Businesses large and small are always looking for the best vehicle to complement their daily activities. As such, it’s not uncommon to hear business owners and fleet managers question what is the best medium van to buy in 2018?
Of course, determining the ‘best’ of anything can be somewhat problematic, with its subjective nature dependent on the requirements and tastes of the purchaser, but we at Vanwise Group aim to be impartial in detailing the many options available. As such, we’re pleased to detail a few of the best medium sized vans for sale today.
The very name Volkswagen is associated with quality and reliability. As such, it’s no surprise that the Volkswagen Transporter represents one of the very best medium sized panel vans available today. Bringing a sense of passenger car comfort to the commercial vehicle world, the Transporter benefits from a host of in-vehicle technology that demonstrates the modern, versatile performance on offer, such as Active Cruise Control, Lane Change Assist, High Beam Assist and more.
Few vehicle names are as recognisable in the commercial vehicle industry quite like the iconic Ford Transit. This latest edition - the Ford Transit Custom - continues the legacy of the renowned model, with the medium-sized panel van available in a number of guises to meet your business needs. From the double-cab-in-van to the nine-seat Kombi minibus, each version retains the quality that makes the Ford Transit one of the most reliable medium sized vans available.
The British-built Vauxhall Vivaro offers style and performance in equal measure, with the advanced common-rail diesel engines particularly impressive, returning up to 47.9mpg. In addition, with an EcoMode available, the Vivaro represents a cost-effective medium-sized model that will help your business in its day-to-day operations. The cabin is also as functional as can be, ensuring that you and your passengers have a comfortable work space to complement the load area.
With editions that bridge the classes of small to medium-sized panel vans, the latest Citroen Dispatch is as versatile as they come. From the smallest version - 4,606mm long with a load volume of 5.1m3 - all the way through to the largest - 5,308mm in length and with a 6.1m3 load volume - there is an edition to rise to any business need. And, with outstanding fuel economy delivered by the 1.6 and 2.0-litre Euro6 diesel engines, the new Citroen Dispatch is a sensible choice for any organisation.
Featuring the distinctive badge of sophistication that is synonymous with the Mercedes-Benz brand, the Vito panel van is a mid-size commercial vehicle that is defined by the premium build quality. With a pair of diesel engines offering muscular performance, a practical load space, and one of the highest-quality cabins available for commercial motorists, the Mercedes-Benz Vito will prove a valuable addition - in terms of style and capability - to your business.