8 Best Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tents in 2024

    Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tents Review

    If you're looking for a roof top tent for your Xterra, then you are in the right place.

    Rooftop tents add a touch of luxury and pure comfort to your trips, making your adventures even more enjoyable. Unlike ground tents, roof top tents are super comfortable to sleep in, and many can be set up in less than a minute.

    In the sections below, we'll go over 8 of the best Nissan Xterra roof tents currently available and answer some general questions you might have about them.

    Nissan Xterra with a mountain backdrop



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    Top Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tents

    The Overland Junction Labrador is a soft shell roof top tent that comes in 3 sizes, and all of them are large for their categories. But despite the size, the tent is super lightweight. And it's decked out with great features: massive skylights, a 2.75" foam mattress, and more.

    • ✔ Sleeps 2-4+ people
    • ✔ Lightweight
    • ✔ Large skylights

    The Overland Vehicle Systems Bushveld is a high-quality hard shell roof top tent that's one of the largest hard shells around. From high quality tent fabric to lots of storage and a lightning fast setup, the OVS Bushveld is a great adventure addition to any Nissan Xterra.

    • ✔ Sleeps 2-4 People
    • ✔ High quality hard shell
    • ✔ Super fast setup

    The Roofnest Condor 2 hard shell roof top tent won our best hard shell rating. Reasons include its 2" memory foam mattress, high quality materials, and features galore: HVAC ports, lots of storage, optional roof crossbars, and optional awnex (awning + annex combo).

    • ✔ Sleeps 2-4 people
    • ✔ Lots of great features
    • ✔ High quality all around

    With a super fast 60-second setup and take down, the Tuff Stuff Alpha Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tent is currently one of the best hard shell roof top tents on the market. It can sleep 4 people, is highly durable, has a great mattress, and has an option to add an annex for more space.

    • ✔ Sleeps up to 4 people
    • ✔ 60 second setup
    • ✔ Optional add-on room

    The Overland Vehicle Systems Nomadic 2 extended is a 2 person Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tent built to withstand and keep you comfortable in even the harshest weather. It comes with a 2.75" foam mattress and is one of the most affordable options.

    • ✔ Sleeps 2 People
    • ✔ Thick Foam Mattress
    • ✔ Built-In Skylight Window

    With a sleeping capacity of 5 people, the Tuff Stuff Elite is one of the largest Xterra roof top tents currently available. Plus, it comes standard with an annex that can sleep 4 more! It is highly durable and can keep you safe and comfortable no matter the weather.

    • ✔ Sleeps 5 people
    • ✔ Setup under 5 min
    • ✔ Extreme weather protection

    If taking in the views and being out in nature is your ideal camping experience, there's no better tent than the Overland Junction Golden. It's a high quality hard shell roof top tent with truly 360 degree views, weatherproof fabrics, and a 2.75" high-density foam mattress.

    • ✔ 360 degree views
    • ✔ Super comfortable mattress
    • ✔ Maximum waterproofing

    The Freespirit Odyssey roof top tent for Nissan Xterra is a premium hard shell tent. It's one of the lowest profile tents around, has Freespirit's unique tri-layer fabric, can be set up super quickly, and has the option to add crossbars to the roof for carrying extra gear.

    • ✔ Sleeps 2-3 people
    • ✔ Super fast setup
    • ✔ Tri-layer tent fabric
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    Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tents FAQ

    What will I need to put a roof top tent on my Nissan Xterra?
    Crossbars or a roof rack system are required to install a roof top tent on your Xterra. They must be able to handle the weight of the tent you are choosing.

    Can you put a rooftop tent on an Xterra?
    Absolutely, you can put a rooftop tent on an Xterra. You just need to make sure you have a roof rack with crossbars, or standalone crossbars, that can handle the weight of the tent. If you have a factory rack, check your owner's manual. If you have an aftermarket rack, check its specs.

    Will a roof top tent reduce my Nissan Xterra's MPG (miles per gallon)?
    Your Nissan Xterra's MPG may reduce by 1-3 miles when you install a roof top tent. This is determined by the size and weight of your roof top tent. Most lightweight and hard shell roof top tents have no or very limited impact on your vehicle's MPG.

    Do these roof top tents come with a mattress, or do I have to buy one separately?
    A comfortable mattress is included with each of the roof top tents discussed above.

    How long do these tents take to set up?
    In less than 1-5 minutes, these roof top tents can be set up and taken down. Hard shells are usually around 1 minute, and soft shell tents closer to 5.

    Are these roof top tents covered by a warranty?
    Yes, each of the roof top tents on this list comes with a manufacturer's warranty.




    Why Purchase A Roof Top Tent for your Nissan Xterra?

    Roof Top Tent on grey jeep

    Camp Anywhere

    To set up up your roof top tent, you don't need to look for clear ground. You can camp anywhere with a roof tent on your Xterra, from a muddy mountain to a sandy beach!

    Man setting up a roof top tent

    Effortless Setup

    Gone are the days of fighting your ground tent poles into the right spot. Roof top tents have the advantage of being easy to set up and taken down, sometimes in less than 1 minute.

    Roof top tent mattress with skylight window

    Extremely Comfortable

    No more leaking tents or sleeping on the ground! All roof top tents include a very comfortable mattress and a rainfly to keep you warm and cozy in all weather.




    Have Questions About Nissan Xterra Roof Top Tents?

    Overland Junction is here to help you find the perfect roof top tent for your Xterra that fulfills your needs and fits within your budget. If you have any questions or would like more information on any of our Nissan Xterra roof top tents - or any other tents on the site - please text or call us at 833-205-7703 or email support@overlandjunction.com.

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