16 Best Camper Van Brands In The World For Living Van Life

Picking your next camper van might be a confusing deal. There are several camper van brands, but how to select the best is the ultimate question. Don’t worry, I got you covered.

Over the period, Van category has seen an impressive jump as compared to caravans or RV. According to Statista, Germany recorded 10,801 new campervan registration as compared to 3,120 caravans in March 2021.

Millennials love campervans compared to other RV categories. Well, there is a difference between RV and Campervan. With Campervan, you get more freedom, manoeuvrability, and luxury. Millennials love to explore and enjoy an off-road lifestyle with their loved ones and friends. Although campervans come on costlier side, but you are getting feature loaded vehicle to explore weekends on mountains and riverbanks.

Below is the list of the best camper van manufacturers in the world. Each brand manufactures and operates from different regions. I would suggest you check availability in your country. Let’s jump to the list, shall we?

List of Best Camper Van Brands in the World

Airstream Camper Vans

Airstream Camper Van
Airstream Camper Van

Quality of products and service to customers are two important aspects of the Airstream brand. Airstream is an American top-notch travel trailer brands that manufacturers a range of products like travel trailers, touring coaches, etc.  The brand currently sells Atlas (Airstream’s most luxurious camper vans build on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans), Interstate 24GT/GL and the most popular Interstate 19.

Mercedes-Benz Camper Vans

Mercedes-Benz Camper Vans
Mercedes-Benz Camper Van

Next in the camper van brand list is a German automobile brand – Mercedes Benz. Except for cars, Mercedes is also famous for manufacturing luxury camper vans. The band offers Marco Polo and well known Sprinter. Both camper van models come loaded with luxury and factory fit features. You can check the latest news, models and build your own down below.

Volkswagen Camper Vans

Volkswagen Camper Vans
Volkswagen Camper Van

Do you know? Volkswagen is the second-largest automobile manufacturer and owns multiple car brands, including Bugatti, Audi, etc. Like Mercedes, VW offers different camper vans like – California 6.1, California 6.1 Beach and Grand California. You can pick any camper van according to requirements and configure many features using the company’s website.

Winnebago Camper Vans

Winnebago Camper Vans
Winnebago Camper Van

Winnebago is an iconic & leading RV brand in North America. The company was started on February 12, 1958. Like Airstream, Winnebago is famous for unparalleled customer support and high-quality products, making it an exclusive small drivable RV.

Winnebago is known for different type of motorhomes, RVs, and especially handicap accessible RV. The manufacturer is also famous for their wide range of campers vans, though all of them comes based on Ram & Mercedes-Benz vehicles like Revel, Travato, ERA, etc.

Fiat Camper Vans

Fiat Camper Vans
Fiat Camper Vans

So far, we have seen various camper van manufacturers across the USA and other countries. Fiat camper is something different and impressed me a lot.

Fiat is a well-known brand in the automotive market and offers a wide range of cars, engines, and other automobile components. When you have machines and factories, it becomes way easy to launch a new product/business – Fiat Ducato.

The Ducato comes loaded with the highest level of safety, tech, and comfort. Thanks to its modular dimensions, you can utilise every space and load cargo easily. Fiat also promises that Ducato has the best overall length and rear section ratio. The van comes with various engine options to pick:

120 MULTIJET2

  • Max power: 120 HP (89 kW) at 2,750 rpm
  • Max torque: 320 Nm at 1400 rpm
  • Displacement: 2,300 cc
  • Transmission: 6-speed gearbox
  • Service: 48,000 km (or 2 years)

140 MULTIJET2

  • Max Power: 140 HP (104 kW) at 3,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 350 Nm from 1,400 to 2,500 rpm
  • Displacement: 2,300 cc
  • Transmission: 9-speed gearbox
  • Service: 48,000 km (or 2 years)

This is also the bestselling engine option.

160 MULTIJET 2 POWER

  • Max Power: 160 HP (117 kW) at 3,600 rpm
  • Max Torque: 380/400 Nm from 1,500 to 2,750 rpm
  • Displacement: 2,300 cc
  • Transmission: 9-speed gearbox
  • Service: 48,000 km (or 2 years)

This engine option is for extra power.

