There is a massive selection of 2 berth motorhomes and campervans to choose from in the UK market, so for those of you who are thinking of buying, we reveal the winner of the best 2 berth motorhome at the Practical Motorhome Awards 2022.
We’ve used our decades of collective experience within the industry to select the best two berth motorhomes on the market, in the process, picking out models from some of the biggest brands out there, ranging from Adria and Rapido to Auto-Sleeper and Auto-Trail.
You can find out more about the different brands out there by reading our guide to the best motorhome manufacturers.
As well as the winner of the best 2 berth motorhome and the shortlisted options, you’ll also find our pick of some of the other standout models from recent years that have impressed us. Whether you are looking for the smallest, easiest to park and manoeuvre campervans and conversions, or ultimate luxury in coachbuilts and even A-class motorhomes, there is an option on this list that could fit the bill.
The winner of the best 2 Berth motorhome is…
- Price: £50,729
- Berths: 2
- MTPLM: 3500kg
- MIRO: 2950kg
- Length: 6.80m
This coachbuilt smacks of quality as soon as you step through the door. There’s plenty of room for two and the large wraparound rear lounge is spacious enough to entertain guests comfortably.
That bright lounge was popular with the judges, as was the compact but well featured kitchen with three burner hob, oven and grill, 142-litre fridge and 15-litre integrated freezer. But the real clincher was the overhead panoramic skylight which takes the van to another level flooding the accommodation with light.
The offside washroom has a fully enclosed shower room and decent storage throughout. We were also impressed by the smart looking and well padded grey upholstery. In short, a very nice van throughout.
Also on the shortlist for the best 2 berth motorhome is…
Pilote 696D Evidence
This compact low profile features a maxi-lounge, a large kitchen with a generously-sized fridge, a large bathroom and changing area and a hold. There’s a stylish separate shower as well as a skylight, We particularly like the changing area with wardrobe, drawers and direct access to the garage.
- Price: £62,500
- Berths: 2
- MiRo: 2805kg
- MTPLM: 3500kg
- Length: 6.26m
Reasons to buy:
- Huge washroom
- Bright lounge
Reasons to avoid:
- Storage could be better
There’s a lot to like about this ultra compact low-profile model, not least the drop-down bed and huge end washroom. The 16-inch alloy wheels combine with a 140bhp Fiat Ducato engine and Fiat’s new nine-speed automatic gearbox to promise a smooth driving experience too.
An electric step is a nice touch, as is the touchscreen for controlling the heating and electrics. 14 LEDs and a large sunroof over the cab will also ensure the lounge area is brighter than you may expect.
Our reviewer, Peter Baber, did find that the drop-down bed means the storage at the front of the ‘van is “a little skimpy” – as a result, you’ll only find cubbyholes in the lounge, no lockers. A wardrobe does provide some decent space though, further back in the ‘van.
A two-berth model, it provides extremely comfortable and adaptable living space, and the washroom, complete with skylight and stylish shower hidden behind a smart-looking partition, is a real winner.
Read our full review: Pilote 626D Evidence
- Price: £62,895
- Berths: 2/3
- MTPLM: 3500kg
- MiRO: 2937kg
- Length: 6.99m
Reasons to buy:
- Good-spec in kitchen
Reasons to avoid:
- Storage is limited
It may be compact, but the SC Supreme is spacious enough and features a large garage and a sunroof. This model has four seats and comes in a silver body with a modern interior. The whole rear bedroom area, with its ensuite washroom, is really comfortable and has an island bed.
You should also find lighting isn’t an issue, thanks to the panoramic window and roof light, that ensure plenty of daylight can come in.
The side kitchen is what we’d expect to see in a compact ‘van – despite this, there’s still a good spec. A combined oven and grill, sizeable sink and extractor fan are all included, as is an 84-litre fridge. We thought the workspace was limited though.
Despite the compact size of the ‘van, the island bed is still 1.95m long. A third bed can be made with the clip-on table, along with the bench backrest – however, this is only suitable for a smaller guest.
On either side of the bed, you’ll also find wardrobes that are less than half-height. However, there are also drawers beneath the bed, along with two lockers over the dinette and corner shelves over the cab. If you’re planning to cycle on tour, it’s also worth noting the garage isn’t large enough to hold a standard bike.
