Hard Shell Roof Top Tents

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    If you're looking for the perfect hard shell roof top tent to take on your next overlanding adventure, then you have come to the right place.

    Hard Shell Roof Top Tents are a kind of luxury among overlanders. They are similar to soft shell roof top tent but way more comfortable and crazy easy to set up and takedown (15-30 seconds).

    With so many hard shell tents out there it can be daunting to pick the right one. So to help you, we put together resource on the 5 best hard shell roof top tents currently on the market. Without further due, let's jump right into it.

    Best hard shell roof top tents



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    #1 Best Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    FSR Odyssey

    FSR Odyssey Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $3,295

    Odyssey by Freespirit Recreation is the best hard shell roof top tent currently out there.

    With a unique low profile & aerodynamic design, Freespirit Recreation Odyssey Hard Shell Roof Top Tent is one of the best hard shell roof top tents on the market today. It comes in 2 different sizes; The smaller size can accommodate 2 people while the larger size can sleep 3 people.

    One of the best features of Odyssey is its unique body construction. The body is made using Tri-Layer fabric that is designed to keep warm during cold winter nights and chill during hot summer days. It sort of acts like an A/C in summer and a heater in winter.

    The setup and takedown process of the Freespirit Recreation Odyssey hard shell roof top tent is almost fully automated. All you have to do is unlock the latches and gently push the roof upright. In approximately 15-20 seconds, the tent will pop open!

    When you mount a roof top tent, You lose the ability to mount other gear or luggage you might have on your rack. So to fix this issue, Odyssey is designed in such a way that it lets you add a rack on top of it and add up to 250 lbs of gear or luggage. You won't find this feature in any other tent out there.


    Overview

    •   Tri-Layer Body Construction
    •   Extreme Weather Protection
    •   Setup and takedown in under 20 seconds
    •   Lightweight
    •   Low profile, aerodynamic design

    4 Person Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    OVS Bushveld

    OVS Bushveld Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $2,799

    Bushveld by Overland Vehicle Systems is the best 4 person hard shell roof top tent on the market today.

    With a sleeping capacity of 4 people, OVS Bushveld is the largest hard shell roof top tent currently on the market. It features a stylish one-piece aerodynamic shell and a 4-Season cantilever design that will protect you from all kinds of extreme weather conditions.

    The main reason why Bushveld hard shell roof top tent gained popularity is because of the awesome sleeping experience it provides. The mattress it comes with is very thick and super comfortable to sleep on, and there is an in-built skylight window on the roof to improve ventilation at night.

    The body of Bushveld is made using Premium 600D Waterproof Rip-Stop Polyester Cotton Canvas for extreme weather protection. It also comes with a Premium 420D Waterproof Polyester Oxford Waterproof to ensure that no water leaks through during heavy rain.

    Even though Bushveld is a large tent, The setup and takedown process of Bushveld is as simple as ABC and won't take more than 15-30 seconds. Also, It comes with all the necessary installation equipment to make it easy for you to mount it on your roof rack.


    Overview

    •   3 Piece Cantilever Design
    •   15 second setup time
    •   Premium King Size Mattress
    •   In-built skylight window
    •   Windows are made with Breathable material
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    Best Electric Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    BunduTec BunduTop

    BunduTec BunduTop Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $3,860

    BunduTop by BunduTec is the best electric hard shell roof top tent out there.

    BunduTec BunduTop is a top-of-the-line hard shell roof top tent that comes with features that you won't find in any other roof top tent. Unlike other RTTs, BunduTop can be opened and closed with a push of a button. It also has solar wirings built into it to make it easy for you to plug in your solar panels.

    One cool thing about this tent is that you can enter from any of the 4 sides and when all the windows are opened completely, you get an awesome 360-degree view of your surroundings. In case you need extra space, It has a for you option to add an additional room.

    BunduTop comes in 3 different sizes - The smallest size (Standard) weighs about 176 lbs and can accommodate 2 people. The medium size (King) weighs a little higher than the standard size and has the capacity to accommodate 3 people comfortably. The largest size (Super King) weighs about 270 lbs and can accommodate 4 people easily.

    The body of Bundutec hard shell roof top tent is made with aluminum and a durable 300gsm rip-tech canvas to make sure you are safe and comfortable even in extreme weather conditions. Also, Bundutop Bundutec has been tested to withstand extreme winds up to 50 mph.


