The best small vans in 2022

Small vans are gaining popularity among delivery drivers and owner-operators alike, but which ones should you buy and which are best avoided?...

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Towns and cities are increasingly busy places, so having the right van to get you in and get the job done is ever-more important.

Small vans – or city vans as they’re often called – need to be compact in length to fit into tight spaces, but feature plenty of rear storage and a hefty payload allowance. The interior also need to be comfortable for when you’re stuck in traffic, while it also helps if they have the option of an automatic gearbox.

Furthermore, a good small van will have a reasonably powerful engine with plenty of low down torque to make pulling away from a standstill easier. As with all commercial vehicles, running costs need to be sensible along with the overall visibility.

Here, we’re taking a look at the best small vans on the market, as well as the one that should be avoided. In each case, click on the links to our reviews to learn more about each model.

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