Are there any makes and models that you'd recommend or avoid for a motorhome conversion?

I'm thinking of buying a van to convert into a motorhome. As a general rule are there any makes and models that you'd recommend or avoid?

Asked on 2 March 2020 by James Clayton

Answered by Dan Powell
As a general rule, I recommend choosing a base vehicle that is affordable to fix and maintain. The Ford Transit Custom and Volkswagen T5 Transporter are popular, owing to the fact that spare parts are easy to obtain and most garages can work on them at a price most people can afford. We list used buying guides for each model, too.

Ford Transit Custom: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ford/transit-cus.../
Volkswagen T5 Transporter: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/volkswagen/trans.../
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