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As one of the most prominent towable RV manufacturers today, Keystone RV offers a comprehensive selection of travel trailers, toy haulers, fifth wheels, and destination trailers. This award-winning brand produces some of the best-selling models in several RV segments year after year. In your search for the right towable RV, a Keystone option or two will likely make their way into your shortlist. 

This overview of the various Keystone RV lines, including their amenities, features, specs, price point, and more, will help you decide which Keystone towables to tour in person – or rent for a trial run. Use this information as a jumping-off point to compare Keystone RVs to other towables of similar build, size, and features.

Keystone At A Glance

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With over 40 brands and more than 400 unique floorplans, where do you start?

We’ve outlined the 14 travel trailer, fifth wheel, toy hauler, and destination trailer models across Keystone’s lineup. Some models include multiple RV types, like the Keystone Springdale line, featuring travel trailers and a destination trailer, or the Cougar line, including luxury fifth wheels and travel trailers. Here are the 14 Keystone RV models:

  • Hideout
  • Springdale
  • Bullet 
  • Passport
  • Cougar
  • Outback 
  • Sprinter
  • Montana
  • Alpine
  • Arcadia
  • Raptor
  • Fuzion
  • Residence
  • Retreat

While the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP)  can differentiate these RV lines in terms of features, size, and amenities, explore each to understand their unique appeal. Keystone has a reputation for designing RVs based on the needs of different RVers, making it easy to find a model and floorplan that meets your criteria. 

Keystone Classics Collection

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In 2024, Keystone introduced its “Classics Collection,” a lineup that includes new models from several known RV lines, including Hideout, Springdale, Bullet, Passport, Arcadia, and Cougar Sport. 

These Classics Collection RVs are budget-friendly versions of existing campers. By removing certain extras, Keystone made these RVs more lightweight while still offering many modern conveniences. We will indicate in the lists below which RVs are designated as “Classics”. 

Let’s explore the various Keystone RV lines by RV type, starting with Keystone travel trailers. 

Keystone Travel Trailers

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There are seven brands of Keystone travel trailers, comprising over 200 floorplans. These range from more affordable entry-level, single-axle travel trailers to some of the most luxurious travel trailers on the market. 

Let’s start with their more affordable lines and working up to their luxury units. First up, Keystone Hideout. 

Keystone Hideout

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One of Keystone’s most popular brands, Hideout offers three models and 53 floorplans. From small, lightweight couples campers to family-friendly bunkhouses, you’ll find an expansive selection of affordable travel trailers. The Classics Collection models from Hideout make great entry-level options. 

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Keystone Springdale RVs

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Similar to the Hideout, the Keystone Springdale is an entry-level line of affordable travel trailers, offering 37 unique floorplans. In general, the double-axle options will include more features than the single-axle versions, but with a selection this wide, be sure to explore the features of each floorplan and compare your favorites. 

Explore Springdale travel trailers at Camping World. 

Keystone Bullet

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From the nimble and lightweight Bullet Classic to the top-of-the-line, high-end Premier segment, the Bullet line from Keystone offers four unique sizes and price points. With 42 unique floorplans, Bullet is known for offering many lightweight options that are towable by some light-duty trucks and SUVs. 

Explore Bullet travel trailers at Camping World. 

Keystone Passport 

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With three models comprising 26 floorplans, the Passport line is worth investigating if you’re looking for something towable that doesn’t skimp on features and amenities. Before 2024, Super Light (SL) and Grand Touring (GT) were the only Passport lines, and the main difference between the two came down to weight.

Explore Passport travel trailers at Camping World. 

Cougar

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The Cougar name from Keystone has a big reputation for quality, towability, and durability. With features like auto-level and SolarFlex™, the Keystone Cougar Sport and Half-ton travel trailers provide premier features in RVs that can be towed by a half-ton truck. There are a total of 24 floorplans. 

Explore Cougar travel trailers at Camping World. 

Outback 

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The  Keystone Outback travel trailers provide the best-in-class when it comes to luxury comforts, features, and amenities. The lightweight OBX is the perfect off-road option for those looking to explore further from the crowd. Choose from 18 unique floorplans. 

