5 Best Cars for Camping in Malaysia
Got your camping checklist ready, but your current car is not exactly the best choice for camping? Here’s a list of the best cars for camping trips curated just for you.
Best Cars for Camping
Audi RS6 Avant (2020)
Suppose you’re aiming to reach your camping destination ‘almost’ in a blink of an eye. The car that deserves the spotlight is none other than the 2020 Audi RS6 Avant which balances out as a supercar and a family car. The exterior is kept on a more straightforward and sleek design. However, its performance will leave you speechless.
It comes with a 4.0 litres twin-turbo V8 that provides 600 PS at up to 6,250 rpm. Not to mention the 800 Nm torque that produces magnificent speed performance between 2,050 to 4,500. The standard speed cap for this car is 250 km/h, but if you’re going for the dynamic or dynamic plus, its speed cap increases to 305km/h.
Other than reaching your camping destination early, the trunk of an Audi RS6 Avant is spacious. This allows you to have sufficient space to pack up your camping essentials.
Land Rover Defender (2022)
If you’re looking for a car that can stand the down and dirty action. We’re recommending you the 2022 Land Rover Defender. Durable, rugged and elegant in its full standing. Even after going through rough terrain, it still looks like a masterpiece when you’re driving it on the road. It comes in either a five-seat or seven-seat configuration.
For performance, the P300 2.0 litre Ingenium four-cylinder unit provides 300 PS at up to 5,500 rpm. Not to forget, the 400 Nm torque that performs up to 4,000 rpm. As for the P400 3.0 litre inline-six engine, the unit provides 400 PS at up to 5,500 rpm. It is paired up with a 550 Nm torque that goes up to 5,000 rpm. Both share the same speed cap, which is up to 191 km/h. Other than that, a ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox is built into both mills. Alongside the two-speed transfer case for swift four wheels change.
When purchased, Land Rover has produced 4 different accessories package to suit your outgoing personality. You can choose either the Explorer, Adventure, Country, or Urban package. You can have it personalized to fit your requirements.
Volvo XC90 (2021)
For a more spacious seating configuration, the seven-seater Volvo XC90 SUV AWD is just what you’re looking for. Its seats are put together with fine Nappa leather, ensuring it meets your friends and family’s comfort standards.
As for safety, its intelligent safety assistance technology detects your surroundings from other cars or pedestrians to avoid accidents. To further ease your worries on the road, the built-in Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) assists by adjusting if there is a risk of an accident when changing lanes. If you’re getting tired and accidentally take a 3-second shut-eye, the XC90 will adjust your steering and get you back on the road.
If you’re in need of more space to pack your camping essentials, you have have the last row of seats folded to serve that purpose.
Honda CRV (2017)
The Honda CRV comes in 4 variants: 2.0 2WD, 1.5 TC-P 2WD, 1.5 TC-P 4WD, and the CRV Black Edition. All share the same engine type at 4 cylinder, 16 valves, DOHC VTEC Turbo except for the 2.0 2WD that runs a SOHC iVTEC unit.
This car is equipped with Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) that adjusts understeer and oversteer when turning. It also has Agile Handling Assist (AHA), which automatically applies the brake when cornering. This ensures you have more control of the steering. There are a total of six airbags located in the cabin. This provides sufficient protection for all occupants in the car.
The Honda CRV is practical with a trunk space of 1,672 litres that comes with tie down hooks to ensure your luggage is secure. Not to worry, the last row of seats is foldable if you need more space.
Subaru Outback (2018)
The Outback is one of the best cars suitable for camping. When you’re looking at performance, it runs on a 2.5 litre boxer-four engine that provides 175 PS at up to 5,800 rpm—installed with a 235 Nm torque that serves up to 4,000 rpm.
This car provides great supportive seats and spacious legroom in between the rows. Not to mention, it has an outstanding safety score of 8.1 in total. The Outback also comes with a pre-collision braking system and adaptive cruise control. It also has off-roading capabilities and can go through a series of ruts impressively.
For trunk space, it goes up to 1,005 litres. Slightly lower than the Honda CRV (2017), but the last row of seats can be easily folded down to create more trunk space.
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