1985 Fleetwood Southwind 33 RV Specs

by Jennifer Young

The 1985 Fleetwood Southwind was a class A motor home. This 33-foot model was built on the tenants of contemporary styling, full-body paint, entertainment, comfort, convenience and a powerful construction platform to maximize storage space.

Engine & Operating Specifications

The 1985 Southwind by Fleetwood had a 6.2-L Chevrolet diesel engine. It featured an automatic transmission. The Fleetwood's eight cylinders could be accessed through three separate doors. The motor home was powered by either propane, batteries, an included generator or a supplemental generator.


This recreational vehicle had a long list of amenities to include multiple storage areas, refrigerator, freezer, stove top with four burners, oven, microwave, double sink and cupboards. The bathroom held a combination shower and tub, a toilet, sink and vanity mirror. Air conditioning, awning and a stereo system came standard with this model. Two swivel chairs were located opposite the couch.

Sleeping Accommodations

The 1985 Fleetwood Southwind had sleeping room for six to eight individuals. A queen bed was found in the rear of the motor home. The dining table converted to a bed, as did the couch. A bed was located above the driver's area.

About the Author

Jennifer Young has worked as a writer, editor and book publisher for professional life coaches and business entrepreneurs since 2007. She has specialized training and experience in project management and procurement, as well as contracting services. Young earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both history and Japanese studies.