Gone are the days when a van would block up city streets due to their bulky size and sluggish performance. Today, you can complete a delivery in an urban area with ease using a compact yet practical commercial vehicle.
Here’s a look at a few standout city vans:
Read up on the Volkswagen Caddy and you will be forgiven for thinking that you are analysing a compact car, not a van.
The smallest van currently being sold by Volkswagen, the Caddy can achieve up to 140PS of power and has a comprehensive seven-speed gear system.
You have 3.2m3 of load capacity and a payload weighing in at 703kg to play with too. Even hefty deliveries can easily be packed into the Volkswagen Caddy, yet this eye-catching commercial vehicle is still able to boast fuel economy of 55.4mpg.
You can’t really go wrong with the Vauxhall Combo if you’re looking for a commercial vehicle that will help you achieve your business goals during the day, and then become a great way to transport the family from A to B in the evening.
The van boasts a spacious capacity of 3.4m3 and a hefty one tonne payload, which is great if you need space to store your building equipment or pallets for a delivery.
Once the working day has come to an end, enjoy a comfortable drive with the family as they get cosy in Sportive model seats that come complete with lumbar support and armrests.
Don’t just take our word for how good the Vauxhall Combo is. What Van? named the commercial vehicle its Light Van of the Year 2013, praising it for being “lightweight and compact, which is a boon for load capacity and helps to reduce fuel consumption too”.
Ford Transit Connect
The Ford Transit Connect is certainly in the spotlight at the moment, after it was recently declared the winner of the prestigious International Van of the Year award for 2014.
Let’s have a look at what enables the Transit Connect to stand out. The commercial vehicle is a joy to behold, with its contemporary wheel arches and eye-catching paintjobs making for one stylish exterior design.
Technology is also a prominent feature of the Ford Transit Connect. Active City Stop has the credentials to make driving around built-up areas much safer, while the Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance system works to put an end to boring journeys.
You will also be amazed to hear that you can currently get your hands on an all-new Ford Transit Connect for less than £21,000 at a Ford dealership.
Written and Published by Risto Peovski!