About a year before we retired , we began our research to find a van to convert to a camper. The initial search narrowed the selection down to two options:
Throughout the fall and winter we visited several dealers for each company. Our initial visit to a Mercedes dealer, driving in our old Caravan, resulted in dubious looks and lack of interest on the part of the saleswoman. The Ford dealership, on the other hand, was quite responsive and interested in helping us find the van we wanted.
We went back and forth between:
Many hours and visits later and we placed an order for a Mercedes 144" high roof Passenger Van Sprinter Diesel. Why?
Are we happy? So far so good. Time to plan the conversion
We're a Connecticut couple that retired early so we can see our kids, grandkids and the world. We purchased a 2015 144" High Roof Sprinter Passenger Van and we're converting it ourselves into a camper.