Taxa's Mantis Specifications Off-Road Travel Trailers

Taxa’s Mantis off-road, off-grid travel trailer: specifications, standard features and options.

       On the previous page you will find full description of Taxa Outdoors new model of the off-road travel trailer "Mantis". It is the new addition to already impressive line of adventurous Taxa's trailers including such models like famous not only for its lines Cricket, and two more rugged units known as Tiger Moth and Woolly Bear. The Cricket and Mantis were designed the way to provide some level of comfort for RV-ers (especially Mantis), while the Tiger Moth and Woolly Bear rather for more like "hard-to-die" adventurers.

If for some reasons you missed the first page, then just go to:

--> Mantis Off-Grid RV: Description

Below we follow with the technical specs and details.

Taxa Outdoors' Mantis travel trailer


Exterior length

Exterior width

Interior width

Exterior height (closed/open)

Interior height (open)

Interior height (closed)

Ground clearance

Dry weight (1)

Tongue weight (2)

Cargo capacity



Fresh water tank

Grey water tank

Black water tank







6’10” / 10’

5’11” to 7’10”



2,990 lbs to 3,180 lbs

480 lbs

780 lbs

3,800 lbs

4,000 lbs

20 gals

22 gals

No (optional cassette)

2 x 20 lbs

8 ft

Up to 4

1. Depends on options

2. Correspond to the trailer equipped only with standard features

Mantis travel trailer


  • Frame: powder-coated steel
  • Shell: powder-coated steel w/Kynar-painted & UV Treated aluminum skin and composite panels
  • Walls: Foam-Core w/Aluminum Interior Walls and Ceiling
  • Deck:   1” Plywood Deck w/ABS laminate (ABS laminate panels consist of a single-sided plastic sheet glued/laminated to varied quality of plywood)
  • Roof: Pop-top style (hard-top, canvas walls w/windows)
  • Axle: single
  • Suspension: Independent, torsion axle w/electric brakes
  • Wheels: 15” steel (optional aluminum) wheels w/all-terrain 235/75R15 tires
  • Windows: Acrylic, double-panned w/screens and shades
  • Electrical Connector: 7-pins
  • Hitch ball: 2 inches

Interior features

  • Folding Sofa/Full-size bed (75” x 54”) w/under-bed storage
  • Folding couch /2 bunk beds system (upper 75” x 22”, lower 75” x 24”)
  • Bed and Bunk privacy curtains
  • Birch Plywood kitchen cabinetry w/modular milk-crate storage and shelves
  • Dining/working table
  • Mesh Screen entrance door curtain
  • Non-slippery seamless Vinyl floor
  • Wet-bath w/cassette toilet and shower (Optional)
  • "Milk-Crate"-based seats with pads

Rear sofa in "Master bed" configuration  

Front couch in 2-bunk beds configuration

Wet bath (here enveloped with a privacy curtain) 


  • Dometic combo 2-burner stove w/sink and lid
  • Truma combo Furnace/Water Heater
  • 6k BTU wall-mounted A/C unit
  • Dometic 12V 65 liters fridge w/freezer (Optional)

Combo stove and sink (note that the faucet folds down, so the whole unit can be covered with lid.

Galley with visible vent of the A/C unit


  • LED lights throughout (Interior, 2 reading light, exterior porch and entrance)
  • 12V Power and USB outlets (Int and Ext)
  • 110V receptacles
  • 12V Battery monitor w/alarm
  • Two 12V, deep-cycle batteries
  • 30 Amps Shore power connection w/cable
  • 110V converter
  • Lights control and fuse panel
  • Truma Furnace/Water Heater control panel w/display
  • Solar prep w/SEA input (Zamp systems)

Galley's cabinetry with fridge. On the left (next to the entrance door) visible the Electrical Control Panel and Fire Extinguisher

Lights' Control and Fuse panel

Exterior features

  • 2,000 lbs tongue jack
  • Powder-coated gravel guards (front and rear)
  • 4 stabilizer jacks
  • Roof tracks for optional racks (for bikes and cargo)
  • Adjustable roof load bars
  • 2-steps "ladder" to access roof rack
  • Large, 8 ft patio awning
  • Exterior shower w/hot & cold water
  • 2 x 20 lbs LPG tanks w/cover
  • Fresh and City water hookups
  • Exterior storage

Rear end with gravel guard and steps to access the roof tack

Fragment of the roof with rear rack

Two 20 lbs LPG tanks with cover

Exterior storage


  • Full-size spare wheel w/carrier
  • Wireless brake controller ("Autowbrake")
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Alarm detectors (LP, CO and smoke)

Optional fridge w/freezer


  • Dometic 12V 65 liters fridge w/freezer
  • 15” spare (steel wheel and tire)
  • Wet bath w/cassette toilet, shower and curtain
  • Tinted Windows w/ Screens & Shades
  • bike and cargo racks

      For completeness of information regarding Taxa Outdoors trailers, let’s also mention here the already famous (at least for its exterior “stylishness”, but frankly - not only) Cricket:

--> Cricket Travel Trailer

and two smaller but certainly not less adventurous and attractive all-terrain trailers, correspondingly: Tiger Moth and Woolly Bear.

Taxa's Tiger Moth off-road travel trailer

Woolly Bear off-road trailer

Looking for top off-road RVs? Please go to:

--> Basics of Off-Road Campers

--> Review of Extreme Off-Road RVs

--> Best Off-Road RVs 

Or simply go to the square 1 - it this case description of the Mantis

--> Mantis Off-Grid Travel Trailer

Most Pictures: Courtesy of Taxa Outdoors

Note:  Check with the manufacturer and / or authorized RV Dealer for the up-to-date list of features, options as well as latest specifications. These written above may not be accurate and certainly are subject to change by the factory. We are not responsible for any inaccuracy, the above text is provided only for the general information.

This review was written based on publicly available information for the benefits of the community of RV-ers. We do not receive any gratification or financial benefits from RV manufacturers, dealers, and any other promoters of RVs. 

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