Introducing Winnebago Solis Pocket, the newest and most affordable camper van that Winnebago Industries has to offer. Don’t be deceived by its size because there’s more to this camper than meets the eye.
Join us as we take you to a tour of the Solis Pocket and let’s all find out if it’ll live up to our expectations.
Introduction to Winnebago Solis Pocket
The Winnebago Solis made even more compact and affordable. This is Solis’ younger sibling, the Solis Pocket – the newest and most affordable Class B camper van that Winnebago has to offer.
Solis Pocket offers extended season capability and it has received gold certification from Truma, a global leader in RV heating and cooling systems, which assures buyers that this mobile home can be used even during cold months.
It is also one of the first Class B motor homes in North America to have an exchangeable and refillable LP cylinder right inside the coach for hassle-free refills.
The Winnebago camper van comes with a lot more pleasant surprises for its users to make life on the road more comfortable, livable, and fun.
Winnebago Solis Pocket Construction
Winnebago Solis Pocket is built on a Ram ProMaster® chassis. Under the hood is a 3.6 liter V6 gas engine with 280-hp. Combine this with 6-speed automatic transmission, 180-amp. alternator, and 4-wheel ABS brakes and you can expect a satisfactory performance on the road as you travel through different terrains.
It is also equipped with a trailer hitch that can handle up to 3,500-lb. and 4-pin wiring connector for the basic lighting functions of your car.
The chassis sits low that’s why this Class B motor home has low flooring. This makes going up and down the van so convenient. All system connections such as the water tank and propane tank are located above the floor which makes monitoring and maintenance so much easier.
Winnebago Solis Pocket Exterior Features
This affordable camper van comes in 3 dazzling full body paint – deep cherry, bright silver, and bright white. It bears the Solis Pocket logo on both sides and at the rear of the van.
There’s an aluminum running board at the rear portion of the passenger’s side and you can tie the leash of your furry pal on its pet loop attachment.
The 170-watt solar panel is attached to the roof. From this view, you can also see the Coleman®-Mach™ 10 NDQ air conditioner. Yes, this affordable camper comes standard with an air conditioner along with a Truma® VarioHeat™ so that you can stay snug and cozy inside through all seasons. Who said that you could only go camping in the summer, right? With Solis Pocket, you can go the distance anytime of the year.
Once you open the side door, you can access the fold-down exterior table as part of this camper’s dine in or dine out option to level up your eating experience. You can also use this as you prepare your ingredients when you’re up for some grillin’ and chillin’ outside.
The rear and side doors come with a screen to keep insects at bay and still let natural light and air to pass through. There’s also a rod and privacy screen at the rear.
Other exterior features include a porch light at the passenger side and an assist bar handle.
Winnebago Solis Pocket Interior Design And Features
The cab area is roomy, comfortable, and functional. Just right for long drives going to your camping destination.
There’s a radio and rearview monitor system with 5″ LCD color touch screen on the dashboard. You can plug in your devices at the USB ports and 12-volt powerpoints. The steering wheel controls, color rear camera, cruise control, digital rearview mirror, crosswind assist, and power assist steering are very helpful for the one behind the wheel.
It also has power windows and power door locks with remote while the mirrors can be manually adjusted.
The cab seats have an adjustable headrest to make the rider more comfortable. They can also slide, swivel, and recline. The driver’s seat also comes with an armrest. Safety features include airbags and 3-point seat belts on both the driver and passenger seats.
When you’re parked at the campsite, you can use the sunvisors and front and cab window privacy panels to make you feel more at ease.
This affordable camper offers flexible space that you can arrange to fit your needs. The dinette can be converted into a sofa, daybed, settee loveseat, and bed at night. The table can be removed or adjusted to 2 mounting positions to suit your requirement and comfort level.
This shows smart space solutions for the Solis pocket. One furniture has 5 functions that are very useful for daily activities. There are storage cabinets underneath to keep your stuff organized.
There are LED ceiling lights for illumination and a deluxe powered ventilator fan to keep the air circulating. Reading lights are provided in the sleeping areas to help conserve energy.
