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Motorhome review: Joa Camp 70Q

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Key Features

  • Model Year : 2022
  • Class : Low Profile
  • Base Vehicle : Citroën Relay
  • Engine Size : 2.2TD
  • Maximum Weight (Kg) : 3500
  • Berths : 4
  • Layout : Island Bed

AT A GLANCE

Base vehicle: Citroën Jumper Price from: £52,900 Berths: 4 Travel seats: 4 Length: 6.99m Width: 2.30m Height: 2.85m Gross weight: 3,500kg Payload: 800kg

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Model Year
2022
Manufacturer
Joa Camp
Class
Low Profile
Range
No Range
Base Vehicle
Citroën Relay
Engine Size
2.2TD
Payload (kg)
800
Belted Seats
4
Maximum weight (kg)
3500
Price from (£)
52900
Length (m)
6.99
Width (m)
2.30
Height (m)
2.85
Berths
4
Main Layout
Island Bed
Price from (€)
Campervan Test Date

DETAILED REVIEW

Words & photos Peter Vaughan

The Joa Camp 70Q

Joa Camp has designed its motorhome range in mix ‘n’ match fashion, so you can have the longer 7.39m body (see our review of the 75T), or this 6.99m model with a more compact lounge. Then, in either length, you can choose from the ‘T’ model with twin beds or the ‘Q’ with an island bed. Whichever one of the quartet of permutations suits you best, the kitchen and washroom will be the same.        

 

The layout

As soon as you enter the motorhome, you’ll spot that the lounge is smaller in this 70 model, although it’s no more compact than in many rivals. The seat by the door becomes just a small, single pew and the L-settee opposite is shorter. There’s no fifth travel seat here, either, while the table is sized to serve four but feels a bit big when you’re not dining.

Perhaps most importantly, when the optional drop-down bed is fitted above the lounge it obscures the entrance when lowered for sleeping. Better then, maybe, not to tick that box and view this more petite French motorhome as a two-berth.       

 

The bedroom

In which case, the rear bedroom (up a small step from the rest of the living area) offers a 1.89m by 1.46m double bed with wardrobes on either side and a large locker below the foot of the mattress. Access around the bed is good, especially so considering that this is a sub-7m model, and there’s a concertina screen to close off the bedroom.    

 

Summary

You’ll save a grand by buying a Joa Camp 70, rather than a 75, but the real reason to purchase will be the 400mm saved in overall length, which might be the deciding factor if your driveway at home is compact.

The options are similar to the larger models, so adding the drop-down bed, oven, Chassis Pack, Living Pack and Extra Pack still keeps the total under £60k – but only just.

 

 

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