Explore Outback travel trailers at Camping World. 

Sprinter Limited Travel Trailers

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Keystone offers more space with the Sprinter Limited travel trailers. And while there are only three floorplans, these live up to their reputation for comfort. Sleeping up to 10, Sprinter Limited RVs are wider, featuring more spacious interiors, multiple slide-outs, and plentiful storage. 

Explore Sprinter towables at Camping World. 

Keystone Fifth Wheels

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Keystone’s fifth wheels are some of their most iconic towables, with the  Montana line leading the pack. There are five distinct lines of fifth wheels, not including their toy hauler versions. Their fifth wheels are designated “luxury” or “premium”. 

Luxury fifth wheels often come at a higher price, but that means more amenities and features. Meanwhile, premium units may weigh less, are smaller in size, and have fewer features, but are more moderately priced. Let’s kick things off with the Cougar. 

Cougar

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Like their travel trailer counterparts, Cougar fifth wheels are some of the most popular and beloved among RVers. Across their three segments and 21 floorplans, you get a great selection of sizes and options in towability, starting with the Cougar Sport. Notably, Keystone Cougar lines are equipped with Lippert’s anti-lock braking system. And if you haven’t seen it yet, check out the new Cougar Midnight Edition

Explore Cougar towables at Camping World. 

Arcadia 

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One of Keystone’s newest offerings, the Arcadia fifth wheels debuted at the Florida RV SuperShow in 2021. Boasting a combination of affordability and cutting-edge design, they have since become a mainstay, offering multiple towing options across their three segments. Be sure to explore the design elements of these impressive fifth wheels. 

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Sprinter

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You get more with Keystone Sprinter fifth wheels: more storage, taller ceilings, wide-body construction, residential amenities, and more interior living space. Across their 15 floorplans, you’ll find various layouts to accommodate all types of campers, including couples models,  family bunkhouses, rear entertainment centers, and more.

Explore Sprinter fifth wheels at Camping World. 

Montana

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Poll the general RV audience, and you might find that the Montana brand is synonymous with “luxury RV”. This well-known, popular fifth wheel brand has a reputation for comfortable RVs that uplift any camping experience. Notably, the Montana lines come with warranties for full-time living. Check out a wide selection of sizes and layouts across 14 unique floorplans.

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Alpine

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There are many similarities between the Alpine luxury fifth wheels and Montana fifth wheels, so consider both if either has caught your eye. Alpine has a longstanding reputation as a quality RV built for long-term and high-comfort stays. These spacious, wide-body fifth wheels can be equipped for comfortable 4-season camping. With residential appliances and top-of-the-line amenities like auto-leveling and SolarFlex™, you are sure to see the finer side of camping in an Alpine. 

Explore all Alpine fifth wheels at Camping World. 

Keystone Toy Haulers

You get a serious selection of toy haulers from Keystone, with options for travel trailers and fifth wheels. Like their fifth wheels, Keystone designates their toy hauler lines as “Luxury” or “Premium,” but there’s some crossover.


In general, luxury toy haulers offer high-end amenities and features while maintaining plenty of hauling functionality. Premium lines include travel trailer toy haulers and the Carbon and Impact fifth wheels. Raptor and Fuzion share many similarities, so shopping across their lineups comes down to preferences like floorplans, feature packages, and color schemes. 

Raptor Toy Haulers

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With over 22 floorplans, Raptor toy haulers include everything from short, lightweight travel trailers to the most luxurious fifth wheel toy haulers. This line also includes the industry’s largest garage in a toy hauler. 

Learn more about the Raptor toy haulers here. 

Fuzion Toy Haulers

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The Fuzion toy hauler lineup includes the Fuzion luxury line of fifth wheels and the premium Impact series, which includes fifth wheel models and laminated and aluminum-sidewall travel trailers. Altogether, there are 28 floorplans across these four RV lines. 


Explore Fuzion toy haulers at Camping World. 

