didn't someone say 98k, or is my memory faulty?).
They currently state "STARTING AT: $89,074"
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I'm still trying to decide between the 59K, Lexor (Promaster), and it seems the Zion is a lot less expensive than both, now, so I'm wondering if I should reconsider that one. It doesn't seem nearly as open as the other two, though, and that's what was holding me back.
I'm surprised that you can get a Zion for a lot less than a Travato. I found that RT doesn't discount as much as Winnebago, unless they are now making an effort to be more competitive now that there are big players in the game.[/QUOTE]

Think about what you looking at for prices - some will post discounted dealer pricing and some will post full MSRP.

To get to $98k on a Travato, it would have to be fully optioned out, including the deisel engine. Base price is $86900 on the K. Add your options to that - it's pretty easy to get into the low 90's. The discounts vary, but anywhere from 15-25% is typical depending on inventory. There are lots of leftover 2015's out there, so those probably will be priced more aggressively.

I've found Lexor and Zion to be pretty much even on discounted price. Expect it to be less than Winnebago - generally 10-15%.

So the hard part is finding units evenly equipped, negotiate your discounts and then compare. It's alot of work to get there.

I don't shop that way. I find what I like first, and then negotiate the best price from there. I may shop two dealers on the same thing. But I'm not picking one brand over the other on price. The products are different enough to distinguish which one would suit you best. If you first decide you want a Zion, then just concentrate on getting the best deal you can find on a Zion.

Good luck!
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