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Santa Cruz, The Ultimate 2 Person Campervan

NEW! The most fuel- and space-efficient of all of our models, the Santa Cruz was designed with spontaneity, freedom, and ease in mind – allowing you to chase the surf breaks, take detours, and find hidden gems. This latest model is perfect for solo road trippers or couples who don’t need the extra space that the Big Sur or Mavericks offer. Get ready to zip around town, navigate tight turns, and get off the beaten track – without sacrificing any comforts or functionality.

Available in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas for trips starting May 1, 2019.

All of our campervans for rent are fully-equipped, custom-built, and hand-painted. They’re perfect for long weekend getaways, cross country bucket-list road trips, and national park tours. When you compare campervans to RVs, our small campervans provide functional comforts and the flexibility and freedom to get off the beaten path.

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(27) mpg
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Sleeps up to 2
Seats 2

Santa Cruz’s innovative layout makes it easy to plop into bed after a day of exploring. The full-time bed set up in the back is easy and functional. The space-saving kitchen in the back of the van includes a 1-burner pullout stove, 3.5-gallon sink & water tank, and dual-powered refrigerator. Store your clothes in the drawers, grab your groceries & hit the road!

Michael F.
Michael F.
17:44 30 Apr 22
I would highly recommend anyone to go with escape campervans. We had a ‘Santa Cruz’ for 12 nights and it was perfect for a couple & provided everything we need to comfortably do a road trip. It was easy to drive, especially for someone not used to bigger vans like the others offered. Plus we had an awesome paint job! 10/10 would do again!
Jonathan D.
Jonathan D.
16:43 29 Apr 22
Service with Escape was great! Reasonable rates and love the availability. Having previously rented a Maverick we decided to try the Santa Cruz. The mileage per gallon was great considering the price of gas in CA, but we found the mattress a bit too thin and the drawers for storage didn’t accommodate one (out of 2) of our carryon suitcases. But overall, it was a great way to see a bunch of Northern California. And so many people were like, “Love your van!”
Evelyn N.
Evelyn N.
14:48 26 Apr 22
Would be five stars, but all the pictures and videos I saw led me to believe that *every* Santa Cruz has a glass roof over the bed. My friend and I would have gotten a bigger van for the same price if we knew that wasn't a guarantee.
Sarah B.
Sarah B.
17:30 13 Apr 22
We had an amazing time travelling around California! The Santa Cruz was the perfect size for the two of us, and the storage made it so easy to keep everything organized.

Santa Cruz Campervan Model Interior Diagram

Model Ford Transit Connect

Avg. Model Year 2016

Age of Interior 2019

Engine Size 2.5 L V4 Cylinder

Fuel Tank Size 16 Gallons

Fuel Type Regular Unleaded

Transmission Automatic

Drive System Front Wheel Drive

Seatbelts 2

Power Steering Yes

ABS Brakes Yes

Airbags Yes

Cruise Control Yes

Curtains Yes, cover all windows

Heating Yes

Air Conditioning Yes

Bed Size 119.38 cm (47 in) x 201.93 cm (79.5 in)

Storage Drawers 17.5H x 21.5W x 12.75D. 1 drawer on each side of van.

Freshwater 3.5 gallons

Greywater 3.5 gallons

Length 4.4 m (14.5 ft) - fits in most tent sites

Width 1.83 m (6 ft)

Height 1.85 m (6.07 ft)

Ground Clearance 16 cm (6.3 in)

Rooftop Sleeper Offered? No, this model does not accept rooftop sleepers

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