Always on the lookout for a fuel-efficient RV, I read with interest the article in the March 2008 edition of MotorHome magazine spotlighting the Fleetwood Icon 24D .
The “suggested retail price” is a little steep at more than $93K, so it is more realistically suited for a retired couple than a young family.
It features a 26.4-gallon fuel tank with a stated mileage averaging around 15 mpg.
The streetside slideout, housing the dinette (which converts to a 40 x 73-inch sleeper) and refrigerator, “adds to the overall transformation, making this Class C seem much larger than its 26-foot length might imply,” according to MotorHome.
Read more in “Fleetwood Icon 24D: A fuel-efficient Class C motorhome that equals long-term savings.”
Photos: Interior of Fleetwood Icon 24D. Specifications: Chassis: Dodge Sprinter; Engine: Mercedes-Benz 3.0-l turbocharged V-6; Ext length: 25’2″; Ext width: 7’6″; Ext height: 11’4″; Freshwater cap: 29 gal.; Black-water cap: 33 gal.; Gray-water cap: 33 gal.; LP-gas cap: 19 gal.; Gvwr: 11,030 lbs.; MSRP: $93,044
Source: Fleetwood Enterprises.