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A small Class C RV is the perfect road trip vehicle. They are easy to maneuver on the road, but still provide all the comforts of home. Plus, they are often more affordable and fuel-efficient than larger RVs, making them a great option for those on a budget.
In this blog post, we share the best small Class C RVs available on the market today. The RVs are listed in order of length, from shortest to longest.
Once you find the best RV for your family, you will also need to buy lots of gear to keep you safe and happy on the road. Check out our Amazon shopping list for all the gear you need to successfully hit the road.
Gulf Stream BT Cruiser 5210
Length: 22 feet, 6 inches
While technically a Class B Plus RV, the Gulf Stream BT Cruiser has all the features travelers look for in small Class C RVs. The 5210 floorplan features a rear bathroom with a separate shower and a fully-equipped kitchen with a 3-burner range, microwave and refrigerator.
The living space doubles as the bedroom with two large jackknife sofas that fold down to create a bed. A removable table between the two sofas makes it easy to transform the living area into a dining room or office.
Winnebago EKKO 22A
Length: 23 feet, 0 inches
Another great Class B Plus RV that is a great alternative to a small Class C is the Winnebago EKKO 22A. One unique feature of the EKKO is an innovative dry/wet bath with a pivoting wall that separates the shower area from the toilet.
The EKKO also houses a small galley kitchen and two twin beds that can be converted into a queen-sized bed for couples. The EKKO is also off-grid ready with 3 solar panels, a second alternator dedicated to charging the batteries while driving and lithium-ion batteries.
East to West Entrada 2200S
Length: 23 feet, 10 inches
The first true Class C on our list is the East to West Entrada 2200S. With a slide out on driver side of the vehicle, the Entrada has a full queen size bed and a large wardrobe closet. An over the cab bunk also provides additional sleeping space.
Across from the sleeping area is a two-piece bathroom with a toilet and separate shower. The sink is just outside the bathroom. The main living area offers a dinette and a fully equipped kitchen with a cooktop, convection microwave, refrigerator and another sink.
Coachmen Cross Trail EV 20XG
Length: 24 feet, 1 inch
The Coachmen Cross Trail EV 20XG is a small motorhome that prioritizes storage space. The rear of the RV houses a double power bed which can be raised up and down. Under the raised bed is rear storage room with tons of space. The storage area can be accessed from inside the RV or via exterior doors.
The Cross Trail EV 20XG also has a galley kitchen with a refrigerator, two-burner cooktop and microwave and a cross-hall bathroom with toilet and sink on one side and a shower on the other.
Uniquely, this model also has a Renogy empowered hybrid electrical system designed to operate every coach function from battery power, including the air conditioning.
Thor Four Winds 22B
Length: 24 feet, 1 inch
The Thor Winds 22B is a great small Class C RV for couples and small families. The layout includes a rear sleeping area with a queen-sized bed, large closet and full three-piece bathroom. There is also an over the cab bunk for extra sleeping space.
The living area includes a large dinette and a full kitchen with double-door refrigerator, 3-burner cooktop, a pantry, a microwave and a flip-up countertop for extra prep space. Campers who prefer to be outside can add an optional exterior TV on a swivel bracket.
Coachmen Freelander 22XG
Length: 24 feet, 3 inches
Another Small Class C from Coachmen that offers great storage space is the Coachmen Freelander 22XG. This unique floorplan has a queen Murphy bed in the rear of the RV. When the bed is raised the area becomes a cargo space that can be accessed via a rear door.
The 9-foot cargo area is perfect for hauling toys, such as bikes or kayaks. This floorplan also has a nice three-piece bathroom, a full kitchen with a cooktop and range and a J-shaped lounge that doubles as a couch and a dinette.
Winnebago Vita 24P
Length: 24 feet, 5 inches
The second Winnebago on our list of the best small Class C RVs is the Vita 24P. At just under 25 feet, this RV has everything you need to be comfortable on an extended road trip. A rear sleeping area houses a queen bed, a three-piece bathroom and a small wardrobe closet.
There is also an overhead bunk for extra sleeping capacity. The main living area has a full a kitchen with refrigerator, pantry, convection microwave, cooktop and plenty of counterspace. There is also a dinette booth, which can be replaced with optional theater seating.
Dynamax Isata 3 24RW
Length: 24 feet, 7 inches
The Dynamax Isata 3 24RW is a small class C with dual slide outs, which create plenty of interior living space. A rear bedroom houses a queen-sized bed and a bathroom sink and vanity. Outside of the bedroom is a two-piece bath with a separate shower.
The kitchen includes a double-door fridge, a range with cooktop, a convection microwave oven and a countertop extension. Across from the kitchen is a booth dinette or optional theater seating. There is also an over the cab bunk.
Thor Delano 24TT
Length: 24 feet, 9 inches
The Thor Delano 24TT is another great small Class C RV for couples. The rear sleeping area has a queen bed that folds up to create an additional seating area during the day. Beside the bedroom is three-piece bathroom with a curved shower curtain for extra space.
The kitchen includes a refrigerator, a two-burner cooktop, a convection microwave oven and beautiful high-gloss cabinetry. A dinette is located across from the kitchen, and an over the cab bunk offers extra sleeping space.
Forest River Forester 2151SLE
Length: 25 feet, 0 inches
Coming in at exactly 25 feet, the Forest River Forester 2151SLE is a great small Class C RV. A corner queen-sized bed is located in the rear of the RV next to a two-piece bathroom. The bathroom sink and vanity are just outside the bathroom.
The kitchen offers a refrigerator, a cooktop, a convection microwave and a flip-up countertop. Across from the kitchen is a large U-shaped dinette for eating and lounging. The convertible dinette and an overhead bunk offer extra sleeping space for kids or guests.
Nexus Triumph 24T
Length: 25 feet, 0 inches
Another 25-foot long Class C RV is the Nexus Triumph 24T. With a large slideout, the Triumph offers a queen-sized bed in the rear of the RV and a large wardrobe closet. Beside the bed is a full three-piece bathroom with a porcelain toilet.
The kitchen offers a range with a 3-burner cooktop, a residential microwave, a refrigerator and hardwood cabinetry. Across from the kitchen is a comfortable dinette booth with leather fabric.
Tiffin Wayfarer 25JW
Length: 25 feet, 8 inches
While the Tiffin Wayfarer 25JW is slightly over 25 feet long, it is still a small Class C RV worth considering. The unique layout of the 25JW includes a rear three-piece bathroom with a large shower and a beautiful vessel sink.
A mid-kitchen includes a convection microwave, a cooktop, a fridges and a combination washer and dryer! The main living area houses a queen Murphy bed with a sofa underneath. Across from the bed is a large desk with a flip-up TV.
Thanks for reading our complete guide to the best small Class C RVs. We hope you found the perfect RV for your adventures.
Christina Pate is a seasoned full-time RVer who, along with her husband Justin, has journeyed across the US, Canada, and Mexico. Drawing from her extensive travels, RV repairs and RV renovations, she founded Travels with Ted to guide and inspire fellow RV enthusiasts. Christina is also the co-author of The Owner’s Guide to RV Maintenance and the creator of My RV Log Book.