Full Review | 2019 Carado Axion | A Short, Affordable Lithium-Powered Class B Camper Van

Full Review | 2019 Carado Axion | A Short, Affordable Lithium-Powered Class B Camper Van


A camper van that will get you into the RV
lifestyle for under $65k AND happens to be the shortest available here in North America? Yes! We’re reviewing a 2019 Carado Axion and we’re
starting right now! Hello everyone! Neil Balthaser here and welcome to Ultramobility
Reviews the channel where you vote for the RVs that you want me to review each week. Looking to vote? Head on over to my Community Tab and look
for the polls! There are very few reviews to be found on
YouTube about the Carado Axion and even fewer that aren’t dealer or manufacturer sponsored. But that’s not what you’re getting today. Let’s jump into this review starting with
the exterior where we’re also going to talk about chassis specs and hookups. The Axion is built on the Ram Promaster 1500
chassis which means this little guy is powered by the same engine that powers its larger
siblings: a 3.6L V6 gas engine with a 6 speed transmission capable of delivering 280HP and
260 lbs-ft of torque. The Promaster 1500 chassis is one of the shortest
available here in North America clocking in at just 17’9″. I love that size because it means this van
drives like a car and can easily park in any standard parking space. Like all vans from the Erwin Hymer Group this
is one very automotive looking van. There’s no loud branding or swoopy graphics
and nearly all rv-giveaways like access panels and exhausts have either been eliminated or
placed inconspicuously. This is a van that is designed to blend in
and is the most clean looking van that I’ve reviewed to date. I appreciate the automotive type glass and
the permanent, chrome step along the sliding door. Here I am sitting in the driver’s seat with
the seat pushed all the way back. I’m 5’10” and while my arms pretty much fully
extended there is no more room to tilt the seat back. My legs are pretty comfortable but if you’re
a taller driver you might find it challenging finding a comfortable seating position on
this coach – that’s partly due to the fact that Promaster’s offer telescoping but not
tilting steering wheels. Moving along the driver’s side: wow, this
is clean coach. There are absolutely no vents whatsoever except
for that tiny circular exhaust which is the vent for the standard Alde combined propane
furnace and water heater system. The only access panel you have here is the
one to the dump station which is hard to see (but that’s a good thing) and is located just
below the Alde furnace vent. Other hookups however are all located down
low and that includes shore power and water which are along the driver’s side just in
front of the dump station. The propane tank fill is along the passenger
side below and behind the step to get into the van. Okay let’s head inside and see how this van
is laid out and also go over dimensions and other specs. Here we are stepping into the van. Directly in front of us is your lounge/bedroom,
in the back is the bathroom and directly to our left is the galley. I really like this layout: It’s functional,
open and airy feeling and I have to keep reminding myself that I’m in a 17 foot van! This coach is 2 feet shorter than coaches
built on the shortest Mercedes sprinter chassis. 2 feet! A few things I want to point out: Carado offers
a 2 year warranty. Not the best but twice as long as some coaches
which are twice the price. And, they also offer 2 years of roadside assistance
which again isn’t offered on coaches more expensive than this. The dealer advertised price for this van as
configured for this review is $80k but that includes every available option. Alright let’s talk about this galley where
we’re also going to take a look at the electrical system. This is a very cleverly designed galley. The counter is deep which affords you plenty
of prep space and there’s a large flip up counter extension to the left of the 2-burner
stove. You have a stainless steel sink with a brushed
aluminum residential style faucet. I prefer the residential style faucet over
marine style sinks where the faucet folds down into the sink as those types of faucets
have a tendency to turn on when you fold them down. I also appreciate the brushed aluminum backsplash. Above is your 0.7 cu. ft. microwave – this
