These custom sleeper cabs are like luxurious tiny homes for long-haul truckers — see inside

ARI Legacy Sleepers
  • ARI Legacy Sleepers builds custom sleeper cabs for long-haul truckers.
  • The sleepers offer amenities truckers don’t always have access to, like toilets, showers, kitchens, and full-sized beds.
  • ARI can build in cool features like motorcycle garages, pull-out grills, upscale kitchens, and gaming stations.
  • While a basic sleeper might run you $US55,000, a large, customised build could cost upward of $US150,000.
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Life on the road can be challenging for long-haul truckers; they generally work for weeks at a time, sleep in a small area in the cab, and depend on truck stops for the restroom, meals, and showers. But for a price, some companies will make their trucks a little more like home.

One such company, ARI Legacy Sleepers, builds spacious, feature-packed sleeper cabs complete with toilets, showers, kitchens, TVs, and other amenities to make truckers’ off-duty hours more comfortable. Although high-end tiny homes and camper vans are a relatively new trend, ARI Legacy Sleepers has been packing that kind of functionality into small spaces since 2001.

Customers can choose from a variety of sizes and floor plans, or they can work with ARI to design a fully custom sleeper from the ground up. Depending on how much they want to spend, truckers can opt for interesting add-ons like custom tile work, full-size appliances, ceiling fans, gaming stations, and pull-out grills.

Keep scrolling to take a closer look at some of ARI Legacy Sleepers’ creations.


ARI Legacy Sleepers has been building custom sleeper cabs for long-haul truckers since 2001.

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Lots of the company’s builds look more like an upscale tiny house than anything you’d expect to see in a truck.

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Costs start at roughly $US55,000 for a small, basic build …

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… and can stretch to more than $US150,000 for a large, fully loaded setup.

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As for the kitchen, customers can choose from various backsplashes, appliances, and cooktops.

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Some builds even feature full-sized appliances …

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… and custom tile work in the kitchen or shower.

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Clients can choose from 23 different floor plans and eight different sizes in the company’s Legacy II line of custom sleepers.

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Some have a dinette/bed combination on the side, while others have it in the rear.

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And although customers can opt for a fairly modest build, they can also trick out their sleeper with all sorts of cool features by opting for a fully custom build.

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For this build, ARI built in a motorcycle garage …

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… complete with a lift for getting the bike into and out of the truck.

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The company also can outfit sleepers with gaming stations, surround-sound systems, and almost any item a customer supplies.

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As for the exterior, customers can pay for extras like electric awnings, pull-out grills, exterior TVs, and solar panels.

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ARI builds sleepers and installs them on trucks from Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Volvo, and Western Star.

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