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Encore 285

The Encore 285 boasts fixed single beds and large full-width rear bathroom. The front lounge converts to a double bed, with foldaway travel seats neatly hidden beneath. Another great choice for couples, with the flexibility to accommodate friends!

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Lounge layout with two sofas decorated with cushions and the driving area in the background
Sofa decorated with cushions and view of kitchen and bedroom to the right hand side

Key Features

Alde logo

Alde Central Heating System

Improved Alde 24-hr multi-programmable central and water heating system. Runs on gas, electric (up to 3.15KW) or both with new easy-to-use LCD touchscreen control with night-time display setting. Now with automotive-standard Glycol G13 Antifreeze coolant.


Harmonious interior design

With Encore, you can opt for the Leather Upholstery option - as shown here. The 'Cassino Ash' cabinetry is craftsman-built, with clever details such as dove-tailed joints and positive locking

Detailed Specification

  • Fiat Ducato 2.3L Engine with 140BHP manual as standard (140BHP & 160BHP Automatic option)
  • Spare wheel and tyre as standard
  • Fully adjustable and co-ordinated swivel Captains seats with armrests
  • DAB Radio with steering mounted controls
  • Remote central locking to cab and habitation door via key fob
  • Immobiliser with unique code
  • Driver airbag
  • Onboard trip computer
  • High level brake light
  • Side marker lights
  • Electrically heated adjustable wing mirrors with direction indicators
  • ABS brakes with emergency braking assistance
  • Power steering with adjustable steering wheel position
  • Removable cab carpet
  • Lockable, laptop size central storage box (cab)
  • 12V DIN socket - for 12V power supply from the cab
  • Door pockets, bottle holders and map holder
  • Headlamp height adjustment
  • Pleated windscreen and side cab window blinds
  • Extra wide rear track, giving a sportier look and improved road handling
  • Bluetooth and USB
  • Daylight running headlights
  • TPMS Tyre Pressure Monitoring Sensor
  • Additional high-level cab storage compartments
  • Adjustable LED cab reading lights
  • New Improved Alde 24-hr multi-programmable central and water heating system. Runs on gas, electric (up to 3.15KW) or both with new easy-to-use LCD touchscreen control with night-time display setting. Now with automotive-standard Glycol G13 Antifreeze coolant.
  • Spacious wardrobes with easy access and soft close hinges
  • Beds measure up to 6'6" for greater comfort.
  • Midi Heki rooflight with flyscreen and blind in lounge, with MPK VisionStar M pro (400x400) in bathroom and over bed
  • Aero Privacy flush-fit double-glazed side windows with night ventilation position, pleated blinds and flyscreens
  • Cassette flyscreens and pleated blinds on all windows
  • Fixed bed mattresses are lightweight, yet super-supportive with soft-touch Argentum+ anti-bacterial and anti-allergy technology with Silver
  • Truma Drivesafe regulator for en-route heating with connection hose for Propane
  • New Midi Heki tilting panoramic rooflight with pleated blind and separate flyscreen
  • New Aguti foldaway seat frames (selected models) now with Isofix
  • Black Gloss Oven, grill and dual fuel hob with spark ignition and 800w electric hotplate, three gas burners with smoked glass lid, additional oven shelf and interior light.
  • Fridge freezer with removable freezer compartment
  • 800W Microwave
  • Black gloss enamelled sink with removable drainer
  • Polished chrome fittings and taps
  • Well-lit kitchen work area
  • TV points with dedicated locations for comfortable viewing (230V, 12V and aerial connection)
  • Teleco Teleplus X2/39U Directional Aerial
  • Dining table with dedicated storage
  • Alde fan assisted heating to cab
  • Winter Pack included as standard: Tank heaters and waste pipe insulation and fridge vent covers
  • 2 x Underfloor battery box each suitable for 1 battery (one Class A battery supplied as standard)
  • Prepared for solar panel installation
  • Sky-view® opening cab sunroof with blind
  • GRP underskin to motorhome floor providing a water resistant barrier
  • Up to 6'6'' internal headroom
  • Improved comfort height adjustable seatbelts (please check if compatible with your baby seat/s)
  • Rails for rear mounted cycle rack
  • Conveniently placed 12V control panel, incorporating water pump, lighting circuits, fresh water tank level and waste warning indication when full
  • Entrance door, with window blind, flyscreen and waste bin
  • Compartment for 2x 10kg gas bottles, with fitted Truma en-route gas regulator
  • 20 Amp switchmode charger / transformer
  • 25m mains hook-up cable
  • Exterior mains electric inlet
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm
  • Isolation taps for gas appliances
  • Low level entrance step for easier access
  • New External 240v socket as standard
  • New 'easy-slide' chariot-style socket
  • Revolutionary 'Strong-Lite' high-strength aluminium one-piece sides in 'Champagne'. Up to 40% stronger and 30% lighter
  • 'Cassino Ash' craftsman built 'No-Rattle' cabinetry with Chrome trim detail and 'Tavira' contrast detailing, with 24mm class-leading locker construction, removable shelves and positive locking. Soft-close hinges on all side-hung doors.
  • Sumptuous 'Leon' ActivCare and Pet Friendly upholstery with Hi-Performance, lightweight construction, with 4 x co-ordinating scatter and 4 x arm rests as standard
  • Luxurious 'Taupe Grey' deep worktops with 'Cassino Ash' edging and concealed lighting underneath, with 'Taupe' bathroom unit tops and matching splashback
  • 'Nagoya' textured wallboard
  • Stylish full GRP Pod
  • LED Awning light with drip deflector
  • ABS bumper with twin fog and reversing lights
  • Adjustable, individually switched Chrome LED reading lights to front lounge
  • Removable 'Panama Silver' luxurious loose fit carpet
  • 'Twine' easy clean heavy-duty vinyl flooring
  • Colour-coded bumpers
  • Stylish wheel trims
  • Optional Fiat 16" Alloy Wheels
  • Low level LED night lights
  • New Graphics
  • Cutlery tray
  • New Kromex badges
  • New Kitchen locker doors with concealed catches
  • Feauture corner wraparound pods
  • 100L Underslung fresh water tank with manual water fill system
  • 100L Underslung waste water tank
  • Eco Camel Orbit water-saving Halo shower head with built-in Aircore Technology
  • Extending clothes airer/dryer in shower cubicles
  • ‘Boutique' washbowl basin with click-clack plug, swan-neck mixer tap and separate soap dish
  • Chrome-effect bathroom accessories, plus additional towel hooks
  • Fully-lined separate shower cubicle
  • Thetford toilet with auto fill flush from on-board water tank
  • Domestic style bathroom door with high quality privacy lock
  • Domestic style bathroom cabinet
  • Vanity mirror in bathroom
Year 2020
Range Encore
Product Name Encore 285
Number of Berths 4
Wheel Rim Size NULL
Brake Size NULL
Tyre Size 215/70 R15 CP
Tyre Pressure NULL
Internal Length NULL
External Length 7408mm / 24'4"
Shipping Length NULL
Overall Width Inc Wing Mirrors 2750mm / 9'00''
Overall Body Width 2350mm / 7'9"
Overall Height 2820mm / 9'3"
Max Towing Limit 2000kgs / 39.37cwt
Maximum Headroom 2030mm / 6'8"
Internal Width 2200mm / 7'3"
Awning Size NULL
Front Beds