isn’t a convection microwave. To the right of the microwave is your control
center for controlling your electrical system and your dimmable rope lighting. We’ll come back to the electrical system in
a moment. Down below, under your stove is your 3.1 cu.
ft. compressor driven refrigerator. I kind of like the fact that it is easily
accessible from the outside when the sliding door’s open. And there’s that large pull out counter extension
directly above the refrigerator. Let’s take a look at storage. You’ve got a row of drawers below the sink. Below the stove is your refrigerator so no
storage there but I love this second flip up counter extension! You can use it as extra space OR as a workstation
when you’re sitting on the couch. Brilliant! On the opposite side of the aisle you basically
have a floor to ceiling pantry – so considering the fact that we’re in a 17 foot van there’s
pretty good galley storage. I do need to point out that neither the cabinet
doors nor the drawers are positive locking. While we’re in the galley let’s talk about
your aisle-way space. Take a look down. It’s okay. It’s not as tight as some coaches but that
wide compressor refrigerator does push out the counter a bit into the aisle-way. Okay let’s talk about this electrical system. Standard on this coach are 2 6v lead acid
batteries with 1200wh of capacity and a generous 2.0kw inverter. You get no generator and no solar – the batteries
are charged off the primary alternator for the engine so the standard setup is a bit
lacking. But the important thing to note here is that
you have an electrical system upgrade path that candidly isn’t available on most entry-level
coaches. You can also opt for 400ah of lithium (that’s
4800 watt-hrs) for $5000, a underhood generator for $3500 and up to 200W of solar for $1,365
ALL of which has been optioned on this coach that we’re reviewing. So this coach for $80k has a very capable
electrical system. Okay let’s head on into the lounge/bedroom
where we’re also going to talk about the bathroom and some standout features and options. I really like this lounge setup. The sofa is long enough for 3 people to sit
comfortably and when the cab seats are swiveled around 5 people can be in this lounge. A pedestal table can be setup both here and
between the two cab seats. That second table means someone can be working
up front while someone else is still in bed. That’s a surprising luxury for a 17 foot van. While sitting on the sofa I had plenty of
headroom and it was a good height as my feet weren’t dangling. I also had proper back support. The sofa does not electrically recline and
there are no ottomans for kicking up your feet but the windows in the cab help keep
things bright and airy and both side windows slide open for cross ventilation. These windows also feature privacy shades
and screens. There’s an optional 24″ LCD tv up here but
it’s in an unfortunate location for viewing when you’re sitting on the couch. On the positive side I appreciate that Carado
includes USB and an AC outlet conveniently located under the sofa and across from the
workstation. You’ve got plenty of overhead storage for
your bedding and as we’ll see in a moment a large wardrobe closet in the bathroom. You get one décor option with the Axion:
a cream colored faux leather on the sofa, vinyl wood-patterned flooring and faux walnut
wood cabinets. I do like the brushed aluminum trim on the
cabinets. Let’s have a look at how this area performs
as a bedroom. You can manually flip out a sofa extension
and have one 47″x72″ bed. Two people could sleep on this bed but it
would be tight and the person sleeping closest to the wall would have to climb over the other
person’s head to get to the bathroom. But if you’re a single person you don’t have
to flip out the sofa extension – you can sleep on the sofa as a single. Keeping in mind that I’m 5’10” you can see
that I just fit in with a couple inches to spare. Unfortunately this isn’t a bed for taller
folks. There’s plenty of width though even with the
back rests in place. I like the fact that there are no seams with
this bed. There are no parts that need to come together
to make the bed but the cushion isn’t the most comfortable and you’ll likely need to
use and store away a mattress topper. Let’s have a quick peek at some standout features
and options before taking a look at the bathroom. This is a basic coach and Carado’s philosophy
