Ford Transit Custom

8 New Commercial Vans for 2018

Europe's top vehicle manufacturers are rolling out their updated commercial van ranges for 2018. Here's a quick look at what couriers and van drivers can expect from the likes of Ford, Citroen, Mercedes-Benz and more this year.

Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom

  • New plug-in hybrid model
  • External styling improvements including HID headlamps and a 3 bar grille
  • Ford Sync 3 car entertainment system installed as standard
  • Improved dashboard layout
  • Urban EcoNetic model with stop/start technology and low rolling resistance tyres
  • A larger, rear loading space
  • A new and improved sliding door checking mechanism to securely hold doors open for loading

Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect

  • External styling improvements including 3 bar grille, smaller headlights, lower bumper & spoiler
  • Fiesta style interior
  • Improved engine options - 1.0 EcoBoost with 'cylinder deactivation' to save fuel when not fully loaded and 1.5 EcoBlue turbodiesel - improved fuel injection, turbocharging, emissions control & friction reduction
  • Six speed gearbox as standard
  • Intelligent speed limiter
  • Pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection
  • Side wind stabilisation
  • Active park assist

Ford Transit Courier

Ford Transit Courier

  • New interior styling
  • Improved engine options
  • External styling improvements based on the Transit Connect
  • Active grille shutter system for increased engine airflow & reduced aero-drag
  • Six speed gearbox as standard

LDV G10

LDV G10

  • Refined European cabin styling
  • Electric version

Mercedes Benz Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

  • Latest driver assistance technology
  • Improved engine options including new four cylinder & v6 diesel engines
  • Built in communications module for fleet managers to use with Mercedes Pro desktop software
  • eSprinter electric version available - fully charged in 60 mins and Mercedes Pro software for energy monitoring and charge management
  • Adaptive stability control
  • Crosswind assist
  • Twin and panel cab van options available

Nissan eNV200

Nissan e-NV200

  • Extended range of up to 174 miles. A 60% improvement over the previous version
  • Refridgeration model added
  • New panel van & kombi variants available

Peugeot Partner

Peugeot Partner

  • New interior styling with influenced from the Peugeot 3008 Crossover
  • Car-like driving style
  • Electric version available

VW eCrafter

Volkswagen e-Crafter

  • Heavy duty electric version
  • Refined, modern interior
  • 3 seats
  • Flexible loading options including ProSafe load-lashing system and Flex-Rack setup
  • 120 mile range

What do you think of the new 2018 ranges? Is an electric van an option for you and your business? Let us know

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