February 13, 2020
Medium vans are excellent all-rounders and are incredibly practical whilst being easy to use, but which medium van is best? Our team of van experts at Vansdirect take a look at the best medium vans to buy in 2020.
There’s no shortage of payload and cargo volume available in the medium vans range with a host of different wheelbases and van lengths available designed to meet the exact requirements of your trade. These vans aren’t as bulky as large vans, meaning they tend to be easier to drive and more economical, making them incredibly popular across a host of different trades.
The Mercedes Vito van is renowned for bringing Mercedes levels of comfort and luxury to the medium vans segment. Make no mistake however, there is plenty of substance to the Mercedes Vito van which is available in three different lengths with up to 6.9 cubic metres of load volume available, there’s also three highly equipped trim levels available and whichever you opt for comes with a generous list of standard features.
The VW Transporter is an iconic medium van which brings fantastic levels of build quality and prestige to the medium vans market and whilst there may be rivals which offer slightly higher load volumes, it beats most of its rivals hands down in terms of drive comfort. A host of new technology and new engines are amongst highlights of the latest heavily facelifted VW Transporter T6.1, improving an already excellent all-round medium van.
The Renault Trafic is a medium van which boasts some of the highest load volumes in its segment, but calling it a workhorse would probably be doing it somewhat of a disservice, as a highly comfortable interior and a smooth and refined driving experience mean it’s so much more than that. Changes under the bonnet for the most recent model brings a new 2.0-litre diesel engine which is more economical and efficient than its predecessor, as well as a tweaked appearance and improved interior.
The previous generation Vauxhall Vivaro van was based on the same platform as the Renault van above, however in 2019 these two excellent medium vans parted ways with Vauxhall vans basing the latest generation Vivaro van on the award winning platform shared with the Citroen Dispatch and Peugeot Expert vans. As a result of these wholescale changes. The new Vauxhall Vivaro is more comfortable, economical and has the ability to carry more than its predecessor.
The UK’s best-selling new van for as long as we can remember, when compiling a list of medium vans for sale, it is impossible to ignore the new Ford Transit Custom van. All versions of the new Ford Transit Custom panel van can accommodate three Europallets as standard whilst offering car like levels of refinement and comfort to make it the perfect all-rounder, popular amongst numerous different trades.
Vansdirect have a massive range of new medium vans for sale all available with cheap van finance options including van leasing, contract hire and hire purchase. Interested? Simply fill in a contact form or call us on 0800 169 69 95 to get the ball rolling today!