As a manufacturer, Alliance RV is a relative newcomer to the industry. Founded in 2019, they quickly gained acclaim for their high-end luxury fifth wheel RVs, though they also produce travel trailers and toy haulers. In a short time period, they have established themselves as a competitive independent manufacturer capable of quality and innovation across their lineup of RVs.
Here, we provide an in-depth look at Alliance and its entire line of recreational vehicles and offer several reasons why an Alliance tow-behind might be the right choice for your next RV.
Introduction to Alliance RVs
Alliance may be an upstart on the RV scene, but their team brings decades of experience in the camper industry. Alliance was founded in 2019 by brothers and RV industry veterans Coley and Ryan Brady, whose father also worked in the industry. While their initial success was in large part because of their dedication to luxurious fifth wheels, they now offer a variety of RVs, including toy haulers and travel trailers, with a wide selection of floor plans.
They’ve already established themselves as innovators in the RV industry with a handful of technological advancements that make their trailers reliable and luxurious. And thorough testing and steadfast warranties help ensure long-term customer satisfaction. As Alliance continues to grow, expect to see even more models and other RVs coming from Alliance in the future.
Alliance RV at a Glance
The mission statement of Alliance RV is both simple and encompassing: Do the Right Thing. They aim to provide customers with the best RV ownership experience possible. They stay incredibly close with their customers, going so far as to solicit ideas and suggestions from them via social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to improve their designs to become more customer-centric. Plus, efforts like this foster a sense of community with their customers.
While the current lineup of Alliance RVs is relatively small, their role as one of the few remaining independent RV manufacturers may give them a leg up in producing a select number of RVs with a closer eye on building quality and after-market support.
2024 Models and Recent Developments
Alliance has made diligent improvements to its RV lineup year after year. Some 2024 model updates include:
Delta Floor Plan 252RL – The floorplan of this travel trailer includes an L-shaped kitchen, sofa, and dinette, as well as a built-in outdoor griddle/grill.
Delta Floor Plan 321BH – The 321BH floorplan of this travel trailer is a dual bunk model, with one set of 40” x 72” bunks and a flip bunk at 36” x 72”. This unit is perfect for traveling with a larger family.
Avenue All Access Floor Plan 29RL – This fifth wheel is a one bed, one bath model with a sleeper sofa and a kitchen island with a sink.
Valor Floor Plan 41V16 – This toy hauler floorplan includes the largest garage available in any Valor, at 16 feet. It’s a bath-and-a-half unit with a king bed and loft.
A Complete Product Overview of Alliance RVs
Alliance produces four lines of RVs: Paradigm luxury fifth wheels, Avenue fifth wheels, Valor toy haulers, and Delta lightweight travel trailers. With these four lines, they reach a larger array of customers with varying budgets, preferences, and RV styles, ranging from top luxury fifth wheels to workhorse toy haulers to lightweight travel trailers.
Top Performing Models
- Paradigm Fifth Wheel – Alliance built its name on this unit, and it remains as popular as ever. It focuses on incorporating as much luxury as possible into its design and construction, like residential-style appliances, large showers, and top-quality amenities.
Alliance RV built its reputation on its fifth wheels and has evolved its lineup ever since. They remain dedicated to constantly improving their core RVs. Paradigm remains Alliance’s luxury fifth wheel and includes premier features and options, while Avenue is its more affordable counterpart offering RVers value and quality in a towable unit.
Paradigm is the original flagship of Alliance RV, known for its luxurious interiors with residential-style amenities and innovative design elements. To design it, they sourced ideas from full-time RVers and built it to meet as many of their specs as possible. Designed for extended living and comfort, it incorporates such notable luxury fifth wheel features as large kitchens, spacious bedrooms and living areas, ample storage, and high-end finishes.
Weight: 11,666 – 14,517
Length: 33’ 3” – 42’ 6”
Floor Plans: 8
- 19 cu ft. residential refrigerator
- 50” – 55” Class Smart TV
- King size bed
The Avenue puts supreme luxury in a tow-friendly package. At weights similar to or lower than the Paradigm, the Avenue combines many of the features and amenities that Alliance RV made its name on while being more accessible to a wider group of RVers thanks to its mid-profile design.
