Top 5 light commercial vehicles to help move your business forward

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These days, light commercial vehicles play an essential role in most businesses, if not all. If your business doesn’t currently operate one, now might be the time to discuss how Sandicliffe Motor Contracts can support your needs with a free consultation.

From the movement of goods and stock, through to an adaptable tool that can be used on the job or on the go, the trusted LCV is a versatile vehicle which can be tailored to the needs of businesses through van customised conversion specialists or coach builders.

From vans and minibuses, to pick-up trucks and tippers – we are able to support your LCV mobility needs with both commercial vehicle funding, and fleet maintenance services.

Whether you’re just starting up or wanting to add a new van to your fleet, you are possibly wondering what’s the best LCV for your business. This is why we have put together our top 5 guides to this year’s bestselling vans in the UK.

Top 5 vans by year to date sales

Our top 5 LCVs are made up of the top performing sales figures as identified by SMMT [1].

Please note CO2 figures are correct at time of being published as identified by their respective manufacturers technical data. Figures may change due to WLTP manufacture updates.

5. Peugeot Partner – SE L1 BlueHDi 100
Coming in at number five, the Partner accounts for 12.2% of the top five total sales.

Peugeot Partner

CO2: 113 gCO2/km
EURO: 6
BIK: Fixed
MPG: 68.7
LOAD LENGTH: 1800mm
LOAD WIDTH: 1600mm
LOAD VOLUME: 3.3m³
PAYLOAD: 854 kg
OTR: £21,650

 

4. Ford Transit Connect L1 1.5 TDCi 75 Econetic
Just beating the partner on sales by 0.3%, the Connect comes in fourth place with 12.5% of the top five sales.

Ford Transit Connect

CO2: 124 gCO2/km
EURO: 6
BIK: Fixed
MPG: 72
LOAD LENGTH: 1831mm
LOAD VOLUME: 2.6/2.9m³
PAYLOAD: 625kg
OTR: £20,100

3. Volkswagen Transporter 2.0 TDI T30
With a strong 16.6% of the top five sales, the Transporter has cult appeal which has contributed to its success.

Volkswagen Transporter

CO2: 159 gCO2/km
EURO: 6
BIK: Fixed
MPG: 156
LOAD LENGTH: 2975mm
LOAD VOLUME: 9.3m³
PAYLOAD: 1,301kg
OTR: £28,853

2. Ford Transit L2 H2 0 TDCi 350
Coming in at number 2, another popular sight on the road is the Transit. Taking 22.3% of the top five sales, this well-established LCV is one of the UK’s most popular vans due to its large capacity and customisation opportunities.

Ford Transit

CO2: 179 gCO2/km
EURO: 6
BIK: Fixed
MPG: 40.9
LOAD LENGTH: 2946mm
LOAD VOLUME: 6.1 m³
PAYLOAD: 914kg
OTR: £37,050

1. New Ford Transit Custom L1 5 TDCi ECOnetic 10
In first place LCV is the Ford Transit Custom. Sales account for 36.4% of our top five sales, making this Britain’s bestselling van.

Ford Transit Custom

CO2: 103 gCO2/km
EURO: 6
BIK: Fixed
MPG: 72.4
LOAD LENGTH: 1831mm
LOAD VOLUME: 2.6/2.9m³
PAYLOAD: 625kg
OTR: £38,645

Britain’s most popular van

Our top five highlights the dominance of the LCV market by the Ford and the Transit. A name which has developed into an icon over the last five decades and renowned over the land as ‘The Back Bone of Britain’ is as popular today as it was 50 years ago.

To discuss any of the vehicles shown above for your own fleet, contact us today for your free fleet consultation and quotation:

0115 946 6466
[1] SMMT – https://www.smmt.co.uk/2018/04/british-new-van-market-declines-5-6-in-march/

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