Tuff Stuff Overland

    Tuff Stuff Overland Review

    Tuff Stuff is a company focused on manufacturing some of the best roof top tents, overlanding equipment, recovery gear and even trailers. Located in California, they are one of the most known brands in the off-road industry.

    At Off Road Tents we're very proud to call ourselves an official dealer for Tuff Stuff Overland. This is a brand that only delivers high-quality, durable, reliable, efficient and functional products.

    Tuff Stuff offers some of the best products in the industry. Stylish, comfortable, convenient and strong hardshell, clamshell and even softshell rood top tents. Most tents will mount to standard cross bars and use similar variations of nut/bolt & plates to secure them to the rack.

    On top of that, Tuff Stuff makes bed racks, awnings as well as other overlanding accessories that are ideal for almost all vehicles. Get ready to meet the products of one of the best brands in America.


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    Tuff Stuff Tents


    Tuff Stuff Overland Rooftop Tent


    Tuff Stuff Ranger Overland Roof Top Tent

    First Tuff Stuff roof top tent on our list is the 3 person. Soft shell roof top tent that vas manufactured from high-quality materials and tested to ensure its durability in harsh weather conditions. It is an all season RTT that can be setup in less than 5 minutes and also comes with an annex that you can use to store away extra camping gear or just sleep additional people.

    The tent itself is made out of durable 280 g poly-cotton rip-stop canvas and comes with a 420D poly-oxford rainfly that has a waterproof polyurethane coating for maximum resistance and protection. It has an all-aluminum frame, ladder, and roof rack mounts and it can withstand even the strongest of winds.

    This roof top tent has an entrance point on the underside of the tent for added privacy and all of its windows have “No See-Um Mesh” to prevent any insects from coming inside. The Tuff Stuff Ranger Overland is also a well-insulated RTT that has upper air vents for warm air discharge which will create a breathable atmosphere even during those hot summer days.

    Inside the tent you’ll find storge pockets that you can use to better organize your belongings and smaller gadgets so that you can keep the inside of your tent nice and tidy. This RTT also comes with a comfortable 2,75” thick high density foam mattress that’ll provide a good night's sleep that you’ll need for the next day.

    When not in use, store away this Tuff Stuff roof top tent inside the rugged PVC travel cover that will protect it from any outside elements. This is a very durable tent but also a very affordable one and it will without a doubt be a great addition to your next camping trip so feel free to check it out!

    Why do we like it?

    • Affordable roof top tent
    • Sturdy all aluminum construction
    • Well-insulated with air vents
    • Comes with an annex
    Sleeping Capacity Weight Dimensions Warranty
    2-3 People 154 lbs

    Open: 56" W x 96" L x 52" H

    Closed: 14" H x 56" W x 48" L

    2 Year Limited



    Tuff Stuff Elite Overland


    Tuff Stuff Elite RTT

    The Tuff Stuff Overlander tent is their largest roof top tent available, providing comfortable accommodation for up to five individuals. This soft shell tent is designed for quick and easy setup, featuring an entrance point underneath for improved privacy. With a focus on durability, it is suitable for year-round use.

    The tent's fabric is crafted from 280g poly/cotton rip-stop canvas, incorporating a waterproof polyurethane coating to enhance its resistance to water. Additionally, a 420D polyester/oxford fabric with a waterproof coating is included, capable of reducing overhead light by 50%. When not in use, the tent can be efficiently packed into the provided 1000D black PVC cover.

    Despite its spacious capacity for five people, this roof top tent remains relatively lightweight at 187 lbs, with a weight limit of 800 lbs. It features an aluminum and fiberglass sheet base, along with a robust tubular frame that can withstand even the most challenging weather conditions and strong winds.

    To ensure organization within the tent, storage bags are included, allowing for tidy arrangement of belongings and smaller camping equipment. Additionally, the tent's already ample space is further expanded by the annex that comes with it. This annex can be utilized for storing extra gear or serving as additional sleeping quarters for fellow campers.

    Why do we like it?

    • One of the largest roof top tents out there
    • Very durable canvas and frame
    • Ample storage
    • Can be used all year round
    Sleeping Capacity Weight Dimensions Warranty
    5+ People 187 lbs

    Open: 132" L X 79" W

    Closed: 48" L X 79" W X 14" H

    1 Year Limited



    Tuff Stuff Alpha 2


    Tuff Stuff Alpha 2 Person Roof Top Tent

    The Tuff Stuff Alpha 2 is a compact hard shell roof top tent designed to accommodate two people. It offers a robust and weather-resistant shelter with a sleek and aerodynamic design that minimizes wind drag and noise, even at high speeds. Despite its smaller size, this tent boasts numerous impressive features to discover.

