Rialta Specsby Brianna Collins
By 2011, Winnebago had been specializing in the manufacture of mobile motor homes for more than 50 years. The Rialta was one model of motor home that was discontinued after 2005. In its final year, the Rialta featured a number of engineering upgrades over previous years, four different floor plans, and many additional features.
2005 Rialtas were built on a Volkswagen chassis with 2.8-liter fuel-injected V-6 gas engine with 201 horsepower. It also featured a four-speed automatic transmission, a 280-amp battery and a 150-amp alternator. Each 2005 Rialta came with rear air springs, 16 inch tires and a 2,000-pound draw-bar trailer hitch.
Interior System Specs
Interior features of the 2005 Rialta included a 110-volt, four-gallon water heater, a dual-battery charge control with 30 amps, and a 2,800-watt generator. Each also featured a city water hookup, a 10-foot sewer hose and a furnace producing 17,000 to 19,000 BTUs. Safety specs include three-point seat belts, driver and passenger side airbags, a fire extinguisher, carbon monoxide/smoke detector, and lap seat belts in the living area.
Four different floor plans were available. All featured a kitchen area with stove, bathroom with toilet, and at least one pull-down table. The 22QD model featured two small beds and two couches; the 22 HD had sofa-sleepers and a dining area; the 22FD Standard had one double bed and a dining area; and the 22FD Optional came with two twin beds and dining area.
Each 2005 Rialta also came equipped with a multitude of comfort and convenience features. These included climate control, optional leather seating for the driver and passenger, and a CD player/radio with six speakers in the cabin. Kitchens featured microwaves, stoves, refrigerators and storage space. The interior also featured a thermostat, a shower package with drain and flexible shower head, an optional 9-inch television and optional satellite radio.
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