There when you need it. Gone when you don't.

The first of its kind

This revolutionary side door step mechanically deploys as the door is open and closed. No electrical wiring – it’s automatic, but not electric. Superior legendary quality outlasts and outperforms fixed and electric steps alike. The discreet yet highly functional design ensures a streamlined appearance while providing a practical solution for our Legends of the Road. With a focus on both form and function, this retractable side door step exemplifies the marriage of advanced engineering and user-friendly design in modern automotive technology.

Step into the future

Larger than life surface area to step on

UpStep’s unique retractable design boasts almost 40 inches of usable space when deployed to step on.

  • No fear of missing narrow steps, much wider due to being stowed

  • Advanced non-slip resistance with advanced grip technology

  • No need to remember to stow step before driving, closes with side door

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Record-breaking weight capacity


Estimated mounting time



A worker holding a packaged version of the UpStep RS3 in the back of a van, with installation parts and instruction laid on the floor of the van.

Automatic, not electric. Easy to install!

Thanks to UpStep’s unique mechanical design, installation becomes quick and easy, eliminating the hassle of electrical installation and maximizing your profit per hour.

  • Easy to install

  • Eliminate electrical issues and need for technician

Install Guides
Side profile view of the UpStep RS3 from almost ground level.

Winter Tested

Worried about performance in the extreme cold? Don’t be. We put the UpStep through the harshest climate tests in Europe and North America. It's a reliable companion that's been tested in real-world extremes. So, whether you're braving the snow-covered streets of Stockholm or embarking on a cold-weather adventure in the Rockies, rest easy knowing the UpStep has your back.

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Product Specifications


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Level view of the UpStep retracted underneath the side of a van, showing off the mounting apparatus.
Close up photo of installation of the UpStep.

Step into the future

UpStep is already revolutionizing van accessibility and safety for our Legends of the Road, making every journey safer and more accessible. We’re committed – and convinced – to providing a better day for a life on the road. See how we can help you lighten the load today.

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How to Install the UpStep RS3

There are three separate mounting kits for the Ford Transit, RAM ProMaster and Mercedes Sprinter. Each requires a slightly different installation process.

  • An in-depth tutorial of how to properly install the LEGEND UpStep RS3 on a Ford Transit using the Ford Mounting Kit.