where can we find an automatic MH?

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    I've been looking around the internet for an automatic transmission 3 berth MH but not having much luck. Preferably not much over 6m and with garage. Like Hymers or Burstners and not too old. Would consider other makes with fixed/drop down beds or drop down bed with long couch. Would there be one for around £40,000? What Px could we expect for our manual transmission 2009 Burstner Viseo?
     
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    There's an Adria Vision similar to ours on the forecourt at Leisure Kingdom, Hilton at the moment -marked down to around £35K. Te Vision is built on the Renault Master chassis and we have the auto box which is really smooth .....

    It benefits from a HUGE garage amongst other things and is a really nice layout - you are in Staffs I see as we are so perhaps take a look? Hilton is easily accessed from the A50!
     
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    Don't mind paying less but not for left hand drive and very high mileage. Also don't want to give away present MH in the px which is what might happen if we bought something of less value than what we have. I don't suppose dealers ever give buyers money in a px??!!
     
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    Finding an auto MH is like looking for rocking horse sh*t.
    It is HARD WORK!
    Last time we bought a used van we could find only 5 in the UK that met our requirements and we drive several hundred miles round the country to view them.
    It's just a matter of scouring all the places where they are advertised continually. Don't assume that if you speak to a dealer and tell them what you're looking for that they will ever bother to call you back (to be fair they may never get one in stock that meets your requirements).
    Put the hours in and you will find what you want but it might take a while.
    Good luck!
     
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    I agree its not easy to find an auto - we also need one and when we looked years ago, it was the same lack of stock apart from RVs /left hookers.

    We had an Autosleeper Ravenna on a Ford chassis with the semiauto box which was nice to drive but apparently can be a problem down the line. The layout of the Ravenna was dire, though. We are still very happy with the Adria and the Renault auto box has been excellent.
     
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    From my own experience, LHD really isn't any problem whatsoever and I find it's easier to keep the MH nearer the kerb than RHD.

    And finding a LHD auto should be far easier than a RHD model judging from the above posts.

    Anyway, good luck with your search. :thumb:
     
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    155k is not high for a merc diesel its barely run in, hee hee:Rofl1:
    The build quality of the RMB has to be amongst the top three in the world.
     
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    Stop showing pictures of this now I've bought mine....... :man_in_love:
    I can't have 2.......
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    What amazes me is that people say an automatic is rarer than hens teeth yet I have had autos just sitting there as men say 'oh no we want a manual, not auto.'

    Must be a macho thing having a gear stick, me an auto every day

    Peter
     
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    i could not agree more,,, every car since 1978 has been auto :thumb: and would not have it any other way.

    however, our motorhome is manual, bought new, could not afford the extra cash for the 3 ltr and the auto box , the newer 2.3 ltr auto was an 8 month wait and the 3ltr took a chunk out of payload.
     
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    Simples. I have one for sale :Rofl1::BigGrin:
     
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    Look for a nice Knaus Sun Ti! Great comformatic gear box.Fixed bed.6.86m.I would sell you ours but we love it!:thumb:Should get quite a young one for 40k.:Smile:
     
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    A dealer told me he had an auto coming in in 3 months time.....so I waited and bought it.... a 3 litre Auto trail ( Fiat semi auto) with 9000 miles on it .

    Its fantastic to drive and I get around 25/26/27 to the gallon.
    Very smooth in auto or drive as a manual but without a clutch.
    great engine...........no reverse shudders or any other problems.

    Its wonderful and so easy to drive.

    barry
     
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    ERMMM, NO.
     
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