What Are the Best Super C RVs?

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When introducing the main types of motorhomes, we typically stick to the common Class A, B, and C categories. But there are two important motorhome types that some might call ‘tweeners’: the Class B+ and the Super C RV

While Class B+ RVs are designed to provide more luxury than your standard class B camper van, the best super C RVs tackle more rugged, off-road use than a standard Class C motorhome. Let’s learn more about Super C RVs and explore some of the top-selling models you can find at Camping World dealerships nationwide.

What is a Super C RV?

Dynamax Isata Super C RV
Photo by Camping World

A Super C RV is essentially a heavier-duty upgrade to a standard Class C motorhome. Most Super C motorhomes are built on a larger, heavier truck chassis, such as the RAM® 5500 SLT, the Freightliner® S2RV, and the Ford® F-550 Chassis.

Many Super C RVs also boast more powerful diesel engines, allowing them to tow heavier loads than an average Class C motorhome. But the significant identifying feature shared by Class C and Super C RVs is the cabover bunk area above the driver’s cockpit, commonly used for storage, sleeping, or as a loft hangout area.

What are the Pros and Cons of Super C RVs?

Man in the cab driving class C RV
Photo by Camping World

Here are some of the most important advantages and disadvantages of Super C RVs, as compared to other motorhomes: 

Pros

  • Towing Capacity. Larger diesel engines and beefed-up towing packages allow you to tow heavier loads. 
  • Interior Living Space. A larger, heavy-duty chassis allows for bigger builds with more spacious floorplans.
  • Holding Tank Capacities. Larger fresh, gray, and black water holding tanks allow you to camp longer between dump station visits
  • Extended Wheelbase. A wider wheelbase provides more stability and security when navigating this RV through various road conditions.
  • Exterior Storage. Massive basement compartments provide ample room for grills, camping chairs, pop-up shelters, and more.
  • Suspension. Upgraded suspension for a smoother, more comfortable ride and an improved ability to handle unmaintained roads. Learn more about RV suspension.
  • Engine Maintenance. The engine is located under the hood in the front, providing easier access for mechanics than what’s required in Class A diesel motorhomes.

Cons

  • Maneuverability. Larger RVs require more care and precision from the open highway to entering gas stations and parking lots. Still, most Super C RVs fall under the 26,000-pound limit, meaning you don’t need a special license to drive them.
  • Fuel Efficiency. On average, this RV type gets less than 10 miles per gallon. This is closer to what you’ll get with most Class A diesel RVs but less than you’d get with a compact Class B RV
  • Price Point: Super C RVs start at a higher price point than standard Class C motorhomes, making them a more direct comparison with Class A diesel pushers.

Learn more about the pros and cons of diesel versus gas RVs.

Camping World’s Best Super C RVs

These are four of the top-selling Super C motorhomes you’ll find on Camping World lots:

Dynamax Isata 5 28SS with Xplorer Package

Dynamax Isata 5 28SS Living Area
Photo by Dynamax

Powered by a Cummins 6.7L I6 turbo diesel engine, the Dynamax Isata 5 28SS boasts a 10,000-pound towing capacity for towing a larger toad or even a boat like the Nepallo. With a Quad-View camera system, you’ll have views from the hitch, the top of the rear wall, and on both sides for easy maneuvering in and out of campsites. 

The exterior is equipped with a TV mount under the armless patio awning, which dramatically reduces the chances of bumping your head as you’re moving about outside your RV. The cabover mattress measures 50” x 80” for a comfortable secondary sleeping area, and the booth dinette can be upgraded to a tri-fold sofa or theater seating, depending on your preference.

Find a Dynamax Isata Super C near you.

Dynamax Isata 5 28SS Floorplan
Photo by Dynamax

RV Specs

  • Length: 31’2”
  • Chassis: Ram® 5500 SLT Chassis – Factory 4-Wheel Drive
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 4
  • Freshwater Capacity: 78 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 45 (gray) and 45 (black) gallons

Jayco Seneca Prestige 37L

Of the Super C RVs on our list, the Jayco Seneca Prestige 37L boasts the highest sleeping capacity. As Chris says in the video, it’s full of luxury amenities like solid surface countertops with an undermount, stainless steel sink in the kitchen, a 50” LED TV, and a 40” electric fireplace below the entertainment center. 

The overhead bunk above the cockpit boasts an impressive 750-pound weight capacity, and the included cargo net can handle up to 300 pounds if you use that area for gear storage. The JAYCOMMAND® control center powered by Firefly helps you control all the RV’s interior systems from the control panel or directly from your smartphone using the mobile app. 

Outside, the Seneca Prestige boasts a hitch receiver with a 12,000-pound capacity. It also has features like a water filtration system and a Thetford macerator system that would be pricey add-ons for many motorhomes. With slide-out toppers above all the slide-outs and the industry’s largest travel-view window in the entrance door, Jayco has thought of it all with this prestigious Super C RV.  

