Top 4 small ac units for RVs (With Output Range)

Owning a recreational vehicle may be fun but it can come with its own set of challenges. It is not uncommon for people to take out their RVs during the summer. Although this may be the best time to take out your RV, the temperatures may get in your way. Summers can be incredibly hot.

That being said an air conditioning unit may be your only option. But which air conditioning unit can you fit in your RV’s limited space? Besides being able to do in your limited space they should also possess these factors.

  • Low weight. Ac units designed for RVs should have the lowest weight possible. This is especially important for long-distance travelers as it will reduce your fuel consumption.
  • Enough cooling Power. Compact air conditioning systems may be useful for limited space which also limits the output. Measured in BTUs/hr the cooling effect of your mini air conditioner should be high enough to cool down your RV effectively.

We have compiled a list of some of the smallest air conditioning units that can fit in your recreational vehicle.

  • Coleman Mach 15+
  • Dometic Brik II
  • Coleman Mach 3
  • RecPro RP-AC2801

Coleman Mach 15+ (48204C866)

Coleman-mach-15+-mall ac unit for rv

The coleman mach 15+ I compact small ac unit for your RV with an output of 15000 BTUs. With it ability to move 320 cubic feet per minute(CFM) of ait this model can be used with a ducted ventilation system. An optional heater unit can be connected to this air conditioner to deliver 5600 BTUs of warm air perfect for a chilly night.

Dometic Brisk II (B57915.XX1C0)

Dometic Brisk II Rooftop Air Conditioner, 13,500 BTU - Polar White (B57915.XX1C0)  small_ac_unit_for_rv

The domestic brisk II affordable air conditioning in a mall back that won’t necessarily break the bank. The Dometic Brisk II gives an output of 13500 BTUs of cool air which I enough to cool a small RV. All this functionality comes in a lightweight package of 77 pounds.

Coleman Mach 3(48203C966)

Coleman 48203C966 Mach 3+ A/C Unit  small_ac_unit_for_RV

The coleman mach 3 has a rating of 13500 BTUs that may be comparably smaller than the match 15s 15000 BTU. This unit however still comes with an optional heating unit but at a fraction of the cost.

RecPro RP-AC2801.

RecPro RP-AC2801_RecPro RV Air Conditioner Low Profile 9.5K Non-Ducted | Quiet AC | Cooling Only | RV AC Unit | Camper Air Conditioner (Black)

If you are in need of a low profile air conditioning unit that will maximize your rooftop clearance then this is the model for you. The recpro model has one of the slimmest designs of all air conditioning models standing at 9 inches high.

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