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What is vehicle upfitting and should you get it?

Vehicle upfitting video and text guide 

What is vehicle upfitting? It’s another way of saying customization. Should you get vehicle upfitting? If you’re getting a work vehicle or a recreational vehicle with a specific purpose in mind, upfitting might help you get exactly what you’re looking for. Keep reading below to learn more about vehicle upfitting with us. You can learn more here at Matt Castrucci Nissan in Dayton, OH. 

What is an Upfit? | Nissan Business & Fleet video by Nissan USA 

As this video starts out, you’ll receive a more nuanced definition of vehicle upfitting. After that, you’ll hear about some examples of upfitting solutions. It’s a great way to familiarize yourself with this option. 

What options are available with upfitting? 

Upfitting solutions come in all shapes and sizes. Many people choose to upfit vans and trucks for their businesses, so there are plenty of options for any small business. There are also more recreational upfitting options for people who like to camp in their van. Here are some examples of what you might find. 

  • Storage and organization upfits such as shelving, ladder racks, hose racks, and hangers 
  • Camper van upfits including kitchenettes, sleeping areas, and more 
  • Specialized vehicle upfits for workers such as electricians, emergency responders, and others 
  • Delivery vehicle upfits including cooling units 

Is vehicle upfitting worth it? 

If you’re looking for a vehicle with certain features, upfitting might be the easiest way to get what you’re looking for. You might get lucky and find the right vehicle in a used car lot, but specialized vehicles for workers and recreation can be hard to come by. We recommend upfitting if you need specific features in a short amount of time.