Seven Of The Best Cars For Those Big Road Trips

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There’s no holiday quite like the road trip. The sense of freedom that comes with grabbing a few mates or your family and just driving to see where the road takes you. All sorts of new places and sights that can be discovered and a new level of choice when it comes to deciding where you want to spend the night. Part of the greatness is the exploration, part of it is the company and part of it is, of course, the car. The right car makes a road trip all the better, so what are the best choices? We’ll be taking a look at some of the best cars to take, as well as a few pointers on how to make your road trip even better.

1) Chrysler 300:

The road trip is part great American tradition so it only makes sense that there would be a great American car going along on the ride as well. Fuel economy is going to be a part of every entry on the list and this Chrysler manages that nicely with 31 miles to the gallon. But it also has the power to make the ride a thrill, as well, with over 290 horsepower. Sites like can deliver parts no matter where you are, too. So don’t worry too much about taking it for a real drive.


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2) Mercedes Sprinter:

The Sprinter has won a lot of awards, like Mercedes always do, for courier and delivery services. The reasons that the Sprinter is so good as a delivery vehicle also makes it an awesome choice for those big trips. We’re talking about fuel economy, great seats and storage space. Perfect for those long trips with a partner involving camping whenever you get a chance.


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3) Honda Accord Hybrid:

A sensible, midsize car that can accommodate five people, the Honda Accord Hybrid might not strike you immediately as a great road trip car. That is, until, you discover the amount of app compatibility built into the car. For those big stretches of nothing or the occasional jam, this is a god send. Particularly since there loads of great apps you might want to get your hands on just for the trip.


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4) Volvo C30:

The Volvo C30 is another car that’s just great for escaping the city. For the 2016 C30, you’ll want to skip the optional R-Design, keeping the quality of the drive over sharp reactions. But the beauty of this car when it comes to road trips is the stereo which can hold 15 gigs of music. Music’s a big factor of a road trip. So with this one, you can load up as many classic driving tunes as you want and hit the road.


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5) Aston Martin V12 Vantage S:

For those who really do like a lot of power on their drive and can afford the luxury to really enjoy it, too. The Vantage S is a great car for taking down some of the more scenic routes of the country. It’s able to handle curves just as well as it can power down those long roads. With comfortable seating space for two, this is great for those with any romantic intentions of the trip, as well. Route’s important, so take a look at some of the suggestions from, too.


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6) Ford Mustang:

Another American classic, the Ford Mustang has just made its debut in the UK for the first time. Now it’s ready to wow UK roadtrippers as it has done for Americans time and time again. A wide car, it’ll give you plenty to manoeuvre, but it’s a tough vehicle, well equipped for weathering those long-distance trips. The two rear seats make it better for taking children along, since they’re not quite as spacious as up front.


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7) Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel:

If it’s fuel economy you’re looking for, then you need look no further than the Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel. This Jeep has all the space you could need for taking your camping gear deep into the heart of the wilderness. It also has the ability to get you there, with some serious terrain traversing skills. When you’re talking about a MPG that can go over 30, that gives you plenty of ability to make that long rambling journey.

Choosing the best road trip car is all about choosing what kind of road trip you want. There are vehicles that can take you anywhere and everywhere while still giving great fuel economy. Sporty cars you can take through all those winding roads. Wherever you go, make sure you’ve got the far suited to your needs and a proper preparedness kit.


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