Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
 

Go Back   Keystone RV Forums > Welcome to KeystoneForums.com! > New Member Check in!
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-30-2014, 02:15 PM   #1
mima
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: BERLIN. CT
Posts: 1
Question keystone 2012 cougar 327RES

looking at a used 2012 Keystone Cougar 327RES. Would welcome any pros & cons. This would be our 1st 5th wheel....have had TT b4
mima is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2014, 05:54 PM   #2
KanTC
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 1,270
Welcome mima. We've never owned a Cougar, so I can't help with that, but here's a suggestion --

When buying a pre-owned RV (any brand/manufacturer), check for any previous recalls.
You can find them on the Manuf site: http://www.keystonerv.com/customer-s...-notifications

Good luck with your decision,
Terri, the Chevy co-pilot
__________________
'06 Chevy 2500HD 6.6L Duramax/Allison 4x4 CC SB
2010 Laredo 265RL {SOLD}
Reese 15K Pro-series (manual slide)
KanTC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2014, 07:50 PM   #3
tailpipe
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: SW Florida
Posts: 22
Most fifth wheels are one foot higher than most travel trailers, this makes a difference in fuel used. Travel trailers are also on one level you dont have a bedroom two steps higher that the rest of the coach this is easier to cool. Fifth wheels are inherently more stable
because of more pin weight ( hitch weight) which is also located the centerpoint of the rear axel. That being said there have been many improvements in TT towing due to improved hitches and spread axel configurations and most importantly education.
tailpipe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2014, 07:12 AM   #4
Kristi
Senior Member
 
Kristi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,077
Love the floorplan on the 327res. We had a hard time deciding between that or our 313rli. It came down to length & the shower. We also traded up from a TT & love the extra space inside! Good luck with your pending purchase. There are several 327 owners on the forum who can give you more detailed info, but so far we absolutely love our cougar.
__________________

Kristi & Jeff
2014 Cougar 313 rli
2013 F350 king ranch
2014 passport 2650bh (sold)
2009 GMC 2500HD 6.6L 4X4 (sold)
Kristi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2014, 12:05 PM   #5
Lawdogs
Member
 
Lawdogs's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Ashland, Virginia
Posts: 46
Love our 327 RES. It is just the DW and me. Love the floor plan. It works for us.
__________________

2015 Montana 3721 RL
2015 Ram 3500 6.7 Cummins Dually
Previous: 2014 Cougar 327 RES High Country
2014 Ram 2500 HD 6.7L Cummins, 2002 Coleman Popup, 2012 Wildwood 24RB, 2014 Outback 298RE
Lawdogs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates in any way. Keystone RVģ is a registered trademark of the Keystone RV Company.


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.