Large Used Volkswagen Vans

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What to look for when buying a large used van

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Choosing the best commercial vehicle to suit your needs can be a difficult task. With so much choice available, you could be left wondering where best to look for high-quality used large vans for sale and how you can ensure that you pick the right vehicle for your business.

There is a lot to consider when shopping around for large used vans. Your commercial vehicle will become a vital part of your business. Therefore, it needs to be able to face the challenges of your working day and be relied upon to do everything that you need. Taking the time to find the best commercial vehicle now will help you to avoid lots of problems in the future. Owning a van that doesn’t do all that you require can be incredibly frustrating and make your workday harder than necessary.

Before you start searching for large used vans for sale, it is best to consider exactly what you need from your commercial vehicle. Choosing a new work van is something that you need to think about carefully. Choosing a commercial vehicle that does not suit either your own needs or the needs of your business. Deciding on the exact requirements needed for your van will help you to narrow down your options. You can then select from used large vans for sale which will suit your business perfectly. Here are some of the factors that you will need to consider when choosing a used van:


It is essential to calculate the size of van you need by measuring the typical loads you transport. Having an idea of the payload you require will ensure that you choose a van large enough to transport everything you need each day. This will prevent the inconvenience of making multiple trips or the need to hire a larger van. You can then use this measurement to compare different vans and decide which one will accommodate your loads most comfortably.

As well as calculating the payload that you require, you will also need to consider how many seats you will need in your new van. If you work alone, the number of seats won’t be a problem, but if you are part of a team, this is definitely something that you will need to consider.

Fuel Efficiency and Running Costs

No one wants to pay more than they need to keep their vehicle running, so examining the running costs of the different vans available will help you decide which one best suits your needs. Working out how much you are willing to pay in running costs each month will help you narrow down your search further.

Fuel efficiency is a significant consideration when buying a commercial van, especially if you cover a lot of miles each week. Understanding both the fuel efficiency and running costs, such as road tax of your new vehicle will help to ensure that you don’t end up with a van that is too expensive to run.


The way in which you access your van will also inform your choice of a used commercial vehicle. Having a sliding door may suit your needs better than a van that only has back doors. The access that you will require for your van will largely depend on the type of materials and equipment that you need to load and unload. When choosing a van, try to select a vehicle that has convenient access to make your life easier.


How much you are willing to spend on your commercial vehicle is a crucial consideration. Ultimately, the most important thing is that you have a van that makes your job easier, and does everything that you need it to. It is often better to buy a used van that suits your needs than to buy a new one which isn’t quite right but is within your budget.

Volkswagen commercial vans

A Volkswagen large van is a popular choice of a commercial vehicle, and it is easy to see why. Volkswagen has an excellent reputation for producing high-quality commercial vehicles, and there is an excellent range of large Volkswagen Crafter vans to choose from.

Volkswagen Crafter

The award-winning Volkswagen Crafter is a perfect choice of Used VW Van and is available in a choice of sizes. One of the best things about the Volkswagen Crafter is the number of options available, which enables you to select the perfect vehicle for your needs. You can choose from a short wheelbase (SWB) or a long wheelbase (LWB), but the choices don’t end there; you can also select from three different roof heights.

The Crafter is recognised for being far lighter to handle than other vans of comparable size and has some excellent features too. There are two trim levels available; the standard Startline or the Trendline which has plenty of handy extras. The option of the Business Pack enables you to get even more features from your Crafter. Business Pack features include air conditioning, two remote control folding keys, an alarm, extra storage, and front and rear parking sensors.

Why a Volkswagen commercial van could be right for you

Volkswagen is the go-to manufacturer for drivers looking for vehicles that combine reliability, an excellent driving experience, and quality. Volkswagen’s commercial vehicles are no exception and share these desirable qualities that make the brand so popular.

If you are looking for a large van which offers a generous payload then the Volkswagen Crafter could be the perfect van for you. A large part of the Volkswagen Crafter’s appeal is its spacious interior combined with excellent manoeuvrability which makes navigating your way around busy road far easier. As the Volkswagen Crafter is available in a wide range of sizes, you can select the wheelbase and height that best matches your needs.

Choosing a Volkswagen Crafter as your new commercial vehicle will ensure that you have a van that makes your workday run smoothly, thanks to its array of features.