Best Car-Based Vans

03rd Jun 2019

Best Car Based Vans

 Car-based vans are useful if you only really need a car, but regularly carry tools or relatively small equipment that would otherwise damage the interior of a car quite easily. Two of the best examples of car-based vans come from Ford and Vauxhall, in the shape of the Fiesta Sport Van and the Corsavan.


Vauxhall Corsavan

The Vauxhall Corsavan comes in a range of four different engines including three powerful turbo diesel options and one petrol. The choice doesn't stop there because the Corsavan is available in the standard transmissions 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic but also offers the all-new 5-speed EasyTronic® 3.0 transmission which allows the comfort of an automatic at no expense of economy. All based on Euro 6 engines, the range delivers a smooth yet powerful ride which doesn't disappoint.

The Corsavan is well-equipped with modern features including Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connectivity with music streaming and USB connection. Standard features also include the hill start assist, an anti-lock braking system and a full-size steel spare wheel.

Upgrades from the standard specification offer additional features such as cruise control, air conditioning and a heated windscreen. ONSTAR is also available and recommended as an additional asset to your work van. The feature delivers a personal connectivity and service assistant which is available 24/7.

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Vauxhall Corsavan

Fiesta Sport Van

Available in both petrol and diesel engines, the All-New Ford Fiesta Sport Van offers you the choice dependant on your personal circumstance or preference. With the petrol engine reaching 125 PS and the diesel reaching 120 PS, the sports van excels horsepower. High power is at no cost of the all-round performance, which maintains a high mpg and low CO2 emissions.

The Ford Fiesta Sport Van benefits from a Ford SYNC 3 with voice control and an 8" touchscreen as standard. Additional standard features comprise air conditioning, a full-size spare wheel and 16" alloy wheels in 'Sparkle Silver' finish. The option to upgrade to the 18" 5x2-spoke alloy wheels in 'Rock Metallic' finish is also available.

All-New Ford technology presents cruise control that can adapt automatically thanks to the built-in RADAR sensor. A specialised Lane Keeping System teams up with the Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) offering a safer guide to your journey.

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Ford Fiesta Sport Van VS. Vauxhall Corsavan

Both vehicles lead the way in the car-based van category and offer both practicality and performance to anyone in the market for a small van.

Fiesta Sport Van provides slightly more load space thanks to a larger length and width (but smaller height) and is more efficient in terms of mpg and CO2 emissions.

The Corsavan is perhaps more workmanlike in terms of its abilities, as it can carry more, has a larger load height and can tow significantly more than the Fiesta Sport Van.


Ford Fiesta Sport Van

Vauxhall Corsavan

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