During our search for the perfect camper van, we discovered many Class B RV manufacturers in the United States and Canada. Some of these companies make custom camper vans, others make standard Class B RVs found at RV dealerships. One thing we know for sure is there are quite a few Class B RV manufacturers out there with a wide range in price. We hope you find this list of the Class B RV manufacturers helpful in your research.


List of Class B RV Manufacturers (A-Z)

Class B RV Manufacturers List

5 Mars RV

Based in Joliette, Québec. 5 Mars RV specializes in van conversions with a pop-up top. We saw the Imagine model in Maine, which looked pretty neat from the outside.

Chassis: Dodge Caravan, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://www.5marsvr.com/

Advanced RV

Based in Willoughby, Ohio. Advanced RV has been exclusively manufacturing Class B RVs since 2012.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://advanced-rv.com/

Airstream, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc.

Based in Jackson Center, Ohio. Airstream is more than shiny travel trailers. The company has been manufacturing the Interstate Class B RV since 2004.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://www.airstream.com/touring-coaches/

Blue Ridge Adventure Vehicles

Based in Asheville, North Carolina. Blue Ridge Adventure Vehicles (formerly Moorehead Design Lab) specializes in custom camper vans and van conversions.

Chassis: Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter, Nissan NV, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://www.blueridgeadventurevehicles.com/

Carado, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc.

Based in Kitchener, Canada. Carado offers two entry level camper vans on the Ram ProMaster chassis.

Chassis: Ram ProMaster

Website: http://caradorv.com/

Chinook RV

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chinook RV went into foreclosure in 2005 and was resurrected in 2013. The company once known as “The Sports Car of Motorhomes” specializes in Class B RVs.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://www.chinookrv.com/

Coach House

Based in Nokomis, Forida. Coach House manufactures the Arriva Class B RV and sells factory direct.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: http://www.coachhouserv.com/

Coachmen, a division of Forest River, Inc.

Based in Middlebury, Indiana. Coachmen manufacturers two Class B RVs: Crossfit on the Ford Transit and Galleria on the Mercedes Sprinter.

Chassis: Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter

Website: http://www.coachmenrv.com/

Creative Mobile Interiors

Based in Grove City, Ohio. Creative Mobile Interiors manufacturers custom Class B RVs. Designs range from mobile barber shops to 4×4 overland vehicles.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: http://www.creativemobileinteriors.com


Based in Sebastopol, California. GTRV converts full size vans, mid sized vans and mini vans. The company sells direct to consumer with a variety of models to choose from. Custom designs are also available.

Chassis: Ford Transit, Mercedes Metris, Mercedes Sprinter, Toyota Sienna

Website: http://www.gtrv.com/

Hymer, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc.

Based in Kitchener, Ontario. Hymer has been manufacturing camper vans in Germany for quite some time. The company’s first North American Class B RV is the Aktiv. We live full time out of the Hymer Aktiv 2.0.

Chassis: Ram ProMaster

Website: https://www.gohymer.com

Land Yacht Motor Werks

Based in Magnolia, Texas. Land Yacht specializes in outfitting Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: http://landyachtmw.com

Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC

Based in Elkhart, Indiana. Midwest Automotive Designs has been manufacturing Class B RVs since 2001.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: https://midwestautomotivedesigns.com/


Based in Lévis, Quebec. NEW-WEST has been manufacturing Class B recreational vehicles since 1999. Founder Jean Dumais created his first Class B RV by drawing inspiration from the Westfalia van.

Chassis: Chevy Express, Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://www.new-west.com/

Outside Van

Based in Troutdale, Oregon. Outside Van has been building custom camper vans since 1998. Buy a fully custom van or upgrade the interior off an existing van.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://www.outsidevan.com/

Pleasure-Way Industries Ltd.

Based in Saskatoon, SK Canada. Pleasure-Way has been manufacturing Class B RVs since 1985.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://pleasureway.com/

The RV Factory

Based in Elkhart, Indiana. The RV Factory manufacturers the Avion camper van on the Mercdes Sprinter chassis and sells factory direct.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://thervfactory.com/


Based in Fort Worth, Texas. Regency specializes in Class B RVs on the Mercedes Sprinter chassis.

Chassis: Mercedes Sprinter

Website: http://regencyrv.com/

Roadtrek, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc.

Based in Kitchener, Ontario. Roadtrek  has been manufacturing Class B RVs since 1990. We had the opportunity to tour some of the Roadtrek models.

Chassis: Chevy Express, Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://www.roadtrek.com/

Safari Condo

Based in Québec, Canada. Safari Condo manufacturers travel trailers and Class B RVs. We had the opportunity to tour the Alto teardrop trailer.

Chassis: Chevy Express/GM Savana, Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://www.safaricondo.com/


Three locations: Fresno, California, Huntington, Indiana and Austin, Texas. Sportsmobile builds fully custom Class B RVs on multiple chassis. We had the opportunity to tour the Sportsmobile West factory and tour several of their camper vans.

Chassis: Chevy Express, Ford Econoline, Ford Transit, Mercedes Metris, Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://sportsmobile.com/

TouRig Custom Vans

Based in Golden, Colorado. TouRig builds custom conversion vans on the Sprinter and Metris chassis. Conversion kit options are also available.

Chassis: Mercedes Metris, Mercedes Sprinter

Website: https://www.mytourig.com/

Van Specialities

Based in Tualatin, Oregon. Van Specialities builds custom van for professional and recreational use.

Chassis: Chevy Express/GM Savana, Ford Econoline, Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter, Nissan, Ram ProMaster

Website: https://www.vanspecialties.com/

Vanlife Customs

Based in Denver, Colorado. Dave the owner traveled in his own conversion van for a year before starting the company. VLC offers full conversion van builds as well as services and education to help others who want to build out their own conversion vans.

Chassis: Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: http://vanlifecustoms.com/

Winnebago Industries, Inc.

Based in Forest City, Iowa. Winnebago manufacturers a wide range of RVs including Class B RVs. When we were on Big Time RV, the two Class B RVs we considered were manufactured by Winnebago.

Chassis: Ford Transit, Mercedes Sprinter, Ram ProMaster

Website: https://winnebagoind.com/

If you know of other Class B RV manufacturers that should be on the list, leave us a comment and we will update the list.

Class B Camper Van for Full Time RVing

Class B RV for Full Time RV Living

We downsized from a Class A motorhome to a Class B camper van this year. To read about our journey, check out the posts below.

Why Downsize to a Van?: Class B RV for Full Time RV Living

Van Life Q&A: Popular Questions about Living in a Class B RV

Van Life Videos: Travel Video Series About Van Life

Watch all our Class B RV Tours.


Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 27, 2017 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

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