180 MULTIJET2 POWER

  • Max power: 178 HP (130 kW) at 3,500 rpm
  • Max torque: 400/450 Nm from 1,500 to 3,000 rpm
  • Displacement: 2,300 cc
  • Transmission: 9-speed gearbox
  • Service: 48,000 km (or 2 years)

In term of support, Fiat supports 15 languages, 51 countries and helps 24×7 in Europe.

We have covered major camper vans brands in the world. Now, let’s check some of the best independent companies that design and manufactures camper vans based on vehicles like RAM, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, and other truck/pickup vehicles.

Benchmark Camper Vans

Benchmark Camper Vans
Benchmark Camper Van

Looking for your weekend warrior or something rugged helps you tackle some off-road camping and make your camping experience memorable. Benchmark vehicle is famous for custom modifications and solid build quality.

The manufacturer is headquartered in Portland, Oregon and famous for delivering best-in-class dream escape camper vans. That’s not all, like other van conversion companies, Benchmark uses Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford, etc. You can know about types of customization and feature below.

Boho Camper Vans

Boho Camper Vans
Boho Camper Van

Finally, one of our generation camper van in the list. Boho campers are based in Arizona and deal with building, renting, and selling camper vans at affordable prices. What differentiates Boho from other camper manufacturing companies is state-of-art wooden work.

Get inside, and you will feel comfort, functionality with carefully designed interiors. Not just that, everything inside can be built and customize according to your travel convenience.

Roadtrek Camper Vans

Roadtrek Camper Vans
Roadtrek Camper Van

Canada based camper van and motorhome manufacturer, Roadtrek focuses on attention to detail and customer satisfaction. The company was founded by Jac Hanemaayer while designing his first model back in 1974.

Later on, Roadtrek was acquired by Groupe Rapido in 2019. Today, the company used RAM chassis to build beautiful camper vans and motorhomes like PLAY, CHASE, ZION, etc. In terms of pricing, Roadtrek comes with a starting price $104,986 and goes up to $167,986. You can build your camper van following the link below:

Outside Vans

Outside Vans
Outside Van

Next in the camper vans manufacturers list is a team of custom van designers that focuses on limited numbers. Outside Vans is based in Portland, USA and offers hand-built customization to meet customer needs.

Like Airstream, Outside Van focuses on quality and customer service that’s why everything they design is hand-built. The manufacturer uses Mercedes-Benz Sprinter because of the brand, safety, and reliability. In terms of vehicles, Outside Vans offers four major customization categories:

  • Ranger: Offers rigid looks and suitable for two persons.
  • Grace: Suitable for a crew and large family.
  • Smoke: Custom designed for motorcycle professionals.
  • BOB: Comfortable designed for two persons with room setup.

Want to check their work? Follow the link below for more info:

Boulder Camper Vans

Boulder Camper Van
Boulder Camper Van

Established in Colorado, USA, Boulder focuses on handcraft with a combination of tech. The brand uses the best tool to design and build customised camper vans. Boulder’s small yet capable team uses a 3-step process – Vision, 3-D blueprints, and build.

Like other camper van manufacturers, Boulder uses Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit Eco Boost, Dodge Ram Promaster vehicles and capable of customising according to sleep, activity and other things you wish to design.

Ready.Set.Van

Ready.Set.Van
Ready.Set.Van

As suggested by brand – Ready.Set.Van focuses on an off-roading niche camping audience. So, if you are a climber, biker, or weekender, Ready.Set.Van has something customised for you.

The company is located and operates from New Jersey, USA. As of today, Ready.Set.Van modifies Ram Promaster. Head to the link to know more about the brand and quality they offer.

Freedom Vans

Freedom Vans Company
Freedom Vans

Bellingham, WA based Freedom Vans is a small group of van conversion enthusiasts. Tom Doran and Kyleigh Rogers founded Freedom Vans. This camper van brand is specialises in Solar power system and can customise according to your choice.

Seeing their projects, I can assure you that the company focuses on attention to detail and quality of work. In terms of customization categories, Freedom offers Home on wheels, Weekend Warrior, Family Vans, Phase One & Industry Vans. Like Airstream, Freedom uses Mercedes Sprinter as a vehicle. Know more about their work and offerings:

Vanlife Customs

Vanlife Customs
Vanlife Customs

Vanlife was started by Dave (Former Marine) in his backyard and shifted to Denver, Colorado, as a full-time business. Like other individual camper van manufacturers, Vanlife customs deals in all kinds of RV conversions, DIY consulting, partial building, and different types of services.

