Both vehicles come with a V10 engine capable of 320 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque and have 6-speed automatic transmission. They have equal fuel capacities of 80 gallons, with the Adventurer having a slightly higher storage capacity at 932.1 gallons compared to the Vista’s 861.4 gallons. Both vehicles have one 18 gallon propane tank each, along with matching front power/rear power leveling jacks. The Vista has 7.5-inch aluminum wheels, while the ones on the Adventurer are 6.75 inches and made of steel. The Vista’s tires are 235/80R 22.5G, and the tires on the Adventurer are 245/70R 19.5G. Both vehicles feature hydraulic disc brakes in the front and rear.
The Adventurer is silver, and the Vista’s primary color is tan, with its secondary color being brown. Both vehicles contain wallpaper and an interior wood finish. The Adventurer measures 30.25 feet in length, 8.46 feet in width, and 12.17 feet in height, with an internal height of 6.67 feet and a wheelbase of 15.83 feet. It weighs 18,000 pounds, with a hitch weight of 5,000 pounds. The Vista is slightly longer at 35 feet, along with a wheelbase of 19 feet. Its width, height, and interior height are virtually the same as the Adventurer’s. The Vista is also heavier than the Adventurer, weighing in at 22,000 pounds. Its towing capacity is the same as the Adventurer, at 5,000 pounds.
While the Adventurer has marginally higher storage capacity than the Vista, the Vista possesses two slideouts rather than just one like the Adventurer. The Adventurer’s awning is one foot longer than that of the Vista, and both are power-retractable. Both come with an oven, though the Vista has three burners compared to the Adventurer’s two.
Both vehicles have mid-size refrigerators that are electric/propane powered. Each Winnebago comes with one vinyl sofa. The Adventurer has a max sleeping count of eight and includes one bunk bed, 1 queen-size bed, and two convertible beds. The Vista has space for seven and includes one bunk bed, one king-size bed, and two convertible beds. The Adventurer’s master bedroom contains mirror doors, while the Vista does not.
Both vehicles contain one bathroom each, with vinyl flooring. The Adventurer has a porcelain toilet, while the Vista’s is made of plastic. The Adventurer’s vinyl seat is power-adjustable, whereas the Vista’s is not. The Vista has a battery power converter with 50 amps, and the Adventurer’s converter is 55 amps. The Vista’s air conditioning is 30,000 BTUs, while the Adventurer only has 27,000. The heaters, however, are the same in both vehicles at 35,000 BTUs. Both vehicles have 6g water heater tanks, with the Adventurer’s being electrical/propane and the Vista’s being propane only. The Adventurer has two satellite radios, and the Vista has one radio, which is not satellite.
Whichever RV interests you, both vehicles are excellent choices, and it comes down to personal preference. Stop by Springfield RV Dealership for an in-person evaluation!