3 Nissan Frontier Camper Options for your Favorite Mid-Size Truck

camper for nissan frontierPictured: Custom Phoenix Pop-Up Camper for the Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier truck spans 3 generations as a popular small truck in North America. The 1st Generation Frontier runs from 1997-2004, 2nd Gen from 2004-2015, and the 3rd Gen running 2014 – Present Day. Naturally, with so many on the road, owners may wonder if a Nissan Frontier camper actually available for their little truck? The answer is Yes!  Here’s a few different camper options:

Phoenix Pop-Up Campers

Phoenix Pop-up Campers build each of it’s campers to order (Pictured above). While no base weight is mentioned, these are lightweight campers with welded aluminum cage framing, a molded cab-over top and fiberglass siding. Tons of standard features are included and all the options imaginable including custom fabric and countertops.


northstar camper for the nissan frontier

Northstar Pop-Up Campers for the Nissan Frontier

Northstar makes four cab-over, pop-up campers that fit Nissan Frontier trucks:

  • MC600 – Base weight: 1198 lbs. A 6’3″ floor length fits both long and short bed trucks. Interior height is 6’4? when opened.
  • 600SS – Base weight: 1258 lbs. Sidewall height is 5.5″ taller than the MC600 Camper. A 6’3″ floor length. Interior height is 6’11” open.
  • TC700 – Base weight 1311 lbs. For long beds only, the floor length is 7 feet. Interior height of 6’4″ when opened.
  • 700SS – Base weight: 1371 lbs. For long beds only. Sidewall height is 5.5″ taller than the TC700. A 7′ floor length and interior height of 6’11″ when open.

Four Wheel Campers: Swift and Fleet Models

Four Wheel Campers makes a couple different camper models that are a cab-over design, which fit the Nissan Frontier. For 5-foot truck beds, Four Wheel Campers offers the Swift Model that requires bolt down installation.

  • Base Weight: 795 lbs.
  • Sleeps 3 adults
  • Low Profile: Thickness of cabover is only 8 inches, reducing wind drag
  • Interior Height: 6 feet, 4 inches when top is popped up
  • Framing: Aluminum
  • Siding: Aluminum (fiberglass available)
  • Freshwater Capacity: 20 gallons
  • For 5 Foot Beds

For a Nissan Frontier with a 6 foot bed, the Fleet Model is available. With a base weight of only 845 lbs, Four Wheel’s Fleet pop-up camper easily falls within the payload capacity of the Frontier. The Fleet camper specs include:

  • Base Weight: 845 lbs.
  • Sleeps 3 adults
  • Low Profile: Thickness of cabover is only 8 inches, reducing wind drag
  • Interior Height: 6 feet, 4 inches when the top is opened up
  • Framing: Aluminum
  • Siding: Aluminum (fiberglass available)
  • Freshwater Capacity: 20 gallons
  • For 6 foot Beds

Nissan Frontier Camper Suspension Upgrades

It is recommended to upgrade the suspension on your Nissan Frontier if you plan on adding a camper, due to the weight load. Some of the options available include helper springs, suspension stabilizers, or airbags. Here’s links to some Nissan Frontier suspension upgrades:

Nissan Frontier Helper Springs – Medium Duty rated up to 1,000 lbs. load leveling capacity

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