I own a small florist - which van should I buy?

I own a small florists and am after a van to do deliveries with. I'm after something stylish but doesn't need to be big. What do you suggest?

Asked on 5 January 2015 by Katie H

Answered by Dan Powell
Well, it’ll depend on how many miles you do. If you’re covering lots of short runs (in a town or city, for example) then you’ll want a petrol powered van. Otherwise a diesel, with a DPF, will not take too kindly to all of those short runs from cold and you'll be facing some high bills when it clogs up.

Something the Vauxhall Corsavan, with a 1.2 petrol engine, would suffice. Or you could go electric, like the Volkswagen e-Load Up, but it’ll cost around £5000 more to buy.

Alternatively, if you’re doing 15+ miles on a regular basis, we’d recommend the Peugeot Bipper. It’s larger, more rewarding to drive and also boasts one of the best MoT pass rates for a commercial vehicle.
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