Weight: 9,700 – 11,900
Length: 33’ 11” – 39’ 11”
Floor Plans: 5
- 3-burner cooktop
- 50” Class HDTV on a swing mount
- Modern-country decor
Avenue All Access
The All Access line within any model offers even smaller, more manageable units so that an even larger variety of RVers have access to experience their beauty. The Avenue All Access offers the great layouts and style of the traditional Avenue in a more convenient package.
Weight: 7,200 – 8,518
Length: 27’ 4” – 32’ 11”
Floor Plans: 5
- Queen bed
- 30” x 36” shower
- HDTV on Swing Mount
Versatility is the name of the game for Alliance RV’s toy hauler lineup. While they’re all technically from the same model—the Valor—they have unique features that make them stand out from one another—like fireplaces, available dinettes, and garage door entries, not to mention space-saving floorplan options on the shorter lengths.
Valor Fifth Wheel
The fifth wheel version of the Valor are hefty RVs and incredibly versatile. If you’re not bringing along your favorite outdoor motor toys for the trips, many of the spaces convert to additional sleeping and living space.
Weight: 13,903 – 16,040
Length: 39’ 8” – 45’ 8”
Floor Plans: 5
- 11’ – 16’ garage (floorplan dependent)
- 8’ weather-resistant ramp door
- Built-in air compressor
Valor All Access Fifth Wheel
The Valor All Access in the Fifth Wheel Platform takes many of the forms and features of the full-size and shrinks it down to make it more manageable, more towable, and open to a wider audience.
Weight: 11,150 – 12,150
Length: 34’ 8” – 39’ 8”
Floor Plans: 2
- Space-saving “Upper Deck” bath & bedroom configuration
- 30” x 36” shower
- Garage with 60” x 80” mattress and folding table
Valor All Access Travel Trailer
Fifth wheels can’t have all the fun. That’s why Alliance RV also builds their Valor toy hauler in the smaller All Access format in a travel trailer platform as well. The floorplan designs changed as a result, with two floorplans utilizing the garage as living space. These toy hauler travel trailers still provide plenty of living space, open garages, and sleeping options for guests.
Weight: 6,987 – 8,900
Length: 26’ 11” – 35’ 11”
Floor Plans: 3
- Queen bed
- 30” x 36” shower
- HDTV on a swing mount
While their first travel trailers were the Valor toy hauler line, the Delta models are designed to be even lighter weight and towable by a half-ton pickup or larger SUV. Alliance RV has deliberately tried to improve every segment they’ve entered, and the laminated travel trailer lineup is no different. As they do with their other units, they’re actively soliciting feedback from customers in order to improve these trailers year over year.
The Delta series of laminated travel trailers are designed to improve the segment overall. With less conventional floorplan designs and thoughtful features found inside and out, Alliance RV is standing by its customers and providing the types of amenities you want and deserve when you camp.
Weight: 6,159 – 7,156
Length: 29’ 3” – 33’ 11”
Floor Plans: 7
- Outdoor griddle/grill (select floor plans)
- 3 bunk model floor plans
- Enclosed underbelly with 12-volt heating pads
Standout Alliance RV Features
Despite a relatively short time in the industry, Alliance RV has wasted no time in creating some outstanding features that make their trailers both sought-after and remarkably well-built. In fact, they have lists of “customer-driven features” for some of their units like the Valor and Delta.
Here are a few features you’ll find across Alliance RV’s lineup.
Across the Alliance RV lineup, storage is plentiful. There are multiple multi-use and space-saving techniques used across different floorplans—like hidden storage behind swing-out TVs, pull-out fireplace storage areas, and flip-up butcher block counter extensions.
In the Valor All Access fifth wheel units, you’ll find a patent-pending Upper Deck bed and bathroom combination that saves space throughout the rest of the unit without making the other two rooms feel cramped.
