Classy & Light with NO SLIDES!! 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB Travel Trailer by Jayco RV

2024 Jay Feather 173MRB review

This new member of the Jayco lineup is perfect for solo travelers or couples who prefer a compact, slide-free RV. Let’s dive into what makes the 173MRB by Jayco RV a great pick for your next adventure.

Price of the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB at Bish’s RV:

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2024 Jay Feather 173MRB Layout and Specs

Specification2024 Jay Feather 173MRB
Empty Weight (lbs)3,980
Cargo Weight (lbs)1,015
Max Weight (lbs)4,995
Hitch Weight (lbs)440
Length20′ 10″
Height10’ 5″
Width (body)8′ 5″
Fresh Water Capacity (gal)55
Gray Water Capacity (gal)30.5
Black Water Capacity (gal)30.5
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2024 Jay Feather 173MRB floorplan
2024 Jay Feather 173MRB Floorplan

Living in the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

The Jay Feather 173MRB has a cozy living space. It features a large campside window, which makes the area cooler and brighter when needed.

The dinette overlooks the window and can fold down into a sleeper, perfect for a big dog or a small kid.

The decor has been updated to a lighter, brighter “Vintage Farmhouse” style, which gives the interior a more modern and cohesive look.

Kitchen Space of the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

Jayco didn’t skimp on the kitchen in this model. They’ve upgraded to a bigger refrigerator this year, so you’ll have more space to store food.

While a countertop extension would be a nice addition, the space is still quite functional, with room for a large waste basket and essential kitchen amenities.

2024 Jay Feather 173MRB kitchen

You can click the lights on and off with the touch (or push) of your hand!

Bathroom of the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

At the rear of the RV, you’ll find a surprisingly spacious bathroom. It includes a tankless on-demand water heater – a big plus for continuous hot showers.

There’s great storage too, which is often lacking in single-axle campers.

The toilet area is a bit cramped, especially for taller individuals, and could benefit from a few design tweaks for more comfort.

2024 Jay Feather 173MRB bathroom

There’s great shower space for tall people like Josh the RV Nerd!

Bedroom of the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

A 60″ x 75″ Murphy bed fits this RV’s compact design. If you’re tall you might find it a bit short, but it’s a comfortable option for many.

The bed also converts into a sofa, so you’ll have flexibility depending on your needs at different times of the day.

It’s a short queen but not too short! The murphy bed works great!

Traveling in the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

One of the best features of the Jay Feather Micro 173MRB is its ‘always road-ready’ design. Without a slide-out, the RV maintains its compact profile, making it easy to maneuver and park. This simplicity is a big plus for those who prefer a straightforward, no-fuss camping experience.

2024 Jay Feather 173MRB exterior

Azdel composites give a more sturdy structure for those “Micro” adventures!

To learn more about towing RVs and towing capacities, watch Josh’s video below!

Features on the Outside of the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

The 173MRB exterior sports modern graphics and a neat layout.

The griddle station and included picnic table are fantastic for outdoor cooking and dining.

This model offers double the propane capacity of most single-axle trailers, and you can even add more if needed.

The awning size is limited due to the RV’s compact dimensions.

Potential Problems with the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB

The dinette table, while unique in its sawhorse-style design, is a bit heavy to move around. The bathroom, while spacious overall, has a toilet area that’s tight for larger individuals.

Comparing the 2024 Jay Feather 173MRB to Similar RVs

Specification2024 Jay Feather 173MRBRockwood Geo Pro 19FD2024 Jay Flight 195RB
Empty Weight (lbs)3,980▼ 3,360▼ 3,100
Cargo Weight (lbs)1,015 ▲ 1,092▼ 895
Max Weight (lbs)4,995▼ 4,452▼ 3,995
Hitch Weight (lbs) 440 ▲ 452 ▼ 255
Length20′ 10″▼ 20′ 2″▲ 21’ 10″ 
Height            10’ 5″                       ▼ 9′ 10”            ▼ 10′
Width8’ 5″▼ 7′ 8″▼ 7′ 1″
Ceiling Height6′ 6″unavailable▶ 6′ 6″
Awning13′▲ 14′▼ 10′
Fresh Water Capacity55▼ 31 ▼ 20
Black Water Capacity30.5▼ 30 ▼ 19.9
Gray Water Capacity30.5▼ 30 ▼ 19.9
Bish’s Price*$31,987$34,987$18,995

* Prices vary by location. Please reach out to a Bish’s outfitter for accurate pricing by clicking below.

With updated decor, functional living space, and no-slide design this Jay Feather is an attractive option for solo travelers or couples. While there are a few areas for improvement, the overall package is well-suited for enjoyable, hassle-free camping. If you’re interested in learning more, click the buttons below!

2024 Jay Feather 173MRB review

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