WHAT’S IN THE RENTAL RANGER?
Avis is one of the leading rental companies for overland adventure vehicles. Its fleet consists of many options, ranging from the Group N entry-level Ford Ranger up to a group C Toyota Land Cruiser. The Ranger we’ve used for this experiment is fitted with more than R220 000 of equipment, including: • Two rooftop tents with
double beds • Kitchen with gas cooker • 270-degree awning • 80-litre water tank • 90-litre fridge-freezer • Table and four chairs • Safari linen and towels • 120 W solar panel • Electric tyre pump and
pressure gauge • 163-litre long-range
fuel tank • Uprated suspension Rental costs start at R1 182 a day off-peak and up to R2 420 in season. As an average, we worked on R2 000 a day (excluding fuel).