The 5 Most Affordable Camper Vans

Many people dream of embracing the nomad life and traveling around in a camper van. However, this dream can seem nearly unattainable due to the sky-high prices of most camper vans.

If you know where to look, though, you can get a great deal on a great van and begin your journey into nomad life. This article will cover the most affordable camper vans on the market today.

1. Caravan Outfitter's Free Bird

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Photo Credit: Caravan Outfitters

Base Vehicle Model: Nissan NV200

Starting Price: $37,665

Livability

  • Full electrical wiring
  • USB charging
  • 31-quart fridge
  • Portable butane stove
  • Adequate storage
  • Convertible dinette into a full-size bed
  • Mesh screen nets for windows.

Optional Add-Ons: Batwing awning, rooftop storage pod

2. Peace Vans Modern Pop Top

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Photo Credit: Peace Vans

Base Vehicle Model: Mercedes Metris

Starting Price: $45,995

Livability

  • Optional full 7-seat plus pop-top (passenger)
  • Optional two front seats without rear passenger seats (cargo)*

*Cargo option is the most affordable. With the cargo option, you can choose to later convert your van using the “full camper” option.

3. VanDOit LIV

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Photo Credit: Vandoit

Livability

Option 1: The LIV

  • Best for outdoor adventures
  • Modular design
  • Standard 8 passenger van or fully kitted camper
  • Hydraulic bed lift
  • Roof rack
  • Awning
  • Solar-powered off-grid system

Optional Add-Ons: Extra storage cabinets, kitchenette options, furnace options, shower system options

Option 2: The DO

  • Open floor plan
  • Nearly unlimited attachment points for mounts, hooks, racks, tie-downs, and shelves
  • Hydraulic bed
  • Up to 8 passenger seating with removable seats

Optional Add-Ons: Second-level bed platforms

4. Glampervan Promaster MUV

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Photo Credit: Glampervan

Base Vehicle Model: RAM Promaster 136 High Roof

Starting Price: $60,000

Livability

  • 65L fridge/freezer combo
  • Sink and prep area
  • Queen size bed
  • Front seats swivel backward
  • Fully insulated
  • Gas-powered space heater
  • Retractable awning
  • Porch lights
  • Portable toilet

5. Sportsmobile Transit

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Photo Credit: Sportsmobile

Base Vehicle Model: Ford Transit

Starting Price: $79,555

Livability

  • 22 unique floor plans
  • Eat-in dinette
  • Stove
  • Sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Freshwater system

Optional Add-Ons: Cabinet options, closet wardrobe options, bed size, and type options, marine-grade toilet, swivel cab seats, extra tables, extra seating

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