Outback Toy Haulers

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With three total floorplans, the Outback and Outback Ultra-Lite toy hauler travel trailers feature multiple unique layouts, including some with side access to the garage, which isn’t common in the toy hauler segment. The Ultra-Lite is smaller, coming in at just 28 feet, with the Outback floorplans coming in at 37 feet and 38 feet, respectively 

Learn more about Outback toy haulers here. 

Keystone Destination Trailers

For more stationary RV living, Keystone has four unique destination trailer RV lines. While the unique and shorter Springdale and Hideout hybrids are expansions on their respective travel trailer lines, Residence and Retreat are traditional destination trailer exclusives. 

Springdale & Hideout

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Coming in at just 38 feet with a travel-friendly 11-foot, 3-inch height, the Springdale and Hideout destination trailers are better suited for travel. But once you arrive at the destination, you’ll enjoy expansive space and plenty of sleeping capacity, with the lowest capable of sleeping up to eight campers. These destination trailers also boast a more robust axle construction. 

Residence & Retreat

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For the closest thing you can get to residential living in an RV, check out the Keystone Residence and Retreat floorplans. These options for seasonal RVing and ultimate comfort come with conventional construction or smooth-sided laminate exteriors. Both the Residence and Retreat boast slideouts on every primary bedroom. 

Explore Retreat and Residence destination trailers at Camping World. 

Keystone Camping World Dealerships

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Keystone and Camping World launched their first partner dealership in 2023 with a location in Houghton Lake, Michigan.

Known as Keystone Northern Michigan, this location specializes in the full lineup of Keystone RVs and offers a wide selection of preowned units. Here, customers meet dedicated staff with expertise in all Keystone units, features, service, and maintenance. In addition to RVs, parts, accessories, and a full service and maintenance department, Keystone Northern Michigan offers a full portfolio of Good Sam products.

In the coming year, look for more Keystone Camping World partnership dealerships where customers can visit and receive an exclusive Keystone-focused experience to learn, receive service, and find the best Keystone RV to meet their needs.

Who Owns Keystone RV? 

Keystone is a subsidiary of Thor RV. Thor acquired them in 2001, propelling Thor’s presence in the towable market and helping them earn a spot among the big three RV manufacturers. Keystone was formed in 1996 by Cole Davis with the mission to make quality, feature-packed RVs at thousands of dollars less than its competitors. 

What is Keystone RV Known For?

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Keystone is a leader in the towable RV space with a reputation for offering quality RVs that incorporate camper-focused designs and innovative technology to improve performance and safety. Along with introducing new RV designs and layouts each year, they expand on the safety, performance, and technology offered across their various RV lines. Below are a few features that Keystone has received praise for: 

In-Command Control System

Standard on certain models, the iN-Command® control system with Global Connect® allows you to monitor and control all primary RV systems from your smartphone, even when you are away from your RV. 

Anti-Lock Brake System

In 2024, Keystone began incorporating an anti-lock braking system into many units, including all Cougar fifth wheels and travel trailers. This is an important, revolutionary safety feature that Keystone has helped introduce. 

Limited Warranties

Keystone has earned a reputation with its competitive warranties, including a 1-year limited base warranty and a 3-year limited structural warranty. Keystone customer service has often been praised. 

Who Makes Keystone RVs?

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Keystone is an independent manufacturer, producing its units in Elkhart, Indiana. Keystone owns Dutchmen RVs, which also produces units in Elkhart. 

Is Keystone A Good RV?

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By popularity standards alone, Keystone is a reliable RV manufacturer with a clear understanding of producing quality RVs. By focusing on the towable market, they offer more options at every stage of this segment and pride themselves on addressing the needs of towable RVers. 

In addition, Keystone RVs often perform well in reviews and typically receive industry awards in multiple categories each year. By consistently introducing new RV lines with innovative designs and improvements – including budget-conscious options like the Classics Collection – Keystone is worth the attention of any RVer in the market for a new towable. 


To learn more about Keystone RVs and other popular manufacturers, be sure to explore the following resources: 

Are you currently a Keystone owner, or have you owned a Keystone in the past? Let us know about your experience in the comments below. 

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