2017 Evergreen Reactor 27FS Review

Rugged travel trailer is ready for adventure

By Agata Gutkowska, Jul. 21, 2016, Photography by Evergreen RV
Don’t be fooled by its lightweight exterior – the Evergreen Reactor is a tough travel trailer that will make any remote adventure as comfortable as it is exciting.

With twelve floorplans to choose from, we’ve decided to explore the 27FS. For measurements, it has an exterior length of 32’8”, exterior width of 102”, interior height of 94”/99”, and exterior height with A/C of 12’3”. It has a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,900 lbs, axle weight of 5,811 lbs, hitch weight of 1,164 lbs and total dry weight of 6.975 lbs. Its payload is 3,093 lbs. For tanks, the Reactor 27FS has a fresh water tank capacity of 106 gallons, gray water tank capacity of 41 gallons and black water tank capacity of 41 gallons. Its fuel tank capacity is 18/40 gallons.

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Built to take on tough road trips, the Evergreen Reactor 27FS is strong and reliable. It is constructed on a steel I-beam frame, equipped with 6,000-pound D-ring tie-downs. Features include a barreled roof, large pass-through storage and frameless automotive style windows. Its underbelly is heated and enclosed, and its white roofing is reflective. If you want to be eco-friendly, you can request a solar panel system. Finished off with a high gloss gel coat, the Evergreen Reactor 27FS will get lots of attention on the road and in the RV park.

2017 Evergreen Reactor 27FS Kitchen

When you walk inside, you’re greeted by a warm, beautiful interior, designed to make you feel right at home. For décor, you can choose between Cognac, Gunmetal and Indigo. LED lighting brightens the space, while large panoramic windows soak in natural light. The space features large overhead storage compartments and USB ports throughout. You can choose to equip the living room with two jackknife sofas, or one sofa and two matching sofa chairs. Sitting around a coffee table, this layout creates a perfect place to host guests and spend time with family. If you plan on throwing parties, you might want to consider requesting a slideout with extra seating.

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For entertainment, the living room is equipped with Radio, DVD, CD player and Bluetooth. If you’re an entertainment junkie, you can pay a little extra for 32-inch TV upgrade. You can also request a stereo upgrade with 10-inch subwoofer and speakers.

The Evergreen Reactor 27FS comes with a beautiful residential kitchen, allowing you to cook healthy (or unhealthy) meals while you’re exploring the wild outdoors. The kitchen is equipped with an eight-cubic foot refrigerator, microwave with a range hood and flush mount three-burner range with a glass top and oven. Solid surface countertops are easy to clean and provide you with ample space to prepare food.

2017 Evergreen Reactor 27FS Dining Area

After a day of hiking and exploring, you’ll want to wash up before heading to bed. The bathroom has the essential to make grooming and washing up comfortable. It comes with the essentials – toilet, shower and sink. As a bonus, it also has a linen closet for all your clean towels and bathroom necessities.

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Last but not least is the bedroom. When you’re ready to call it a night, you can sprawl out on your queen-sized bed and get comfortable under the sheets. The room is equipped with two large wardrobes, providing you with lots of space to store your clothes, shoes and accessories.

The Evergreen Reactor 27FS sells for around $45,000. Visit GoEvergreenRV.com for more information.


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