Table of contents:
- Preparing for the trip: a technical issue
- Minivan - family car
- Subcompact hatchback or frame SUV?
- Practical sedans, roomy station wagons
- Preparing passengers
- Route selection
- Resorts of the Krasnodar Territory
- Russia, Golden Ring
Do you like traveling? A modern person has no idea how it is to sit at home and not go anywhere. But to make traveling by car comfortable and enjoyable, you need a good car for traveling, you need to know the best routes, and of course, plan everything in advance.
Preparing for the trip: a technical issue
If you have a vacation very soon, which you plan to go on a car, you need to carefully prepare everything. The first thing to do is find out if your car is ready to travel. It will not be superfluous to carry out technical diagnostics of the car, its chassis, engine, check the level of antifreeze and brake fluid.
How to determine if your car is suitable for travel? First of all, you need to think about how well you know all his "sores". For example, if some serious breakdown occurs along the way, can you fix it yourself or can it be fixed in the simplest service station? On the other hand, it is important to choosecar based on its reliability rating. So let's move on to another question: which car to choose.
Minivan - family car
If a person likes to travel by car, reviews about a particular car will help to make the right choice.
To decide what kind of car you will be lucky on a trip, you need to think about who you plan to go with. For example, when planning a trip with children by car, it is important to remember that you will need to take a lot of things with you. So in this case, you need a large trunk. What cars to consider? Many will agree that the minivan will become universal in this case. It allows you to conveniently organize the space in the cabin and arrange a lot of things in the luggage compartment.
What if you are planning a car trip in Russia? Then remember the quality of our roads. So you need a car that will allow you to drive comfortably over bumps, and at the same time your back will not feel like after a beating. Most likely, it would be logical to choose a car with wheels of at least R-16, since they will work out the bumps in the road better.
Subcompact hatchback or frame SUV?
In general, the debate about which car is better has probably been going on for as long as the automotive industry exists. However, there are typical city cars, such as compact hatchbacks, and off-road cars, frame SUVs. Most likely, neither one nor the other will deserve the title of "Bestcar for travel". Although there are often traveler reviews about such cars, so you should not worry too much about it.
In the first case, the car is very small, and it will be comfortable in it only in the front seats, which means that you can go on a trip together. In addition, it has a small weight, and it can be "thrown" along the track. But on such a car, you can not be afraid for your wallet, since it consumes quite a bit of gasoline, and the trip will turn out to be quite budgetary.
As for frame SUVs, these are very large, overall cars, they perfectly cope with the quality of our roads, which means that traveling by car in Russia can be planned in places where an ordinary passenger car cannot pass. Also, such a car is respected on the road, it is not scary to drive around with oncoming trucks, and there is usually more than enough space in it. But they also have disadvantages. Since the car is "sharpened" for off-road, you can not expect strong comfort from it. However, as well as significant speeds - the car is not for the autobahn. Yes, and you need to stop by at gas stations, if not more often, then obviously more expensive - after all, the tank is rather big, and sometimes such cars consume 14 liters of diesel per hundred kilometers.
Recently, the segment of crossovers - subcompact, compact, medium and full-size - is in great demand. These cars, in the presence of high ground clearance and all-wheel drive, are controlled like a regular passenger car and make you feel very comfortable on the road. Besides,there is also enough space in them, so this is probably a good option for a small family.
Most crossovers come with an automatic transmission, which allows even novice drivers to easily drive this car. These big cars allow for more confident overtaking, and the length makes them better on the track.
Practical sedans, roomy station wagons
For many middle-aged motorists, when buying a car, the question does not even arise: of course, a sedan. This car has a fairly long wheelbase, which gives an advantage on the track, as well as a roomy trunk. The noise from the rear wheel arches will practically not be heard in the cabin, since it is not just an acoustic shelf that separates from the trunk, as in a hatchback, but a layer of sound insulation. On the other hand, it is not convenient enough to load things into a sedan - trunk lid hinges often interfere. Then another travel car comes to the rescue - the station wagon.
This car is very convenient to load a variety of luggage. Now there are even station wagons with 7 seats. True, if you drive in seven, then there will be no room for luggage at all - the trunk remains like that of the little Oka. But there are also disadvantages in this car - if you plan to travel to a big city, due to the length of the car, there may be a problem with maneuvering and parking.