is to keep it simple so other than the electrical system upgrades you only have the 24 inch
LCD as a $840 option. I was surprised to find out that there are
no side or rear screen doors as an option. But I was equally surprised that Carado uses
the excellent Swedish made Alde combined furnace and heating system in this coach. Alde is a top notch brand component normally
reserved for higher end coaches and on the Axion we find that it’s standard. Also, the metallic exterior paint options
are also standard. On other makes and models this can be a $600
upgrade. Our final stop is the bathroom where we’ll
also see the tank sizes before I give you my final recommendation. This is a nice sized bathroom for a 17 foot
coach. You’ve got a normal toilet with a proper black
tank, a flip down sink which I’m a fan of because it just creates more space when you
don’t need or want it. I like the brushed aluminum residential style
faucet that also smartly doubles as your shower head. One of the benefits of a rear bathroom is
that if you or your kids or pets are dirty you can enter from the rear doors and wash
everything down before stepping into the coach. And can I point out that Carado has found
homes for the two table tops here in the doors. Take a look at all this storage here in the
bathroom! We have floor to ceiling drawers and cabinets
including this large wardrobe cabinet above. Here I am sitting on the toilet and I’ve got
nothing scrunching my shoulders and nothing behind my head – you can’t always say that
even in some larger class B+ coaches. And here I am standing and you can see that
there’s good head room. I’m 5’10” and there’s at least 4″ to 5″ inches
above the top of my head. While we’re looking up take note of the powered
rooftop vent – something else that’s often missing from a bathroom. One thing that I’m not a fan of is this bathroom
door. It doesn’t close completely for privacy. You have to open one of the cabinet doors
and use it to block an opening in order to get complete privacy. That’s cumbersome and it’s a design flaw that
Carado should address. As we swing the camera around let’s take a
look at the tank sizes. You have a kind of smallish fresh water capacity
and your grey and black water is combined into a single 22g tank – that means both your
grey and black water share a single tank. Your grey water tends to fill up faster than
your black water so you’re going to have to monitor and closely manage your combined grey
and black water. These smaller tank sizes means that this is
not an ideal coach for boondocking. It is good however to see that Carado includes
the macerator pump as standard. Before I give you my final recommendation
I have to talk about quality. When I looked at previous Axions I saw serious
quality issues including large gaps in cabinets, a shower door that fell off its tracks when
I tried to close it and the plastic sink in the bathroom coming apart. To be fair I didn’t see any of those kinds
of quality issues in this Axion so perhaps Carado has upped their quality control. But, there was still a quality issue in this
coach. If we go back to the bathroom, you’ll notice
the stripes on the wall behind the toilet. That’s sticky tape and it’s supposed to hold
the mirror up but unfortunately the mirror had fallen off and was laying on the floor. But that was the only serious quality issue
I found in this coach. I reached out to Carado to let them know about
these quality issues and also to give them an opportunity to tell their side of the story
but as of the date of the release of this video I haven’t heard back. If they do end up responding, I’ll pin their
response in the comments section below. So what’s my final recommendation? Should you avoid the Axion? Consider it? Short list it? Or buy it? I think you should… consider it. If you’re a single person and want a short,
affordable camper van that gives you a great upgrade path to lithium then the Axion is
for you. Not only do you get a 2 year warranty and
2 years of roadside assistance, you get it all on a fully loaded coach for under $80k. That’s a great price for anyone looking to
get into the RV lifestyle. Let me know if you agree in the comments section
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100 thoughts on “Full Review | 2019 Carado Axion | A Short, Affordable Lithium-Powered Class B Camper Van”

