Honestly, the best car for camping will be one you already have. Give it a couple of tries before you get a vehicle completely kitted out and dedicated to camping adventures. Unless you own something really small like a Peugeot 107, then we recommend buying or renting out a roof tent (your car needs to have railings).
Make a test setup at home by folding down your seats, putting a mattress, pillow and a sleeping bag to get a better understanding of how it’ll feel when you’re staying away from home.
Even a very modest car can be a great choice for camping, so don’t hesitate and just give it a go! It will most likely be better than you expected it to be.
If it’s a diesel and you plan to camp in the winter months, you can mount a diesel heater inside and enjoy the cosy nights just like at home! It’s definitely a good idea to pick a diesel over petrol engines, especially for longevity and fuel efficiency. And the warm nights, of course.
Nomadist Curated Content
Thank you for exploring our news feed of curated adventures! While we publish a significant amount of content ourselves across multiple sites, we also aggregate adventure-related posts such as this one. We strive to drive as much traffic and support small & large content creators through our service, but you can also directly support the creators by:
- Viewing the original post and sharing / subscribing / commenting here: https://nomadist.com/camping/what-is-car-camping-and-why-its-a-perfect-way-to-travel-in-2021/.
- Subscribing to their RSS feeds through a feed reading service such as Feedly: https://www.lionsdetour.com/feed/
- Subscribing to their social media pages via the original post URL: https://nomadist.com/camping/what-is-car-camping-and-why-its-a-perfect-way-to-travel-in-2021/
- Exploring their websites via the original post URL: https://nomadist.com/camping/what-is-car-camping-and-why-its-a-perfect-way-to-travel-in-2021/
If you're a content publisher in the adventure, recreational and travel sectors and want to be listed in our Explorers database and our sections of Nomadist, please use our contact form.