Next month we'll begin our fifth season with our 2013 Reyo (T), which has 34k miles on it since we bought it in mid 2012.
It has been great for us during our trips to Alaska (110 days) and around the country. Last fall we spent about two weeks hanging out at the Grand Haven, MI, State Park, which is right on Lake Michigan. For the first time, we rented a car for 10 days, which was handy and expensive.
I'm thinking that during our month in Florida (West Destin) we won't rent a car, but we may use Uber.
While we both love to drive, we decided last fall to add a Blue Ox stabilizer bar and new, firmer shocks. On the drive back to Colorado, I noticed some improvement. DW thought there was a big improvement. Fortunately, the winds were down during our October drive home, so we didn't get a real test of the new stuff. However, the upgrades made the unit stabler while we were parked. It didn't bounce so much when we walked around.
We love the space in our Reyo. Instead of using the table that comes with the unit, we use a couple of small tables in front of the front seats after they have been turned around to face the back of the unit. That works fine for meals and surfing the Internet.
Because the bed cushions that come with the unit are too firm for us, we use a 1" memory foam on top of the king bed. This is very comfortable and easy to roll up in the morning and roll back down with the bedding pretty intact at bed time. My chore. The bed setup is great because it gives you a lot of storage under the bed for bikes (from the outside door). But you need to be in good shape to toss the bed around every day and make it when you wash the sheets.
One problem on older models is opening the hood to fill the diesel emissions fluid tank. I have a long funnel, but pouring the liquid into a small bottle is the easiest way to get the job done. Be sure that you practice opening and closing the hood before you leave the dealer or whoever sells your unit to you. 2016 models have locks on the hood, which should make it a little easier to deal with.
We've never missed the driver side door. Indeed, the advantage of not having the door is that the driver gets the same inside storage and handy shelf as the passenger. And you get an extra outside storage cabinet, which is where I keep my tool box, funnels, latex gloves (for dumping sewage), etc.
We're helping friends (women) shop for a motorhome. We're very good at selling the Via (The Reyo name has been dropped.), but these tiny ladies so far prefer the Winnebago View or Itasca Navion (same thing). It drives better for them. They're going to drive our unit in a couple of weeks. We took them to drive a Q and a Navion last week.
Service on the Mercedes Sprinter is $400 to $700 a year for a full checkup, oil change, etc., which required every 10k miles, or annually for us. We always use a Mercedes dealer that sells the Sprinter vans. It takes special training and equipment to service these units. If you buy a RV with a Ford engine, you can find service in almost every town. I think we'll get another 10k miles on the tires this season. That would give us 44k.
I wouldn't mind getting a 34-foot diesel pusher, but DW loves to drive our Reyo and won't consider anything else. And we're getting to be a little old for a bigger unit that requires a toad.
Personally, if we had a dog or dogs, especially big ones, we'd get something bigger.
If anyone wants to see my full review, which is on another board, I can link to it if that is ok with the moderator. Ok, here is the link. If the moderator wants to edit it out, I understand. Bought 2013 Itasca Reyo T