Compare Legacy Elite and Airstream Nest

See how the Legacy Elite Compares to the 
Airstream Nest Travel Trailer

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Hull

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Body
Four-piece molded fiberglass with insulation between shells Two-piece molded fiberglass
Insulation
Double Hull, Thermal Break with Insulated Double-Sided Radiant Barrier Polyethylene Bubble + Radiant barrier + Vapor Barrier + Air Gap Barrier. Insulated Soft Touch Interior Panels and Accent Walls
Floor Plans
Standard (74" x 52" Bed) 16U Dinette or 16FB Floor Plans
Exterior Length
18' 5" 16' 7"
Exterior Height - Top of the A/C
9'" 9' 6"
Exterior Width
6' 6" 7' 1"
Interior Height
6' 1" 6' 6"
Dry Weight (Base)
3,700 lbs. 3,300 lbs.
GVWR
5,000 lbs. 4,000 lbs.
Net Carrying Capacity
1,300 lbs. 700 lbs.
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Design Capacity 32.5 Gal. (Approximate Usable Capacity 30 Gal.) 24 Gal.
Grey Tank Capacity
Design Capacity 32.5 Gal. (Approximate Usable Capacity 30 Gal.) Gray and Black Water Combo Tank 30 Gal.
Black Tank Capacity
Design Capacity 18.5 Gal. (Approximate Usable Capacity 18.5 Gal.) See Gray Tank Specs
Water Heater
Suburban 2-Way Self Igniting 6 Gal. Water Heater, DSI - Option Truma AquaGo® Comfort Tankless Heater Continuous Hot Water Heater (LP Only)

Chassis

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Axles
Dual Shocks on Single 5,200 Lb. Dexter Leaf Spring Axle Torsion Axle Suspension
Brakes
“Nev-R-Adjust” 12″ electric brakes for exceptional control and braking (Now with Bronze Bushings and Grease Zerks) "Nev-R-Adjust®" brakes
Front Tongue Jack
Electric Powered Electric Powered
Stabilizer Jacks
Electric Powered x2 Manual Stabilizer Jacks x4
Wheels
16″ Aluminum Rims with Nitrogen filled Light Truck Tires w/Black “Rock Guard” Wheel Well Lining 16" Goodyear® Tires on Aluminum Rims
Spare Tire
16" Spare with Aluminum Rim Spare Tire
Hitch Connection
7,000 Lb. Cast Iron Bulldog Hitch Standard Trailer Hitch
Frame
2" x 5" Box Tube Aluminum Frame Painted Steel Frame
Rear Bumper
Hide-Away Brushed Aluminum Storage Bumper with Black/Grey Water Drain Hose No rear bumper

Exterior

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Furnace
Self-Igniting LP 19K BTU Furnace with Central Heating 16K BTU Furnace
Air Conditioner
Dometic High Efficiency A/C (Aprox. 11,000 BTU) Unit and Wall Mount Thermostat (Can Operate with a 3000W Generator) Standard 13,500 BTU A/C with Heat Strips (Requires minimum 2800-3000W Generator)
Exterior LP Gas Port
Exterior Quick Connect Ports available for Front and Rear (Option) Exterior LP Quick Connect Service Port
Outside Wash Station
Standard Standard
Battery Storage
Custom Enclosed Slide-Out Battery Storage (Fits Up to 2x Batteries) Molded Front Nose Cone
Deep Cycle Batteries
2x 12 V Batteries. Optional 6V Battery Upgrades Available. 2x Deep Cycle Battery Group 24 w/ Converter
Propane Gas Tanks
20 Lb. x2 LP Tanks 20 Lbs. Tank x1
Exterior Lighting
High Mount LED Porch Lights, LED Ground Lights, LED Rear Brake and Backup Lights. Custom Rear High Mount LED Oliver Sign. Porch Light x1
Awning
Standard Powered Awning - Option for Powered Pro Awning upgrade that includes wind sensor, upgraded canvas, and remote. Powered Patio Awning
Windows
3x Sliding Thermal Pane Windows with Sliding Screens and Rear Emergency Egress Window Tempered Tinted Single Pane Windows
Steps
Fold Up Aluminum Double Entry Steps with Grip Tape Aluminum Entry Step

Interior

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Interior Lighting
LED Lights LED Lights
Window Shades
Day/Night Window Treatments (Excludes Bathroom) Blackout Shades
Digital Monitoring Systems
Wall Mounted, See Level II Monitoring System for Tanks and Battery Voltage Wall Mounted, Probeless Tank Monitoring System
Vent Fan
Maxxair Fan Deluxe RV Ventilator System with Remote Control Maxxair Fan
Floor Construction
Gel-coat Over Fiberglass Molded Inner Shell 5/8" Tongue-and-Groove Plywood Flooring
Interior Wall Construction
Gel-coat Over Fiberglass Molded Inner Shell Insulated Soft Touch Interior Panels
Countertops
Gel-Coat Over Fiberglass (Fiber-Granite Option) Laminate Galley Top
Flooring
7 Premium Vinyl Floorings To Choose From Seamless Vinyl Flooring
Upholstery
6 Premium Cloth Upholstery Options or 4 Premium Ultrafabric Upgrades Spradling Dolce Seating Cushions

Electric

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

12V USB Charging Outlets
12V USB Charge Station Pop Up USB
Interior 110V/120V Outlets
110V Outlets on GFCI Protected Circuit 110V Outlets
Exterior 110/120V Outlets
110V Outlets on GFCI Protected Circuit 110V Outlets
Battery Converter/Charger
45 AMP Converter with Battery Charger Multi-Stage Converter
Solar Package
Prewired - Optional Integrated 230W Roof Mounted Solar Panel with Charge Controller Solar Pre-wire (1 Front Access Point) - Panels Available from 3rd Party Only
Inverter
Option - Xantrex Freedom XC 2000W Inverter None
Power Cord
30 Amp 25' Power Cord 30 Amp 25' Power Cord

Kitchen

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Cooktop
2-Burner LP Cooktop 2-Burner LP Cooktop
Refrigerator
Norcold 3 Way Refrigerator 3.8 cu. ft. (12V, 11OV, LP) 2-way 3.2 Cubic ft. Refrigerator
Microwave
Stainless Steel Microwave - Option Microwave Convection Oven Contoure Stainless Microwave
Cabinetry
Acrylic Faces with Custom Designed Soft Close Storage Drawers with Dovetail Joints Laminated Interior Cabinetry

Bathroom

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Bath Type and Features
Wet bath (Optional Shower Curtain) Wet bath
Toilet
Porcelain Toilet - Option For Nature's Head Composting Is Available Thetford Toilet

Entertainment

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

TV
24" Flat Screen LCD TV After Market Only
DVD, AM/FM/CD Head Unit with Speakers
Furrion AM/FM Radio, Bluetooth®, HDMI, DVD, MP3, and CD-R/ RW Playback with Custom Mounted Speakers x4 After Market Only
Cable/Satellite TV Hookup
Cable/Satellite Ready with Extra Dual Exterior Coax for TV None

Safety

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Detector Alarms
Fire Extinguisher, Carbon Monoxide, Smoke and LP Detectors Fire Extinguisher, Carbon Monoxide, Smoke and LP Detectors

Pricing

Legacy Elite

Airstream Nest

Starting Price
$49,900 $45,900
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