Of course, there is another mode of transport - minibuses. And now it's not justabout the Gazelle. Many manufacturers of foreign cars have decided that these are very practical cars. What are their advantages? A lot of space for passengers, not taken up space in the trunk. Moreover, luggage can be stacked between the seats. Many modern minibuses have a lot of shelves, drawers in the cabin, which will be especially appreciated by young parents. Well, if you suddenly left without spending the night - you can always remove, move the seats and expand the double mattress.
Undoubtedly, it is important to include care for passengers in the preparation. Everyone needs to collect the necessary documents, medicines, travel pillows - those that fit around the neck and allow you not to strain your muscles while holding your head. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
In addition, it is important to think over the route of travel by car. In a day, most likely, it will be difficult to overcome more than 1000 km. Therefore, lodging places also need to be taken care of in advance so as not to be in the middle of an unfamiliar city without rest. Of course, if you are traveling together, you can spend the night in the car, but what kind of vacation is this?
So, let's say a person likes to travel around Russia by car. Routes in this case will help lay the good old "Yandex". However, for now, we'll take a look at a few of the most popular options and figure out exactly what to think about.
Resorts of the Krasnodar Territory
It is quite logical that when the holidays come, people tend to go to the sea. And in connection withthe latest events and jumps in exchange rates are not up to foreign countries. Therefore, in the summer, many go on trips around Russia by car. Routes to such settlements as Dzhubga, Arkhipo-Osipovka, Gelendzhik, Anapa, Sochi, etc., have been studied by many a long time ago. Is it difficult to get to the Black Sea coast?
Let's say someone plans to travel by car from Moscow. Probably the most difficult part of the road is the exit from Moscow itself. It's no secret that there are often traffic jams on the Moscow Ring Road, so it seems logical to leave late at night to pass everything calmly. It is best to travel the trails in daylight. So you want to sleep less, and the headlights of oncoming cars do not blind, and indeed - at night a person should sleep. The distance to Anapa, for example, is almost 1500 km, it is quite difficult to drive them in a day. Therefore, it makes sense to get to Rostov-on-Don, where to spend the night. It is important not to forget to book a hotel room in advance, since now it is not a problem to do it via the Internet. And in the morning, with a fresh head, a well-rested and rested driver will be able to continue his journey and safely take his family to the long-awaited sea.
Russia, Golden Ring
What ring are we talking about? Yes, this is exactly what many tourists strive for at any time of the year, even foreigners. These are such cities as Rostov the Great, Suzdal, Ivanovo, Sergiev Posad, etc. These cities amaze with their architecture and cultural heritage. Such a trip by car is suitable even for those who have not been driving for so long and are afraid of long distances. Somebodythinks that you can visit them on the bus from the travel agency. Of course, but how much better it is to be independent of anyone, watch only what is interesting to you, and spend as much time in each city as you want.
This route has a very developed infrastructure, which means there will be no problems with gas stations, hotels, cafes. And even if something suddenly happens to the car, help will not have to wait long.
That's really where the beauty of the wild! The famous White Sea, icy mountain rivers and, of course, fishing! It is good to go to Karelia by car with high ground clearance, preferably all-wheel drive. If you go in the warm season, then enjoying nature and landscapes will be especially pleasant. And the crossover will take you to places near the water, a tent and other camping equipment will enter into its trunk, there is also a place for fishing rods. And now, beautiful sunsets in the evening, and excellent fishing in the morning!
To get to these amazingly beautiful places from Central Russia, you need to thoroughly prepare. After all, we are not talking about several hundred kilometers, but about several thousand! Here you need to remember to thoroughly check your car, take a can of gasoline, engine oil, antifreeze, a tool kit with you. And of course, pay special attention to planning. After all, the closer to the East of Russia, the less infrastructure, the roads do not differ in their quality, and the distances between settlements are greater. It is not surprising that the dream of many motorists traveling by personal transport is to visitBaikal.
Of course, not to list all the places where you should go by private car! And the choice for the next vacation is always up to everyone. As well as the question of which car is better for traveling. You can talk a lot about this topic, but the best is the one that belongs to you.