Where once the humble Esky was a must-take item, nowadays a 12V fridge freezer is a necessity, making travelling off grid a breeze.
However, rugged off-road conditions call for a fridge that can stand up to the locations you want to visit, but which one do you choose?
At M4C, we are happy to answer any questions you have about a 12V fridge freezer setup for your next trip.
The different types of fridges for your 4WD
When it comes to fridges there are several different types on the market and your decision to buy one over another will come down to your setup and needs, which is why it’s important to do your research and talk to the experts at M4C.
Drawer fridges have become popular for their ease to find and get items out because the drawers are accessed from above, so you can pull them out like a drawer and see exactly what you need. A 12V drawer fridge also sit flush against the cabinetry in your vehicle or van, making for a more seamless finish.
Chest fridge freezer
Probably one of the more common 12V fridges is the chest fridge freezer. Generally, a 12V chest fridges will allow for better temperature control and, depending on the type, you can use them as a fridge, a fridge/freezer or just freezer.
Upright fridge freezer
The upright 12V fridge freezer is gaining popularity in vehicles and canopies basically because food and drinks are easier to access than a chest or drawer-style fridge. Plus you will often have more volume and they often take up less space and are lightweight.
What to look for in a good 4WD fridge
Searching for the best 12V fridge freezer for your 4WD setup? Here’s what we suggest you look for:
Low current draw (usually the sign of a good compressor)
A durable, efficient and reliable 12V fridge freezer will change everything about your next off-road camping trip. So what fridge do you really need and what should you consider?
How long you are going away for
How much you need to put in the fridge
Do you need a freezer (not all 12V fridges can also freeze)
Your space restrictions
Your battery setup and any restrictions
Brands we carry:
While travelling with a fridge is now considered a necessity, it’s also a comfort that will change the way you live when you’re on the road. That’s why we only carry reputable brands, including:
Call into M4C for a new 12V fridge freezer today
While there are many benefits to a 12V fridge freezer, there are also many pitfalls, so let us help you choose the best fridge for your 4WD setup and trips. Call into Midland 4WD Centre in Canning Vale, Perth, today.