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Jayco Optimum
3.4 from 8 reviews

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Satisfied Purchaser

Satisfied PurchaserGippsland, VIC

  • 3 reviews
  • 2 likes

Happy with our motorhome purchase

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Purchased in June 2019 at Caravan World Pakenham.

Value for Money
Cleaning & Maintenance
Mileage 1,100 km
Car ModelBMW X5
Functionality
Comfort
Exterior Build Quality
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Optimum 28-5

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Purchased in October 2014.

Value for Money
Cleaning & Maintenance
Mileage 70,500 km
Functionality
Comfort
Exterior Build Quality
Interior Build Quality
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2013 Optimum on Iveco purchased new 2014

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Floor Plan28'
bully74

bully74port Stephens

  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Would not buy again

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A lot of issues with finishes electrical wiring not terminated properly missing fuses troubles with fridge fuses and relay melting issues with hot water not being connect to gas/elct ssuse with drians issues with leaks to shower. And so on
I don't feel the unit is reliable enought to go around aust with out issues occuring i would only feel comfortable with short trips close to repairers, even though it is suppose to be a the top of the range.
I don't think the set out is comfortable especialy the dinning table set out, the two doors are unsafe if you had to exit of a night if there were issues

Floor PlanOptimum 28.5 8 speed twin turbo on iveco chassis

ian irvin

ian irvinamphitheatre victoria

  • 8 reviews
  • 8 likes

jayco optimum 28.6

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Floor Plan28.6

Erock

ErockSouth East Queensland, QLD

Not a good Example of Australian Manufacturing

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I love the layout. I am happy with the truck. The build quality is very poor. There are serious issues with the body flexing and the slide out. I regret buying the motorhome and have not been happy with the purchase. I should have bought another Trakka

Floor Plan28.5

dontshoot007

dontshoot007

  • 3 reviews
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jayco optimum on iveco chassi

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just bought 2015 jayco optimum iveco 28.5 times have changed and yes a lot of money but then again a home away from home has all push button every thing don't have to leave cabin which is a great thing for us hope when we need service or warranty all goes to plan so far so good ....highly recommended iveco not fiat iveco rear wheel drive fiat front wheel drive a lot of difference iveco pulls 3500kgs fiat only 1500kgs ......iveco owned by fiat but is an international truck cant go wrong good reputation pay the extra go iveco I say ...safe travels

Floor PlanIV28.5
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dontshoot007

when adding second battery make sure wiring is adjusted so both battery equal across to take load and unload the same .....as we just had that problem .....new batteries fitted and wiring adjusted ........

dontshoot007
dontshoot007

new site jayco optimum owners only for info on problems owner experience facebook


One problem

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The only complaint I have with our Jayco Optimum is the shower unit after only a short time goes yell an then nearly caramel from the UV rays shining through the hatch onto the plastic shower surround, makes the van look very cheap and is only covered by warranty if you notice this in the first 12 months supposedly
Other than the problem with the shower unit love our Jayco
The nasty plastic used for the shower unit that turns yellow very quickly from the UV rays

Questions & Answers

Bruno

Brunoasked

Where is the 12volt fuse for the fridge located.

2 answers

Hi Bruno. I will ask my Auto Electrican, as he was in there a fair bit when doing upgrades recently; and a wire had fallen off and the fridge and it wasn’t going. Once put back on the right terminal - away she went. Cheers

Peter
Peter

I think it would be behind the bottom outside fridge vent. That’s where the power is connected 12v /240v and gas.


John Walsh

John Walshasked

I have just picked up my new Optimum fro Coffs Harbour and driven to Sydney on the new expressway all good but on the concrete sections the ride was extremely uncomfortable I am a old truck driver but this is a hard ride is it the tortion bar front end
Walshey

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bully74
bully74

Check tyre pressure, the front tyres can go up to 90 psi but most run at 65 psi softer ride.

Peter
Peter

62-65psi- not 75 or 80 psi. Also the ride height height at the front. If it is low gives a rough ride. I gave ours a wheel alignment ( almost new ) and had the front torsion bars adjusted to the correct height. Made a lot softer ride.

a rough ride

John Walsh
John Walsh

Thank. You I will have it checked.
Regards John


Paul K.

Paul K.asked

I have no power to my lounge slideout all of a sudden can anyone help ??

Paul

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Peter
Peter

Check with jayco factory-there must be a fuse or circuit breaker somewhere. The controllers under the bed pull the power cables off then push them back on.I have had problems with other electrical equipment and this has worked

Paul K.
Paul K.

Must have gotten wet I think it’s working perfectly again now thanks Peter


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Jayco Optimum 25Ft Floor Plan

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Jayco Optimum 28Ft Floor Plan

Jayco Optimum 28Ft Floor Plan

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CategoryCaravansCaravans
Price (RRP) $174,600$203,213
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)2 year(s)

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