Rufus is a 2009 Fleetwood Pulse 24A
powered by a 6 cylinder Mercedes diesel on a Sprinter frame. It’s a great touring/traveling unit with reasonable mileage (15+ mpg overall) with fairly well supported and reliable components. But it can only be serviced at a Mercedes dealer, or a specialty shop. In San Diego we have a selection of both.
The floor plan allows for a large living space and bathroom and big windows (having big windows on the passenger’s side was required and not all that common) and there is no need for us to have a permanent bed. Obviously a place to sleep is needed, but why waste living space with bedroom space?
With a full slide on the drivers side living space is greatly increased, the entire galley is included in the slide out. The bathroom is huge even bigger than some Class A units.
The RV will sleep 1 to 6, but the grandkids are just about right. The grandgirls call the overhead bunk the 'Girls Loft'. When they are not along we use it for storage, and always sleep on the jack-knife sofa.
The large sliding windows on both sides allow for ample ventilation.
For Rufus to earn a state sticker, something unique to the state must be done. Just driving thru, spending the night, etc. does not count - it must be an adventure that can only be done in that state.
States where Rufus has found a unique adventure:
and a few Canadian Provinces:
The factory brochure is a pdf file that really shows off Rufus. Our interior is identical, but we have the Pearl White full body paint scheme.