One of the best outdoor activities, especially when you have a truck, is camping. And camping will always involve a tent, but pitching it in the ground attracts a lot of downsides like critters and insects and damage from rain.

But if you want to get the most out of your off-road truck, you can set up a rooftop tent instead and get yourself off the ground. These tents are comfortable to use and give you a good experience. It also feels dry and safe and is usually spacious.

As long as you purchase the right rooftop tent, you can enjoy using your truck when you go out camping. We’ve made things easier for you by compiling the top 11 rooftop tents for your vehicle.

1. Raptor Series Offgrid Voyager Truck Rooftop Tent with Ladder

This fantastic rooftop tent would make your camping feel like a vacation, and it is the top item on our list. The Raptor Series Rooftop Tent can take two people and has a loading capacity of up to 750 pounds at once. Aerodynamically designed, the tent is strong enough for heavy wind and rainwater, so if your camping doesn’t go as you expected, you can still enjoy shelter.

You can easily set up this tent and close it down within seconds, and there is no additional setup required. It also comes fitted with a telescoping ladder as high as 8 feet, so anyone can get in and out of the tent regardless of how tall the truck is. 

Raptor Series 100000-126800 Offgrid Voyager Truck SUV Camping Rooftop Tent with Ladder, Black
  • Standard size tent (sleeps 2) with high-density 78 x 48in foam double/full mattress and 750 lb. max load
  • Sets up and closes in seconds. Unique design eliminates need for additional setup. Heavy duty telescoping 8ft aluminum ladder
  • Aerodynamically engineered to withstand heavy winds and shed rainwater.
  • Heavy duty cover keeps the tent dry and protected when tent is stowed away
  • 2 hanging shoe and storage pockets that roll up and store with ease.

2. Thule Tepui Foothill Low Profile Rooftop Tent

If you’re looking for something simpler but still offering quality as our number 1 pick, you can check out the Thule Tepui Foothill tent. This low-profile rooftop tent features a unique symmetrical design for easy mounting, as you can place it on either side of your truck and remove it whenever you want.

It is also storage-friendly with its telescopic internal frame poles, which is a great feature when you’re not using it during the off-season. You can also gaze at stars and enjoy ventilation in this tent, as it has a wide-entry, panoramic rear window.

Thule Tepui Foothill Low-Profile Rooftop Tent
  • Low-profile, symmetrical design allows the tent to be mounted on either side of your vehicle and easily removed for storage in the off-season
  • Telescopic internal frame poles allow for easy, one-person setup and breakdown
  • Features a wide entry, oversized panoramic rear window and dual skylights for maximum airflow and enhanced stargazing
  • Newly-designed base reduces tent weight while delivering improved strength and stability
  • Tent ships with mounting rails pre-installed, simplifying installation and providing an extra layer of base protection during shipment

3. Body Armor Sky Ridge Pike 2-Person Tent

The Body Armor Sky Ridge Pike 2-Person Tent is another impressive rooftop tent on our list that would look great on your truck and give you the experience you’re looking for. It is compatible with trucks, SUVs, and any 4×4 vehicle and features a quick installation process, getting you on the road before you know it.

Asides from the one-person setup, the Sky Ridge Pike tent is also easy to collapse and store. It features a sleek and attractive design that sets it apart and is spacious enough for two people without feeling tight. It also has a sturdy design that keeps it still on your car.

Body Armor 20010 SKY RIDGE PIKE 2-Person Tent SKY RIDGE PIKE 2-Person Tent
  • Comfortable sleeping accommodations for up to two persons on the 60mm thick (24 ) high density
  • The folding tent base is made of sturdy aluminum structural tubing with an insulated core and scratch
  • Heavy duty telescoping aluminum ladder extends to 9055 (60mm) maximum length
  • Easy and quick set up, with or without tools
  • Made entirely of corrosion-resistant materials including aircraft-grade 6061 aluminum framing

4. Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 3 Extended Rooftop Tent 

If you’re planning to stay outdoors for a longer time, you can’t do better than the Nomadic 3 Extended Rooftop Tent from Overland Vehicle Systems. It is made with marine-grade, breathable, waterproof materials for overall durability, comfort, and protection. It can be easily installed on any truck with a roof rack.

