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?
Something with a high clearance but not too big would be ideal. During rainy season, flooding can happen maybe 2-3 times where it's about 1-2 feet deep. CR-V/RAV4 size tends to be ideal, though there are plenty of SUVs that are more of the Honda Pilot/Toyota Forerunner size. Parts are generally available for the usual suspects. There is a Jeep plant in the area. - Aug 2020
We brought a CR-V and were very happy with it. Low clearance vehicles can be a problem on the few days it floods during the year. Parking garages are small, so I wouldn't advise a large SUV. - Jun 2014
Smaller cars tend to dominate and are preferable for several reasons: gas prices are high and parking places are small. That said, you would not be out of place in an SUV or minivan. There are lots of places, including many foreign dealerships: Honda, Nissan, Ford, etc., here to service your car). - Jan 2011