Come the end of the Practical Motorhome Lunar Premier 622 review, our expert test team think that this is a strong product. It is a stylish build on a great base vehicle, with a well thought-out specification.
It has a Renault base vehicle
It has a surprisingly low price
Stepped entry to the dinette
The height of the iven
Restricted access to the garage from inside the ’van
The red carpets in the Lunar give a slightly hemmed-in feel, although the splendid glass roof over the cab in the latter means that end is brighter than you’d expect. The light, patterned, fabric is detailed with the suede-like Alcantara, which gives the dinette a lovely tactile quality. A very pale wood finish and light coloured surfaces brightens the interior, too. Its two-tone cupboard doors add a touch of class, too. Three-point seatbelts in the dinette make for safe travelling for up to four people.
Lunar offers a half dinette that, in combination with the swivelling cab seats, can accommodate four or five diners. The dining table slides out to extend its length, so that a sixth person seated in the side bench can join in the feast. The Renault cab seats are endlessly adjustable and more supportive than the equivalent in Fiat-based motorhomes. In all, it’s a comfortable place to spend an evening. The side-facing seats have a short backrest, but the seat base is long and offers good support.
The Lunar’s L-shaped kitchen provides a three-burner hob and full-sized oven. The Cramer oven is very small and also placed high up, at the top of the Domitec fridge/freezer, which could present problems for smaller operators. The corner void between hob and sink offers a limited amount of worktop space.
The washroom fixtures are set into smart wooden enclosures and all feel smartly made. Access to the washroom is pretty tight, however, although it’s pleasant enough once you’re in and the provision of a rooflight and window makes it feel spacious and light.
Lunar uses a ‘split’ mattresses to ease access to the under-bed storage area, but it’s firm and pocket-sprung and the split does not affect your comfort. The Lunar offers a set of shelves inset into the wall for books and glasses and so on, and there are reading lights to help you see.
The dinette is simple to sort out and makes a flat, comfortable bed.
When looking at fixed-bed low-profile ’vans, you know that storage is unlikely to be a major issue. Having a fixed bed running down the ’van guarantees a certain amount of space will be available and so it proves here. However, the split-folding mattress makes access a little harder than in motorhomes with a single-piece mattress, but the advantage is that it’s easier to lift.
Other useful storage features include a television cabinet, coat hooks inside the door and elasticated net pockets near the living area door.
|Shipping Length||6.84 m|