Brazzaville - Post Report Question and Answers
What kind of car do you recommend bringing to post, given the terrain, availability of parts, burglary/carjacking risks, etc.? What kind of car do you advise not to bring?
A high clearance SUV would work best in Brazzaville. While most of the roads in the downtown area are paved, the roads are often littered with pot holes which can become quite large and hard to avoid if there is traffic. In addition, during rainy season, the roads often flood and high clearance vehicles are able to get around a bit better. That being said, all the local taxis are low clearance vehicles like Toyota Corollas. - Jul 2020
Roads in the centre ville are fine, though there are pot holes. For driving out of town, you need four wheel drive. Car jacking is unheard of. - Jan 2020