Dubai is a very lively city filled with luxury and spontaneous splendor; it is a huge attraction for tourists all over the world. Dubai being is a city in the United Arab Emirates that has very beautiful, well planned building networks with magnificent modern architectures and historical places like the "Bastakia" district.
When planning for a trip to Dubai, you must keep in mind that the public transportation in Dubai is not predictable because there are always daily changes in the public transport. Rent a car Dubai is the best option especially if you're looking to go on an off road trip.
Off-road trip is the activity of driving a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain, Off-roaders have been met with criticism for the environmental damage caused by their vehicles.
Travelling on such off-road terrains require vehicles capable of accommodating off-road driving and not all cars are built for such journeys, some are customized and ready made to handle the wear and tears of such an adventure.
For an off road trip in Dubai, the cars you'll be looking to rent wouldn't be the same usual cars for normal driving or sight-seeing. Here are a few cars that you will consider as the best options for off road trips in Dubai.
1. THE PICK: TOYOTA COROLLA
This is for the basic road trippers. Toyota Corolla is comfortably big to contain four people with enough safety belts for five, although the middle rear slot might not suit all sizes. It is also small enough to maneuver and park and uses a modest volume of fuel. Also, Toyota Corolla is user-friendly which is very good for off road trips.
2. KIA SEDONA
Kia Sedona is a spacious minivan in that the second row seats are better than the front seats. It has dual rooftops, a rear passenger climate control and slide windows sun shades which are good for Dubai hot desserts. This car is ideal for carrying the whole Family.
3. FORD FLEX
The Family-Size SUV has a low-roof, seven-passenger wagon with a center console refrigerator which is handy for vacation travel with kids. It has a space on the inside for seven passengers and allows for stretching of legs without intruding into another's space. Also, it possesses a flip fold which goes backwards for stargazing, tailgating etc.
4. MAZDA 5
For the Mileage-Conscious Family looking to Budget Rent a car, this minivan seats six in three rows of two, with sliding doors for quick entry and exit. It economizes fuel by using a four-cylinder engine and it is still small enough to maneuver for easy parking.
5. MAZDA MIATA
For Just a Couple and a Winding Road, The Mazda Miata MX-5 is a lightweight two-passenger roadster sports car that nearly has a neutral handling. Inducing oversteer is easy and very controllable and it’s recommended for amateurs who are going on their first road trip. Nothing on the road will give you better value and fun as this car especially when one wants to go on a lovely couple trip in Dubai.
6. CHRYSLER 300
It’s the quintessential car for beautiful off road trips in Dubai. It is very comfortable, big, fast and very powerful. It can comfortably sit five and still have much enough room for your suitcases. With an outstanding fuel economy, this car is one of the best cars when you want to rent a car in Dubai, for a wonderful off road trip experience.
7. SUBARU OUTBACK
Looking for a throwback Station Wagon, this midsize five-passenger vehicle will delight you so much. The outback just has the ability to transform itself into exactly what you require for a given scenario. If you are looking for a capable all-weather transport or a roomy wagon for kids on a road trip then this is for you and it's available on any car Rental Dubai.
8. BMW 328D, TOYOTA PRIUS
A diesel powered rental car for highway driving consumes bigger fuel. However, with this powerful engine you can save more fuel and also a hybrid for city-oriented road trips. The electric motor runs more often limiting gas consumption and it is safe and secure on the highway. Also, it has a comfortable interior and it is very cheap on Car Rental Dubai.
These few mentioned cars will help you pick out which one is suitable for your off road trips in UAE and also don't forget to have your proper documents in order to get the required permission for road trips from the car rental agencies in Dubai before embarking on your off road trips.
Also, avoid putting yourself in danger by trying out rollovers, performing stunts, inexperienced driving, and operating in unfamiliar areas or terrain. Be sure to check out the rented cars for any slight issue of damage, always go with someone on long road trips in case of unpredicted circumstances, at all times be conscious of your driving and have a map with you.