Small things like comfort and simple pleasure are the things that make big difference in travelling. And the Class A Motorhome 2012 Fleetwood Southwind boasts a lot of them. Making sure that that you are completely covers and amid all the luxuries and amenities you might need en route of exploring new and enticing milieus across the nation, the Southwind 35J brings the additional brio to your adventure trip.
The 2012 Fleetwood Southwind is offered in 4 different floorplans, all of which are family-friendly and could sleep around six occupants comfortably. The 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J that we are covering here is a mid-range model of the lineup. Measuring 36 ft. 11 in x 12ft 10 in x 102 in (L x H x W), along with 84 inches of internal height and 96 inch of internal width the 35J is one of the most comfortable motorhomes out there. As far as weight is concerned the Southwind 35J has 22,000 lbs. of gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and 5,000 lbs. of hitch rating weight. In addition to this, the 35J comes loaded with fresh water tank of 85-gal, a gray water tank of 58-gal, a water heater of around 10-gal and a black water tank of 42-gal.
The 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J has been developed on a Ford framework, and has a 6.8 liter Triton V10 engine pumping 362 bhp of maximum power under its hood. The V10 engine of 35J is paired with a 5-speed auto transmission from Ford having overdrive. The Southwind 35J has been developed using a lot of modern construction features, which ensures that this Class A motorhome will fulfill your requirement for several years to come. In order to make it withstand the time waves Southwind has been given aluminum linking wall, ceiling framing and floor, Power Platform structure and basement floor arrangement. In addition to this all, the recreational vehicle also has been given Vacu-Bond lower and upper floors, a radius roof and Vacu-Bond walls having high-luster external fiberglass and smooth.
One of the biggest factors that determine the worth of any vehicle on the roads is safety. Keeping that in mind, the 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J has been fitted with tons of features that will keep the occupants safe, whether they are on road or are taking a pit stop. The color rear-vision LCD Camera gives you a clear view of the back side to make sure that there isn’t anything in your way when you are backing up, and the automotive safety glass makes sure that anything like rocks and additional road wreckage doesn’t comes in your way of sight. There also are daytime running lights, which makes sure that the vehicles coming from the front know that you are coming. There also are 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes having an anti-lock 4-wheel brake, which stops the vehicle safely.
Are you planning to carry a lot of stuff with you? If Yes, then don’t worry the Fleetwood Southwind 35J Class A motorhome comes with state-of-the-art storage options and hence you don’t have to leave anything behind. The rotomolded polyethylene luggage sections and pass-through storage could be accessed easily because of a side swaying luggage doors. This storage space is also provided with an incessant 1-piece section bulb seal, gas lift strut supports and lighted luggage compartments.
Some other external features for the 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J includes a 5.5 kW Onan MicroQuiet generator, a 3-way water pump switch, an electric patio awning, a 1-piece panoramic windshield, a trailer catch having 7-pin electrical hook-up, 4-point automatic levelers, large heated remote rearview mirrors having side-view cameras, a roof ladder and a power entry step.
Now let’s have a look at the interiors of the 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J. In terms of quality Fleetwood has maintained great quality starting from seats to bedroom, every single detail has been taken care incredibly. With a wide assortment of options of Chocolate Bisque and Chestnut Raven decors, in addition to Warm Honey and Brown Sugar cabinetry, this Southwind 35J gives complete feel of your home when you are on the roads. The internal environment of the vehicle is being taken care by the high-efficiency twin roof air conditioners having solar panels, chill grills and a heat pump, and a 20,000 BTU (British thermal unit) furnace.
The cabin of the Southwind 35J has one of the finest seats in the market for the driver along with plush seating there also is adequate technology and lighting. The front passenger along with the driver is being treated to ersatz leather captain’s chairs, which has been fitted with 3-point seat belts to provide you some extra safety. There also is the in-dash computer that will let the front passenger complete some work, while the driver enjoys the AM/FM radio having CD player, which also is satellite radio-prepared. Some other amenities inside the cabin include the likes of cruise control, power front windshield shade, automatic heater/air conditioning combo, dash fans and an auxiliary start circuit.
The living area has also been given some incredible comfort features that make it easy for you to unwind. The comfortable sofa boasts inhabited seat styling and could be turned into bed and has an air mattress, and in addition to this, there also is an additional free-standing Euro chair having an ottoman. If you want to get entertained then there also is a DVD home theater having a sound system and a twin 32 in LCD HDTV.
The Southwind 35J also has a completely furnished, modern kitchen which will give you almost everything that you need to prepare a meal. Some of the advanced features that it features include high-output 3-burner cooktop, a 12 cu-ft. 4-door refrigerator (with icemaker) and a convection microwave oven, which makes sure that you are stuffed during your trip. Not only the substance are there to please you, but also this kitchen boasts a lot of style, with radius junction cabinetry, cabinet hardware having brushed-nickel finish, solid-surface countertops and backsplash and slide-out dinette bins. For any sorts of preparation and clean up, there also is a single lever Moen spout having sprayer, a twin-bowl stainless steel sink, a sink cutting/cover board and a wastebasket.
Overall the 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J is in incredible Class A motorhome that comes loaded with all the modern features and equipment you could ask for in a recreational vehicle. So if you are looking for a Class A Motorhome then the 2012 Fleetwood Southwind 35J having starting price of $145,040 certainly is a great choice.