Very common in the Paradigm luxury fifth wheel components, many of Alliance RV’s models incorporate residential-style appliances like refrigerators, ovens, and cooktops.
MORryde Independent Suspension System
Especially important in trailers, this suspension system helps create a more stable and comfortable RV by replacing axles and springs with independent rubber shear springs that allow for up to five inches of wheel travel (at least double what most traditional axle/spring combos allow). This keeps things nice and steady inside, especially on particularly bumpy roads.
Flush Floor Slide-outs
No ledges means less likelihood of stubbing your toe or catching a sock on an edge. When fully extended, slide rooms sit flush with the main floor.
Who Makes Alliance RVs?
Alliance was founded in 2019, and its first RV—the luxurious Paradigm fifth wheel—rolled off the line that fall.
Alliance RV is located in Elkhart, Indiana, on 147 acres. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is 193,000 square feet and was designed specifically for their own manufacturing process—with the input of several RV industry veterans.
While they’re still relatively young in the world of RV manufacturing, they recently delivered their 10,000th RV to a dealer. And thanks to their dedication to their customers, it looks like growth is still on the horizon.
In fact, founders Coley and Ryan Brady were both recognized when they were named “Entrepreneur(s) of the Year” by Ernst & Young in 2022. With a long history of RVing in the family—their dad worked for a different RV manufacturer also in Elkhart, and they vacationed in one every summer—they had a solid idea of what they liked in an RV. More importantly, those experiences gave them a view into some of the things they might want to implement in their own models.
Given a large amount of consolidation among other RV manufacturers, they saw a big opportunity to become an independent builder—one who could establish really close, mutually beneficial relationships with their customers. Coley and Ryan dedicated a significant amount of their time to assembling a team they knew could have an impact on the industry.
Despite some challenges due to unavoidable pandemic-related supply chain issues, Alliance RV bounced back quickly and continued on a steady path of growth that they’re still on today.
Alliance RV – Camping World Dealership Partner
In August of 2023, Camping World announced it would open an Alliance-dedicated dealership in Arkansas. Alliance RV Northwest Arkansas offers the full lineup of Alliance RVs and a wide variety of preowned RVs. This location also provides dedicated support for Alliance RVs and offers the full suite of Good Sam products.
The benefit of such an Alliance-specific dealership is to both concentrate Alliance products at a dedicated location — offering a wider selection — and to provide support service for Alliance owners in the area.
Alliance Customer Support
As a noted priority, Alliance values its customer relationships, whether gathering feedback from social media channels, like the Alliance RV Owners group or incorporating suggestions into the design improvements or offerings. Starting with the mission to create a better RV customer experience, they’re dedicated to ensuring their customers stay happy with their units. They also provide their owner’s manuals on their website.
Below are some of the resources, products, and processes from Alliance that ensure their RVs meet their owner’s expectations and perform at their best.
Camp Ready Performance Audit
Alliance runs every one of their trailers through a “gauntlet” of sorts, an obstacle course that includes bumps, turns, and rapid stops—all with full holding tanks. After that, the unit is given another set of checks and an inspection to make sure it’s completely “camp ready.”
1-Year Comprehensive 3-Year Limited Warranty
While the basic outline of the Alliance RV warranty includes one year of comprehensive coverage and three years of limited structural coverage, what’s remarkable is they’re willing to work with any of their customers on warranty limitations—all in the name of “Doing the Right Thing.”
Unlike some other RV manufacturers, Alliance RV encourages full-time use and won’t void a warranty if certain tools or features are added.
The Alliance Academy is a one-stop-shop for RV owners to learn about their trailers, as well as to learn more about RVing culture. There’s troubleshooting, manuals, travel destinations, and even recipes.
Alliance quickly established a reputation based on the quality and luxurious features of their Paradigm fifth wheel. They’ve since expanded that approach to other units, offering a full lineup of quality RVs, with units in every major consumer category, allowing a more diverse group of RVers to join in the fun. Given their dedication to customer-centric design and innovation, these units already stand up against many of the bigger names on RV lots. Look for more from Alliance in the coming years as they grow as one of the leading independent manufacturers in the space.
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