Top-rated fifth wheel trailers include the Keystone Montana High Country, Keystone Cougar and Excel Limited Edition, states Trails.com. Fifth wheel trailers hitch on the bed of a pickup truck thus decreasing the overall towing length and enhancing stability.
The Keystone Montana High Country features a spacious and open floor plan. It is lighter than its previous High Country version, thus reducing the strain on the truck and improving mileage. Keystone Cougar has a high-quality build, innovative floor plans and various amenities at an affordable price. Its frame consists of aluminum sides and floor and a one-piece ethylene propylene diene monomer roof membrane. It features large windows and hardwood cabinets. As of 2015, Cougar has been number one in its class for 13 years straight.
The Excel Limited Edition offers high-quality homelike amenities. Professional decorators select its 18 floor plans and interiors. Its exclusive features include a 32-inch screen television with theater-style seating, and the living room has three slide outs to maximize space. Standard features include Berber-style carpets, solid wood cabinets and recessed halogen lighting. Optional amenities include padded ceilings and king-sized bedroom suites.
Fifth wheel trailers offer extra interior space and height. Since the trailers hitch on the bed of a truck, they improve traction and handling by putting their weight on the pickup's rear axle.