Bushman DC65-X

65L Caravan Fridge - 12V / 24V



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Bushman DC65-X
What's included
  • – 5 Year compressor warranty
  • – Genuine Secop® Danfoss compressor
  • – Tropical ‘T’ rating
  • – Anderson plug
  • – Crisper tub
  • – Internal 4L freezer
  • – Reversible door
  • – Free mounting kit

Compact Upright Fridge

The Bushman DC65-X is an efficient and reliable upright 12V fridge.

This is a popular model for boats, camper trailers and smaller caravans.

A long and skinny freezer provides extra room to stand up large bottles. The shelves are height adjustable and the door balconies have rails to prevent your items moving when you’re underway.

Install the DC65X using the free mounting kit or mount flush to your cabinetwork. If you have any questions, please contact the team at Bushman anytime.

Independent Awards Winner
Best 12V Caravan Fridge 2020 + 2021 + 2022 + 2023 + 2024 productreview.com.au 


  • Proven Reliable

    • 5 Year compressor warranty
    • Genuine Bushman designed cooling system
    • Secop Danfoss BD35 compressor
    • Compressor is German designed / Japanese owned
    • Designed for off-road use
  • Light on Power

    • Extra low-power design for superior performance
    • Extensive ventilation options
    • Variable speed drive compressor (2A – 4.5A)
    • Average 1.0 Amp/hr over 24hrs (25º ambient, 4º fridge)
  • Easy to Use

    • Easy to use thermostat
    • Large door shelves
    • Room to stand up tall bottles
    • Anderson plug connection
  • Small, light and big on storage

    Get heaps of storage space for the overall size and weight of your fridge

  • Super strong, yet simple design

    Get fast cool-down and use less power with Bushman’s efficient and reliable cooling system. Plus, upgraded HD wire shelves to handle all the bumps

  • Enhanced features

    It’s the little things that make a Bushman fridge great. Like our super-soft custom made rubber feet that give your fridge a smooth ride

Customer Reviews

Bushman DC65-X | 4x4 fridge review | Michael
  • 5 stars


Dare 2 explore 4x4

Michael shares his review of the Bushman 65L 12 volt DC65-X canopy fridge, installed in his 4×4 canopy.

Bushman DC65-X | 65L Upright Fridge Review | Max & Andrew
  • 5 stars


Alps Creative

Join Max from Alps Creative as she reviews the Bushman 65L DC-X series upright fridge on a six month trip around Australia in their Land Rover Defender.


  • Temperature fridge

    4º ( +/- 2ºC)

  • Temperature freezer

    -12º ( +/- 2ºC)

  • Dimensions

    Height 525mm, Width 450mm, Depth 515mm

  • Minimum cut out (flush mount)

    Height 530mm, Width 455mm, Depth 515mm (Allows a 50mm gap at rear when installed with the door sitting proud from the cabinetwork)

  • Weight


Frequently asked questions

How do I mount my Bushman DC65-X fridge?

There are many different ways you can mount your Bushman DC65-X upright fridge, this includes: using the supplied mounting frame, purchasing a Bushman aluminium fridge box, using the internal mounting sleeves or even creating your own brackets.

Does the door on the Bushman DC65-X protrude past the outside of the fridge cabinet when it is opened at 90˚?

No, the door on the Bushman DC65-X does not protrude past the fridge cabinet when opened 90˚, however the door handle does (20mm).

How tall is the Bushman DC65-X door?

The door on the Bushman DC65-X is 520mm tall including the handle. If you move the handle to the side of the door, the door height without the handle is only 505mm

Can I fit 2L milk bottles in the Bushman DC65-X door?

No, 2L milk bottles do not fit in the door of the Bushman DC65-X. You can fit 1L milk bottles.

What are the dimensions of the wire shelves in the Bushman DC65-X?

The wire shelves in the Bushman DC65-X are approximately 370mm wide and 330mm deep.

What are the freezer dimensions for the Bushman DC65-X?

The freezer dimensions in the Bushman DC65-X are approximately 210mm wide, 220mm deep and 90mm tall. Please note the freezer has rounded corners.

What size battery do I need for the Bushman DC65-X?

We recommend a 120Ah deep cycle (AGM) or 75Ah lithium. This will run the Bushman DC65-X for at least three days and nights.

How many watts of solar do I need for the Bushman DC65-X?

To run the Bushman DC65-X you will need approximately 200W of solar paired with a 120Ah AGM or 75Ah lithium battery.

Can the door on the Bushman DC65-X open from the other side?

Yes! With the Bushman DC65-X you can move the hinges from the right side to the left side. The door handles can also be moved to accommodate this.

What colour is the Bushman DC65-X available in?

The Bushman DC65-X is only available in matte black.

Can I run the Bushman DC65-X from 240V power?

Yes, you could operate the Bushman DC65-X on 240V power by using a 240V to 12V transformer, however most customers choose to run their fridge from their battery bank all the time. When they have access to 240V power they plug in their smart battery charger to maintain their battery bank.

What Next?

  • Read buyers guides

    More technical information and product knowledge is available in our detailed fridge buying guides.


  • Visit your local stockist

    Find your local Bushman fridge stockist and see a fridge in person.


  • Talk to an expert

    You’re welcome to call or email us anytime. We’ll happily answer your questions and provide the best advice possible.


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