Tucumcari / Route 66 KOA Journey Campground Blog

Is Cars Based in Tucumcari?


The fictional town of Radiator Springs in the “Cars” movie series was loosely based on three real-life towns along old Route 66. They include Seligman and Peach Springs, Ariz., and Tucumcari, N.M.  The mountain in the back of us was the Radiator Cap.