PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Forest River and Winnebago Industries as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Forest River
Winnebago Industries

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Overview

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Forest River was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Sep 6, 2008 and since then this brand received 1474 reviews. It is 1151 reviews more than Winnebago Industries received since Feb 29, 2008. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer is more likely to resolve issues with Winnebago Industries customer support team than with Forest River customer service.

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Consumer Ratings

738 out of 5349 in Dealers category
516 out of 5349 in Dealers category
Customer service
475 in category
357 in category
Product or Service Quality
515 in category
440 in category
Value for money
485 in category
422 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Winnebago Industries ranks 222 points higher in the Dealers category than Forest River. People gave Forest River 1.4 stars for Customer service criterion in Dealers category and it is 1275 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Winnebago Industries was rated 1.8 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 1393 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Winnebago Industries has a higher rating than Forest River. Regarding Value for money criterion, consumers gave Forest River 1.6 stars and it is 72% greater than other in category. Winnebago Industries however was rated 1.9 stars and it is 76% greater than other in category.

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Rating Details

Customer service
1.4 (585 reviews)
1.8 (145 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Customer service denied warranty claim without speaking directly to me. I called and I was give 2 separate stories on why the warranty was denied. I was told it was lack of maintenance but I informed them that maintenance was performed...


They are OK with poor customer service and leaving a trail of unhappy Winnebago owners. If, a small business owner had these same business practices they would not survive. They can choose to have happy Winnebago owners of unhappy Winnebago owners, and they have simply chosen they are OK with...

Product or Service Quality
1.4 (575 reviews)
1.6 (123 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Just some advice. Check under ALL sinks for tightness of fittings ! If it moves easily IT IS LEAKING ! This will rot your floors and make flooring bubble up ! Good luck and get rid of it as soon as you can !!!


I have had similar problems with my 2018 View. First Trip, after everything working fine at the dealer, half the electrical outlets didn’t work. Used extension cords to run my CPAP and the TV... There is a single junction box for all the outlets that shorted out. The cook top would not stay lit....

Bill C
Value for money
1.6 (477 reviews)
1.9 (112 reviews)
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I purchased a brand new 2017 Salem Hemisphere Hyper-Lite 24BHHL in March of 2017. I have issues with soft floors as well. It started at about 1-1/2 years after purchasing in the entry way and has now spread throughout the entire RV all the way to the bathroom following the path of the under floor...

Darren R

3)Trailer will be 4 years old in August 4)Trade-in value is very little due to paint and interior peeling issues 5)LaMesa RV warranty does not cover either issue Your Desired Resolution: Paint Restoration w/ preventative coating or new paint w/ preventative coating. Decals restored. Interior wall...

John F

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Pros and Cons

  • Floor plan
  • Trailer layout
  • Floorplan
  • We love the unit except
  • Mercedes diesel
  • Great floor plans
  • Customer service
  • Product quality
  • Quality control
  • Customer service
  • Quality
  • Winnebago customer service

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

We purchased a 2014 Surveyor 24ft and it was a great purchase. Have been camping 4 times this summer and never, ever...


We purchased a 2014 Winnebago Tour in September 2013.
Was OK for the first 3 months, then the journey turned South.

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I purchased an Apex TT. Before I even picked up the trailer the dealership had to replace the overhead awning because...


Our greatest disappointment has been spending almost $100K on a brand new 2014 Winnebago ERA and learning that the deale...

Forest River and Winnebago Industries Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I bought a 2019 Coachmen Chaparral. I have had problems with it since i purchased in Dec 2019. Gas leak, awning, water...

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Winnebago will not stand behind the quality of their product or installation, even when they admit the problem was...

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Forest River and Winnebago Industries Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Forest River Rv (452 reviews)
  • Forest River Warranty (64 reviews)
  • Forest River Rv Repair (38 reviews)
  • Winnebago Industries Rv (76 reviews)
  • Winnebago Industries Customer Care (11 reviews)
  • Winnebago Industries Warranty (9 reviews)