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Top 5 most popular petrol vans

There could be a number of reasons why you’re in the market for a van. Perhaps you’re a musician looking for your first touring wagon, you may have recently started your own handy-person business, or you’re already established as a handy-person and just in the market for something new, most of the time it’s the trades people of Britain who are the unsung heroes, keeping our society going, whether it’d be emergency leak repairs, painting and decorating, plastering and more – we solute you! This blog is for you. 

Ford Transit van  

Ford Transit Van

Since 1965, the Transit Van has been the go-to van for many. Due to its overall reliability, versatility, practicality, and several options available, from larger models to smaller ones like the Transit courier. There is quite literally a Transit for everyone. 

Vauxhall Vivaro  

Vauxhall Vivaro

Straight out of Luton! This is Britain’s answer to the Ford Transit Van, and Vivaro is the most popular petrol van out of the Vauxhall Commercial range. With several options available including trims, sizes, additional tow bar option, and a payload capacity of over 1,000kg. The maximum tow capacity for this kind of van is 2,500kg, showing how versatile and handy these vans are.

Citroen Berlingo Van


If you require a smaller van, then you may be interested in the Citroen Berlingo Van, if you have ever owned or driven the normal Citroen Berlingo car luckily this won’t feel dissimilar at all.

Peugeot Partner

Peugeot Partner

Although the smallest model is very similar to the Citroen Berlingo, in the month of July the Peugeot Partner was the most popular selling van in its commercial range. So, what makes this any different to the Citroen Berlingo or even the Vauxhall Combo? Well, the Peugeot Partner features an i-Cockpit which encompasses the smaller steering wheel and familiarity of the Peugeot 3008. There is also the Premium + trim which features more room at the back.

Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

For those who may want to use their mean of transport to go to the shops in addition to using it for their trade, a Ford Ranger may be a great option. With a double cab option, it’s also an ideal family pick-up truck with. 4-wheel drive durability. It’s also great for those who live in more rural areas often affected by bad weather as it allows you to drive over any terrain.

We hope this article has helped you find out more about the most reliable Petrol vans. However, should you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Written by Jordan | 3.5 min read
31 Aug 2023