NuWa is known for our quality construction and cabinetry, both which tend to slightly increase weights of the trailer. As well, HitchHiker products tend to have more standard equipment than popular lower priced 5th wheels, which adds to the published weights. Customers, who have experienced ownership of HitchHiker 5th wheels, understand the differences that make HitchHiker's a respected name in the campgrounds. Yes, slightly more expensive and slightly heavier, but read the testimonials on NuWa's web site to see how owners feel about their trailers and NuWa's exceptional customer service.
Efforts by mass producers to remove weight from interior cabinetry and structure is going to be noticed after use, and at resale, especially by snowbirds and fulltimers. NuWa's proven construction design enhances the ownership experience and creates a premium value for "mature" HitchHikers. Also understand that the weight shown in a brochure is typically not accurate. In order to accurately inform customers, NuWa goes so far as to post the actual weight sheets of new models to show actual weights with and without popular options.
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