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Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. is unveiling the Astoria by Aerolite, a fifth-wheel targeting the half-ton market, during this week’s Elkhart RV Open House. According to a press release, with the Astoria Dutchmen is set to deliver a fifth-wheel that provides “highly visible, value-driven standard features.”

“At Dutchmen, we are always pushing to lead the way in product innovation, streamlined product offerings and dealer partnerships. The all-new Astoria is yet another example of Dutchmen leading the way through innovative features, floorplans and lighter-weight design,” said Dutchmen President Troy James.

“With the Astoria, everything comes standard,” said Matt Gipson, general manager for Aerolite. “The features and design are timeless, yet forward trending to address the growing demand for a turnkey option by dealers and consumers.”

Some of the key standard features found on the all-new Astoria include:

  • One-Touch automatic leveling system.
  • iN-Command operating system with remote Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Chef’s Showcase Kitchen, featuring solid-surface countertops and stainless steel appliances.
  • Triple-coated painted fiberglass front cap with LED lights.
  • 50-Amp service standard with second A/C prep.
  • Easy entry with aluminum entry steps and friction hinge entry door.

“These features aren’t just for show. When it comes to the Astoria, it’s not smoke and mirrors. We know that these value-driven features will be used on every camping trip our customers take, so we made sure to deliver them in a way that they can utilize them throughout every trip,” said Gipson. “Not only does the Astoria meet the growing demand of our younger audience, it’s also cost-effective for dealers and retail salespeople who will no longer need to ask if a specific option is included. Astoria’s offerings will give dealers confidence that it will have the features their customers are asking for most, which allows for a more accommodating purchase experience.”

Astoria comes with the recently announced industry-leading, 3-year limited structural warranty, as well as “best-in-class” owner support and service.

MSRP’s for the Astoria will range from $34,000 to $49,900.