What are the best van deals in 2021?
Here is our guide to the best van lease deals for 2021. If you're still deciding between buying and leasing, there are many advantages of a business van lease. Read our "To buy or lease a van" blog, where we talk about both options in more detail. But, regardless of which option you choose, there is another decision you need to make. It's time to select your 2021 van deal that will also make a perfect business partner.
Deciding between petrol, diesel, and electric vans can be overwhelming.
We've put together this handy guide to the best vans to lease in 2021. We will be updating this page regularly throughout the year to ensure the information within the article is accurate and up to date. So check back regularly to make sure you have the best van deals at a click of a button.
Top van deals of 2021
Unquestionably the most significant and one of our most popular van lease deals in 2020, the Renault Kangoo continues its success in 2021. If you're looking to lease a small electric van, we highly and honestly recommend the zero-emissions Kangoo ZE.
Available in two lengths, ML and LL Maxi and two trims - Business and Business+, the Renault Kangoo ZE 33 is an all-electric van powered by a 60hp motor and fitted with a 33kWh battery pack. The Kangoo's official driving range is 143 miles. It takes only 6 hours to charge the battery in full at approximately £5. This low-cost, efficient van makes it a top van deal 2021 in our books! The maximum speed you can achieve in this fully electric van is 81 mph.
Kangoo ZE can carry loads of 3m3 and 4.6m3 with the maximum load weight of 625kg and 605kg in the ML and LL Maxi models.
The Kangoo Business comes with crucial features such as DAB radio, Bluetooth, electric mirrors, height-adjustable driver seat, steering wheel, ESC and hill start assist, and full steel bulkhead. On top of that, the Kangoo ZE Business+ features rear parking sensors, a one-touch driver electric front window, a central storage console & an armrest between seats.
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A multi-award-winning van, with the most recent wins in the Company Car and Van Awards 2021 as a "Small Van of the Year" for the 3rd year in a row and the 2nd consecutive year the "Best Small Van" at the 2021 Parkers New Car Awards - it speaks for itself. So no wonder we've included the mighty Berlingo in our top van lease deals list.
Citroen Berlingo is a perfect solution for all professionals needing a small van. The Berlingo offers a choice of lengths - the Berlingo M and Berlingo XL, body styles - panel van and crew van, and trims - the Berlingo X, Berlingo Driver, Berlingo Worker and the Berlingo Enterprise.
The Citroen Berlingo can carry loads of up to 1-tonne and has enough room for two Euro pallets, even in the shorter version.
Business professionals will enjoy maximum comfort and 20 driving aids such as keyless entry, electronic parking brake, and surround rear vision display. Standard features include:
- A DAB radio.
- Electric windows.
- Electric heated mirrors.
- Automatic headlights.
- Rear parking sensors.
- A full bulkhead.
Its engines are all Euro-6 compliant, and you can choose between the Berlingo petrol and Berlingo diesel models. The maximum speed varies between 94 mph for the diesel and 108 mpg for the petrol version. Later this year, we expect to offer you the Citroen e-Berlingo - an electric version of this popular van that will undoubtedly be a top electric van in 2021.
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A fully electric, zero-emissions alternative to one of the UK's smartest vans, this medium van has to be in our best van deals 2021 guide! The eVito had a very successful year in 2020, and we are confident that its popularity will be increasing throughout 2021.
The Long wheel-base (L2) eVito has a maximum payload of up to 905kg and up to 6m3 loading space, while the Extra Long (L3) version can carry loads of up to 890kg in its 6.6m3 area.
You can choose between Progressive and Plus Package trims. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, radio, electric heated mirrors, reverse camera, heated driver seat, air conditioning, and more.
Mercedes has fit a new 41 kWh battery to the eVito, and cleverly hidden it under the van's floor. Its average driving range is 92 miles, and charging the battery from flat to full takes just 6 hours with AC fast charging. In addition, this fully electric medium van comes with an automatic gearbox.
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This 3rd generation Peugeot Expert named the Best Medium Van in 2020 by the Trade Van Driver. We are not surprised - the Peugeot Expert offers an outstanding value for money with plenty of standard kit and is a pleasant van to look at, too! That's why Peugeot Expert made it into our 2021 best vans guide.
Peugeot Expert offers a broader choice of lengths than most of its competitors in the medium van sector. You can lease the Expert Van in a Compact, Standard and Long version, and in addition to a panel van, there is also a Peugeot Expert Crew van for those needing more seats. The Expert uses the Peugeot 3008 platform, and it drives just like a large family car rather than a commercial van. Making this a comfortable option and another reason we've ranked it in our top van lease deals 2021 list.
The Expert vans have a best-in-class payload of 1,498kg for a 3.1-tonne van and up to 1100kg for lower-rated 2.6-tonne vans. At the same time, their Euro6 compliant diesel engines offer low emissions and excellent fuel economy. The Peugeot Expert is also available in a zero-emission electric version if you are thinking of going green.
