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Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« on: November 06, 2011, 05:33:25 PM »
What are the lightest smallest campers with a kitchen and shower?

Is there anything with a kitchen and shower that would be towable by a mazda5?

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Re: Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2011, 05:49:17 PM »
First, welcome to the Portal.

A lot of small PUPs have a stove and sink but once you get into a shower you are usually moving into bigger (e.g., 12') and heavier boxes.

It is my understanding (from checking a couple of car websites) that Mazda recommends that the Mazda 5 not be used for towing at all.
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Re: Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2011, 07:22:04 PM »
Hello!

thanks for the helpful reply.  Yes im aware that Mazda recommends no towing but I've seen people towing small trailers with civics even :)

OK, maybe I'm being too ambitious with a shower.  Any recommendations for good small, light ones with a kitchen? 

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Re: Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2011, 07:24:58 PM »
What's your budget look like???  Chalets and Aliners could fit your bill for size for your vehicle.

EDIT: But I'll also reiterate.  If the manufacturer says you shouldn't tow with the vehicle, there's probably a pretty good reason for that.
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Re: Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2011, 07:33:46 PM »
You might take a look at livin' lite as well, their smallest can be towed by a motorcycle. That would be a possibility as well, take a look at some motorcycle trailers. You probably won't find one with a kitchen, but many don't like to cook in the camper anyway (every thing ends up smelling like breakfast).

http://www.livinlite.com/

http://www.golittleguy.com/teardrops/

http://www.wikco.com/timeout.html

Here's a few ideas for you.
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Re: Smallest lightest camper with kitchen and shower?
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2011, 07:43:55 PM »
If the manufacturer says no towing, I wouldn't do it and I wouldn't want to be on the road with those who do.
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