Explore new and used Jayco Seneca motorhomes at Camping World or explore Jayco’s entire RV lineup.

Jayco Seneca Prestige 37L Floorplan
Photo by Jayco

RV Specs

  • Length: 39’4”
  • Chassis: Freightliner® S2RV Chassis
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 9
  • Freshwater Capacity: 72 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 81 (gray) and 50 (black) gallons

Thor Motor Coach Magnitude XG32

Thor Magnitude XG32 Living Area
Photo by Thor Motor Coach

Ideal for couples or small families, the Thor Magnitude XG32 boasts a nearly full-length slide-out on the driver’s side. This dramatically increases the floor space between the theater seating on the passenger side and the dinette and kitchen on the off-camp side. 

It also creates extra floorplan space for a sizeable bathroom with a 32” x 32” corner shower, a mirrored vanity, and plenty of storage for linens and bathroom essentials. The bedroom features a second slide-out that houses the 60” x 75” queen bed that’s laid out opposite a massive closet and dresser. 

The exterior features a powered patio awning, an exterior 32” TV with a built-in, Bluetooth-enabled sound bar, an exterior shower and LP connection, and a 100-watt solar charging system with a power controller. This 50-amp coach also comes standard with the Winegard® Connect Wi-Fi Extender +4G and a rooftop satellite mounting backer.

Check the price of Thor Magnitude motorhomes in your region.

Thor Magnitude XG32 Floorplan
Photo by Thor Motor Coach

RV Specs

  • Length: 33’8”
  • Chassis: Ford® F-550 Chassis
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 4
  • Freshwater Capacity: 75 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 47 (gray) and 40 (black) gallons

Tiffin Allegro Bay 38AB

Tiffin Allegro Bay 38AB Living Area
Photo by Tiffin Motorhomes

Tiffin’s Allegro Bay 38AB is one of three floorplans offered in this Super C model. The 38AB sleeps up to six, making it ideal for families traveling with kids and their friends. Because every adventure starts with the journey to your destination, the Allegro Bay is powered by a Cummins® Quiet  B6.7 360-HP diesel engine with a six-speed Allison transmission. 

You can expand your destination selection with this Super C, as it’s equipped with an Onan 8,000-watt diesel generator that’ll keep your electrical systems running as long as you keep diesel fuel in the tank. Plus, its better optional upgrades include solar prep and three 200-watt solar panels with a 30-amp charge controller. 

This 50-amp Super C RV also boasts plenty of holding tank capacity for boondocking trips, but the interior makes you feel like you’re glamping no matter the destination. A 20-cubic-foot refrigerator is one of the largest in the industry, and the residential microwave with an air fryer makes reheating camp meals as simple as the touch of a button.

Discover Tiffin Allegro Bay Super C RVs nationwide.

Tiffin Allegro Bay 38AB Floorplan
Photo by Tiffin Motorhomes

RV Specs

  • Length: 39’4”
  • Chassis: Freightliner® S2RV Chassis
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6
  • Freshwater Capacity: 150 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 70 (gray) and 45 (black) gallons

Thor Motor Coach Magnitude RS36

Thor Magnitude RS36 Kitchen
Photo by Thor Motor Coach

The Thor Magnitude RS36 is another 4×4 Super C RV with a 6.7L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel engine that delivers up to 12,000 pounds of towing capacity. Even if you don’t tow, that powerful engine won’t have any trouble with this RV’s heavy-duty construction, which features a welded tubular steel floor, a welded tubular aluminum roof and sidewall cage construction, and Vacu-bond laminated roof, walls, and floor. 

Inside that beefy package, Thor equipped the RS36 with all the features you need for comfortable easy navigation. That includes safety features like lane departure warning and pre-collision assist, comfort amenities like adjustable pedals and heated remote exterior mirrors, and an entertainment system with an 8” color LCD touchscreen and voice-command recognition. 

To keep you comfortable and keep your systems running throughout the camping season, this 50-amp coach is built with dual 13,500-BTU air conditioning units, a 100-watt solar charging system with charge controller, and a 6,000-watt Onan diesel generator with automatic generator start to keep your appliances powered when camping off-grid.

Check the price of Thor Magnitude motorhomes in your region.

Thor Magnitude RS36 Floorplan
Photo by Thor Motor Coach

RV Specs

  • Length: 37’8”
  • Chassis: Ford® F-600 Chassis
  • Sleeping Capacity: Up to 6
  • Freshwater Capacity: 75 gallons
  • Waste Water Capacity: 40 (gray) and 40 (black) gallons

These Super C RVs are some of the most rugged luxury RVs you’ll find. At a similar price point, here are a few other collections of luxury RVs you might be interested in: 

Which of these Super C RVs is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

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