Product Comparison: YETI Hopper Flip 12 vs YETI Hopper Flip 18

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General Specifications
Hopper Flip 12
Hopper Flip 18
About the Product
The Hopper was built for those adventures where you want to grab your gear and go. It’s the original 100% leakproof, ice-for-days portable cooler. And because we used materials found in things like HazMat suits and whitewater rafts, it’s also tough as nails.
The weekend is young, so pack up your new Hopper Flip 18 and head for the hills. The bigger build suits your larger hauls and longer expeditions.
Key Specs
High-density fabric
High-density fabric
Handle Type
Shoulder strap / Primary carry handles / End handles
Shoulder strap / Primary carry handles / End handles
792 in³
1240 in³
What customers say about "Key Specs"
YETI Hopper Flip 12 Portable Cooler
  • This cooler is AMAZING! I have travelled several times in the last year, leaving my breastfeeding infant at home.
  • Bought this for my husband. It was his Father’s Day gift. He loves this and uses it everyday! Says it keeps his food cold even in 100 degree weather. HIGHLY recommend this and it’s worth the extra money compaired to other coolers.
  • Quality is great all around, coldness is comparable to other coolers I have used. Not sure if it is wroth the money though.
  • What a wonderful Yeti cooler! The Hopper is a great day cooler. Thank you.
  • Love it replaced my old school cooler with this new upgraded yeti. I take it everywhere with me.
YETI Hopper Flip 18 Portable Cooler
  • Did not want to spend the money. Thought it was a regular cooler. I was wrong, well worth the money.
  • Love our Yeti Cooler. This brand is durable and worth the money.
  • This was a Birthday gift for my son. I loved the color. He was pleased and excited to receive it..
  • What a wonderful Yeti cooler! The Hopper is a great day cooler. Thank you.
  • An amazing cooler! I got this for my boyfriend who is a farmer for his birthday and it’s quite awesome. It keeps everything super cold all day long and is the perfect size.
Size & Weight
11.5 in.
13 in.
12.6 in.
16.25 in.
10 in.
10.75 in.
3.1 lbs.
5.1 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
YETI Hopper Flip 12 Portable Cooler
  • Yetis aren’t big. Know what you’re getting before you buy. Love this cooler.
  • Great cooler, I returned this one and bought the smaller next size down.
  • I love the size cus I did away with my lunch bag and stick my lunch in it as well.
  • My son and husband both use these daily for work. Sturdy, perfect size.
  • Very small for the price, I returned expecting a credit
YETI Hopper Flip 18 Portable Cooler
  • Light weight, holds plenty for an outing , not bulky or heavy like my hopper 40 .
  • It is very easy to handle love the color!
  • Small size was priced same as what I saw larger coolers for retail
  • Great size to take to the pool. Easy to carry.
  • Extra insulation adds weight and cuts down on space (you can store more beer, lunch, whatever in a simpler cooler of the same size).
Fog Gray/Tahoe Blue
Field Tan/Blaze Orange
Bottom Drain
Latch Type
HydroLok Zipper
HydroLok Zipper
Drink Holders
Section Dividers
Insert Trays
Lid Gasket
Dryhide™ shell, Coldcell™ insulation, Wide-mouth opening, Hitchpoint™ grid
What customers say about "Features"
YETI Hopper Flip 12 Portable Cooler
  • The Yeti products are so good. This one keeps our drinks cold for a long time and it doesn't leak. The zipper is very secure.
  • Either way I’ve taken this cooler fishing and holds enough food/drinks for the whole day.
  • Works great, keeps things cool much longer than normal coolers
  • Ice keeps longer than other coolers. I like that it has a strap and handlle, but the zipper is hard to open and close.
  • It was roomy enough to fit my pump, pump parts, and several bottles and it kept my milk very cold for over 8 hours.
YETI Hopper Flip 18 Portable Cooler
  • I’m hopeful that application of supplied zipper lubricant and continued use the zipper will eventually not require both hands to operate.
  • Zipper works fine and didn’t have a hard time opening.
  • Ice keeps longer than other coolers. I like that it has a strap and handlle, but the zipper is hard to open and close.
  • I have been using the cooler 5 days a week for approximately 8 months. The zipper failed today.
  • And honestly the zipper looked like it would have been an issue - it wasn't very smooth to zip and unzip.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
1 year(s)
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