Ford Reviews

Good: Drives and handles well, car derived so not restricted to 50mph in a 60mph zone, economical TDCi engines.
Bad: 1.25-litre petrol engine struggles at higher speeds.
Good: The best car-derived small van on the market, improvements mean all engines now emit less than 100g/km of CO2, good looks and a quality interior.
Bad: Entry-level 1.25-litre engine not suited to motorway driving.
Good: Car-like handling and comfort, low fuel costs, Sport Van takes styling cues from ST.
Bad: Limited carrying capacity, not available until late 2018.
Good: Neatly styled, can carry a Euro pallet, available with 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, based on the Fiesta so handles well.
Bad: Some dashboard fiddly controls, EcoBoost engine struggles on the motorway.
Good: Easy to drive, with good viability and car-like handling, practical and spacious interior, lots of storage when seats are lowered.
Bad: 1.0 EcoBoost engine can feel a bit breathless with a full load, twin-sliding doors feel flimsy, interior quality could be better. Tourneo Courier was a late arrival.
Good: Car-like to drive with good balance of ride and handling, 1.8 TDCi engine is strong, load area can deal with two pallets, ESP is standard fit.
Bad: Only has a five-speed manual where most of the competition now has six-speed gearboxes.
Good: More upmarket than predecessor, improved level of interior finish, available with economical and cheap to run engines.
Bad: Plenty of competition in this market especially from the Volkswagen Caddy.
Good: Hugely practical, up to 16 seating configurations, based on the excellent Transit Connect van, impressive range of engines, good quality interior.
Bad: Boxy looks won't appeal to all, not the most exciting drive.
Good: The most popular van in the UK, superb in-cab refinement, tight turning circle and impressive handling, huge choice means there's something to suit all needs, ESP standard.
Bad: Load bay not as big as some rivals, curious that speed limiter can be switched off, some interior plastics feel flimsy.
Good: Impressively refined and upmarket, strong 2.2 and 2.0 diesel engines, short and long wheelbase versions available, five star Euro NCAP rating.
Bad: Legroom for front passengers can be a little tight, cabin storage is limited on early models.
Good: 35-mile electric range. Same load volume as standard Transit Custom.
Bad: Prices start at £39,145 plus VAT. Not rated for towing.
Good: Nine seats as standard, refined and quiet 2.0 TDCi engine, rides very well, quality feel to the cabin, rear seats are comfortable and can all be removed if needed.
Bad: Folding the seats to get to the rearmost row isn't the smoothest of operations, not available with electric rear doors.
Good: More refined and better to drive than many of its rivals, impressive interior quality, powered by excellent range of diesel engines.
Bad: Other vans offer more overall loadspace, 2.0 EcoBlue engine needs frequent AdBlue changes.
Good: Stylish and rugged looks, comfortable cabin, five star Euro NCAP crash safety rating, impressive towing ability.
Bad: Lacks the refinement of its rivals, engines are noisy when pushed, 2.2 TDCi feels lethargic, reports of poor quality paintwork on 2013 models.
Good: Professional conversion by Wellhouse, car-like driving and refinement, versatile use of space, comfortable, easy to get to grips with, lots of customisation.
Bad: Pricey to buy, expensive to kit out with optional extras
Good: Very well-finished, practical and comfortable, very easy to drive, capable of easily covering long distances.
Bad: Cluttered centre stack, not as plush as Volkswagen California.

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