RV Types

RV Classifications and Types used within the RV industry.

Class “A” Motorhome

Class A

A motorized RV that is built on a commercial truck or bus chassis.

Class “B” Motorhome (Conversion Van)

Class B
A van that is converted to include an extended roof and
customized interior.

Class “C” Motorhome (Mini Motorhome)

Class C


A motorized RV built on a van or large truck chassis. These
RVs are characterized by a distinctive cab-over profile,
which typically houses a sleeping area.

Conversion Bus

An RV converted from a bus. These RVs are typically the largest
and most expensive of the RVs.

Travel Trailer

An RV towed by a larger vehicle usually with a ball-type hitch
from the bumper or frame.

Toy Hauler

Toy Hauler
A travel trailer which can also transport an ATV or Motorcycle.

Fifth Wheel Trailer (5th Wheel)

5th Wheel Trailer
An RV designed to be towed by a pickup truck with a hitch
located in the bed of the truck.

Park Trailer

Park Unit
A travel trailer designed for long-term stays and not
typically used for traveling.

Teardrop Trailer

Teardrop Camper
A compact, lightweight, teardrop shaped travel trailer
usually pulled by smaller vehicles or motorcycles.

Pop-up Camper (Tent Camper)

Popup Trailer
A small lightweight towable camper with a roof, which
can be raised, and sides that fold out.

Hybrid Trailer

Hybrid Trailer
A travel trailer with fold out beds like a pop-up camper.

Truck Camper

Truck Camper
A camper designed to fit into the bed of a pickup truck.