Fiat Ducato takes top motorhome award again

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    http://www.easier.com/81761-fiat-ducato-mtorhome-award.html
     
  2. Stewart J

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    Thanks for the link Jim, can't really argue against, mine is certainly a pleasure to drive and is well put together. The only grumble is the need for so much gear changing in hilly terrain!

    Stewart::bigsmile:
     
  3. Douglas

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    But is this a case of; the only one on offer (comparatively speaking), or the public's choice?

    Doug...
     
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    well im sure if they were really so bad the motorhome manufacturers would have looked for an alternative base vehicle.:thumb::thumb:

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  5. Douglas

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    I don't except that Andy, I think its more likely that the converters go for the cheapest deal they can find, and I never said they were bad!

    Doug...
     
  6. Pikey Pete

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    Given the choice I will always go for a Merc no matter how many meaningless awards Fiat may or may not win.

    Pete:Cool:
     
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  7. pappajohn

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    agreed, the chances are the mainstream converters will have a good discount deal with fiat uk that they cant get with merc, ford etc.

    couldnt fault our ducato base...or the swift convertion.
     
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    Mmm, a base vehicle designed for use in a permanently-loaded condition, high rear axle loads, likely to find itself off hardstanding, with front wheel drive, the best?
    The ducato/boxer is certainly the best-seller, but opinions are all subjective.
    Our subjective opinion- RWD Transit rules!!!!!!
     
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    What would be an alternative vehicle at the same price?
     
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    Brought our x250 back to the storage field on the farm to find 6" of snow. Drove up the field and swung into our spot between two tuggers, no wheel spin at all brilliant. I think the wider chassis makes a big difference. :thumb:
     
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