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    I heard back from Carado about quality but after this video was cut. Here's what they had to say about the issue: "(We) have not heard any issues with the bathroom door. Mirror clips are now being added to permanently secure the mirrors."

    Check out my playlist for the Axion which includes the Mini-Review and 360 degree video tour! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpsG02Ldq4M&list=PLLa6GUUz-_eAgekOq6Dr-5-2fjRKlIOcg

  • The Karmann Mobil Dexter 550 from Europe has got to the most coolest well thought out camper van I've seen on the internet so far! Only 17.9' too. Wish they had these in North America – it would be perfect! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvtGpOjlUe0

  • If they would use a Composting toilet, then just fresh and grey water set up. Hymer should have this also as an option in their Hymer Aktiv model instead of the cassette toilet they offer now……

  • 80 grand? I can get a 21ft Travato 59K for 70 grand, a enough room for two, plus a convection oven! If it were 60K, I'd be more interested.

  • Neil, huge thanks for your reviews & assessments! Aside from your service to the RV community, my Darling thinks you're the cutest thing! She adores everything about you & your presentation… so I get to tease her about her 'crush'. To get back at me, when I asked her what she'd like to do for her birthday one option was to watch Neil videos. Such a wit, that one.
    This Axion seems to be getting so much closer to what we're considering for a full-timer who tends to feel overwhelmed w too many RV requirements. While nothing is challenge-free this Axion's length is an enormous plus for parking & stealth-parking options. The rear bath is preferable, as you mentioned its rear entrance to clean-off, is most advantageous. Also, the distance from the back door helps in keeping warm.
    In case RV manufacturers read comments, we'd like a propane-free option, as induction cook-tops are gaining popularity. Potential leaks, dealing w refills & tank storage space are the issues. Even better is the free standing version which can be moved outside & frees counter space, a use-variety we find valuable.
    We're very interested in the Axion & should this be the choice of the intended recipient, we'll inform Carado its your review which led us to them. Thanks again for your terrific reviews & presentation style, especially from Darling.

  • Same 17' length and same floor plan as my '94 E250 Coachmen Traveler. We sleep with our heads at the other end, so hubby's feet can hang over and one can get to the potty without crawling over the other.

  • Simple mistakes like the cabinets clashing with the floor and no positive latching for some of the cabinets makes we think there must be other blunders in this model. Really, how much more would it cost to make all the cabinet positive locking? How much more would it cost to have the floor covering in a tile or pebble pattern? Scratching my head>>>.

  • I rather build my own van setup. Although I would need a shower setup and so far haven’t seen anyone come up with one. Someone should invent a portable shower or something for vans. Portable cassette toilets exist and yes I would get one of those for sure I hear under hood generators are not worth it so so much for that as well. Might as well stick with a Honda or something.

  • Hi my name is Wayne and I would like to see if they make the Marco Polo by Mercedes any United States more about it thank you very much enjoy the videos

  • This is a nice van…how would I know ?? I bought a 136" WB RAM promaster for 30K! Yes, the same 17.5' chassis this is built on. The only thing I don't like about it… Is the bed… I got a full size memory foam short one in the back of mine 54" x 75" (sleep sideways), my bed is counter height, so that, you need a step to get into the bed, but, it's worth as it affords a huge garage space… The really cool part about it is, I made a flip down extension that goes over the counter tops to make it a KING size well ALMOST a king size bed, 78"W x 75"L Or you can choose to sleep on it any you want. I find it great to have a king size bed in a 17.5' coach AKA camper van LOL! The bed in this coach is a DEAL breaker for us, however I really like the bathroom. If anyone wants pics of my RAM, I'll send a link… 🙂

  • Thanks for the review. I think that $80,000 for this is a pretty fair price and probably even a good deal. One would have to go with the lithium package. I can understand combining the black and gray tanks and as long as you can flush them, it is a non-issue. For someone who is even considering it, I would probably bump up your suggestion to “short list“ in this particular case. Nonetheless, I am way too tall for this type of vehicle so I am sticking with my 19 1/2 foot airstream shortly. Unfortunately, I consider their response to you less then responsible. Too bad they skirt the issue.

  • I’ve been looking at the Phoenix Cruiser 2100. I notice you don’t have a review for any of their models, why? Could you please do a review for me????

  • 🤣…sorry I can't help myself. Lying down on the sofa all stiff looking reminds me of an adult size Ken doll for lonely women or men. It's a decent stealthy van. SINGLE part time people should conside it.

  • I found a company who converts the metris van it’s called GTRB I believe they’re in California thank you for getting back to me again enjoy the videos thank you

  • It would have been nice if you opened and showed the inside of the cabinets so we could se the actual depths. I found this especially frustrating with the angled shot of the pantry, as you showed very little of the lower half of the pantry. Also you failed to show how the bed setup or what is under the bed. You used a stock photo in its place.
    Over all I found you review to be better than most I’ve seen on YouTube, I’d rate it as a 7.5/10.
    Thank you for posting the video and for your review of this Motorhome.

