Namibia information

Self-drive - Namibia car hire groups

Included with all of our Namibia self-drive trips is a Group C or similar (manual) car hire. These are the smallest cars that we recommend for Namibia. Unfortunately, we're not able to guarantee specific models or specification of vehicle; we can only request a particular group of vehicle. The usual* choices of car categories group are:
  • Group B
  • Ford Fiesta/VW Vivo or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & power-steering.

  • Group C
  • Toyota Corolla/VW Polo Classic or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & power-steering. Comfortable for 2-3 people and included in our prices.

  • Group E/D
  • Toyota Corolla or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, p/steering, air bags & automatic transmission.

  • Group K
  • Nissan Qashqai/Mitsubishi ASX or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. (This group is being phased out over the course of 2017 and replaced by the group K4.)

  • Group K4/P
  • Renault Duster 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering.

  • Group R
  • Nissan X-Trail 2WD or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. Automatic transmission is available on request subject to availability. (This group is being phased out over the course of 2017 and replaced by the group L4.)

  • Group L4/S
  • Nissan X-Trail 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, airbags, p/steering & automatic transmission.

  • Group 1L
  • Toyota single-cab 4WD or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags, p/steering & canopy (optional). Please note: these vehicles have a solid canopy without windows, this is better for security but restricts your rear view.

  • Group I
  • Toyota Fortuner 2WD or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags, p/steering & automatic transmission. (This group is being phased out over the course of 2017 and replaced by the group I4.)

  • Group I4/U
  • Ford Everest 4WD or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags, p/steering & automatic transmission.

  • Group 7L
  • Toyota single-cab 4WD or similar. With radio/ CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. Fully equipped for camping including 1 tent, available on special request subject to availability.

  • Group 1M/W
  • Toyota double-cab 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags, p/steering & canopy (optional). Please note: these vehicles have a solid canopy without windows, this is better for security but restricts your rear view.

  • Group 5M
  • Ford Ranger 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags, p/steering, canopy (optional) & automatic transmission.

  • Group 7M
  • Toyota double-cab 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. Fully equipped for camping including 1 tent, available on special request subject to availability.

  • Group 7N
  • Toyota double-cab 4WD or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. Fully equipped for camping including 2 tents, available on special request subject to availability.

  • Group N
  • VW Combi T5 or similar. With radio/CD, air-con, ABS, air bags & p/steering. Seats eight people.


*There are a few additional categories of car available that are not listed here, if you would like to know more please contact us and we would be happy to help.