The Expert S offers handsfree Bluetooth, electric and heated door mirrors, full steel bulkhead, twin sliding door, start plus stop, hill assist, and more. Go one trim up to get rear parking sensors and load through the bulkhead with the Peugeot Expert Professional.
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Ford Ranger is a top-rated pickup in the UK. As a result, our customers often come back to our pickup leasing offers. In 2020, the Ranger won the International Pickup Award and named the Best Pickup in the Parkers New Car Awards 2021 for the second year running.
There's a reason why the Ford Ranger is such a popular van lease deal 2021 (and probably beyond). Able to carry an impressive 1-tonne and tow up to 3,500 kg, this pickup truck is rugged, capable and ready to support you in your business tasks.
Ford Ranger is available with a single and double cab benefiting from 4 doors and more legroom. There is room to carry loads of up to 1,613mm in the Ranger Double Cab XL, XLT and Limited, even with a double cab. The second row of seats means the Ranger Double Cab pickup can transport you and your crew to the site. And act as a comfortable family, leisure vehicle after working hours, too! Another reason we think this is one of the top vans to lease in 2021.
Ford Ranger pickups have all been fitted with a 2.0-litre Euro6 compliant diesel engine, offering 130 and 210 bhp. The standard equipment is very generous. Most models come with Bluetooth connectivity, heated windscreen and door mirrors, a touchscreen, front/rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, passive keyless entry, and more.
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Nissan Navara is an excellent choice for those looking for a good value pickup. The Navara is cheaper to lease than its biggest competitor, the Ford Ranger. Cheaper doesn't mean worse, though - the Navara has been named ‘2020 Pickup of the Year' in 4X4 Magazine awards and is a 2021 top van choice.
The Navara pickup offers two cab sizes. Double with two rows of seats and a King Cab with a shorter rear door and occasional foldable back seats but a longer load bed.
This tough pickup truck has a maximum payload exceeding 1100kg and can tow up to 3500kg, matching the best in class.
The cabin offers car-like comfort with the design based on the large Nissan SUVs. Being this versatile is another reason to include the Navara in our top lease deals guide. The standard equipment offered in the Navara Visia has Bluetooth, USB, aux-in connectivity, cruise control, speed limiter, electric door mirrors, automatic headlights, and hill start assist.
All Navaras have a 2.3 diesel engine built for commercial vehicles, with either 161bhp or 187bhp. The more powerful engine also offers a choice between a manual and automatic gearbox.
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Ford Transit is an icon in the large van sector. It is built for every job, offering impressive load space, a stylish look and the latest technology. It's one of those vans that can't disappoint, so it was bound to be found in our top van deals 2021 guide.
Available in three lengths and two heights, the Transit van can carry payloads of up to 1,500kg in the 3.5-tonne models. Furthermore, the load length ranges from 2900mm to 4073mm and roof heights from 1786mm to 2125mm, which means this van can transport practically anything!
The Transit's engines were revised in 2019 to meet the Euro6 standards and offer even better fuel economy. In addition, there is a choice of diesel, hybrid diesel and mild hybrid electric-diesel models.
There is a generous equipment list, with a 4-inch central display screen as standard, Bluetooth, full steel bulkhead, ABS, adjustable steering wheel, and more.
Ford Transit offers a massive choice of body styles, including panel vans, ready-bodied conversions, such as dropside and tipper vans, Luton Transit van, and chassis cabs for specialist conversions. It is a sought-after choice amongst lots of different business types. We see various companies taking out a business van lease on the Transit and believe it is a worthy candidate in our top van lease deals 2021 list.
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Peugeot Boxer offers excellent value, and the regular updates keep it competitive in the large van sector. In addition, the Boxer van sits right at the top of the class regarding payload and fuel economy. Thus, making it a great van leasing choice and an entry into our best van deals list.
This distinctive-looking large van offers various sizes. You can choose from four lengths and three roof heights, as well as different body styles - from standard panel vans, through dropsides and tippers to Luton Boxer vans.
Boxer's engines were revised in 2019 and replaced with a new 2.2 BlueHDi engine in 120 and 140 guises, offering more power. They come with start-stop as standard, and all comply with Euro6 emission regulations.
Peugeot Boxer offers payload capacities ranging from 1,125kg up to 1,570kg, and it's worth mentioning that the Boxer provides one of the broadest load space widths in its class at 1,870mm. So if you're looking for a large van with solid space, this top van lease deal is the option for you.
The Peugeot Boxer offers a car-like driving environment and has plenty of room for all three passengers. The driver's seat is adjustable, and there are one-touch electric windows, a CD and DAB digital radio as standard. If you fancy air-conditioning and SAT NAV for the introductory price, go for the Professional trim.
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So there you have it - our guide to the best van deals 2021 with accompanying lease deals to match.
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