Best Vehicles for Hosting a Tailgate Party

Whether you are tailgating before a football game or before a concert, make sure you are set up for a good time. Tailgating is the party before an event where people spend hours behind their vehicles listening to music and enjoying festivities with family and friends. Some people take their tailgating very seriously. From the sound systems to the elaborate displays of food, tailgaters take no shortcuts. If tailgating is part of your social life, here are some vehicles that will meet your needs.


Toyota 4Runner – This SUV can come with power outlets in the cargo space for hooking up electronics and an optional cargo sliding deck, providing counter space for food and beverages. With a roomy interior, you can easily fit the 6-foot sub in this one!


Honda Odyssey – This family minivan comes with lots of options for a day of tailgating. The removable center console offers a useful trash bag holder and a beverage cooler to accommodate cold drinks. There's even an in-cabin vacuum to clean up the mess before you head home.


Ram 1500 – The RamBox locking compartments are coolers that can house more than 200 cans of your favorite beverage. The Uconnect Wi-Fi also gives your tailgating buddies access to a private network. Combined with plenty of cargo space, these features make the Ram 1500 a great choice for tailgating.


Ford F-150 – This best-selling vehicle can come with a liner in the truck bed, electrical outlets, under-seat storage in the cab, LED spotlights and a tailgate step in the back.


Subaru Forester – The upgraded tech features, high roof and hidden storage beneath the rear floor make this vehicle a great option for tailgaters. With Bluetooth connectivity, standard rearview cameras and a power lift-gate, you can safely navigate a crowded parking lot. 

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