What small van should I buy for my 17-year-old son to drive for work?

I want to buy a small van for my building company. My 17-year-old son, who is an employee, will be driving it on his provisional licence. Any recommendations would be much appreciated.

Asked on 20 August 2018 by John Newark

Answered by Dan Powell
Given the high cost of insurance for young drivers, I’d recommend choosing a van that sits in a low insurance bracket so you don't end up forking out thousands for comprehensive cover. Something like the old Citroen Dispatch or Nissan NV200 would be a good starting point: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/insurance/top-10s/top-10-van.../

The Ford Transit Courier and Citroen Nemo boast low insurance and fuel costs. They are also capable of carrying modest loads and could be a good fit for a builder who doesn't need the space of a much large van: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/insurance/top-10s/cheapest-s.../
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