The Most Reliable Vans of 2021

Headache of choosing the right van

Well as exciting as needing a new van may be, it can always be a headache! With a vast range of choices on the market, it can often be a tough decision to decipher which vehicle is at best going to suit your requirements. Your main focus should be, however, reliability because without it the van could be rendered useless. So let’s check out the most reliable vans of 2021 to aid you on your new van journey…

Volkswagen Caddy (Small Van)

Volkswagen has a decent reputation for the reliability of their vans, combined with a new facelift the Volkswagen Caddy is a high contender for anyone requiring a small van.

  • Euro-pallet friendly
  • Impressive engine choice
  • Packed with technology
  • Fresh cab environment for comfort

Fiat Doblo (Small Van)

Despite what your initial thoughts are Fiat is moving up on the reliability scale, the Fiat Doblo is small and compact and delivers many benefits which you may want to consider, it is easy on the eye for an added bonus too!

  • Versatile & efficient
  • High payload
  • Plenty of choices
  • Efficient diesel engines

Ford Transit Custom (Medium Van)

Well, it is no surprise the Ford Transit is here, is it? It of course one of the best-selling vans in the UK so it is no doubt a reliable van! The Ford Transit Custom is an all-around outstanding van and we personally love and recommend it!

  • Comfortable and easy to drive
  • Modern styling and features
  • Packed with smart technology inside and under the bonnet
  • Stong value
  • Impressive payloads and ratings

Vauxhall Vivaro (Medium Van)

Never far behind on reliability is the Vauxhall Vivaro, one of the most capable vans in the sector, with a huge payload capacity, plenty of technology and a low roof design optimised for city driving. What more could you possibly need?

  • Very high payloads
  • Strong and quiet engines
  • City-friendly dimensions
  • Impressive fuel economy
  • Affordable pricing
  • Trusted value

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (Large Van)

Maybe one of our pricier contenders, however, Mercedes never do anything by halves and they always deliver on luxury even in the likes of a van! Mercedes Sprinter is no doubt the most technically advanced and versatile van on the market and is hugely reliable. Maybe the price tag can be overlooked?

  • Very comfortable and smooth to drive
  • Comes in over 1,700 variants
  • Available in front-wheel drive
  • Nine-speed automatic and 4×4 options
  • Advanced van technology

Volkswagen Crafter (Large Van)

Award-winning, highly recognised as a reliable panel and van and just under the price of the elusive Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, the Volkswagen Crafter is beyond versatile, multi-functional, and quality built.

  • Exceptionally easy and smooth to drive
  • Long-distance comfort
  • Impressive load area
  • Class-leading safety
  • Brilliant cab design


Well, we certainly hope we have helped in your future van decision!

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