Read our full review: Adria Compact SC Supreme
- Price: £68,700
- Berths: 2
- MTPLM: 3500kg
- MiRO: 3171kg
- Length: 6.63m
Reasons to buy:
- Excellent washroom
- Huge double bed
Reasons to avoid:
- Limited storage
There’s much to commend this comfortable and bright van, not least the spacious lounge area and excellent washroom. The rear lounge is extra comfortable, with armrests and corner headrests on the settees. With the settees you have an option – they make comfortable single beds, or alternatively, you can use the pull-out platforms to easily turn them into a double. A huge Heki and three windows let in plenty of daylight, and at night there are no fewer than eight spotlights.
The washroom is a standout feature, with the swinging partition providing extra space, creating room for a shower cabinet. The shower itself has good headroom.
Our reviewer, Peter Baber, labelled the storage a ‘mixed bag’ – we found the areas under the settees can be accessed easily enough, but electrics take up most of the offside area, with the wheel arch protruding on the nearside. However, the presence of seven overhead lockers is welcome – they’re all a good size.
Something you’ll notice with the Broadway EL is the extra width you get with it – 7.6cm wider than the standard Peugeot Boxer, you’re bound to be impressed by the lounge and entrance that are both opened up as a result.
Read our full review: Auto-Sleeper Broadway EL
This 6.7m long A Class has a large rear living room with chaise longue for up to seven people. The living room converts to a double bed and, if you really need it, there’s an option for a electric double drop-down bed. The well-equipped kitchen comes with stainless steel stove top with two hobs, black covers and piezo ignition as standard.
We also recommend the following 2 berth motorhomes from recent years…
There are other standout 2 berth motorhomes on the market from recent years – we reveal our pick of the bunch here.
VW Grand California (2020)
Often seen as the ‘cool’ campervan option, VW campervans have thrived for decades, and this new offering in a slightly larger van conversion looks to be just as popular.
The Grand California initially debuted two years ago as a concept ‘van at Düsseldorf’s Caravan Salon show. It’s based on the second-generation VW Crafter, but has been converted to right-hand drive for the UK market.
Available in two different layouts – the transverse-bed 600 and the slightly longer fixed-twin-bed 680 – the Grand California offers comfortable sleeping options, plenty of storage and, unlike the original Californias, an impressive washroom.
The major downfall of this ‘van is the price tag, but VWs are known for holding their value, so some may find it justifiable given the kit level and practicality of this motorhome.
Elddis Autoquest CV60 (2020)
As winner of our Best High-Top Van Conversion category of the Motorhome of the Year Awards last year, you can be sure that this 2 berth motorhome has some impressive credentials.
Also known as the Compass Avantgarde CV60, the layout includes a rear French bed, a rarity in van conversions. The bed can also be folded up to become a daybed and create a very comfortable rear lounge, essentially giving you both a front dining area and a rear lounge/bedroom in a sub-6m ‘van.
Unlike most Elddis van conversions, this motorhome is based on a Fiat Ducato, which means you could soon upgrade to Fiat’s new nine-speed auto-gearbox (at a cost). The sub-6m length is also a bonus, making it much easier to fit in regular parking spaces.
Find out more about the special features of this two berth van conversion in our full review.
Frankia M-Line T7400 QD (2019)
The rear island bed M-Line T7400 QD, based on a Mercedes Sprinter, is a great option for couples that want top spec and might have passengers to transport during the day, as it has 4 belted travel seats.
It is sister ‘van to the T7400 GD, which scooped the Luxury Motorhome over 3500kg award in 2019’s Motorhome of the Year Awards.
This ‘van certainly has plenty of luxury details, and it looks the part, too. It’s also well winterised, making it great for year-round touring, and has an impressive payload for carrying plenty of kit for longer tours.
In our full review, you can find out about all the extra luxury touches that Frankia has bestowed on this top-of-the-line low profile model.
Bailey Autograph 69-2 (2020)
The Autograph range is Bailey’s luxury line, and it was given a complete overhaul for the 2020 season.
In the 69-2 you get a rear lounge that is nearly 20cm longer than that of the 68-2, which makes quite a difference when it comes to using the settees as single beds. As such, this makes a very comfortable motorhome for two. Of course, you can also make that rear lounge up into a spacious double using pull-out slats.
This motorhome is particularly well designed for those that use a range of digital devices when on tour – there are plenty of USB charging points to go around.
To find out more about the great features of this model, read our full review.
Hymer B-Class MC T 600 (2020)
Hymer has also based a range on the Mercedes Sprinter, with the a new addition to this ‘Modern Comfort’ range coming in the form of the T 600.