    Overview

    •   Lifts or lowers at the touch of a button
    •   Rigged for Solar Panels
    •   In-built LED light
    •   360-degree view
    •   Shade awning around all four sides of the tent

    Best Premium Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    Eezi-Awn Blade

    Eezi-Awn Blade Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $3,700

    Blade by Eezi-Awn is one of the best premium hard shell roof top tents on the market.

    Eezi-Awn Blade is our first recommendation to people who are looking for a premium hard shell roof top tent. Designed, manufactured and tested on the trails of South Africa, Eezi-Awn Blade is one of the toughest roof top tents currently on the market.

    Made with lightweight aluminum and 260-gram Teflon-coated Polyester Ripstop Material, It is highly durable and will keep you safe and comfortable even in bad weather conditions. Blade also includes a premium rainfly to keep the water out during heavy rainfall.

    When it comes to sleeping experience, Eezi Blade hard shell roof top tent takes it to the next level! It's incredibly comfortable to sleep in, and easily sleeps two people. Plus, when all the windows are open, you get a breathtaking 270-degree view of your campsite!

    Eezi Awn Blade is super easy to set up and takedown like the other tents on this list. Assuming you already have the tent installed on your car, all you have to do is open the stainless steel locks and gently push it upwards. That's all! The tent opens itself, and you're ready to go.


    Overview

    •   Sleeps 2 People
    •   Automated Setup and Takedown
    •   Thick Mattress
    •   Premium Rainfly
    •   Insulated Roof & Floor

    Most Comfortable Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    FSR Evolution

    FSR Evolution Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $3,795

    Evolution by Freespirit Recreation is the most comfortable hard shell roof top tent on the market today.

    When you camp with Evolution hard shell roof topt tent, you will feel like you are sleeping in a 5-star hotel even when you are deep in the woods. It offers a level of comfort lacking in most roof top tents on the market today.

    Designed to sleep 2-3 people, the FSR Evolution 2 person hard shell roof top tent includes a built-in foam mattress that is exceptionally comfortable to sleep on. Evolution also comes with a tri-layer body to keep you safe and comfortable under extreme weather situations.

    You often see a drop in MPG when you mount a roof top tent on your car. However, that's not the case at all with FSR Evolution. As, It has a low profile, aerodynamic design -- It doesn't affect your vehicle's MPG in any way.

    The Evolution's top is made of a unique honeycomb aluminum design that provides increased durability while also reducing the total weight of the tent. Like Freespirit Odyssey, Evolution is incredibly simple to set up and take down (it takes less than 15-30 seconds).


    Overview

    •   Lightweight and Durable
    •   Automatic Setup and Takedown
    •   360 Degree view
    •   Bad Weather Protection
    •   Sleeps 2-3 People

    Honorable Mention

    Roam Rambler

    Roam Rambler Hard Shell Roof Top Tent

    $3,400

    The Rambler 2 person hard shell roof top tent is the newest addition to Roam Adventure Co's incredible roof top tent collection. It's a durable roof top tent made with an ABS fibreglass and poly-cotton ripstop body that's built to keep you safe even in the worst weather.

    The Roam Adventure Co Rambler hard shell roof top tent comes with an extremely soft mattress that will let you sleep like a baby. It's about 2.5" thick and has a bottom anti-condensation layer to keep condensation at bay. Plus, all windows include insect screens to prevent mosquitoes from entering and disturbing your sleep.

    A good night's sleep necessitates proper heat control. With this in mind, Roam Adventure Co incorporated insulation to the Rambler's base and roof to ensure that the tent remains at a comfortable temperature throughout the night.

    The Roam Adventure Rambler provides a 360-degree view and is extremely simple to set up and takedown, taking no more than 60 seconds. It has side awnings over the windows and a ladder to make getting in and out of the tent easier.


    Overview

    •   Highly Durable
    •   60-second setup
    •   360-degree view
    •   Comfortable Mattress
    •   Insulated Base and Ceiling

    Got Questions About Hard Shell Roof Top Tents?

    Overland Junction can help you make an informed decision about a hard shell roof top tent for your vehicle. If you have any further questions or concerns before making a purchase, please browse our website or contact our customer service department at 833-205-7703 or support@overlandjunction.com through phone or email.