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2017 Mercedes X-Class Review 3 weeks ago

Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup (2017 - ) review

The Mercedes X-Class is a one-tonne pickup truck, meaning that rivals include the Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi L200, Nissan Navara and Ford Ranger. However, it sits at the premium – and more expensive – end of the spectrum, so its closest rival has to be the Volkswagen Amarok.
Advice 3 weeks ago

Which van body style is right for me?

If you’re picking a vehicle for work then there is much more on offer than just the standard panel van – here’s our guide to the different styles available and which is best for your job
Review 1 month ago

Mercedes-Benz Vito Panel Van (2015 - ) review

The Mercedes Vito faces up to some stiff competition in the medium-sized van sector, but it brings a selection of quality touches to help it make its case against more popular rivals.
Mercedes X-Class News 2 months ago

The most anticipated new pick-ups for 2018

Although the market for cars is showing some signs of decline, the opposite is true of the pick-up market, with more and more makers trying to satisfy the growing numbers of buyers.
Advice 3 months ago

Everything you need to know about how to tax a van

Just like cars, you have to pay tax on a commercial vehicle for it to be legal, and there is more than one type of tax to bear in mind. This guide explains what VED, VAT and BIK all are, and how much you have to pay.
News 3 months ago

Ford launches Qualified Vehicle Modifier scheme

Under the new programme, the first seven converters to meet Ford's standards can sell conversions of Ford vehicles that come with the same warranty as the manufacturer's own products
Advice 3 months ago

What you should consider when buying an electric van

Electric vans have compelling things in their favour, and big reasons why they are not going to be suitable for everyone. These are the main points to consider when assessing whether a plug-in van is right for you.
Best Of 5 months ago

Top 5 best Small vans

Sales of small panel vans have grown considerably over the past five years. We give you our pick of the best.
Best Of 5 months ago

New vans for 2018, 2019 and 2020

A whole range of new vans have been confirmed for the next few years, including a number of big players. We round up the best-of-the-best.
Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 best Combi vans

Auto Trader has surveyed the full range of combi vans, to determine which are the best on the market.