Electric vehicles have taken the world by storm in recent years which means that the demand for electric vans has also increased. There is currently a huge push for the world to go electric with their vehicles and with the recent events from the COP-26 summit, it’s easy to see why.
Driving every day for work means that our individual carbon footprint is going up all of the time and with the UK government’s new plan to build 145,000 electric vehicle charging points every year from 2022 onwards, maybe now is the best time to start using an electric van.
So, whether you are looking to go electric when you next hire a man and van to be more environmentally friendly with your next move or if you are simply looking to buy your own electric van, we’ve picked our top 4 that would make a fine purchase.
Renault Kangoo ZE/E-Tech
This van has been on the roads since 2006 and has shown its incredible capabilities year on year. Now that it is electric it is a great choice to get your van from A to B without running into trouble.
Coming in at £26,000, this Renault can carry up to 640kg and cover 143 miles before its next charge. This is one of the best-selling small vans in Europe which proves it can hold its own against the top brands.
With a load volume of 4.2 cubic meters that is capable of carrying a payload of over 700kg, this small electric van is the perfect van to get you around town.
The Nissan e-NV200 offers its driver rapid charging and a driving range of 124 miles – although if it is being driven around town could reach around 187 miles, which will keep you on the move for longer.
This van is one of the best all-rounders in the entire van market, there is nothing it can’t do. With prices starting at £33,265, this van is on the cheaper side of medium-sized vans but what offers you more than some of the premium vans like the Mercedes e-Vito.
With a driving capability of over 200 miles and a payload potential of 1226kg, this beast can travel long distances and has a lot of space for storage which makes it ideal for long-distance moves. With a great driving experience offered, this is one of the best electric vans you’ll find on the market.
Our final top choice is the highly impressive Fiat E-Ducato which although boasting an expensive price tag, is one of the finest options for large electric vans.
Capable of carrying almost 1900kg of material and travelling up to 175 miles, this electric van is perfect for squeezing all of your stuff into the back and hitting the road for long drives.
With electric vans all capable of offering you cheaper running costs than diesel alternatives, maybe now is the time to start looking for your very own electric van.