Small Truck Camper Reviews
Do you own a truck? Do you know that you can turn it into a truck camper by simply getting a camper that can be fixed onto your truck bed?
In this article, I will share with you some of the best truck campers (campers that can be fixed on truck beds).
The biggest benefit of turning your truck into a camper is that it is most likely going to be cheap than getting a conversion van, a pop-up trailer, or any other type of van.
The only downside is that you will have to wait for a bit of time for your truck to be fixed with the camper.
However, if it is your dream to travel and enjoy camping in your truck, waiting for a couple of days or weeks should not be a problem.
5 Best Small Truck Campers On The Market
Made by Northstar Campers, this is a high quality small truck camper whose features and amenities will surprise you. It is the smallest camper from Northstar Campers (weighs less than 1,300 pounds).
The biggest highlights of the Northstar 600 include a sizeable 17-gallon water tank, a queen size bed (60 by 80-inch), a 4 cu. ft. refrigerator, and a table system that can be tucked away.
Options for this small truck camper include a cassette toilet, an outdoor shower, a compressor refrigerator, and a solar power system.
If you want to go camping in winter or to be able to go camping in winter, get the extra “sub-zero package” when buying this camper.
This package includes wall insulation, window insulation, and an insulated sleeping pod.
The floor-length of this camper measures 6 by 3 feet. This means a 6 foot truck camper that can fit mid-size trucks such as the Ford Ranger, the Nissan Frontier, the Chevy Colorado, and the Toyota Tacoma.
It costs about $18,000 without any extra option.
Lance 650 truck camper
This is a complete truck camper that fits perfectly on half-ton trucks with 5 by 6 feet beds, and qualifies to be among our 5 best small truck campers.
It is engineered for those who really want to enjoy solo or couple camping.
This small truck camper weighs 1,700 pounds with best-in-class features such as euro-lite framed cabinets, an app-enabled sound system, a one-piece PVC roof, ducted heat, a water heater, tinted temperature-stabilizing windows, and a premium aluminum frame.
It is an amazing vehicle.
This vehicle’s bathroom includes a black tank flush, a marine toilet, a mirror, and a skylight. Many truck campers do not have a toilet.
Exciting features you can expect from the Lance 650 include a two-burner range, a high spout faucet, a rectangular sink, a silverware organizer, a matte black refrigerator, and a big furnace.
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Travel Lite Rayzr Truck Camper
Travel Lite makes gorgeous lightweight truck campers that are light enough for fitting on mid-size, half-ton, and full-size trucks.
What makes Travel Lite’s Rayzr campers so unique is the fact that they are built of unique natural wood and have insulated roofs, walls, and floors.
They are just as warm as a heated tiny wood cabin. And they are cheap since they are not made of expensive aluminum, fiberglass, or any other material.
The biggest highlights of Rayzr campers include brilliant interior LED lighting, a twenty-pound LP gas tank, and a big 12,000 BTU furnace.
Most truck campers have no furnace so the fact that these ones have is a very big advantage.
Four Wheel Campers
Four Wheel Campers are truck campers with differing floor plans including short bed truck camper floor plans.
Depending on what you want, you can get a four wheel camper model that suits your sleeping and seating preferences.
Probably the best Four Wheel camper line of campers is the Grandby Model. It has an amazing design and it comes with multiple options.
The options include the Flat Bed Model option, the shell model option, the front dinette option, the side dinette option, and the rollover couch option.
All options can stay warm even if the weather outdoors is bitterly cold. However, the very best one among them is the Grandby model Rollover Coach option/floor plan.
This small truck camper dry weight is 1,095 pounds, it can sleep four adults, and it has a freshwater capacity of 20 gallons.
Its lightweight design increases fuel-efficiency and the fact that four adults can sleep in it makes it a great camper for a small family or for two couples to travel in.
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Capri campers are lightweight truck campers for 1/2 ton pickups. The Cowboy model is the best Capri Campers model on the market. It is also one of the cheapest premium truck campers in the country.
Capri small truck camper costs just 8,000.
When you pay $8,000 for this truck you get a big and dense foam mattress (48 by 80), a brilliant vent fan, overhead cabinets, three big windows, USB charging ports, a dedicated battery system, an easy-to-clean wood grain flooring, and a smoke alarm.
The additional options you can include in this camper to make it more homely include a shower unit, an air conditioner, a 2.4 cu. ft. refrigerator, a microwave, a 2-burner cooktop, a sink, a freshwater tank package, video/audio package that includes a big TV, and electric jacks.
Each of the options costs between $400 and $2000.
Make sure you choose everything you need to have a fun camping experience depending on where you want to go and camp. Do not end up in the middle of nowhere without an extra battery or additional freshwater tank.
Summary of small truck campers
You are now familiar with the best truck campers on the market.
These are some of the cheapest campers to own and that you can have a luxurious camping experience in.
Just make sure your truck can handle the camper you put on it (the manufacturer will advise you on what to do.
And once the camper is fixed on your truck and ready to do, try not to add too much weight to it to be on the safe side.
The best small truck camper for sale is the Rayzr truck camper from Travel Lite.
Are short bed camper same as small truck?
Short bed truck models portable lightweight campers designed below 7 foot truck beds. Most are between 5′ and 6′ foot beds.
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