Core 196

Compact Van With Plenty Of Room

Franklin Core has morphed into an outstanding, practical range of vans, the outcome of customer feedback and demand. The new model range is designed to meet lifestyle choices, combined with a host of essential and luxury features, layouts and all within the needs of families, couples and solo travellers. The Core range maintains the Franklin history of uncompromising build standards, while representing outstanding value at competitive pricing.

If the ideal van that suits your family needs is a mid-sized, compact configuration, without compromising on all of the elements of comfortable caravaning, then Core 196 is ideal for your needs. Lightweight, compact and competitively priced it is bound to please.

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  • Latest Pearl aluminium
  • Composite accent trim sides
  • Checkerplate front
  • Double glazed windows with integrated blinds and flyscreens
  • Camec triple locking door
  • Modern interior décor with multiple choices


  • Alko electric brakes to all wheels
  • Alko drop-down corner stabilizers
  • Brakesafe breakaway safety system
  • Gas regulator and A-frame tap protection
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector with hush button


  • 4 Gas burners and minigrill
  • French-made high wear vinyl floating flooring
  • Spacious, fully enclosed fibreglass shower to full ceiling height


  • Roof hatches with blinds & flyscreens
  • Dual 9kg gas bottles
  • Dual 95 litre water tanks with galvanized sheet metal protection and drain tap
  • Extractor fan hatches fitted over toilet and shower
  • Fold down external picnic table
  • Lift-up underbed storage
  • Water tap fitted to A-frame


  • 100 Amp AGM deep cycle battery
  • BM Pro 35 battery charger
  • RV View battery monitor
  • 160 W solar System
  • 22” LED television
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • 190L 3-way refrigerator
  • DVD/CD radio with ceiling speakers
  • LED interior lights
  • Narva LED external traffic lighting
  • Winegard rooftop TV antenna
  • Truma ultra rapid gas/electric HWS
  • WS Water tank gauge

Nuts & Bolts

  • 3500kg 50mm ball coupling
  • Bumper bar with mounted spare wheel
  • Preston Chassis-built Supergal chassis

Wheels & Chassis

  • 205 R15 Tyres with Alloys
  • 4" A-frame & 4" Chassis
  • 2" Raiser

Customise Your Van

  • Bike rack (2 bikes only)
  • Extended A-frame
  • Tool box fitted to A-frame
  • Hydraulic lift sliding table (available in 'L' & Club lounge layouts only)
  • Ibis air conditioning upgrade
  • Leather upholstery upgrade
  • Oven with electric hot plate and laminate lid
  • Vegas microfibre upholstery
  • Waeco reverse camera and car kit (supplied loose)
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Core 196


Franklin Caravan Core 196 - Floorplan

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