Purchase a 2016 if possible
Afternoon, we have owned a 2014 and 2016 Precept 29UR. There are MANY reasons to purchase a 2016 model year coach over the 2015, if you have a choice.
The two biggest 2016 Advantages
- 6 speed transmission for Ford V10, F53 chasis - very much worth the upgrade, much smoother, runs at lower RPMs, quieter, etc...
- Significant improvements to the slide mechanism - from experience my recommendation is to go no where near the old Power Gear liner gear slide mechanisms - they are finicky at best
- Keyless door entry - nice feature
- U-dinnette (29UR) which allows a table to be up while you are driving
If you are considering the 2015 model, here are some of the design change(s) I would look for before purchasing.
Definitely check to see if the new slide mechanisms are present. You can tell by checking the largest slide - if it has two large rails underneath the slide - then you are good to go. These new slides use a larger motor(s) that are physically tied together via shaft and do not rely on a 'computer' to try to keep them in sync.
If it uses linear gears on the outside, I would not purchase that coach.
Compare the driver frameless windows, the 2016 design is quieter