This Forest River RV is Only 25ft Long!! 2024 Surveyor Legend 203RKLE Travel Trailer

2024 Surveyor 203RKLE article

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Meet a new Surveyor by Forest River the 2024 203RKLE. This RV is ready for up to four people to go on an outdoor adventure together. This time Forest River has equipped the Surveyor with an outside kitchen: griddle, sink, refrigerator, and spray port!

Ready to learn more? Keep reading below!

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Layout and Specs

Specification2024 Surveyor 203RKLE
Empty Weight (lbs)5,030 lbs
Cargo Weight (lbs)2,547 lbs 
Max Weight (lbs)7,577 lbs
Hitch Weight (lbs)577 lbs
Length25′ 01″
Height11’ 3
Ceiling Height6′ 9″
Width (body)8′
Awning14′
Fresh Water Capacity (gal)40 gallons
Gray Water Capacity (gal)40 gallons
Black Water Capacity (gal)30 gallons
2024 Surveyor 203RKLE layout

Living Area

The 2024 Surveyor Legend 203RKLE is ideal for couples or small families looking for a cozy space on outdoor adventures. The key features in the living area include:

  • A flexible seating arrangement: You can choose from a two-bench dinette, hide-a-bed, or theater seats with Lagun tables.
  • Panoramic campsite views: With four windows overlooking the campsite, you’ll never feel disconnected from nature.
  • Upgraded window treatments: The RV now features blackout roller shades, for better privacy and light control.
  • Pet friendly design – carpetless and ventless and even includes a vacuum system!
2024 Surveyor 203RKLE living

Kitchen

One of the things that I love to see in RVs especially smaller ones like the Surveyor Legend 203RKLE is when they have enough counter space to do meal prep – and that is certainly the case here. The counter almost extends the full length of the RV.

You’ll find that because of the Azdel wall thickness they had to install the outlets under the cabinets which some might find inconvenient for using appliances.

The stove has four burners with a microwave oven above it.

I tried to count all of the cabinets and drawers but kept losing count – which is a great sign for storage options!

Bathroom

The 2024 Surveyor Legend 203RKLE’s bathroom is small (makes sense given the RV’s overall size), however, the toilet space is just a little too cramped for someone tall like Josh who stands at just over 6′ tall.

The shower however is another story. The ceiling height here is tall enough for someone like Josh.

Other features include:

  • Porcelain foot flush toilet
  • Towel storage: While primarily for towels, the open-face storage can also hold bottles of body wash and other toiletries.
  • Tankless on-demand water heater makes for a consistent supply of hot water.

Bedroom

The bedroom area is in the living area that we mentioned earlier and is made up of a true queen murphy bed with some handy storage shelves behind it. Check out Josh putting it to use below.

Road Mode

You have access to the whole RV during road mode! You can even have the murphy bed down with the slides closed without worrying about damaging anything at all.

Check out the video by Josh to learn what kind of vehicle you might need to tow something with a max weight of 7,577lbs.

Exterior

The 2024 Surveyor 203RKLE comes packed with exterior features to make your outdoor experience just as good as your outdoor one.

  • Outdoor kitchenette: The mini outdoor kitchen includes a propane cooker hook-up and a sink.
  • Power awning: While not the largest, the 14′ power awning provides a nice shaded area for outdoor relaxation.
  • Solar package: The 2024 model comes with an impressive 200-watt solar package and a 30-amp charge controller for extended off-grid adventures.
  • Goodyear endurance radial tires: These tires offer improved durability and safety on the road.

Potential Problems

The placement of power outlets under the overhead cabinets may be a concern for some, as it could limit the use of certain appliances.

Compare Similar RVs

Specification2024
Surveyor
203RKLE
2024 JAYCO JAY
FEATHER
19MRK
2024 GRAND
DESIGN
IMAGINE
XLS 17MKE
Empty Weight (lbs)5,030 lbs▼ 4,795 lbs▲ 4,674 lbs
Cargo Weight (lbs) 2,547 lbs ▼ 1,455 lbs▼ 1,721 lbs
Max Weight (lbs)7,577 lbs ▼ 6,250 ▲ 6,395 lbs
Hitch Weight (lbs) 577 lbs ▼ 500 lbs ▼ 480 lbs
Length25′ 01″▼ 24′▼ 21’ 11″ 
Height            11’ 3                       ▼10′ 05”            ▼ 10′ 10”
Width8’▶ 8′ ▶ 8’
Ceiling Height6′ 9″▼ 6′ 6″ ▼ 6′ 6″
Awning14′▲ 15′▶ 14′
Fresh Water Capacity 40 gallons▲ 55 gallons▼ 43 gallons
Black Water Capacity 30 gallons▲ 30.5 gallons▲ 37 gallons
Gray Water Capacity40 gallons▲ 30.5 gallons▲ 45 gallons
Bish’s Price*$29,995$35,995MSRP $42,784

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2024 GRAND DESIGN IMAGINE XLS 17MKE

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Good Fit or Bad Fit?

Is the 2024 Surveyor 203RKLE a good fit or a bad fit for you as an RVer? It depends on what you need really. Are you an RVer that likes to go it alone or as a couple? Then this would be a great RV for you.

Are you an RVing family of 6-8 people? Then this probably wouldn’t be the RV for you.

2024 Surveyor 203RKLE article

At Bish’s RV we know that no one camper is perfect for every RVer. If this RV isn’t quite right for you, we’d love to help you find another option just right for you! 

Feel free to visit our inventory to check out other options or contact one of our expert RV Outfitters anytime for help finding your next camper. We’re here to help you get to your next adventure!

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