The rooftop tent also comes with a tubular telescoping ladder which is sturdy and offers easy access. You will also get storage pockets, a power bank pouch, an LED Velcro strip, a storage loft, and a handheld LED light. 

Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 3 Extended Rooftop Tent RTT - Dark Gray Base with Green Rain Fly & Black Travel Cover Universal
  • Features: Marine Grade 600D Rip-Stop Polyester Cotton Canvas Water Proof Body, 420D Polyester Oxford Waterproof Rain Fly, 110g Fade-less Gaze Breathable Windows, 3" High Density Foam Mattress with Quilted Cotton Cover, Insulated Base, Marine Grade Stainless Steel Hardware, 1000g Transportation Cover, Tubular Telescoping Ladder, Six Built In Storage Pockets, Storage Loft, Power Bank Pouch, Hand Held LED Light, LED Velcro Strip & Bonus Pack
  • Fitment: Anything with a factory or aftermarket roof rack. Please confirm rack weight capacity prior if you’re unsure.
  • Installation: Requires no drilling or modification to your vehicle if equipped with factory or aftermarket roof rack.
  • Tent Bonus Pack: Memory Foam Pillows, Lap Table & Mini Broom and Dust Pan

5. Smittybilt Overlander Tent

When it comes to convenient installation, you get that from the Smittybilt Overlander Tent. This triangular-designed rooftop tent makes it easy to get started, as it comes with mounting brackets for trucks without it. It also comes in larger sizes if you want to sleep about four people.

There are multiple features you can enjoy on the Overlander Tent, like the waterproof top and rainfly, privacy zippers in case you’re in a crowded area, telescopic ladder, mosquito nets on side windows, and interior LED strips. It is sturdily set upon anodized aluminum tent frame poles.

Smittybilt Overlander Tent
  • Standard size tent (sleeps 2-3) with high-density 92" x 55" foam double/full mattress and 661 lb. max load
  • 600D heavy-duty waterproof top and rain fly; sunroof; side windows with mosquito netting; anodized aluminum tent frame poles; telescopic ladder; interior LED strips and many more features
  • Easy to set up and take down; heavy duty PVC cover keeps tent dry and free from UV rays when not in use
  • Smittybilt Tent Annex (sold separately #2788) with removeable floor can be attached with heavy duty zippers for privacy
  • Tent also available in Size XL (sleeps 3-4 #2773). Ladder extension also available (#2785).Ladder capacity:265 lbs

6. TMBK 3-Person Roof Top Tent

If you’re going camping with three people instead, you can do well with the TMBK 3-Person Roof Top Tent. This tent comprises marine-grade materials, stainless steel hardware, and an insulated base. You can benefit from the breathable windows on the side and the waterproof rainfly, which keeps you protected when the weather changes.

The TMBK tent does not require any drilling to get it fixed but fits seamlessly with any truck that comes with roof racks. You can enjoy your night out on the high-density foam mattress, easy access with the telescopic ladder, and stress-free storage with its transportation cover.

TMBK 3 Person Roof Top Tent with Rain Fly Tan Base & Green Rainfly
  • Features: Marine Grade 600D Rip-Stop Polyester Water Proof Body, 420D Polyester Oxford Waterproof Rain Fly, 110g Fade-less Gaze Breathable Windows, High Density Foam Mattress with Cover, Insulated Base, Stainless Steel Hardware, 550g Transportation Cover and Telescoping Ladder.
  • What’s Included: Insulated Base With Stainless Hinges and Anodized Aluminum Poles, Khaki Tent Body, Coffee Rain Fly, Foam Mattress With Cotton Cover, Window Rods, Adjustable Ladder 81”, Aluminum Crossbars To Mount To Rack, Stainless Steel Hardware, Tie Downs and Transportation Cover.
  • Fitment: Anything with a factory or aftermarket roof rack. Please confirm rack weight capacity prior if you’re unsure.
  • Installation: Requires no drilling or modification to your vehicle if equipped with factory or aftermarket roof rack.

7. Offroading Gear Rooftop Tent

Another top rooftop tent for trucks is the Offroading Gear Rooftop Tent, designed to offer enough space for two adults. It comes with all the needed hardware and accessories for installation and only requires a roof rack on your truck. Anyone can get it set up in a few minutes.