    Constructed from lightweight and durable ABS plastic, the tent weighs 141 lbs and has a weight capacity of 800 lbs. The heavy-duty aluminum honeycomb base provides excellent insulation for colder nights. The tent fabric is made of 280 G Poly/Cotton Rip-Stop material, while the rainfly is composed of 210D Polyester/Oxford PU coated 5000mm fabric, ensuring durability and water resistance.

    For ventilation and scenic views, the tent features three windows with awnings and mesh screens. These windows are equipped with heavy-duty YKK zippers and custom para-cord pulls, minimizing the noise caused by flapping zippers. Additionally, a sky view window allows for stargazing at night and lets natural light illuminate the interior during the day.

    Inside the tent, you'll find a comfortable 2.5" thick mattress and built-in LED strips both inside and outside. Please note that a USB power bank is required to power the LED strips, which is not included with the tent. The tent also includes a 7.5 ft tall telescoping aluminum ladder with angled steps, ensuring easy entry and exit. The ladder can be conveniently stored inside the tent when it is closed.

    To enhance convenience, the tent is equipped with hydraulic struts, making setup and takedown effortless. Its side opening provides easy access for entering and exiting the tent. The Tuff Stuff Alpha 2 is an excellent choice and a valuable addition to your next overlanding adventure. Make sure not to miss out on exploring this exceptional option!

    Why do we like it?

    • The ladder can fit the majority of vehicle heights
    • Has the highest quality zippers
    • Setup takes less than a minute
    • 800 lbs of weight capacity
    Sleeping Capacity Weight Dimensions Warranty
    2-3 People 141 lbs

    Open: 59.75” X 79” X 46”

    Closed: 59.75” X 49.75” X 14”

    1 Year Limited



    Delta Tuff Stuff Rooftop Tent


    Tuff Stuff Delta Roof Top Tent

    This is yet another affordable soft shell roof top tent that was designed to sleep 2 people comfortably. It is very lightweight, weighing only 116 lbs while being able to withstand 685 lbs of weight capacity. It is ideal for smaller vehicles and SUVs. But there are a lot of other great features that this Tuff Stuff roof top tent can offer so let’s get to it.

    The tent fabric is manufactured from 280g poly-cotton rip-stop canvas and has a waterproof polyurethane coating for extra water resistance and protection. It also comes with a 420D poly-oxford rainfly that was also polyurethane coated to increase durability and longevity and promote a moisture-free environment inside the tent.

    Besides having very sturdy fabric, this Tuff Stuff roof top tent also has a very durable all-aluminum construction that won’t budge even during strong winds. It is well insulated and on top of that, it also has a great upper air vent system that will help with warm air discharge which will be helpful, especially during summer months.

    You can unfold this RTT easily, either on the side or rear of the vehicle. When not using the tent anymore you can store it inside the heavy-duty PVS travel cover that will protect it from any outside elements. Inside you'll find plenty of storage room as well as a thick high-density foam mattress that comes with its own machine-washable cover!

    Why do we like it?

    • One of the lightest tents on the market
    • Durable tent fabric
    • High weight capacity
    • Well suited for smaller vehicles
    Sleeping Capacity Weight Dimensions Warranty
    2-3 People 116 lbs

    Open: 56" W x 96" L x 52" H

    Closed: 14" H x 56" W x 48" L

    1 Year Limited



    Tuff Stuff 4x4 Alpine 51


    Tuff Stuff Alpine 51

    The Tuff Stuff roof top tent is a premium, hard shell, 2-person tent that offers exceptional durability and weather resistance. While it falls on the pricier side, it is worth the investment due to its versatile all-season design and impressive features.

    Featuring a pop-up mechanism with 4 gas struts, this roof top tent is easy to set up. The high-quality hard shell provides excellent insulation, ensuring warmth even in the coldest nights. Additionally, the shell is equipped with cross bars that allow for the transportation of extra gear or equipment such as bikes.

    Constructed with durable blackout fabric, this tent blocks out the sun, allowing for a peaceful sleep even past sunrise. It features openings on all sides, providing panoramic views of the surrounding scenery. The tent also includes small side awnings for added sun protection. Furthermore, all windows and openings are equipped with mesh fabric to keep out insects.