It’s as luxurious as you might expect, with a superb build quality and high spec level, including plenty of additional options that could quickly up the price.
The layout consists of twin singles in the rear above a large garage, with a modest lounge up front and a central kitchen and washroom.
To find out exactly what extras you might want to add (and there’s a long list of possibilities), read our review of the T600.
Malibu Van Charming Coupé (2020)
As an off-shoot from Carthago, you can expect great build quality, even in this more affordable sub-brand. The range includes two models; we’ve tested the 600 DB which has a transverse double, and there’s also the 640 LE which has twin single beds or a longitudinal double.
There are, of course, plenty of upgrade packages that could push the price up, but you know you’re getting high quality upgrades and stylish design.
For the UK market, it is right-hand drive, and if you do go for some of those option packs, you can have parking sensors, cruise control, cab and lounge speakers and much more.
The layout is a staple for van conversions – dinette up front, off-side kitchen, a mid-ships washroom and the bed at the rear. The washroom is a Malibu speciality – a ‘3-in-1 flexi-bathroom’ that feels much more spacious than you often get in van conversions.
To find out more about Malibu’s unique design touches like porthole windows, read our full review.
Murvi Pimento XL (2020)
Murvi’s latest van conversion boasts a spacious front lounge with a comfortable side sofa. Murvi is also known for being particularly flexible in the kitchen, with a number of appliance configurations. The basic set-up is L-shaped, with lots of lockers and clever storage solutions.
There’s also a washroom in the offside rear corner, although it isn’t the largest and the shower is created by extending the tap fixture and pulling a curtain around.
There’s a choice of sleeping arrangements thanks to a tweak in the seating area – you can either set it up as two single beds or a double, with the bed base sliding out on smooth floor rails.
One of the main luxuries of this conversion is the massive rear storage locker – in fact, storage is a real strength of this design. Find out more in our full review of this Ford Transit-based van conversion.
Pilote Pacific 696D Essentiel (2020)
This is an impressive ‘van for couples, with lots of storage and two fold-out travel seats as standard that allow you to take passengers with you on your adventures.
We reviewed a model with a £340 optional extra double bed, made up from the spacious front seating area, but as standard you get a comfortable drop-down double.
That large front lounge is certainly luxurious, with added touches like plenty of lighting. The kitchen offering is bulked up with a GB Edition Pack, but that does take away from the storage capacity.
You step up into the rear washroom, which is separated with a tambour door, to make space below for the impressive garage space.
To find out more about this ‘van’s pros and cons, check our full review.
WildAx Elara (2019)
Another impressive van conversion, from Rapido-owned WildAx, comes on a Mercedes Sprinter base and has an unusual, rather luxurious feature.
Unusually for a van conversion, this model boasts an island bed in the rear. Granted, it takes up almost half the length of the ‘van, but it is supremely comfortable and if you’re touring as a couple, the slightly smaller lounge seems a fair pay-off.
The bed also means that you get a large storage space beneath it for storing kit.
The rest of the ‘van isn’t bad, either, with a well-equipped kitchen where you’ll find a 142-litre fridge – very generous for a 2 berth!
Read more about this surprisingly spacious van conversion in our full review.
Auto-Sleeper Symbol Plus (2019)
This good-looking ‘van has smart design both inside and out. It takes the popular front lounge from the Symbol and marries it with the much-liked L-shaped kitchen and rear washroom of the Stanway model. A clever move from Auto-Sleeper.
This layout, along with some clever design touches, appealed to our judges in the 2019 Motorhome of the Year Awards, who awarded it Best High-top Van Conversion.
Praise indeed! But not particularly surprising when you look at features such as those included in the optional Premium and Winter Packs (the latter is added as standard unless you request otherwise), the exceptionally well-thought-out kitchen space and touches like the dressing room partition.
Read about all the special features of this ‘van in our detailed review.
If you’re looking for a bit more space than these 2 berths offer, you might want to look at our Best 4-berth motorhomes or, for families, Best 6-berth motorhomes. Otherwise check the rest of our motorhome reviews to see if there might be a camper, van conversion, coachbuilt or A-class more suited to your touring needs. We’re adding more all the time, so don’t forget to check back.
New to touring and undecided whether to opt for a motorhome or touring caravan? You could always check out the Best 2-berth caravans, over on sister site Practical Caravan.
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This coachbuilt smacks of quality as soon as you step through the door