Trying to decide which Cargo Van is best for your needs? Here are some quick reviews on the 2016 cargo van models. Whatever you business or personal needs are, there is a van that can meet them. Hopefully this information will help you make that decision.
The Mercedes Sprinter van is, as you would expect, the high end model. If you are in a financially sound position and want to spend the extra dollars, this is the best cargo van, but if you need it for power, move on. The rear cargo space comes in different heights with a high roof option available. It is the longest cargo van on the market. Under the hood, the Sprinter packs a small 2.1 L, 4 cylinder diesel or a 3.0 L V6 diesel with horsepower ranging from 161 to 188. The starting price for the Sprinter in $36,495, but you do get bluetooth capabilities and heated seats.
The Nissan NV cargo van is the most powerful option with Horsepower getting as high as 317 in some models. However, the height of the NV is just 7 feet. It doses offer the option of full seating, allowing it to carry 12 people including the driver. If your primary objective is cargo, then the NV may not be the best bet. The engine come either as a 4.0 L V6 or a 5.6 L V8 with a max towing capacity of 8700 lbs.
The Dodge Ram ProMaster cargo van is the most affordable option starting at just $29,865. The engine comes in either 3.0 L diesel or a 3.6 L V6. The horse power is average, with a range as low as 174, all the way up to 280. It has several options to cater to your needs allowing you to get the high roof or low roof and the regular or extended cargo version. The high roof, extended cargo version has a towing capacity of 5,100 lbs. The Ram ProMaster may not blow you away with the technology inside, but it is a work horse or a work Ram.
The Ford Transit cargo van has the most options available by far, ranging from models rivaling a minivan to the tallest cargo van on the market with a height just above 9 feet. If you have specific needs, the Transit is most likely able to meet them. It offers various roof heights, engine sizes and types of sliding doors. The horsepower for the Transit tops out at 310 with a V6 3.5 L engine. If you want an environmentally friendly cargo van. look no further, the Transit has the option to be powered by natural gas.
After reviewing all of the cargo vans we picked a winner for each category. We hope this helps you when you are shopping for a new van. If you need help financing your cargo van you can sign up to be a GoShare driver. GoShare connects drivers who have cargo vans and pickup trucks with people and businesses who need help moving, hauling, or delivering large items on demand. You can learn more about becoming a GoShare driver here or you can apply now here.
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
Best Style & Technology in a Cargo Van: Mercedes Sprinter
Most Powerful Cargo Van: Nissan NV
Best Cargo Van On A Budget: Ram ProMaster
Most Versatile Cargo Van: Ford Transit