Best replacement for a Volkswagen T5?

Our Volkswagen T5 just keeps on going (320,000 miles) but we would like to replace with a cleaner van. We don't want full electric (yet), and we don't think we should be buying a new diesel. Are there any hybrids coming along? We like the smaller Peugeot Traveller/Citroen Space Tourer/Vauxhall Vivaro Life but think a Peugeot Rifter/Citroen Berlingo is too small. Or should we stick with the T5 for a few more years?

Asked on 3 January 2023 by Stuart McBrearty

Answered by Dan Powell
The Volkswagen T5 Transporter diesel engine has an excellent reputation for reliability, I'm not surprised to read that your van has hit 320,000 miles.

If you are happy with your Transporter experience, you might want to consider the newer T6 model or consider the Ford Transit Custom.

The Peugeot Traveller/Citroen SpaceTourer/Vauxhall Vivaro Life are all excellent vans but I would recommend the Toyota Proace Verso version, which has a manufacturer warranty that can be extended up to 10 years if you keep it serviced within the Toyota dealer network.
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