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HARD SIDE RESULTS: 2016 Ultimate Camper Survey Part 3

For Part 1 of the survey results, click here.  For Part 2 of the survey results, click here.

38. What type of bed mattress would you prefer for your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Innerspring mattress – 49.50%
Foam mattress – 32.78%
Air mattress – 4.32%
No mattress.  I will supply my own – 8.53%
No preference – 4.87%


39. What sleeping arrangement would you prefer in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
North-south arrangement – 85.57%
East-west arrangement – 6.66%
No preference – 7.77%


40. Would you prefer a Fantastic Fan, ceiling vent, Heki skylight, or a traditional escape hatch above the overcab bedroom for your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Fantastic Fan – 46.36%
Ceiling vent – 2.76%
Heki skylight – 28.48%
Traditional escape hatch – 18.98%
None. Just give me a ceiling. – 1.10%
No preference – 2.32%


41. Do you want a HDTV in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
HDTV in cabover bedroom – 4.21%
HDTV in kitchen-dinette area – 6.98%
HDTV that swings to cabover and dinette – 63.79%
I do not want a television in my camper – 18.49%
No preference – 6.53%


42. Do you want Audio-Video system with AM/FM radio, CD player, DVD player, and auxiliary inputs in your next camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Yes – 77.27%
No – 14.75%
No preference – 7.98%


43. What electrical outlet types would you prefer for your next camper purchase?  Click all that apply.

HARD SIDE CAMPER
USB outlets in cabover – 65.71%
USB outlets in kitchen – 37.06%
USB outlets in dinette – 68.14%
USB outlets in bathroom – 7.30%
12-volt outlets in cabover – 60.18%
12-volt outlets in kitchen – 51.66%
12-volt outlets in dinette- 63.5%
12-volt outlets in bathroom – 15.38%
110-volt outlets in cabover – 70.58
110-volt outlets in kitchen – 87.28%
110-volt outlets in dinette – 79.54%
110-volt outlets in bathroom – 47.23%
No outlets – 0.33%
No preference – 3.98%


44. Would you prefer windows on both the driver’s side and passenger’s side of the overcab bedroom in your next hard side truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Yes, windows on both sides – 82.94%
No, window on one side, wardrobe and cabinetry on the other – 13.94%
No preference – 3.12%


45. Would you prefer a front window/windshield in the overcab bedroom in the next hard side truck camper you purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Yes, I want a front window/windshield in the overcab – 17.46%
No, I do not want a front window/windshield in the overcab – 75.86%
No preference – 6.67%


46. What material would you prefer on the floor of your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Aluminum – 3.72%
Linoleum – 21.56%
Faux wood vinyl – 31.94%
Removable wall-to-wall carpet – 7.0%
Carpet runner on linoleum – 12.75%
Carpet runner on faux wood vinyl – 16.93%
No preference – 6.09%


47. What material would you prefer on the ceiling of your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Soft surface – fabric – 33.52%
Hard surface – plastic – 48.72%
No preference – 17.76%


48. In general, what color scheme would you prefer in the next truck camper you purchase? This includes cushion and valance fabrics, counter tops, cabinetry wood, flooring, and other interior colors.

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Light colors – 33.74%
Medium colors – 56.53%
Dark colors – 3.65%
No preference – 6.08%


49. Would you prefer insulated thermal pane or non-insulated single pane windows in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Insulated thermal pane – 94.11%
Non-insulated single pane – 3.11%
No preference – 2.78%


50. Would you prefer glass or acrylic windows in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Glass windows – 51.67%
Acrylic windows – 27.89%
No preference – 20.44%


51. Would you prefer frameless or framed windows in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Frameless windows – 44.47%
Framed windows – 25.14%
No preference – 30.39%


52. Would you prefer slide windows or crank-out window in your next truck camper purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Slide windows – 42.41%
Crank-out windows – 44.75%
No preference – 12.83%


53. What of the following power sources would you prefer for the next truck camper you purchase?  Click all that apply.

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Built-in propane generator – 52.79%
Portable gas generator – 30.72%
Solar panel system – 84.64%
Wind generator system – 20.14%
Fuel cell system – 12.74%

54. If given the choice, would you prefer a sofa or dual recliner seating for the next hard side truck camper you purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Two person sofa – 26.97%
Dual recliner seating – 39.96%
I do not want a sofa or recliner seating – 24.31%
No preference – 8.77%

55. Would you prefer a front nose cap, or no front nose cap for the next hard side truck camper you purchase?

HARD SIDE CAMPER
Front nose cap – 64.07%
No front nose cap – 8.01%
No preference – 27.92%

For Part 1 of the survey results, click here.  For Part 2 of the survey results, click here.

Click here for additional hard side survey comments.

 

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