The windows are also tinted or you can keep them open for better ventilation since they have zippered window coverings.
The kitchen has a laminate countertop, 2-burner range top with glass cover, stainless steel sink, and 3.0 cu. ft. (12V) single door compressor-driven refrigerator/freezer. This is enough t get some cooking done while on the road.
The 52×75 Murphy+ bed comes with a mattress cover. It uses a slat bed system to make your sleep more comfortable.
When you raise the bed, you have more storage and can access the gear space. Winnebago also placed L-track cargo tie down system to keep your bikes secure while traveling. The Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) panels also keep your gears in place and you can also keep more travel stuff in here. This shows how Winnebago provides storage solutions for your travel gears and essentials through innovative design.
At the rear of the van is the systems monitor panel for you to know if you need to refill your LP, dump your holding tank, among others. This is so helpful in RV living.
You can wash up using exterior wash station located inside right rear door. But wait, there’s more. Who would have thought that this compact affordable camper van comes with a portable toilet? It’s conveniently stored under rear facing dinette seat. Needless to say, this is so useful for those moments when you’re far from any restroom.
What Floorplans Are Available On The Winnebago Solis Pocket?
The Winnebago Solis only comes in 1 floorplan which they call 36A. It has a compact length of 17’10” and can accommodate a maximum of 3 people.
The cab seats and dinette make up the living area. The dinette can be configured 5 ways. Aside from the usual seats facing each other with a table in between, it can also be converted into loveseat, daybed with table, sofa with table, and a bed at night.
Immediately to the left of the sliding door is the kitchen and at the rear is the 52″x75″ Murphy bed and some gear space with L-track cargo tie-downs to secure their position. There’s a fold down table that can be accessed when the side doors are opened.
- Exterior Length: 17’10”
- Exterior Height: 9’5″
- Exterior Width: 6’9″
- Interior Height: 6’3″
- Interior Width: 6’2″
- Fresh Water Tank Capacity (gal): 20
- Gray Holding Tank Capacity (gal): 20
- Cassette Toilet Capacity (gal): 3.2
- LP Capacity (lbs): 20
- Fuel Capacity (gal): 24
- GVWR (lbs.): 8,550
- Sleeps: 3
What Is The Winnebago Solis Pocket Warranty?
Winnebago Industries offers 12-month or 15,000-mile basic warranty for their Solis Pocket units. There’s also a separate warranty on the camper van’s chassis. To fully understand what the warranty covers, it is best to discuss the complete details with your dealer.
Winnebago Solis Pocket Review
Since the Solis Pocket has just been released, we don’t have much information yet regarding the actual experiences of owners aboard this camper van. We’re basing our review from feedbacks of fellow RV enthusiasts established from the specs, videos, and other resources provided by the manufacturer.
- compact size
- smart use of space
- earned the Truma Gold Standard for cold weather operation
- easy maintenance
- no shower area
- limited sleeping capacity
Winnebago Solis Pocket is a good camper van. It is perfect for the lone adventurer or for couples who love traveling together. You can even bring your furbaby with you.
For its price and features, you’ve got yourself a good deal as it comes with complete amenities that you need on the road.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does A Winnebago Solis Pocket Cost?
The Winnebago Solis Pocket is the most affordable unit in Winnebago’s line up of camper vans. Its starting price starts at $95,736. It only comes in 1 floorplan so this price basically comes with the complete features of this compact mobile home. You will just pay extra for any other upgrades or customization that you need to make your camping more comfortable.
Does the Winnebago Solis Pocket have a cassette toilet?
The Winnebago Solis Pocket has a portable cassette toilet that’s conveniently tucked under the rear portion of the dinette seat. It is a thoughtful and smart addition as it makes it convenient for travelers to have access to a toilet no matter where they go.
When did Winnebago start making Solis Pocket?
Winnebago Solis Pocket is the newest offering of Winnebago Industries shortly after releasing its predecessor, Winnebago Solis. They made this camper van more compact and budget-friendly in their quest to make outdoor adventure and travel more affordable and comfortable for a lot of people. The Solis Pocket was made available to the public on the fall of 2021.