8 of the Best Cargo Vans to Buy This Year

8 of the Best Cargo Vans to Buy This Year

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When it comes to buying vehicles for commercial use, cargo vans are the first choice of many tradies and business owners. Designed mainly to support cargo transportation and deliveries, these workhorses also offer fuel efficiency, reliability, space, comfort and good residual value.

Can’t decide which cargo van to buy? We’ve reviewed the most popular cargo vans in Australia today and narrowed down the list to eight of the highly recommended and best-selling ones.

1. Toyota HiAce

Toyota Hiace

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This is a favourite of tradies, though it’s still hard to believe it’s been around since 1968. It’s durable, easy to maintain and consistently reliable – all essential to tradies when choosing from the best vans on the market.

It’s got a good safety rating with a four-star ANCAP rating and it's popular not only in Australia but with tradies across the world.

2. Hyundai iLoad/H350

Hyundai iLoad/H350

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Just over 10 years old, this is a popular model, and it's now available with a 2.5 litre turbo diesel engine. For tradies wanting something a bit more comfortable than standard cargo vans, the Hyundai iLoad/H350 offers a touchscreen interior and good quality materials.

3. Mercedes Benz Sprinter

Mercedes Benz Sprinter

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Updated for 2018, this has long been a popular choice for tradies – and was even used as an ambulance in Australia. It offers a 2.2litre turbo diesel engine to give the ultimate speed and there’s an all electric version available in Europe fixed for the end of the year.

4. Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen Crafter

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For tradies who prioritise the safety of their travel or drive long distances at a time, this is one of the best cargo vans for you. Equipped with a number of safety features, it’s also powered by a 103kW, 340Nm 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine.

5. LDV G10/V80

LDV G10/V80

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This is a lesser known option, but still one of the best cargo vans on the market. The Chinese company LDV is not to be ignored. Their G10 is actually one of the most powerful commercial vehicles available and prices are incredibly affordable. The company is also developing an electric version of the cargo van.

6. Ford Transit

Ford Transit

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This is another popular model that has been a favourite with tradies for several decades now. Its engine is impressive and the cabin and loading area are well designed. There’s a reversing camera, Sat Nav, and a 6.0 inch infotainment screen for your ease.

7. Mercedes Vito

Mercedes Vito

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The Vito is a useful option for tradies looking for the best vans on the market. With a maximum cargo volume of 6.6 cubic metres, it can easily transport between 1,064 kg and 1,240 kg. As expected with the brand, there’s also high-quality design.

8. Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom

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Ideal for tradies and small businesses on the hunt for a mini cargo van, the Euro 6 certified 2.0L EcoBlue diesel engine front wheel drive engine in the Ford Transit Connect ensures a smooth ride. Interiors are designed with comfort in mind and storage space is impressive, making it one of the best vans in the smaller category.

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