Sportz Cove

Hit the road, hit the beach, or hit the hay with the lightweight Sportz Cove suv awning. The conveniently compact awning comes in two sizes – Small/Medium for CUV’s and Hatchback Cars, or Medium/Large for Minivans, or Full Size SUVs. With a simple one pole setup, you can have shade and shelter from the sun and rain in just a few minutes! Ideal for tailgating, road tripping, fishing, picnics, bonfires, and backyard barbeques. Go ahead… take the scenic route!

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Experience car camping like never before with the Sportz Cove tent by Napier Outdoors

Here are the features that make it the perfect camping companion: 


Vehicle Dependent


Awning Length - 2ft




Back & Gray

No. of Doors


No. of Poles (Tent)

1 Shock-Corded Fiberglass Pole

Storm Flaps

Yes - On Door

Water Proofing

1500mm PU Coating

Wall and Roof Material

Polyester Taffeta

Window Material

Polyester Mesh

Floor Material


Rainfly Material


Rear Access Panel




Seasons for Use

Spring, Summer, Fall

Storage Room



1 Year

While this is not the intended use, the Sportz Cove will work with a compact truck and camper shell only. Examples include the Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma, and Dodge Dakota.

 No, the Sportz Cove will not work.

The Cove attaches overtop an open hatch, and secures via hooks and straps

Yes. To ensure the best fit possible, we recommend our larger SUV Tents (82000, 84000, 13100, and 19100).

Yes. As long as the height from the ground to the highest point of the cap window/door does not exceed 80”, SUV Tents are compatible.

Please refer to the Warranty section on the website.

Our tents already have a water-resistant coating on them. However, the coating may wear down over time and you may want to spray a water repellent coating onto the exterior after a few years of use.

There is a one-year manufacturer defect warranty.  Please consult the Warranty section on the website.

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    Roger in Australia

    I’ve only used mine once (I have the small version) but it was fairly easy to put up (after a bit of fluffing around). Overall I’m glad that I have purchased it as it makes my Skoda Octavia wagon combi less of a coffin to sleep in. The roof in this car is low which makes me claustrophobic. When the Napier is attached the back part of the car is high enough for me to sit up which is a lot better.

    The Sportz Cove was a bit expensive compared to other options (as it is from the US). There are other options that are made in China which are a lot cheaper but they dont look as well made and dont seem to fit as tightly, which would be irritating in windy conditions.

    A limitation will be making sure that the back of the car is clean dust free before attaching the Napier Sportz Cove, so I will have to carry a brush at least and clean down the car before attaching the car tent. So far Im happy with it.

    The photo was taken at the Cotter Camping Ground near Canberra.

    September 28, 2023
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    Lisa Hall

    We love the additional space and the access to the back of the car. Great product. The directions for attaching around the tire were not exactly as described because it could not be accomplished as described. Nonetheless, we love this.

    September 13, 2023
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    Nancy Vercaignie

    I liked it but Second summer and a part of the pole broked.

    August 17, 2023
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    Excellent product. Easy to setup. Was in a major wind and rainstorm in Big Bend National Park and held up beautifully. 2021 4Runner. Love this product!

    August 2, 2023
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    Will this work with a jeep with a soft top? Ie something that does NOT have a hatch door? Or is the hatch necessary to maintain the structure?


    July 30, 2023
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    Arlene Morrison

    I’m interested in purchasing

    June 22, 2023
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    Erick Ople IG allroad_california

    Two years ownership and loving it! (Small size Sportzcove)
    It’s been two years now and truly enjoy the features of this little hatch tent attachment. It fits and works great on my 2015 Audi Allroad (wagon). I’ve received many compliments and inquiries where to get them from my posts on my micro car camping adventures! Stylish I must say especially with the awning extended. Although after many use, I’ve experienced a mishap with the included awning pole (snapped and tore part of the section where the pole is inserted) gladly the warranty covered the damage and Napier was kind to send me a new set! I highly recommend this for solo car campers (small hatch, wagon or CUV). And yes, this also fits our 2018 Hyundai Tucson! IF there was anything I’d change with this product perhaps a better awning pole? (Although it can be replaced with a third party product I suppose). How about adding an extension awning that can offer more shade?
    (Yes we also have the BackRoadz SUV tent but it’s a bit too big for my car ).
    Thank You Napier!

    May 17, 2023
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    Lisa liberali

    ?? Question ??
    I have a Honda HRV 2023
    Do not have bars on top roof
    Can I still use your Napier s/medium with cords attached somewhere else ?
    Will it still be tight save ?
    Hope so seams great for my road trip 2 months West US

    March 4, 2023
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    Jayne Tomei

    We purchased the Cove for our Pacifica. Tested it out on an island during a strong wind. Not only was it still easy to install, it held tight while other tents around us were blowing down. We didn’t use the awning pole that night, instead we bungeed the flaps so there was more support. But the next night we did use the awning and the wind picked up again. Everything was fine. We are fans of the Cove!

    September 9, 2022
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    Is 61000 fit with nissan juke 2016?

    June 19, 2022

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