We're not here
to sell you a van

Things work a little differently around here. Instead of reselling vans, we coordinate communal buying for thousands of members. We've negotiated low prices and priority access with vetted dealers and upfitters, so members get the best deals without the stress. Chat with a van expert to learn more.

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We're not here
to sell you a van

Things work a little differently around here. Instead of reselling vans, we coordinate communal buying for thousands of members. We've negotiated low prices and priority access with vetted dealers and upfitters, so members get the best deals without the stress. Chat with a van expert to learn more.


Schedule a call

We're here to help you find your home on wheels

We're here to help you find your home
on wheels

Welcome to the buying club

Become a member and shop vans

  • Buying a van is confusing. We’ve simplified the process and will help you through it. We’ve designed floor plans, compared features, and vetted upfitters so that you can buy with confidence. We’ll pair you with the highest quality upfitters and suggest floor plans so that you’re ready for long-term vanlife.
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Road ready in 1–2 months

Buying club benefits

Buy collectively and skip the guesswork

  • Buy a van that typically retails for over $115k for as little as $85k
  • Put as little as $10k down, as opposed to the usual $30k
  • Wait 1–2 months, as opposed to six or more months
  • Buy confidently with expert advice
  • Skip the wait for vetted, Mercedes-Benz certified upfitters
  • Enjoy a floor plan designed for long-term vanlife
  • Support local and sustainable building practices
  • Access a community of vanlifers
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Beautifully upfitted and fully featured

Beautifully upfitted and
fully featured

Everything you need to enjoy van life

Expert van upfitters trained and certified by Mercedes-Benz

Robust kitchen with a sink, two-burner stove, and combination fridge

Flushable, convenient, self-sealing toilet

Customizable, energy-efficient lighting system, with auxiliary batteries and a shore-power hookup

Gas-powered heater for year-round comfort

Rinse-off station with 20-gallon water tank for showering on the go

The perfect van without the stress

The perfect van
without the stress

Phase 1

Explore

  • Speak with a van expert and explore which of our thoughtfully designed, community-vetted van packages is the best fit
  • We connect you with one of our partnering Mercedes-Benz dealerships so you get priority access and our wholesale member discount
  • Our partners help you pick the right option from a variety of consolidated financing plans

Phase 2

Build

  • The dealer ships your new Sprinter directly to a certified upfitter for a full build
  • We keep you updated on the progress as the upfitter customizes your van's interior with the features you selected

Phase 3

Deliver

  • Pick your van up from one of our hub cities or have it delivered to your door

Phase 4

Connect

  • Join the Kift van life community by visiting one of a growing number of member-only community houses in beautiful locations along the West Coast
  • Let your van pay for itself while you're not on the road with trusted member-to-member rentals

Starting at $10k down

Buy with confidence

Easy financing and a generous warranty

  • If you would like to finance your van, you can choose from a variety of options. Kift partners consolidate the van purchase and upfitting, so you don't need multiple financing plans. Each van is backed by a 30k-mile / 3-year warranty so you can buy with confidence.
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Frequently asked questions

Why buy with Kift?

Kift offers expert advice, wholesale prices, priority access to vans, Mercedes-Benz certified upfitters, community-vetted layouts, top-of-the-line materials, and access to a community of adventurers. All Kift members get access to the Van Buying Club plus a range of other benefits. We are not a van reseller, so our only goal is to help you get the highest quality van at the lowest possible price.

How much does it cost to buy and upfit a van with Kift?

The market price for our vans is typically $115k or more. We leverage the buying power of our community to bring the price down by 30%. Our members get access to this buying club as a membership perk, bringing the cost of vans down to as little as $85k.

How can Kift supply vans so quickly?

Kift can get your van on the road in only 1–2 months. By representing thousands of buyers, we've negotiated priority access to top dealers and upfitters, so members can skip the line.

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