A truck camper, also known as a pick-up camper, typically costs new anywhere from $8,000 – $40,000 on average. Some such as the Eagle Cap can go as high as $79,900. The price for used truck campers ranges from under $1,000 to $25,000 or more depending on condition, age, features, and brand.
What kind of truck do you need for a truck camper?
Once fully loaded and wet, most single-slide campers (and some non-slide, hard sides as well) require the capacity of a dually truck. Any camper with more than one slide absolutely requires a dual rear wheel truck. Of course, it’s not that simple because not all one-ton single rear wheel or dually trucks are the same.
How much is a 2020 truck camper?
As you shop around you’ll find that new truck campers in the 2020 market range from $6,000 to $76,500 when you look at RV shopping sites like RVTrader. These prices are for those truck campers that fit in standard pickup trucks you can regularly buy at any dealership.
Do truck campers hold their value?
Truck Campers tend to hold their value the best out of all the RV types, only depreciating by 79% at 25 years old. They tend to lose most of their value in the first 15 years, but after that they tend to hold their value well. The biggest drop in value happens between 5 and 15 years.
Are truck campers still made?
The camper still exists at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, California.
How fast can you drive with a truck camper?
California. RV Speed Limit: 55 mph for trucks and trailers on rural and urban interstates. Notes: Class A motorhomes should follow truck speeds.
Can a 1/2 ton truck carry a camper?
The problem is unlike many of the 3/4- and 1-ton trucks on the market, most half-tons are not equipped to handle the bulkiness of a full-size camper. None of the current or even older half-ton pickups can safely haul a 1,000- to 2,000-pound payload in the bed.
Are Lance campers worth the money?
These travel trailers are definitely worth exploring if you’re looking for a travel trailer that is well-made and no-nonsense with its available layouts and options. The travel trailer’s weight (and making sure trailers are properly matched to tow vehicles) is really important to Lance.