  • Neil thank you for another great review! For a single traveler this seems like a great option. My questions are: is the TV on an articulating arm or is it locked into that unfortunate position and does the shower / bathroom sink fixture have a shut off switch to conserve water while showering? Love the lithium upgrade for a reasonable price considering what others are asking. Thank you again for all of the info you provide!

  • This is a very interesting RV and you did a great job in showing the features!

    I do not know much about the Pro Master chassis.  Are they front wheel drive with an automatic transmission?  Also, how many speeds for the transmission and what is the expected fuel mileage and does it use regular octane (87) fuel?

    It is amazing how many features it has for such a small size.  My biggest concern is the small tank sizes and combining the gray and black in one tank.  I really like how non descript it looks from the outside to non RV folks.  It looks to be a great choice for exploring urban areas. 

    Thanks.

  • When I reviewed the Sunlight Van One, which is exactly the same as the Axion, aside from the Lithium, it was a wreck. The qualities and fit/finish were horrible. When I asked for a comment before posting my video, I got nothing but "Please take your video down." Also, these vans are allotted 2 hours to go from cargo van to camper van on the RoadTrek assembly line. The Axion is built in 4 hours, given the more complicated electrical system. Here is my honest, if not comedic review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WzUs5IqtEo&t=3s

    Good job, this was a good, honest review.

  • Tempting…ever so tempting. I can park downtown Washington DC to visit family. Only unit that I've found that doesn't have a under floor generator. I'm getting to old to crawl under the unit to service a generator that I'll seldom use. Drawers and doors not positive locking. I can switch them out with little problem. Which brings me to the shower. Another reviewer showed a slit in the shower curtain that you pass the shower head though. You have to reach though that slot to turn the water on/off too. Wonder how hard would it be to switch out the shower head with one the had a on/off on the head?

  • Perdido Atlantic says:

    Great review. Perfect choice for me but I’m too tall for it. I’m Exactly the same height as the interior. What are comparable more affordable choices on the Ford chassis??

  • Most Class B RV's are now equipped with solar panels, lithium batteries, induction tops without the need for propane. I love the interior layout of this Axion and the engine is just perfect but not the propane gas dependency.

  • Good review Neil, thank you always for your informative, non-sponsored reviews..!  The coach would be a little too small for for us for travel with (2) adults and all their gear. I like the 19' 7" length camper vans for added comfortability and space.

  • Stephen Stringer says:

    I imagine there wouldn't be any room on the roof for a fantastic fan…idea's on how to create cooling airflow without the A/C? I don't see that small fan in the bathroom doing much for the coach area plus it would be noisy.

  • Thank you so much for this wonderful review of this coach. It looks perfect for my wife and I … except the length of the bed. Ugh, I’m tall but would love to know if other taller folks (I’m 6’4”) have managed this issue with mods. Thank you again for this, as well as all your other, excellent review(s).

  • As a single guy, the Axion would be on my short list due to size and the lower price… although it will be a few more years before I could consider buying one. Thanks for posting the review, it's one of the things I love about YouTube!

  • I love the layout. But I absolutely hate the front of this RV. The sprinter headlights are so, so much better looking. This looks like an alien. I wish I could get over it, but paying $65k for an RV that you cringe when looking at the front… makes me sad.
    Is there any sprinters with even a remotely similar floorplan?

  • Suzette Calleja says:

    Just came from a RV dealer, they had a 2017 with 2,600 miles on it , came with solar. They were asking 74,000. You are saying 64,000 for a 2019. Oh, I live in Washington state. Any comments or advice would be appreciated. We are going to have 2 RV shows soon, one in Tacoma, Jan, and one in Seattle, Feb. Thank You. Also Thank you So much for your site.