Whether you are a hiker, digital nomad, climber, or a full-time traveller, Vanlife offers a different set of customizations using Ford Transit, Ram Promaster, and Mercedes Sprinter.

Caravan Outfitter

Caravan Outfitter
Caravan Outfitter

Based in WA, United States, Caravan Outsider was established back in 2015 to make affordable camper vans. Kurt & Craig Campbell, founders of Caravan Outfitter, has utilised Nissan NV200 and other budget-friendly vans to make camping fun for 2-adults.

Today, Canavan Outfitter offers four camper models which can be customised according to customer needs:

  1. Free Bird (2 people) – uses a Nissan SV
  2. Backroad (5 people) – uses a Mercedes Metris passenger van
  3. Outpost (2 people) – uses a Nissan off-road SUV of camping with Ikamper Skycamp Mini
  4. Sprinter Top (3-4 people) – uses a Mercedes Sprinter van

The company also offers rental service at a starting cost of $135/day. You can contact them for the sales and rental service below.

Oasis Campervans

Oasis Campervans
Oasis Campervans

Oasis should be an ideal company to pick if you are looking for camper based minivan conversion. Oasis is one of the best vans conversion companies in the USA and focuses on affordable, user-friendly and craftmanship.

The company offers classic conversion, including a kitchen, running water, bed for 2, chairs, dining table, and multiple storage options. Add more money, and you will get options to add battery, solar panel, refrigerator, etc.

Noticeably, Oasis uses a limited model of cars for conversion. This list includes:

  • Toyota Sienna
  • Honda Odyssey
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Chrysler Pacifica

You can see their work and contact them for pricing/details.

Glampervan

Glampervan
Glampervan

Next on the list is a “multi-use” campervan conversion company. Glampervan is California based company that uses Ram ProMaster for conversion.

According to the company, you can utilise “MUV” as a daily driver. Whether it’s a weekend getaway, mobile office, and other stuff, a Glampervan van is a perfect touring vehicle for 2-adults.

Sportsmobile

Sportsmobile
Sportsmobile

As a camper van manufacturer, Sportsmobile offers the best varieties of camper vans. The custom van conversion company was started in 1961 and operated from the USA. Sportsmobile holds an A+ rating in accredited business and has a good community of Sportsmobile owners.

Compared to other brands, the company offers Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, Dodge ProMaster, Chevy E-Van, Ford E-Van, and Classis 4×4 conversions. That’s not all, at extra cost, Sportsmobile offers various options like interiors accessories, heating/cooling systems, electricals, etc., while designing your van using the company’s online studio.

With this wide range of camper vans, Sportsmobile also offers used vans. You can contact or visit the given address to check latest stock.

TouRig

TouRig
TouRig

Based in Colorado, United States, Touring is the best high-performance expedition vehicles. The camper van manufacturer offers 3-major categories:

  • XUV – Xtreme Utility Van

XUV focuses on a modular design with versatile approach. They offer seating for 2-6 people with 5 sleep max.

  • XAV – Xtreme Adventure Van

XAV comes with tailored design with a unique experience designed for adventure seekers. In terms of seating and sleep, XAV offers the same as SUV with more features.

  • XDV – Xtreme Duty Van

XDVs are rugged designed off-road vans. These vans are designed for extreme travel. XDV is based on Ford F550 and comes with tons of exterior/interior features.

Interested? The booking process is pretty simple.

Conversation > Security Deposit > Design > Buildout > Delivery > Camping

You can contact them for custom design and other details.

Hope you liked the list of best camper vans brands in the world. Don’t forget to tell me your fav. brand and why?

by Shailesh Thakran
Hi, I am a Marketing professional with expertise in SEO. I help Organizations/Startups in Structural, Design and Content Marketing to become online entities. I love blogging, mainly about automobiles, travel trailers & everything related to wheels. With the help of Thorttlebias, I want to educate and share in-depth articles/tips for other RVers. Outside of work, I love to read & play with my Rottweiler. Guess what! We can be friends, below are my social profiles.
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