Thinking about it-Aerolite or Cougar Xlite

Discussion in 'Going to the DARK SIDE' started by prm99v6, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. prm99v6

    prm99v6 New Member

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    Well trying to decide between the following:

    2013 Cougar Xlite 28RBS-$24,000 with $2,000 trade from my pup-in stock.

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    2014 Aerolite 282 DBHS-$23,460 with $3250 trade from my pup-needs to be ordered.

    Each unit has it pros and cons and they have the same basic layout so we will see what happens.
     
  2. vanjr

    vanjr New Member

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    Post some follow-up when you have some time in it.
     
  3. novagirl

    novagirl retired camper

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    After owning three Jayco trailers with zero problems, if I were you I would check out the Jayco 28BHBE. Jayco has a 2 year warranty in comparison to the other companies' one year. Check it out at Jayco.com

    Just a suggestion.....
     
  4. prm99v6

    prm99v6 New Member

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    Here are some of the details:

    Aerolite
    king bed and 3 double bunks (Cougar has queen and 2 double bunks).
    Is 3' smaller and lighter so it will be easier to tow.
    Has a tri fold bed (not air mattress sofa like the Cougar).
    Cheaper

    Cougar
    Has more counter space.
    Has an awning that covers both doors (they are the same size between both units but the Aerolite is shifted forward and only covers 1 door).
    Has "laundry shoot".
    Has storage under dinette (Aerolite has storage above dinette).
    Has outdoor shower (Aerolite has sprayport).
    Has outdoor bumper mounted grill.

    They both have smooth sides (which is what I wanted for looks and ease of cleaning). That feature alone ruled out many trailers that met some of our other needs. Also I have already identified two minor issues inside the Cougar from my initial looking at it although I can't look at the Aerolite before I decide. Think I am going to go with the Aerolite today or tomorrow. Waiting for the dealer to call be back to discuss some small details.
     
  5. dickinjo

    dickinjo Member

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    From my research my sure you consider the dealer. New RVs have issues and the dealer can make a HUGE difference in resolving these.

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  6. prm99v6

    prm99v6 New Member

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    Did it. It should be leaving the factory in Indiana on Monday heading for Delaware. Had alot of fun in the pup and wil be sad to se it go but am excited.

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  7. fallsrider

    fallsrider Active Member

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    That's a nice looking trailer!
     
  8. heckufaguy

    heckufaguy New Member

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    Very nice. As it's a high two-step in I'll recommend a step platform. Ours is a high trailer with only 2 steps, and it seem inevitable that when we need to level it the stair side is what gets raised. :(
     

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