Vans and Commercials

Commercial vehicles and trucks for sale in the UK and Ireland has been gaining momentum in the last 10 years. The increased demand for commercial vehicles by fleet managers has pushed the demand for these vehicles to an all time high. This article reviews the top 5.

  1. Ford Transit

The Ford Transit has proven to be the best selling commercials and vans for sale. Indeed, Ford Transit sold about 24,000 more units than its closest rival, Mercedes. This van has gained popularity since it offers a range of body styles, as well as, consuming low amounts of fuel. Therefore, Ford Transit is the choice for every person in the fleet management industry.

  1. Mercedes- Benz Sprinter

Mercedes comes second as the best selling commercial, selling more than 19,000 units in the year 2013. The vehicle has a wide range of wheelbases that may stretch to 17.0 cubic meters. Further, the car engine is a 2.2 litre, and is efficient in providing the needed thrust to carry heavy loads. The manufacturer plans to update the car to a face- lifted model with the aim of reducing fuel consumption.

  1. Vauxhall Vivaro

This British- made van comes in third. Since it came to the market in the year 2001, it has increased market value significantly, specifically selling about 18,177 units in the year 2013. In addition, the car offers the largest load capacity in its class.

  1. Volkswagen transporter

The company sold about 15, 500 units in the year 2013 and has gained popularity among electricians, plumbers and builders and other trades. The vehicle offers soft suspension making it good for long and coarse roads. Further, the vehicle handling agility and compact size makes it comfortable to drive in cities.

  1. Citroen Berlingo

Coming in at fifth position is the Citroen Berlingo that sold over 13,000 units in 2013. The vehicle comes in two load sizes- L1 and the L2 models and the vehicle operates under a 1.6 litre engine that uses either petrol or diesel. However, the diesel model sells more than the petrol since it offers more thrust. Browse hundreds of vans for sale at theĀ Van TraderĀ part of Everything Motoring.

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