    Inside the tent, you'll find a comfortable foam mattress for restful sleep. The tent also features an interior LED light strip, powered by a USB power pack, to illuminate the interior. An aluminum telescoping ladder is included, with adjustable height to accommodate various vehicle sizes. With a weight of 248 lbs, this roof top tent is relatively heavy, but it boasts an impressive weight capacity of 1200 lbs, making it suitable for two people and their gear.

    Why do we like it?

    • Low-profile aerodynamic design
    • Extremely fast setup time
    • Well insulated interior
    • Dual action opening mechanism (Wedge or Pop Up)
    Sleeping Capacity Weight Dimensions Warranty
    2 People 248 lbs

    Open: 94x51x45

    Closed: 88x51x8

    1 Year Limited



    Tuff Stuff Awning Models


    Tuff Stuff 270 Awning


    Tuff Stuff 270 Awning

    The Tuff Stuff 270 awning is a budget-friendly option that offers convenience and reliability. Manufactured by Tuff Stuff, this awning can be easily deployed in just half a minute and packed up with similar efficiency when you're ready to leave the campsite. With over 80 ft2 of coverage, it provides ample shade for relaxation and enjoyment of the surrounding scenery with friends or family.

    Constructed from a durable, waterproof, and weather-resistant 280 GSM poly-cotton ripstop fabric, this 270-degree awning ensures protection from the elements. When not in use, it can be stored inside the included 1000G PVC cover, featuring heavy-duty zippers. While it can be used as a freestanding awning, it is recommended to utilize the aluminum telescoping poles provided with the awning in windy conditions.

    Weighing only 53 lbs, this awning is lightweight and won't add significant weight to your off-road rig. It can be mounted on almost any vehicle equipped with a roof rack, as long as it doesn't obstruct the opening mechanism. The telescoping poles allow for easy height adjustment to fit various vehicle sizes.

    To enhance stability during harsh weather, the awning comes with guy lines and steel stakes for secure anchoring. With its durable, high-quality, powder-coated construction, this 270 awning is built to last. Considering its affordability and quality, it stands as one of the top options in the 270 awning market. Don't hesitate to explore this option for your outdoor adventures!

    Why do we like it?

    • Affordable
    • Lightweight powder-coated frame
    • Can withstand strong winds
    • Fast setup



    Tuff Stuff Awning 180


    Tuff Stuff 180 Degree Awning

    Like the previously mentioned one, this awning is also a very heavy-duty and sturdy one that can withstand any weather conditions and even strong winds and does not need any supporting poles, rather it is a freestanding 180 awning. It does not wrap around your vehicle but it still provides plenty of shade, 88 square feet to be exact.

    It is made out of 280GSM poly-cotton rip-stop fabric and has 2500mm waterproof and UV coating. It is very simple to deploy and pack up and when not in use it will sit inside the weather-resistant 1000G PVC travel cover. It is very lightweight, 46lbs to be exact, and comes with various guy lines for better structural support.

    Even though this 180 awing is a freestanding one we do recommend that you use the 4 aluminum telescoping poles that come with it in case of harsh weather conditions. It is an amazing awning for all of you that don’t want a huge awning system and will surely be a great addition to your next overlanding adventure!

    Why do we like it?

    • Freestanding awning
    • Plenty of shade provided
    • Very durable, weather-resistant fabric



    Tuff Stuff Overland Awning


    Tuff Stuff Side Awning

    The smallest awning on our list of the Tuff Stuff side awning that comes in two different sizes depending on your needs and can even come with side walls if you wanted to turn it into a proper shelter against any outside elements. Unlike the previously mentioned ones, this awning is not a freestanding one and it does require the use of aluminum poles to support it.

    It uses high-quality materials that have been rigorously tested to ensure their durability against anything that nature has to offer. It is also very lightweight, weighing 27 lbs, and can be mounted onto any roof rack system. When not in use it is stored inside the black PVC waterproof travel cover that uses heavy-duty TKK zippers.

    It provides a fair amount of shade under which you can unwind with your friends or family and enjoy your camping adventure. It is also a very affordable awning and will surely be a great addition to your off-road vehicle so be sure to check it out!

    Why do we like it?

    • Universal awning
    • Lightweight aluminum construction
    • Heavy duty materials used




    Tuff Stuff Bed Rack Models


    Adjustable Truck Bed Rack


    Tuff Stuff Adjustable Bed Rack

    Tuff Stuff also makes very affordable and sturdy bed rack systems and this adjustable 51” truck bed rack is one of them. It is a breeze to put together and install on your truck bed especially because it does not require any drilling to do so. This bed rack sits just below the cab of your vehicle and will not cause any wind drag or noise even when driving at high speeds.

