How Much Our Van Conversion Cost

Sprinter Van Cost

Adrian Brambila

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Over the past 6 months, Ashley and I have built an amazing custom home on wheels. Our van is a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and we love it! In this post, I’ll break down the total cost of what it took to convert our van into a luxurious tiny home that has taken us all over the country.

There are three sections that Ashley broke down the costs into. First is the van, A.K.A. “Little Galena”. Second is all of the material within the van. Third is the cost of labor.

The Van

This was obviously the most expensive item that we paid for. Our Mercedes-Benz Sprinter cost $30,000. Keep in mind that we do not have a home beside our van to pay rent or a mortgage on.

The Materials & Labor

As I said, this is our only living space. We wanted our van to be high quality so we decided to not go cheap when decking it out. This helps the space feel more like home and less like a van.

Around one third of our material cost was for the solar panels, the batteries that hold the energy from the solar panels, and the rack on top of the van that holds the solar panels. Therefore, the energy portion of our material cost was a…

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Adrian Brambila

Made $1M in a Year from Side Hustles Ex-Pro dancer (T-Pain, Step Up 3)