Advice and Tips

10 Most Financed Vans of 2021

Amelia Scholey, Brand and Content Specialist
Monday, 15 November 2021

Deciding what van to buy is a big decision, an important one at that. There’s a lot of information out there and it’s difficult to decide which would be best for you and your needs. That’s why we wanted to share the top 10 vans that our customers have opted for this year, which may help you make that final choice about your next van…

1. Ford Transit

Has been a popular van in the UK for years, so much so that the brand name ‘transit’ is used to refer to vans in general. That’s why it’s easy to see why 653 of our customers last year opted as this van for their new vehicle.

It comes with interior lengths ranging from 2.6m -2.9m and 4 different versions of diesel engine offering 104bhp to 182bhp. There is also a mild hybrid model available if that’s what you need or prefer.

It’s great to drive and offers lots of features that you wouldn’t always find in a van:

  • Rear-blind spot assistance
  • Cruise control
  • Parking sensors.
Ford Transit Van

2. Vauxhall Vivaro

Over 222 of our customers opted for this medium sized van last year. It has an interior length ranging from 2.9m – 3.3m and with a width of 1.92m it has a large capacity. It also has user friendly features such as doors that are able to close with foot motion.

Here’s some of the other reasons we think our customers love this van:

  • Cruise control
  • Infotainment touch screen system
  • DAB radio / Bluetooth connectivity.
Vauxhall Vivaro Van

3. Renault Trafic

The Renault Trafic is another favourite of our customers, with 120 of them making this their new van in 2021. It’s exterior length ranges from 5m – 5.4m with a range of 117-167bhp. It also has easy to clean material throughout the van meaning you can still keep the van in good shape no matter what you are using it for.

Here are a few more reasons we think our customers love this van:

  • Adjustable steering wheel
  • DAB radio / Bluetooth
  • 90 litres of storage space in the cab area.
Renault Trafic Van

4. Peugeot Partner

The Peugeot Partner is smaller van and is similar to the older Citroen Berlingo. It comes it at #4 this year with 97 of our customers choosing this van.

Peugeot have made this model more user friendly than previous models and competitors offering more economic engines, better technology, and safety features.

There are many reasons why our customers love this van, but here is just a few:

  • It’s comfortable to drive
  • Lots of practical touches
  • it can hold a lot of weight – it’s small but mighty.
Peugeot Partner Van

5. Citroen Berlingo

Over 87 of our customers opted for this van this year and there are many reasons why this might be. It has a square body which maximises load space and it can also hold a lot of weight. It’s cost effective and cheap to run, and overall is a very reliable van.

Here’s a few other reasons our customers love the Berlingo:

  • It offers the latest safety technology
  • Good to drive
  • Safe and reliable.
Citroen Berlingo Van

6. Volkswagen Caddy

Another small van makes the cut at #6 with over 84 of our customers this year opting for this make and model. It has the same safety features you would find in a golf, which include automatic emergency braking. It’s also more comfortable than others vans, as the seats offer more flexibility and positions.

Here are also a few other reasons why our customers like the Caddy:

  • One of the best interiors you’ll find in a van
  • Cheap to run
  • Lots of great safety technology.
Volkswagen Caddy Van

7. Peugeot Boxer

The first panel van to feature in our list this year is the Peugeot Boxer. Over 82 of our customers this year decided this was the van for them. It’s a reliable van with the option of 4 body lengths and 3 roof heights to suit all needs.

Other reasons are customers like this van are:

  • It has great fuel economy
  • Lots of equipment
  • LED running lights.

8. Vauxhall Combo

Over 60 of our customers this year chose the Vauxhall Combo, which makes another small van making the cut. It has lots of safety features with emergency braking, forward collision alert, drowsiness detection and park assist. It’s a reliable van that is safe and comfortable to drive.

Some other features our customers love:

  • It’s a practical van, which can hold a lot of weight
  • Smart and comfortable interior
  • Infotainment system and Bluetooth connectivity.

9. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has won many awards, and our customers seem to agree with 56 of them choosing one this year. Depending on which model you choose, it can come in front, rear or 4 wheel drive. It also has an interior unmatched by other vans.

Here are just a few more reasons our customers love this van:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane keeping control
  • Infotainment system and voice control.

10. Citroen Dispatch

Over 49 of our customers decided the Citroen Dispatch van was for them this year. It’s a medium van but feels like you are driving a car when it comes to it handling the road. All engines have the power necessary to lug heavy things around and newer models come with parking cameras and head-up display.

A few other things are customers like about the Dispatch are:

  • Comfortable to drive
  • Good economy
  • Offers great safety.

Although all the features of the vans listed above are accurate, each vehicle can be different depending on its age and model. Each van can therefore look or drive differently, so it’s always worth taking a test drive before you buy. This way you can make sure the van you are buying has everything you are looking for.

All figures mentioned above are accurate as 26 October 2021.

Amelia Scholey, Brand and Content Specialist
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