The rooftop tent might be lightweight for easy storage, but it is also highly rugged and durable for long-lasting use. It also comes with a thick foam mattress and removable cover, so you can enjoy a peaceful and comfortable night while you’re out.

Rooftop Tent (RTT), 48" x 84" x 50", Fits 2 People, for Truck/SUV/Car/Etc. - Grey
  • ULTRA-ROOMY ROOF TOP TENT FOR 2 - The Granville III is spacious for up to 2 adults. Opens to 48" wide x 83" long x 49” high.
  • PEACEFUL NIGHT’S SLEEP – The Granville III will give you the most peaceful night's sleep you’ve ever experienced while camping with its 2.25' thick foam mattress (with removable/washable cover).
  • EASY SETUP & INSTALLATION - Our Rooftents install easily on almost any vehicle with a roof rack. Installation is simple even for the least mechanically-inclined individuals! Includes all necessary hardware and accessories.
  • INCLUDES 6.5’ ALUMINUM LADDER & TRAVEL COVER – Reaching your tent is easy with the included 6.5’ aluminum ladder ($199 value) and heavy-duty travel cover.
  • LIGHT & RUGGED: The Granville III weighs under 100 lbs. but makes no sacrifice in quality with it’s durable 5/8' aluminum tent poles and 420D Polyester Oxford PU-coated material.

8. X-BULL Rooftop Tent

Designed for trucks and SUVs, the X-BULL Rooftop Tent is the ideal choice for anyone who wants a highly rugged and durable tent. With its ABS hardshell and Oxford PU waterproof coating, it can resist rain and wind and accommodate up to three people/660 pounds.

The top of the tent is made with heavy-duty, waterproof material and features a rainfly for rainy days. It also has a skylight for stargazing and ventilation and a telescopic ladder for easy access. Its other features include the mosquito net windows, rugged PVC, and anodized tent frame pillar. Plus, you can set it up within minutes.

X-BULL Rooftop Tent Truck SUV Camping Rooftop Tent with Ladder,Rooftop Tents for Camping Large Space Suitable for 3-4 People
  • Rooftop tent is made of rugged ABS hard shell and special Oxford PU waterproof coating, coupled with reinforced aluminum alloy /ABS base to resist strong wind and rain, giving you more safe camping experience.Standard size tent (sleeps 2-3 persons), high density foam double bed/full mattress, maximum capacity of 660 LBS
  • Heavy duty waterproof top and rain fly;Skylight;Side Windows with mosquito nets;Anodized alumina tent frame pillar;Telescopic ladder;Internal LED strips and more features.Easy to set up and disassemble.Rugged PVC covers keep tents dry and protected from UV rays when not in use
  • Set up your tent in a few seconds.A retractable aluminum ladder provides stable access.Open dimensions 94.5 "x 55.0" x 51.0 ".X-BULL Rooftop Tent gives you a big space.
  • To install a roof top tent onto your roof, it will require a roof rack or truck bed rack (not included).The appropriate roof frame should be selected according to the weight of the tent on the roof + the total weight of people sleeping in the tent, which should be less than the maximum bearing weight of the roof frame.
  • This is the perfect tent for any road or off-road adventure.You'll stay dry, calm and away from rocks, mud and creepers.This hard shell roof tent will provide you with a safe and comfortable place to rest.

9. Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 2 Extended Roof Top Tent

Another rooftop tent from Overland Vehicle Systems, the Nomadic 2, is more than just a rooftop tent and can fit three people. It can extend to the ground behind your car and create a shade where you can do your camping activities before climbing up the ladder to retire for the night.

Although it’s a bitter bigger than the other tents on our list, it is still easy to install and comes with everything you need. It is made with high-quality marine-grade stainless steel hardware for sturdiness during windy camping days and many other features expected from OVS like storage pockets, LED lights, a power bank pouch, and more.

Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 2 Extended Roof Top Tent - Dark Gray Base with Green Rain Fly & Black Cover Universal
  • Features: Marine Grade 600D Rip-Stop Polyester Cotton Canvas Water Proof Body, 420D Polyester Oxford Waterproof Rain Fly, 110g Fade-less Gaze Breathable Windows, 3" High Density Foam Mattress with Quilted Cotton Cover, Insulated Base, Marine Grade Stainless Steel Hardware, 1000g Transportation Cover, Tubular Telescoping Ladder, Six Built In Storage Pockets, Storage Loft, Power Bank Pouch, Hand Held LED Light, LED Velcro Strip & Bonus Pack
  • Fitment: Anything with a factory or aftermarket roof rack. Please confirm rack weight capacity prior if you’re unsure.
  • Installation: Requires no drilling or modification to your vehicle if equipped with factory or aftermarket roof rack.
  • Tent Bonus Pack: Memory Foam Pillows, Lap Table & Mini Broom and Dust Pan

10. KingCamp Rooftop Tent 

The KingCamp Rooftop Tent is made with an ABS hard shell, waterproof coating, and reinforced aluminum, so you can rest easy each time you’re relaxing in the tent. It takes only one minute to set it up, and since it comes with a hydraulic strut, you can easily open and close the tent automatically.

You can fit two people comfortably in this rooftop tent, and it takes an impressive load of 880 pounds while only weighing 116 pounds for easy storage. You can easily mount it on your truck as long as a roof rack is fitted.

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KingCamp Rooftop Tent Hard Shell for SUV Travel Pop-up Installation Tent Large Space Suitable for 2 People with Ladder & Waterproof Hard Shell Tent Overland Roof Top Tent (Black/Grey)
  • 【Hard shell roof tent】 The rooftop tent is made of durable ABS hard shell and special Oxford with PU 3000mm waterproof coating, plus a reinforced aluminum alloy /ABS base to resist strong storms and rain, giving you more safety camping experience.
  • 【1 Minute Setup】Less than 60 seconds fully automatic setup. Park your vehicle and setup your hard shell roof top tent in just seconds. Equipped with the highest grade hydraulic strut, the tent opens automatically and effortlessly. The telescopic aluminum alloy ladder offers stable access.
  • 【Sleeps 2 People】Opened size 82.7” x 50.8” x 45.3”. Standard size roof tent (sleeps 2) with 2'' high-density comfortable queen size foam mattress. KingCamp hard shell rooftop tent gives you a large space.
  • 【Lightweight Design】116 lbs weight. 880 lbs max load. To mount a roof top tent to your roof, it will need a roof rack or truck bed rack required(not included). You need to choose a suitable roof rack according to the weight of the roof top tent + the total weight of the people sleeping in it, which should be less than the maximum bearing weight of the rack.
  • 【Dry and Comfortable Shelter】This is the perfect tent for any on-the-road or off-the-road adventures. You’ll stay dry and have peace of mind, being up and away from the rocks, mud, and creepy crawlies. This hard shell rooftop tent will provide you with a safety and comfortable resting place.

11. Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 4 Extended Roof Top Tent

Finally on our list is the Nomadic 4 Extended Roof Top Tent by Overland Vehicle Systems, offering pretty similar features to other OVS tents. The three-person tent comes with a transportation cover, storage pockets, pouches, LED lights, and a telescoping ladder.

Since it is an extended tent, it allows you to enjoy camping on the ground while covered by a shade. It also comes with a removable rainfly, skylight, and screened windows, and you can set it up within minutes.

Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 4 Extended Roof Top Tent - Dark Gray Base with Green Rain Fly & Black Cover Universal
  • Features: Marine Grade 600D Rip-Stop Polyester Cotton Canvas Water Proof Body, 420D Polyester Oxford Waterproof Rain Fly, 110g Fade-less Gaze Breathable Windows, 3" High Density Foam Mattress with Quilted Cotton Cover, Insulated Base, Marine Grade Stainless Steel Hardware, 1000g Transportation Cover, Tubular Telescoping Ladder, Six Built In Storage Pockets, Storage Loft, Power Bank Pouch, Hand Held LED Light, LED Velcro Strip & Bonus Pack
  • Fitment: Anything with a factory or aftermarket roof rack. Please confirm rack weight capacity prior if you’re unsure.
  • Installation: Requires no drilling or modification to your vehicle if equipped with factory or aftermarket roof rack.
  • Tent Bonus Pack: Memory Foam Pillows, Lap Table & Mini Broom and Dust Pan

Top Rooftop Tents For Your Camping Experience

When next you’re planning to take your truck, SUV, or 4×4 vehicle for a camping trip, you should go with one of these top rooftop tents on our list. They offer exceptional comfort and protection for campers, off-roaders, and adventurers, all offering special features depending on what you’re looking for.

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