Backseat Bivy [Original]
The Original Backseat Bivy
48" wide, this durable hammock spans the width of your car and bridges that awkward gap between the seats, to maximize the sleeping space in your vehicle.
Constructed from 600D polyester and collapsible tent poles, the Bivy secures to the front seat headrests via length-adjustable straps, and securely clicks onto the rear seat safety hooks to keep you in the same position all night long (gone are the times when you wake up with your face lower than your feet.)
Whether you're on a week long road trip or have a big weekend in the mountains, losing sleep can lead to low-performance, bad decision making and arguments with your partner. The Backseat Bivy helps you to sleep well, so you can adventure hard (and not get dumped).
Perfect your setup, no matter what car you have. No more stuffing blankets in that stupid gap, and no DIY required.
If you are worried about whether the bivy works for you, check out our Q & A below or compatibility flow chart. In the rare event the Backseat Bivy doesn't work for your vehicle we offer free returns for a full refund if returned within 30 days of receipt, and must be returned in new condition with all packaging.
Bought this for a car camping setup in my 2019 Crosstrek. Debated a few alternatives to 'fill the gap' between seats to provide me more usable space to lounge. Other options considered included inflatable gap fillers (wastes otherwise usable space), plastic storage bins (not going to need for every trip).
This was the best option for me, since it allows you to extend your sleeping distance over the gap while still leaving room below for flexible storage (e.g. shoes, ski boots, miscellaneous items). Plus it packs and stores easy!
Photo below for setup with Bivy providing just the perfect amount of space to fit my pad and bag!
Drive 1100km to get to work once a month. Feel good to have an emergency place to crash
I'm not sure if the Prius is perfect fit for this. The strap of the Bivy that clips to the child retainer is too long. Would have like the strap to shorten even more to have the right tension on the bottom of the Bivy. Not sure about this product but it's a very good try and looking forward sleeping in mty car this spring caus' now it's winter a 10 below zero.
I highly recommend my get this product, especially if you have a smaller car for camping!
My Subaru Crosstrek is my base camp of choice, and while it’s taken a few tries to get the most out of my Bivy, it’s made my sleeping so much better. For me it was a matter of adjusting the front seats in conjunction with the tension of the straps on the Bivy.
Whether you have a small car like me or not, this will radically change your camping for the better!
So easy to setup and who doesn’t appreciate a great nights sleep.