Fuel Camping Lanterns Comparison Table

This is our easy to use fuel camping lanterns comparison table, see side by side all the different models decide according to your criteria. Make a smart choice!

This table combines different types of fuel, like propane, Coleman Liquid Fuel, gasoline and Oil. If you are looking for specific Propane camping lanterns see our Propane comparison table.

WARNING: ALL propane lanterns, heaters and stoves are “NOT FOR INDOOR USE”.

PictureNameReviewManufacturerPrice[USD]ProsConsDimerIgnitionBest used forWeight [lbs]Weight [kg]DimensionRun time[h]Lumens Fuel type warranty [y]Notes
NorthStar-Dual-Fuel-InstaStart-LanternColeman Northstar Duel Fuel LanternReview hereColeman142.99-Dual fuel -Uses less fuel than propane-powered lanterns
- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- Metal guard protects globe
- Not the lightest
- Price
YESBattery InstaStart™ Push-Button Ignition camping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency5.352.4371138Coleman Liquid Fuel/gasoline3Includes one AAA battery
2-Premium-Dual-Fuel-LanternPremium Dual Fuel Lantern
Review hereColeman49-Dual fuel -Uses less fuel than propane-powered lanterns
- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- Two-mantle lighting No. 21 mantles (included)
- Match ignition
-No metal guard protects globe
YESMatchcamping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency3.811.731.9 x 6.9 x 7.3 in (4.8cm x 17.5cm x 18.5cm)7861Coleman Liquid Fuel/gasoline3There is the version with Hard Carry Case
3-Coleman-Premium-Powerhouse-Dual-Fuel-LanternColeman Premium Powerhouse® Dual Fuel(TM) Lantern
Review hereColeman59.99-Dual fuel -Uses less fuel than propane-powered lanterns
- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- Two-mantle lighting No. 21 mantles
- Match ignition
-No metal guard protects globe
YESMatchcamping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency4.41.9917.19 in. x 7.84 in. x 7.84 in. (43.66 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm)71107Coleman Liquid Fuel/gasoline3
4-Coleman-Two-Mantle-InstaStart-QuickPack-LanternColeman Two Mantle InstaStart(TM) QuickPack(TM) Lantern
Review hereColeman29.97- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- Durable porcelain-coated ventilator
- High-temperature globe resists cracking from heat
- Pre-installed mantles
- Included cover for easy packing and storage
- No metal guard protects globe YESBattery InstaStart™ Push-Button Ignition camping, hunting, tailgating 3.21.45 9.2 x 17.8 x 9.5 inches (23.11cm x 45.21cm x 24.13cm)7810Propane5
Coleman-Deluxe-PerfectFlow-LanternColeman Deluxe PerfectFlow(TM) Lantern
Review hereColeman26.25- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- PerfectFlow(TM) System for consistent fuel, no matter the conditions
- Unique footed base helps increase stability
- Do not include globes
- Match Ignition
YESMatchcamping, hunting, tailgating 31.36 7.8 x 6.2 x 11.3 inches 19.8cm x 15.74cm x 28.7cm7967Propane3
Coleman-Northstar-PerfectFlow-Instastart-Propane-LanternColeman Northstar® PerfectFlow(TM) Instastart(TM) Propane Lantern with Hard Carry Case
Review hereColeman52.98- More reliable in the coldest conditions
- PerfectFlow(TM) System for consistent fuel, no matter the conditions
- Unique footed base helps increase stability
- Insta-Clip® Tube Mantles are the easiest to install
- One of the lightest
- Running time is under averageYESBattery InstaStart™ Push-Button Ignition camping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency1.80.816 8.7 x 9.2 x 12.8 inches (22cm x 23.3cm x 32.51cm)4.31543Propane5- Carry case for easy packing and protected storage
- One of the brightest lanterns available
Bulin-BL300-F2-Ultralight-Compact-Camping-Gas-LanternBulin BL300-F2 Ultralight Compact Camping Gas Lantern
Review hereBulin25.9-Compact and Lightweight
- Includes three mantles and storage case
- No glass
- Hard plastic storga case
- Might not be used for all ocassions due to Lumens
- No base included
YESPIEZO automatic ignition backpacking and camping0.320.1482.76 x 2.83 x 5.98 inches (7cm x 7.1cm x 15.1cm)4720Butane/ Propane2- includes the lantern, storage case, three mantles, and an adapter for a different type of butane canister you won't really use in the U.S.
Texsport-Single-Mantle-Propane-LanternTexsport Single Mantle Propane Lantern
Review hereTexsport15.53- Large paddle foot plastic base for greater stability
- Includes carry handle
- Lumens vs WeightYESMatch backpacking and camping2.91.37 x 7 x 11 inches (17.7cm x 17.7cm x 27.9cm)8680Propane2
Coleman-Deluxe-Two-Mantle-InstaStartColeman Deluxe Two Mantle InstaStart(TM) QuickPack(TM) Lantern
Review hereColeman39.99- Durable porcelain-coated ventilator
- High-temperature globe resists cracking from heat
- Pre-installed mantles
YESBattery InstaStart Push-Button Ignition camping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency3.21.4516 x 7.5 x 9 inches (40.6cm x 19cm x 22.8cm)7.75967Propane5- Included cover for easy packing and storage
Coleman-Compact-PerfectFlow-LanternColeman Compact PerfectFlow(TM) Lantern
Review hereColeman26.24- Small and compact size
- Single mantle
- Chain handle for easy carrying and hanging
- Metal guard with built-in stabilizer protects globe
- You'll need matchs for ignition
- Uses mantels #51 (hard to find)
YESMatch backpacking and camping, 1.20.5447 x 4 x 5 inches (17.7cm x 10.1cm x 12.7cm)12273Propane3- Having a metal guard around the globe is great too
Stansport-Two-Mantle-Propane-LanternStansport Two Mantle Propane Lantern, Black
Review hereStansports19.85- Steel carrying / hanging handle
- Includes “Dura Base” with tip-resistant feet
- High-temperature globe resists cracking from heat
- Not metal guardYESOn/Off control knob and built in backpacking and camping31.312 x 8 x 8 inches (30.4cm x 20.3cm x 20.3cm)6680Propane2- Two silk mantles (included)
Texsport-Propane-LanternTexsport Propane Lantern w/Carry Case
Review hereTexsport28.99- High-temperature globe resists cracking from heat
- Steel carrying / hanging handle
- Not very stable standingYESMatch backpacking and camping3.41.548.9 x 9 x 13.5 inches (22.6cm x 22.8cm x 34.29cm)6710Propane1- With Carry Case
Century-7030I-Portable-Propane-Single-MantleCentury 7030I Portable Propane Single Mantle Mighty-Lite Lantern
Review hereCentury16.99- Compact, easy to carry
- made for cold-weather performance
- Carrying / hanging chain
- Base not included
-Burns through mantles quickly on highest setting
YESMatchcamping, hunting, tailgating and in cases of emergency0.4490.204 6 x 6 x 4 inches (15.2cm x 15.2cm x 10.16cm)7150.84Propane2- Allways have mantles for replacemet
Dietz -2500-Jupiter-Oil-LanternDietz 2500 Jupiter Oil Lantern
Review hereDietz48.62-Stands 15 inches tall
- Burns for 75 hours on 80 ounces of fuel
- Oir lanterns use wick
- Not the lightest
YESMatchcamping or emergencies8.253.7415x10 inches (31cm x 25.4cm base)75Oil2- Uses 7/8 inches wick
Fuel Camping Lanterns Comparison Table on May 15, 2015 rated 3.6 of 5