    Let's begin by highlighting that the Tuff Stuff bed rack is crafted from high-quality aluminum and features a black powder coating, providing protection against scratches and corrosion during rugged off-road journeys. This adjustable and universal bed rack is designed to fit most truck beds, with a width that can be adjusted from 51" up to a maximum of 68".

    Despite its sturdy construction, this bed rack remains relatively lightweight, offering ample storage space beneath it in your truck bed. It boasts impressive strength, with a weight capacity exceeding 800 lbs, making it suitable for carrying various items, including larger roof top tents if desired.

    Since it is a universal rack compatible with a wide range of truck beds, installation is straightforward and requires no drilling. It utilizes custom pinch plates that securely hold onto the inner lip of your bed rail. This feature also ensures easy removal if you ever decide to replace or remove the rack.

    It's important to note that this truck bed rack is not compatible with tonneau covers. However, it is a highly compatible and functional addition that complements your truck perfectly and proves invaluable on your upcoming off-road adventures. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this versatile bed rack option!

    Why do we like it?

    • Universal truck bed rack
    • Does not require drilling
    • Lightweight and aerodynamic design
    • Can be adjusted according to your needs
    Drill or No Drill Weight Weight Capacity Warranty
    No Drill (Custom Pinch Plates) 55 lbs 800 lbs 1 Year Limited




    Tuff Stuff Accessories


    Portable Outdoor Toilet


    Tuff Stuff Portable Toilet

    This is an extremely useful and very affordable camping accessory to have. It provides you with enough coverage and privacy so you can go to the bathroom while on your camping trip without having to worry if anyone will see you.

    This Tuff Stuff portable outdoor toilet is like a small tent that one person can use at a time and it comes with a 5-gallon portable toilet on which you can sit if needed. The portable toilet has a detachable spout and smooth high-gloss surface which is built for quick and easy disinfecting after use. You can even flush it!

    It has an entrance that can be closed for privacy and even a small window for better ventilation. It can also double as a changing room! It is easy to carry and you can pack it up in the trunk of your vehicle the next time you go on your camping trip.



    Freestanding Solar Light


    Tuff Stuff Freestanding Solar Light

    This is another amazing accessory to have on your next camping trip and it is a freestanding light. It comes with a tripod with telescoping legs and has removable light pods that you can either keep on the tripod, carry with you, or even hang them somewhere else around your campsite.

    It produces 3.500 lumens (1.150 lumens for each light pod) and has a protective hard shell casing that’ll protect it from any outside elements. It only weighs 20 lbs so you can easily move it around depending on your needs.

    Now a great thing about this freestanding light is that it can be recharged using solar panels that sit on the back of it. That way you never have to worry about your lights running out of power as long as you leave it out in the sun to charge back up!



    Portable Shower Tent Enclosure


    Tuff Stuff Portable Shower Enclosure

    This is a pretty self-explanatory product. Tuff Stuff has designed a portable shower enclosure that you can attach to your roof rack and step inside to get cleaned after a hot day in the outdoors. It has 12 square-foot area where you can move around and can be set up in just a couple of minutes.

    It is made of military green 300D nylon rip-stop with silver lining and even has 2 storage pouches that you can use to put your cleaning products in. It has a height of 76” with 17” adjusting straps to lower the material to the ground if needed.

    When done using it you can pack it up in the 1000D PVC organizer that it comes with and just store in back in your vehicle as it does not take up much space. It is a simple yet very useful piece of accessory that can be of hand the next time you go on an overlanding or camping trip so feel free to check it out!



    Tuff Stuff Overland FAQS


    What is the biggest Tuff Stuff roof top tent?

    That would be the Tuff Stuff Elite which can sleep up to 5 people!


    How to mount a Tuff Stuff Overland tent?

    You would need a roof rack that can support the weight of the tent as well as the weight of the people that’ll be using it.


    What is the Tuff Stuff bed rack weight capacity?

    The Tuff Stuff adjustable bed rack can withstand up to 800 lbs of weight capacity!


    How much can a Tuff Stuff roof top tent hold?

    That all depends on the tent model. Some can withstand around 500-600 lbs while the Tuff Stuff Alpine 51 can withstand a whopping 1200 lbs of weight capacity!


    Can you attach a Tuff Stuff awning without roof racks?

    You can! You can attach the awning directly on the roof top tent however you would still need a roof rack system to support that roof top tent.


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