Bucars Blog — February 7 2020

Ask Our RV Experts: What Are the Signs That You Should Buy a New RV?

From time to time, RV owners and families visit our lot to take a look at the wonderful RVs we have in stock. These people are normally thinking about upgrading their RV but are unsure if the time is right to do so.

At Bucars RV Dealership, our goal is to help you and your family find the perfect RV for your next camping adventure. Whether you’re looking for a new or used Diesel Motorhome, a Class A, B, or C Motorhome, a Fifth Wheel, or Travel Trailer, we have plenty of quality RVs on our lot, and our knowledgeable RV experts will work with you to find the perfect RV for you and your family.

The chances are, if you think it’s time to buy a new RV, it’s probably time! For those of you wondering if it is time to buy a new RV or what signs you should be looking for, we’ve created a list of reasons that may suggest it is time for an RV upgrade.

Should I Buy a New RV if Mine Seems Small?

When to Replace your RV

One of the reasons our customers start looking to upgrade their current RV or buy a new one is because they feel like their RV is too small for their needs. This is something that often happens to RVers as their family grows, their kids get older, or you start to camp with more friends.

Many RVers end up buying a small pop up trailer or travel trailer when they start out. These are a great way to get into RVing, but they often need to be replaced with larger RVs as families grow in numbers, and the kids get taller. Eventually, a small trailer will just plain run out of space!

Whatever your reason for needing a larger RV, we have you covered! If you’re looking for a larger RV, we have a wide variety of different larger RV body types, floor plans, and capacities to accommodate several people if needed. If you think your current RV is too small, come talk to our knowledgeable RV experts. They will help you find the ideal RV for your growing family or camping group needs! We can help you find an RV with ample storage, the ability to accommodate several people that go camping with you, and a floor plan that makes for an ideal layout.

Should I Upgrade My RV if it is Outdated?

Used Class A Motorhome

Another question that our customers ask us is if they should upgrade their RV if their current one is outdated. This is something that is more qualitative and can’t be answered so easily!

In some instances, you can upgrade your current RV to have the functionality that you are looking for. If you’re looking to set up solar power or something along those lines, it is something that can be added to your RV with products from our parts department and installation from our service centre.

However, in some cases, it can be expensive to add certain things to an RV. If your RV is getting older and you want something added to it, it could be more cost-effective to buy a new one! Many new RVs come with solar power, awesome entertainment centres, outdoor audio systems, and more.

If you’re looking to upgrade your RV because you feel it is outdated, definitely consult our RV experts. Our knowledgeable experts will be able to help you determine if certain upgrades are worthwhile or if you should just trade in your RV for a newer one.

You May Need a Newer RV for a Different RV Lifestyle

Used Travel Trailer

Your current RV may be great for weekend camping trips and your travels during your holidays in the warmer months, but what about living in your RV long term or even full time?

When living in your RV for an extended period of time, you may begin to miss some of the comforts and luxuries that you have in your regular home. It may take some time, but you may begin to cook something that you would at home and realize you don’t have the counter space that you’re used to!

When people become full-time RVers, they often realize that they need to upgrade their RV to something a bit larger with a few more luxuries and features. Things like residential-sized kitchen appliances, full-sized bedroom suites, more storage, and better utility systems are needed to support full time living in an RV.

For those that are looking to become full-time RVers, our knowledgeable RV experts can point you in the right direction of an RV that will have everything you need for life in an RV. Our sales staff know the ins and outs of full-time RVing. They will help you find the ideal large travel trailer, fifth wheel trailer, class A motorhome, or diesel motorhome to suit your unique lifestyle!

Signs That It’s Time To Replace Your RV

Old Travel Trailer

Do you find yourself saying “this darn thing!” more than you speak about your RV affectionately? Are you worried that your RV could be on its last legs, and it may not make it to the next destination? This is probably a good sign that you need to replace your RV.

Like all vehicles, RVs age, and they need to be repaired from time to time. Our RV service department can fix most of the problems that your RV may encounter, but just like an old car, it could be time to cut your losses and buy a new one!

If the cost of the repairs exceeds the value of an RV, it’s probably time to replace your RV with a newer, trustier RV. Life is too short to be stressed out or annoyed by your RV. RVs are supposed to help you make good memories, after all!

If your RV spends more time in the shop than it does out camping for you to enjoy it, we would suggest replacing your RV with a newer model from Bucars RV. If your current RV was the right size and style for you and your family, we can help you find something similar with a bit of a modern touch. If your RV is on its last legs and it was not a good fit, we can help you find a great RV as an upgrade as well.

When is the Best Time to Buy a New RV?

For those of you that are considering buying a new RV, you may be wondering what the best time to buy a new RV is. When you come to Bucars RV dealership just north of Calgary, you don’t have to worry about the best time to buy a new RV.

This is because Bucars RV offers some of the best value on RVs in Alberta. Our RVs are competitively priced and offer significantly better value than those sold by our competitors. You don’t need to wait for a sale or some sort of special event to get a good deal; we always work with our customers to ensure they have received as much value as possible!

One thing to consider, however, would be the timeline of when you are going to need a new RV. If you’re starting to see any of the signs above, it is probably the right time to buy a newer model from Bucars RV!

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