Camper Trailer Of The Year 2017

By: Camper Trailer Australia


Camper Trailer of the Year is back!

Camper Trailer Of The Year 2017

Camper Trailer of the Year (CTOTY), Camper Trailer Australia magazine’s signature editorial event, is on again, from November 21-25, 2016.

This year, the event will take place at Bribie Island, in the beautiful Moreton Bay region of Queensland.

Australia’s biggest camper trailer test, CTOTY celebrates the camper industry in Australia and all that it stands for. We aim to acknowledge the best camper manufacturers in Australia, and we set the bar high for competition.

Check out the full list of CTOTY entrants here.

For the eighth year running, at least a dozen of the country’s best new camper trailers will be join us to vie for the title of Camper Trailer of the Year across four categories:

  • Open – up to $25K
  • Soft Floor
  • Hard Floor
  • Hybrid

CTA’s expert team of reviewers, including CTA’s Field Editor Michael Borg, long-term reviewers John Willis and David Cook, and CTOTY stalwart and circulation manager for CTA’s publisher Bauer Media, Stuart Jones.

Each camper will be tested and rated across 10 criteria, including:

  • Suitability for intended purpose
  • Innovation
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Quality of finish
  • Build quality and construction
  • Bush-ability
  • Specifications and comfort
  • Ease of use
  • Value for money
  • X-factor

The results of Camper Trailer of the Year will be published across CTA issue 110 (on sale Jan 19, 2017) and issue 110 (on sale Feb 16, 2017) of CTA magazine.

Here’s a recap of last year’s results

Budget up to $20K

Comforts and offroad rigour were an emphasis for manufacturers competing in our up to $20k line-up.

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Winner MDC Venturer LT Cape York Edition

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Mars Campers Extremo

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Skamper Kampers Dingo Hard Floor

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Taipan Auriga

Softfloors up to $50K

Two fine performers, each with a strong offroad commitment, battle it out to stake their claim as the canvas king.

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Winner Patriot Campers XI Limited Edition

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Tambo Rubicon

Hardfloors up to $60K

Comforts and ease-of-use are redefined as three offroad Titans battle it out on the tracks.

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Winner Mountain Trail EDX

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Pioneer Onyx

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Cub Kamparoo Brumby

Hybrids

Ambitions are high on and off the tracks in this top class field, but there can only be one winner.

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Winner AOR Quantum Series IV

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Track Trailer Topaz Savannah

Camper Trailer of the Year 2016 Finalist Bushranger Great Divide