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Frequently Asked Questions About Buying an RV

RV Roadway Is Your One-Stop-Shop for Expert RV Solutions

In the RV industry, the only constant is change. Just as RV manufacturers continually update and change their offerings, the overall process of purchasing an RV evolves. Fortunately, the experts at RV Roadway are here for you. We are a family-owned and operated dealership with specialized expertise in the RV purchase process. Let's review some of the most common FAQs about the process.

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Does RV Roadway Accept Trade-Ins?

Yes! RV Roadway is the premier RV trade-in center in Calera and Opelika. We pay top dollar for well-kept toy haulers, campers, fifth-wheels, travel trailers, and RVs. Once we process your trade-in vehicle, we can use the trade-in value to reduce the total purchase price of a new or used RV from our inventory. Trading in your RV at RV Roadway can open the door to many benefits, including potential tax savings.


Should I Trade in my RV or Sell It Privately?

If you're considering a change from your current RV, you have two primary options: Trading it in towards your new RV or Selling it privately. Trading your RV at RV Roadway is faster and more convenient. Most people believe privately selling their RV will net them the highest price, but this isn't always the case. When you factor in the time spent marketing and listing the RV, selling it privately can have tremendous costs. However, when you trade it in at RV Roadway, we make the process as easy and seamless as possible.

Where Can I Camp in My RV?

Across the U.S. and Canada, there are an estimated 27,000 private and public campgrounds. This means you're always a stone's throw away from your next adventure. Make sure to ask your RV Roadway expert for locations nearest to us.

What Financing Options Do I Have for Purchasing an RV?

An estimated 70% of all RV buyers use an RV loan. At RV Roadway, we offer many flexible and customizable RV financing solutions. We partner with leading banks, credit unions, and RV lending institutions throughout the U.S. We tap into these relationships to help you find affordable rates and favorable terms. Best of all, we can handle most processes in-house at RV Roadway for a seamless RV financing experience. Contact RV Roadway today.


Can I Finance Accessories, Components, and Add-Ons to My RV?

Absolutely! That's one of the key perks of financing your RV through RV Roadway. When you finance through us, we can roll all accessories and components directly into your RV loan. That way you'll have one monthly payment for a fully equipped RV.

Can I Have My RV Serviced Anywhere?

In theory, it's your RV, and you can have it serviced anywhere in the manufacturer's network of approved dealerships. If you do take your RV outside of this network, you do run the risk of potentially voiding the warranty. However, most customers who purchase their RV from RV Roadway prefer to service it at our state-of-the-art facility. We are an authorized maintenance and repair facility for every RV we sell.


What Type of Warranty Does the RV Come With?

Warranties on new RVs can range based on the manufacturer and brand. However, most manufacturers will offer at least a one-year warranty for manufacturer issues or defects. Talk to your RV Roadway specialist about personalized solutions we can provide to meet your unique needs and driving habits.

What Type of Vehicle Do I Need to Purchase a Trailer?

The towing requirements of each RV can vary. Because of this, it's critical to ask your RV Roadway specialist about the specific tow requirements for the RV you're considering. However, good rules of thumb are listed below:

  • Most tent campers weigh between 1,000 and 2,500 lbs.
  • Fifth wheels and travel trailers tend to weigh between 3,000 and 12,000 lbs.

Verify your truck or vehicle is up to the task before purchasing an RV.

Contact RV Roadway to Take Life on the Road

RV Roadway is a family-owned and operated dealership with two convenient locations in Calera and Opelika, AL. We offer one of the largest and most diverse inventories of new and used RVs from top manufacturers. Our specially trained sales professionals have the knowledge and expertise to match your needs and budget to the best solution. Contact RV Roadway today to start taking life on the road.