11 best Camping accessories for the new Subaru Crosstrek and Forester.
According to a recent report by the American Campsite Association (KOA), camping has exploded in popularity over the past six years.An estimated 7 million people have started camping since 2014, and about 1 million new families bought tents in 2018.Outdoor adventures, from cycling to hiking to kayaking, are on the rise.
The report also says that campers are switching from using tents to less traditional options, such as sleeping in cars and on rooftops.That’s why owning a Subaru is so popular with younger generations with active lifestyles, who are opting for the 2020 Subaru Forester, Crosstrek and Outback all-wheel drives.
What are the best camping accessories in Subaru?
You don’t need to pull a camper van or even buy a tent to enjoy being away from the city and civilization.You’ll want accessories to make your camping trip enjoyable and keep your vehicle clean.Subaru can supply the next six accessories.
To keep your vehicle clean after the wilderness, the Subaru all-weather mat is the perfect solution ($69.95).Many car owners bring their furry friends along, and the car divider/dog protector is a great way to place the animal safely behind the second seat.($299.95).
When you lower the second row of seats, the cloth seat back is exposed and can get soiled or torn.The rear seat-back protector ($69.95) provides additional protection for the seat-back during bulk shipments.
The back row cargo net is the perfect way to safely pack away your camping equipment, or your dog’s toys.The trunk lid ($149.95) keeps your valuables out of your car during the trip.
To keep the cargo area clean, the cargo pallet/trunk pallet ($69.95) prevents stains and dust while providing a surface that helps reduce movement of the cargo while driving.It can be easily removed and cleaned.
Other camping necessities
If you don’t want to sleep in your Subaru Forester, Crosstrek or Outback, a rooftop tent can turn your Subaru into an outdoor venue wherever you want.Torque News has brought you seven of the best rooftop tents, and we took a look at seven of the best roof racks to provide a safe and sturdy platform for your tent.These accessories apply to all three models.
The 2020 Subaru Outback, the 2020 Subaru Forester and the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek.
Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world.You can use hinged bike racks or roof mounted bike racks to transport your mountain bikes.We studied them all, and you can read more about them here.
The next two camping accessories will take your Subaru to the next level.There’s a cool, easy to install, camping system that includes a cooking stove, water and a folding bed frame and mattress.You can look at three different systems here.
The last item is a car refrigerator unit to keep your food fresh and cold.We have done research and here are 8 of the best on-board refrigerator units for your Subaru Crosstrek, Forester or Outback.Happy camping and happy 4th of July!
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Denis Flierl has spent more than 30 years in the automotive industry consulting with major automotive brands.He is an accredited member of The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press and is the founder of the Subaru Report, where he covers all models of Japanese automakers.More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page.Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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