The Best Truck Bed Motorhomes Across All Price Ranges

When you want to take the road less traveled to spend time exploring the outdoors, a truck bed camper is often the best bet. Here are the best motorhomes to look at if you already have a good truck in the driveway and don’t want to invest in a decorated motorhome.

Truck bed motorhomes come in different shapes, sizes, and configurations. To choose the best motorhome, decide whether you want a hard side or a pop-up motorhome. Then choose between a short bed model or a long bed model. Also choose between pop-up campers and rigid campers.

Pop-ups feature a roof that raises and lowers the top of the camper. Hard sides have a fixed roof and solid side walls.

Here is a rundown of the best motorhomes on the market to suit a diverse range of needs:

The Northstar 600ss is a pop-up camper designed to fit mid-size trucks like the Tacoma, Canyon and Colorado. It works with a long or short bed. The motorhome includes everything needed for off-grid living. Northstar also has enough accessories for a comfortable nomadic life. The base model starts at $23,995.

Northstar truck bed camper.

The 600ss includes a Dometic refrigerator, an elongated cabover bed with a 6-inch mattress, and a two-burner stove. It has a 17 gallon fresh water tank, self-igniting furnace, electric roof lift, MaxxAir Plus. The motorhome also has a screened entrance with a deadbolt and gas spring. The floor is insulated with block foam and the interior is fitted with ultralight marine grade plywood and LED lighting. For electricity, the 600ss is equipped with a 12-volt mini-pump that runs a single sink, a 25-amp power converter, and indoor and outdoor 110-volt outlets. Optional Northstar upgrades include an air conditioner and 60 watt solar panel.

Northstar Specs:

Interior Height (Open): 6’11”

Interior Height (Closed): 4’10”

Exterior width: 6’5″

Floor length: 6’3″

Total length: 12’2″

Basic dry weight: 1,258 pounds

If you’re looking to explore the wilderness in style, consider the Northwood Arctic Fox 1150. This hard-shell model owes its luxury to the sleeping area above the cabin and the extendable sides. It is designed for flatbed trucks and can accommodate up to three people. Comfortable furniture and high-end accessories decorate the interior, making you feel at home wherever you park.

Northwood Arctic Fox 1150 motorhome.

The Arctic Fox 1150 comes standard with insulated floor and walls, exterior LED lighting, 45 watt solar panel, heated water holding tanks, 3 burner stove and water heater. It also has a standard microwave, refrigerator, queen mattress, pedal toilet, shelving, storage cabinets, fan, shower and toilet. a dining area.

Northwood also offers a host of add-ons. You can choose from two different sizes of LED TVs, 100 and 170 watt solar panels, a 2.5 Onan LP generator, thermally glazed windows, extra storage space and a sliding mattress topper.

Northwood Specs:

Interior height: 6’7″

Exterior height: (approx) 8’7″

Exterior width: (approx) 8’1″

Floor length: 11’4″

Total length: 19′

Basic dry weight: 3,358 pounds

Even if your budget is tight, there are plenty of affordable motorhomes to choose from. Project M from Four Wheel Campers is one of our favorites. This is a signature pop-up motorhome with gas-assist lifts available for use on mid-size and full-size trucks. The motorhome includes all the essentials for comfortable living on the road and is spacious enough to store all your closet of outdoor gear – and more.

Project motorhome M.

Project M features a trundle bed that doubles in size, four adjustable windows, insulated roof and side walls, and interior shelving. The welded aluminum frame is designed for off-roading. The aluminum siding is offered in seven different color options. For an additional cost, you can choose to add the Pre-Wire for Power package. This includes the installation of four LED lights as well as pre-wiring for roof ventilators, rear spotlights and solar power.

After installing the pre-wiring kit, you can upgrade your motorhome with Four Wheel Campers’ 12-Volt AGM Battery Power Solution and optional Truck Charging Kit or a combination of battery and of solar set. Other accessories available as add-ons include a fridge, portable potty, awning, vent and fan.

Project M Midsize Truck Model Specifications:

Interior height: 57″ plus the depth of your truck bed

Exterior height (with roof open): 58″ plus the height of your truck’s bed rails

Exterior height (with roof closed): 37″ plus the height of your truck’s bed rails

Exterior width: 69″

Truck bed weight: 352 lbs (for 5′ truck bed), 377 lbs (for 6′ truck bed)

When your journey calls for the most capable extreme adventure vehicle, Global Expedition Vehicles responds with the Adventure Truck. Adventure Trucks – a partner company of Global Expeditions – custom builds off-the-grid, bomb-proof live rigs out of the back of Ram 5500 or Ford F-550 chassis. The wheels are raised five inches off the ground and fitted with a heavy-duty suspension system. Adventure Trucks are highly maneuverable and fit easily into small spaces, but also sport spacious, feature-rich interiors.

Adventure truck camper.

The Adventure Truck offers cab-to-cab access, step system, under bed storage and door access. It has a full height storage cabinet and a front roof rack. Kitchen and galley components include a set of cabinets, a stainless steel sink and an induction cook top. There is also a Vitrifrigo fridge/freezer, a dining table and a swivel table. A variable speed water pump connected to a 60 gallon fresh water supply and a 26 gallon gray water tank completes the full bathroom with a shower and swivel cassette toilet.

You can control the indoor climate using the remote control exhaust fan and the Webasto diesel heating system. Many upgrade options are also available, such as an air conditioner, microwave, additional solar panels, expanded fresh water storage and an awning.

Adventure Truck Specifications:

Height: 11′

body length: 12’6″

body width: 89″

Total length: 22′

Amanda EllisNovember 8, 2021

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