2020 Airstream Basecamp vs 2020 Airstream Bambi

When it comes to the great outdoors, camping provides the perfect balance between being out in the fresh air but retaining modern connections we often use. Especially with an Airstream model, many towable RV models can create lasting memories out in the wilderness in just a single trip.

But what model may be right for you between the smaller 2020 Airstream Basecamp and the 2020 Airstream Bambi models? We at Airstream of Scottsdale look into each model, below.

2020 Airstream Basecamp


2020 Airstream Bambi

$37,900 Base MSRP $49,900
16' Long Size 16' to 22' Long
2” Sleeping Capacity 4
3,500 lbs Trailer Capacity 3,500-5,000 lbs
2 (16, 16X) Available Floor Plans 4 (16 RB, 19 CB, 20 FB, 22 FB)


Looking at the general specifications above, each Airstream model tailors to a specific desire – space or functionality. While the Airstream Basecamp comes at a lower price, the Airstream Bambi provides additional room for those wanting more space for a family. Though the 2020 Airstream Bambi does offer more modern appliances as standard – such as a Microwave and 2-Way Electric Refrigerator, the Basecamp allows for a true camping feeling with a versatile space inside.

The 2020 Airstream Basecamp Overview

Though many have equated the 2020 Airstream Basecamp as one of the smallest options on the market, it’s far from cramped. With a unique layout and modern design, it maintains a comfortable flow throughout. For additional space, there is the 16X option, which provides up to 10.75-foot ceilings and offers a chance for a 76-inch by 76-inch bed.

The 2020 Airstream Bambi Overview

Meanwhile, the 2020 Airstream is a great entry-level towable-RV, as it offers slightly more space with more modern amenities and up to four sizes for maximum configuration. The real benefit is the size addition – with the 22FB Bambi option, you can add up to 1,500 lbs to your baggage on the Bambi while adding up to six feet of length to your model.

Find a 2020 Airstream Basecamp or Bambi at Airstream of Scottsdale


Despite their differences, both the 2020 Airstream Basecamp and 2020 Bambi provide adventurers with an accessible way to get in touch with nature on their own terms. Plus, you can find both models in the Scottsdale area – simply head over to Airstream of Scottsdale to check one out for yourself.


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