1 x Double 2080mm x 955mm / 6'10" x 3'2"

Side Dinette


Rear Beds

1 x Single 1865mm x 690mm / 6'1" x 2'3" 1 x Single 1800mm x 690mm / 5'11" x 2'3"

Maximum Hitch Weight 2350mm / 7'9"
Mass in Running Order 3040kgs / 59.84cwt
Optional Equipment Payload NULL
Maximum User Payload 460kgs / 9.05cwt
Plated M.T.P.L.M NULL
Max M.T.P.L.M 3500kgs / 68.89cwt

Note 1: The Mass In Running Order (MIRO ) - Weight of the Motorhome equipped to the manufacturer's standard specification including essential habitational equipment.    
Note 2: Maximum User Payload includes the Personal Effects payload, conventional load and the Optional Equipment Payload. 
Note 3: Maximum Technically Permissible Laden Mass (MTPLM) - The technical maximum permissible laden weight of the Motorhome. 
Note 4: Please take care to ensure that you have allowed for the masses of all items you intend to carry in the Motorhome.  
Note 5: All data is calculated using metric weights and measurements. The imperial figures quoted are conversions thereof. All dimensions have a tolerance of +/- 25mm
Note 6: Your Motorhome weights have been calculated with all water tanks empty and you are recommend to travel with all water tanks empty
Note 7: WARNING : Under no circumstances should the plated MTPLM of the Motorhome be exceeded
Note 8: Heights are measured on an unladen vehicle with the aerial in the lowest position 
Note 9: Standard Steel wheels on Fiat-based models are 15". Alloy wheels and wheels on Automatic-option models are 16"

2020 Season Options (RRP)

  • Engine Upgrade - Automatic 140BHP - £2000
  • Engine Upgrade - Automatic 160BHP - £3000
  • Fiat Alloys - £650
  • DAB with Sat Nav - £530
  • Roll out awning - £575
  • Tracker - £280
  • Tow bar (Retailer fit) - £600
  • Fiamma Pro bike rack - 2 bikes - £235
  • Fiamma Pro bike rack - 4 bikes - £328
  • Rear view system - £365
  • Teleco self-seeking satellite dish (Retailer fit) - £1,699
  • Truma air conditioning unit (in lieu of Omnivent, Retailer fit) - £1,350
  • Truma Solar panel - £530
  • Additional shelving pack (3 additional shelves and fixings for overhead lockers - Retailer fit) - £42
  • Alarm System - £322
  • External Shower & Rinse - £72
  • Leather upholstery, includes Cab seats - £1,650
  • Luxury day covers for fixed-bed models - includes; shaped duvet(s)*, 2 pillowcases and pillows, 2 co-ordinating scatter cushions and co-ordinating runner(s)* (one double duvet and runner or two single duvets and runners, as applicable) - £260
  • Hypnos Mattress Option for fixed double bed or twin bed models - £200

The RRP for any Retailer fit option is for the part only and may be subject to additional labour charges. Please discuss with your supplying Retailer at point of order.

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Cedric Thorn | Would have awarded 5 stars but ...


Would have awarded 5 stars but unfortunately the pop up side chairs are a bit uncomfortable for a 6’ male such as myself.


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