Top 10: Petrol vans

Petrol-powered vans have come a long way over the past few years, with many matching the torque and payload ratings of their diesel counterparts, which is good news for city-based drivers who don't cover enough miles to justify a modern diesel. 

Not only will a petrol van save you any expensive diesel particulate filter (DPF) issues, bit it could also improve your daily drive with improved refinement and performance. Fuel costs are also surprisingly affordable.

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Mercedes-Benz Citan

The Mercedes-Benz Citan is based on the Renault Kangoo and offers car-like comfort and refinement. The 112 version – powered by a 1.2 turbocharged petrol – will actually match the 109 CDI for carrying capacity, with a maximum payload of 630kg. Factor in the 190Nm of torque and claimed 46.3mpg and the petrol looks impressive on paper. It can also be specified with a dual clutch automatic gearbox, which will increase economy to 51.4mpg.

Read the review of the  Mercedes-Benz Citan


Christopher haygarth    on 14 May 2017

What a load of rubbish. My diesel won't even get 50mpg! These manufacturers need fineing over their miss selling figures! Articles like this do not give true real world mpg quotes.... Your real mpg section confirms this

Edited by Christopher haygarth on 14/05/2017 at 19:23

Colin Lennox    on 28 July 2017

My Bellingo van gauge says I'm getting 55 mpg but only getting 38 these vehicles are tested on 30 mph track this gives false readings this is false as my salesman told me it does 55 false information should me investigated colin

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