  • Neil, this. Is the first time i watch a video for u,i watch rv videos for 8 years, i watched hundreds or maybe thousands of videos.

    Neil, ur video is the BEST, u explained everything in a simple easy way with numbers and a good usage for camera, i liked and subscribe.

    Ahmed

  • lorence donaldo says:

    no thanks, ill just make one myself. optional t.v. for 900 bucks, how do you people come up with that number? if that is over priced for a scrawny looking t.v. what else are you overpricing?

  • Joseph Bianchimano says:

    hello , im conflicted with the carado axion , especially on the price and quality build issues ,? i think the simplicity srt would be a better choice , because its within the same price range . and you get a 6 yr warranty instead of a 2 yr warranty , this van is over priced . this van should be priced accordingly , to its size and build issues i would say 55,000 dollars because of the cheap quality materials like that ugly sliding shower door , no locking on cabinets , etc , IT LOOKS CHEAP ! MAYBE 55,000 IS TO GENEROUS !! atleast upgrade the quality , if you want 80,000 dollars , ?

  • Colorme Dubious says:

    I saw one of these "in the wild" recently, while driving from Lubbock to Austin. It was magical! Now I just need to encounter a late model Wonder and an Arctic Fox on the road and my "I Spy" scorecard will be complete.

  • This is almost perfect as an older single lady wanting a short RV van as a full timer. Have a 32’ that was a nightmare to drive and park, except front in parking. I think I can live without a mirror.

  • Neil am with you all the way, the quality issues with both RoadTrek and Hymer have been very apparent. Am sure they will up their game but PW (LTV being a close second) is the only CND one in my mind that has really kept the Faith!…..

  • I like the Tofino due to it being 4 season and the 5 year warranty. I like the layout of this better than the Tofino. Not sure yet. I will have to see them in person.

  • He said "just under" $65k hahahahahahahaahahahahahaha
    ahahahahaahahah $840 for a LCD 24" TV which im sure is 1080p and prob worth $80 max new (not kidding). You can buy a 60" HDR 4k Sony for $800+ if not less or 55" 4k OLED HDR Samsung for near that price.

  • Great review! Just a couple of questions: Would this van be able to drive into parking garages? Also, could I replace the regular microwave oven with a convection microwave? We need a small, affordable home away from home for monthly big city doctor visits far away from our rural home. The hotel thing is getting old. This van has me rethinking the Travato 59KL.

  • I have sold my travato due to some issues I was having with it. Trying to decide what to get. I can take the money I recieved from selling the Travato, pay cash for one of these, and owe no money. I also drove one, and found it easy to drive, and love that the price I am looking at includes the lithium, volt start, solar, and television with dvd. I am not much of a television person, but since the one I put a hold deposit on has one, I will take it…lol…I am actually planning on full timeing in this, and will be fifty percent in rv parks, 50% boon docking, sometimes driveways of friends and families while visiting them. I am single, and used to tiny spaces and van campers. The small holding tanks do not bother me, as I will be around places to empty tanks frequently, and actually 80% of the time will have access to other showers via gym and a few other places. It is basic, but seems to have everything I need, and you can be sure I will personalize it. Afterall–I am a girlie girl…lol…Some friends of mine have the Axion, very satisfied with theirs.

  • Excellent presentation and agree the bathroom 🚽 door 🚪 does not really work and should be redesigned with a regular solid wood door that’s a deal breaker and I would not buy a motorhome without a generator that’s a deal breaker. And being 1 inch taller than you I would remove the partition that’s behind the drivers seat if I could or I would not buy the motorhome that’s a deal breaker.. and if I were able to to get the price I wanted I would opt to install my own 12 volt solar system and 12 volt TV… Other than that the price is not good for me because I like to save money 💰 so in the end I would pass because for most of us wages have not moved and the whole idea 💡 of van life is to save money 💰 on rent and this camper will not fulfill the prime objective of saving money 💰 and living free of the landlady. With this camper at this price all you will be doing is breaking even transferring rent money 💰 from the landlady to a R/V finance company..

