Rooftop tents are actually more likely to be counted among the heavyweights among tents. Due to their special structure with the massive floor, the hard shell, the gears, the gas pressure springs, the fittings and hinges, they bring an average of 45 to 75 kilograms to the fage, depending on the type of tent.
Again and again one meets the question whether the roof of the car can withstand the rooftop tent at all. And while BMW, for example, is even advertising with the possibility of sleeping on the body of the Mini, many other car manufacturers – at least officially – do not want to guarantee that you might not wake up one floor below the next morning.
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