Is Jayco a good brand of RV?

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      Shannon
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          I’m brand new to this world, so I appreciate any advice and opinions. I’m looking at a 2021 Jayco Jay Flight. The price seems decent (under 20k). But before I pull the trigger I was curious if Jayco is good a brand. Or should I be looking at something else? Forest River? Thanks.

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          terry.miller
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              Here’s the thing, any new travel trailer brand will have its issues. IMO, buying a few years old is perfect in your case as hopefully most of the “kinks” will be worked out and the initial massive drop in value that hits in the first 1-2 years has already happened.

              As far as Jayco specifically, they are a good brand for those new to RV’ing. They have a solid warranty for those buying brand new and are affordable. I’ve owned one, and other than mostly cosmetic issues, its been pretty reliable.

              No matter what brand you buy, just do your due diligence and check it over as thoroughly as possible.

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              Tory Jon
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                  Great points by Terry. I’ve heard good and bad things about Jayco, but that’s the case with most brands. Unfortunately build quality in most RVs isn’t great. Even higher quality (and higher priced) trailers like Airstream, Grand Design, etc have their quirks and complaints from owners.

                   

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                      You tend to get what you pay for in the RV world. Since it’s your first camper, and you’re buying a few years old, you’ll likely be fine as long as everything checks out and you go over it with a fine tooth comb. But, if after a few years you find that this life is for you, I’d recommend upgrading to a Grand Design or similar for you next camper, if it fits your budget.

                      Worst case, you’ll learn a LOT about fixing and repairing issues on an RV! 🙂

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