2015 Gulf Stream Sedona 32FRKT Review
With the spirit of the wild southwest, the 2015 Gulf Stream Sedona adds luxury and style to your outdoor adventures.
With 26 floorplans available, we chose to explore the 32FRKT because it maximizes space and feels like a cozy cottage home. The Gulf Stream Sedona 32FRKT has a length of 36’8” and a height of 12’5”. Its has a gross vehicle weight rating of 13,960 lbs, dry weight of 10,720 lbs., hitch weight of 1,960 lbs and net carrying capacity of 3,240 lbs. For liquids, it can hold 40 gallons of black water, 80 gallons of grey water and 60 gallons of fresh water. Finally, the water heater has a capacity of 10 gallons.
COMPARISON: Read our review of the 2013 Gulf Stream Ridgeline 34FRSI
On a superficial level, the Sedona is as beautiful as it is functional. Its smooth curves and tanned body will get lots of attention from passing motorists, while its smart design will get lots of respect. The Gulf Stream Sedona features rear stabilizer jacks, slam latch cargo doors and patio awning. Its security light and tinted safety glass windows will make you feel safe. The front fiberglass cap is equipped with led docking and clearance lights. In the main slide room you are treated to a height of 6’2” and the basement features a fold down bulkhead wall. Radius triple entry steps lead you to a radius entry door, secured by a deadbolt lock.
When you enter, take off your shoes and rest your feet on the carpet. You’ll feel spoiled by the stylish interior, which features Legacy Plus Stain & Cold Proof vinyl flooring. Walls are decorated in distressed “faux antique” vinyl covering, adding a royal touch to the living room. The Leather Touch ceiling panel comes in Matador Frost and the ceiling has crown molding. When you want to relax after a tiring day on the road, you’ll have plenty of comfortable choices. The L-shaped lounge is as comfortable as it looks and sits across from two glider recliners. Once you pick your seat of choice, kick back and turn on your DVD/CD/AM/FM home theater stereo system, equipped with seven speakers. If you love the latest and greatest technology, then upgrade to a 32” LED HDTV. If you prefer simplicity, then request an electric fireplace instead. In terms of storage space, the living room is equipped with a closet and an overhead compartment above the sofa.
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If an RV’s efficiency is judged by its use of space, then Sedona’s kitchen scores major points. Bearing all the necessities of a kitchen, the Sedona features lots of storage without taking up lost of room. The pantry is equipped with shelves and the overhead cabinetry is decorated with trim. Cabinet hardware comes in satin nickel and the laminated countertops have self-edge. Compared to its competitors, Sedona features ample counter space, with lots of room to chop, clean and peel. As well, a small kitchen island is standard for serving and prepping food. The kitchen will easily accommodate two chefs. All appliances in the kitchen are stainless steel. An eight-cubic-foot refrigerator with raised panel inserts. It could be upgraded to a 23 cu. ft. residential refrigerator. You can also request a 30” overhead microwave oven. The three-burner high-output range comes with a 16” oven, auto ignition and cover. The sink is equipped with a deluxe kitchen faucet, sprayer and two black sink covers. When dinner’s ready, serve it at the free-standing dinette, which comes with four chairs.
Bubble bath lovers will appreciate the bathroom. The large tub comes with a comfortable seat and there’s ample storage space for linens and toiletries. Wash yourself up in the parchment-colored lavatory sink and find inspiration in the mirrored medicine cabinet, which comes in “Inspirational Cherry.” The bath hardware, which includes a towel ring and a toilet paper holder, comes in satin nickel.
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Last but not least, let’s explore the Master Bedroom. Equipped with a Queen-sized bed and a mirrored wardrobe, the bedroom provides everything you need to make you feel at home. A vanity mirror hangs across from the bed and overhead cabinetry hangs above. The space also comes with washer and dryer prep so if you don’t want to make pit stops at Laundromats, you might want to invest in your own washer and dryer. Entertainment lovers can request a 32” LED HDTV. Other options include a King-size bed and a pillow top mattress.
The 2015 Gulf Stream Sedona 32FRKT sells for around $52,000. For more information visit: http://www.gulfstreamrvtrailers.com/.