What's the best 10 year old van you'd recommend?

What's the best 10 year old, short wheel base van?

Asked on 20 December 2017 by ian thomson

Answered by Dan Powell
Buying an old, high-mileage van can be a bit of a minefield when it comes to reliability because most are tired and worn out. That said, something like the Ford Transit might work: there are loads on the used market and most are relatively inexpensive to fix due to the huge supply of parts.

A 10-year-old Ford Transit will start from £1500 and there’s plenty of choice, so always buy the best you can afford. That means full service history and documented evidence to show cam belt changes and/or any major work. As always, rust is an issue, so always check the doors, sills and wheel arches as neglect is common on old vans.

For the full list of reported problems and our in-depth used Ford Transit buying guide, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ford/transit-200.../
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