  • Really enjoy your detailed views on this review.
    Can you make a video about the pros and cons on DIY cargo van conversion into RV and the pitfalls to look out for?

  • A Girl, Her Dog, And RV says:

    Hi there! Just came across your review of this van (I’ve never heard of before-thank you for doing reviews on these lesser known names). I’m in a class c or b+ currently, and wanting to downsize. I do a lot of boon docking so I’m leaning towards the plus 3 system that the Travato offers. Keep your reviews coming! You have a nice online presence. Bravo!

  • Nice features, but I don't understand why the interiors of many US RVs continue to be bad 1970s interior design, with cheap materials and shoddy workmanship. Perhaps they could take a lesson from the likes of https://www.townsendvans.com/ https://www.ogavans.com/ https://www.glampervan.us/

    Will warranty support continue now that Hymer/Carado has gone bankrupt?

  • "Affordable" and "Under $65,000"? I think you're not being realistic. How rich do you think people are? Perhaps you should explicitly specify the income level of people that you're targeting, so that all who make a lot less can know that up front.

  • The rear bath is a real deal breaker. While I like thr shorter length, I still prefer the Simplicity SRT with fixed bed layout, as these are really only intended to be used by no more than 2 people , but are quite popular with solo travellers.

  • Edward Gormley says:

    The only thing that fries my banana is there are no positive latches on the cabinets if you have to dodge some idiot on the road you're going to be cleaning everything up for about an hour that just flew all over the place can your beautiful $80,000 then I think that's really cheap

  • The Bill Baker says:

    Nope, just too many things other than the length of the vehicle I don’t like. But once again my friend you did a great job of smiling for a “ not” thought out vehicle. Stay thirsty my friend.

  • Martha Aguirre says:

    Thank you for your reviews. I am shopping for a van so I am watching all your reviews. I saw the dealer review on this van , I really like it. So immediately went to your channel and looked for the review

  • Does anyone know about the energy use of a Cinderella incinerator toilet.
    I’ve read that they are ideal for off girl tiny homes and RVs but have never seen a video of one in an RV.
    Seems like a great option, although pricey, eliminating the black tank and giving a lot more potable water carrying capacity for boon docking.
    If it can be run on solar alone and then LP for hot water and heating, seems like a win.
    I’m aware there would be some custom work involved to make it happen but would love some input from experienced users.

  • This is a personal question, I understand if you want to by pass the question. Are you of Asian decent?

    You look like a kid with silver hair, he-he.

    We are getting ready to make the big step by next June, 2020. So we are studying your shows over & over. TY Mr. Neal.

  • Dale Marcell says:

    The LIP upgrade path is a must have option. But a $5k it’s a bit on the high end. More details please!

  • Piece of sh*t that is overpriced! Japan and Germany make better ones! Never buy USA made RV/camper vans. They are inferior and are OVERPRICED!

  • I'd like to see a video of you sleeping on that sofa with a counter adding up all the times you fall to the floor. And that bathroom? You might as well stick your ass out a window. That is some 80,000 dollar value.

  • This is a good choice for the money considering a new van will run you 30 to 40k anyway..and with all the work done here you couldn't do a custom van build like this without spending 20k plus…so here it is…I've seen them for as low as 50k $ for slightly used..most people dont keep these for more than a couple years so I'm sure there out there

  • Isnt there a curtain to close off the cab area ??..do you have to make your own ?..not a big issue..also cabinet s draws..should lock or have magnets..otherwise looks like a good road trip van..without being overkill *

  • I think if you bought a cargo postmaster for $30,000 and built it yourself for $20,000 you can bulid it much better with better electrical system total cost $50,000 or less….. On this van the bed doesn't even fit 2 people No generator… I don't like this set up

  • Hi Neil, I just saw a 2018 Carado Axion for sale with an extended 4 year bumper to bumper Service Contract from Campers Edge including roadside assistance. Are you familiar with Camper's Edge?

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