Heartland RV Introduces Milestone Fifth Wheel Brand

Currently marking its 15th year of operation, Elkhart, Indiana-based Heartland Recreational Vehicles introduced its all-new Milestone fifth-wheel brand at Elkhart RV Open House as part of parent Thor Industries exhibit area at the RV/MH Hall of Fame.

Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Milestone features include anti-microbial solid surface kitchen countertops, friction hinge 30-inch entrance doors, quad aluminum steps, six foot five inch slide-outs, four 5 slide-out floor plans, industry leading exterior graphics, tinted safety glass windows for superior ventilation, 10.7 cubic foot 12 volt refrigerator, farm sink with stainless single hole pull-out faucet, and hardwood drawers with full extension drawer guides.

“The Milestone offers a full complement of features and amenities, aggressively priced at $40,000 to $50,000, which is the largest volume fifth-wheel segment,” Product Manager Jeff VanderVliet said in a news release.

Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

“The Milestone is a tremendous value for consumers. Our team was able to design a full-featured fifth-wheel that rivals the most expensive units in the category.”

Milestone features a fully painted, full-profile front cap and a straight-roof line that provides spacious living spaces, taller slide-outs, and large picture windows throughout.

Four floor plans are currently available varying in external length from 40 feet 2 inches (360RD) to 42 feet 8 inches (379TB).

“Based on consumer and dealer input, we were able to package all the high-end amenities and features into the Milestone while still hitting that sweet spot for price point,” stated Senior General Manager AJ Jones.

Heartland Milestone fifth wheel exterior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone fifth wheel exterior (Source: Heartland RV)

“The Milestone 377MB offers the industry’s first 1½ bath, mid-bunk floor plan while the 389TB features the largest bunk room available with two full bath rooms and a loft.”

Specifications of the new Milestone 377MB by Heartland include:

  • Exterior Length: 42 feet 2 inches
  • GVWR: 15,000 pounds
  • Dry Weight: 12,790 pounds
  • Fresh Water Tank Capacity: 50 gallons
  • Gray Water Tank Capacity: 80 gallons
  • Black Water Tank Capacity: 80 gallons
Heartland Milestone 389TB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone 389TB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

“Also debuting at Open House, the 360RD includes an elevated rear den floor plan that creates unbelievable pass-through storage,” noted Heartland President Chris Hermon.

Heartland Milestone 389TB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone 389TB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Specifications of the new Milestone 360RD by Heartland include:

  • Exterior Length: 40 feet 4 inches
  • GVWR: 15,000 pounds
  • Dry Weight: 12,060 pounds
  • Fresh Water Tank Capacity: 50 gallons
  • Gray Water Tank Capacity: 40 gallons
  • Black Water Tank Capacity: 40 gallons

Specifications of the new Milestone 389TB by Heartland include:

  • Exterior Length: 42 feet 1 inch
  • GVWR: 15,000 pounds
  • Dry Weight: 12,665 pounds
  • Fresh Water Tank Capacity: 50 gallons
  • Gray Water Tank Capacity: 80 gallons
  • Black Water Tank Capacity: 80 gallons
Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

Heartland Milestone 377MB fifth wheel interior (Source: Heartland RV)

The new Milestone line fills a gap in the fifth-wheel market, concludes the news release.

“Essentially it creates a new product category. Our fifth-wheel team continues to bring the most innovative products to market that really key in on trending demand among consumers. We are looking for the Milestone to very quickly grab market share and sales.”

Worth Pondering…

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Take the best that exists and make it better.
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—Sir Henry Royce

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