The latest van reviews and advice from our team

Review 6 months ago

Toyota Proace City Panel Van (2020) review

Toyota has joined the small van market and does so by offering a version of a vehicle that is available in different guises as a Citroen, Peugeot and a Vauxhall. The Proace City offers a smaller selection of options versus the others, but stands out in other ways
Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 vans for under £5K

We know that sometimes you’ve got to work within a budget, so we’re here to help! Here is a list of our top-rated vans that can be found in our used section for under £5k!
Vauxhall Combo Cargo review Review 6 months ago

Vauxhall Combo Panel Van (2020) review

The Vauxhall take on the small van sector is a massive leap on from its forebears and now sits comfortably as one of the best in the class.
Advice 6 months ago

Van owners granted MOT exemption due to coronavirus

The UK government has granted ‘temporary exemption’ of MOTs of vans to enable vital services to continue, essential workers to get to work, and allow the public to get essential food and medicine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
5 Businesses that you can run from your van Best Of 7 months ago

5 Businesses that you can run from your van

Thinking about buying a van to start your own business? The good news is that there are many different types of businesses that can be run from a van with no other qualifications needed other than a driving license. If you are stuck for inspiration then carry on reading as we share with you 5 of the most common businesses that can be run from a van.
Top 5 vans to live in full time - VW Bus Best Of 7 months ago

Top 5 vans to live in full time

There are a wide range of benefits to living in a van, with some of the most significant being the lack of rent or mortgage, and the freedom to travel while sleeping in your own bed every night. However, if you have been tempted by the potential perks of breaking from the norm and moving into a van, you may be wondering where to start?! Without a doubt, the first step is choosing the right van to make your home.
2020 Renault Trafic panel van review Review 7 months ago

Renault Trafic Panel Van (2020) review

Renault’s Trafic has been updated to meet emissions legislation. As well as new engines it gets some worthy new equipment, although some odd omissions remain
VW Transporter 6.1 Feature 8 months ago

New vans for 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.
8 months ago

An Auto Trader Vans Guide To ULEZ

In a bid to improve air quality, London Mayor Sadiq Khan launched ​an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) which operates central London (within the same area of as the Congestion Charge), 24 hours a day, 364 days a year. If your vehicle doesn’t meet the ULEZ standards , you must pay a daily charge to drive within the zone.
Review 8 months ago

Renault Master Panel Van (2020) review

Rejigged engines and updated safety technology are the highlights of a 2019 update that make the Master a bit more compelling, but still short of the class best.
Volkswagen Transporter Review 8 months ago

Volkswagen Transporter (2020) review

One of the longest lasting and most popular vans in the UK has had a significant update for 2020, with the changes visual, technical and mechanical.
Feature 8 months ago

Van security

Find out how to keep your van safe, including tips on van alarms, van locks and security systems. Plus: take a look at how burglars will try to break in and learn some top tips to deter them
How Does Euro 6 Effect You? 11 months ago

How Does Euro 6 Effect You?

If you are buying a van, there are so many different things that you need to consider. Not only do you need to choose a van that is the right size and make sure it is efficient but you also need to consider the different rules and regulations that are in place for van drivers as well. Here we discuss Euro 6 and what it means for van buyers.
Review 11 months ago

Toyota Hilux pickup (2019) review

Pick-ups appeal to style-conscious buyers wanting SUV alternative, and cost-conscious company car users. So how does the Toyota Hilux compare to its rivals? Read our review to find out.
2019 Vauxhall Vivaro Life MPV Review 11 months ago

Vauxhall Vivaro Life Combi Van (2019) review

The Vauxhall Vivaro Life is based on a panel van, but with windows and seats fitted, it’s used to carry people rather than payload. In that regard, it’s a rival for cars such as the Mercedes V-Class and Volkswagen Caravelle.
Mitsubishi L200 Review 1 year ago

Mitsubishi L200 Pickup (2019 - ) review

The Mitsubishi L200 is one of the most popular pick-up trucks in the UK thanks to its mixture of abilities and proven popularity as an all-rounder for both private and commercial users
How to stay safe when selling your van privately Advice 1 year ago

How to stay safe when selling your van privately

If you’re looking to sell a van for the first time, you’ve probably got a lot of questions, which is why we’ve created this guide of things to consider, to make sure you stay safe during the sale.