What to look out for when buying a caravan

What to look out for when buying a caravan

Purchasing a brand new caravan can be many things. But one fact is certain: buying a new caravan is a serious investment so there are plenty of things to be on the lookout for when it’s time to get serious about your big purchase.

We are here today at Crusader Caravans with some tips on what to look for when buying a new caravan so that you’ll be able to find the right RV that’s perfectly suited to your lifestyle.


Strength, style and support are three important characteristics that you’ll want to consider with any caravan you might have a look at. Crusader ticks all the boxes.

Crusader uses full sandwich panel one piece floor and roof on all their caravans, and thanks to the innovative and technologically advanced manufacturing processes, the end result is a strong and durable body construction that’s fully insulated and beautifully dent resistant.

Crusader caravans are not only much stronger, but they feature thicker insulated roofs and floors with underbody protection. And since. Look at the one piece roof it has no joins, it’s absolutely leak proof, isn’t that great for extra peace of mind when you’re travelling this great country of ours.

The all-important chassis is box steel with an extremely high metal MPA rating for strength. The 6” drawbar always extends back to the wheels for extra support.

Fuel efficiency is obviously key and apples to apples Crusader caravans are one of the lightest on the market. They are so easy to tow as they are engineered to produce a perfectly balanced and stable caravan.


Style and comfort go hand-in-hand and at Crusader, the smooth, aerodynamic look of these caravans on the outside carries through into here: the interior.

Furniture is precision cut on computer aided machines using only first quality ply. All cupboard doors are attached with full length piano hinges which means your furniture is always aligned.

Crusader caravans offer a large choice of modern bathroom and various sleeping configurations from large queen size beds, single beds and bunk beds, and only quality appliances are fitted.

Ceilings are higher that most caravans which add to the feel of spaciousness and WOW look at the size of the windows, so much natural light, views 360 degrees all round, dual-pane tinted windows and bright LED lights really add the Crusader difference.


With an Australia-wide Crusader Dealer network and accredited service centres in place, their in house Customer Relations department a comprehensive two year warranty and an astonishing five year structural guarantee on every caravan they sell – There’s really only one thing to be on the lookout for when you’re shopping for a new caravan; and that’s the Crusader brand.

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