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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Cargo Van

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Cargo Van

When it comes to purchasing a cargo van, many people are surprised to learn that cargo vans can come in a wide variety of sizes and offer many different features. So, how do you know which cargo van would be right for you? Here is a list of the top 10 questions to ask before buying a cargo van.



1. Do Cargo Vans Come in More Than One Size?


Yes. Just like cars, trucks, and SUVs, cargo vans also come in a variety of sizes to fit a wider range of needs. Small cargo vans are slightly larger than mid-sized SUV and are easy to maneuver through narrow roads and tight parking spaces. There are also regular and large-sized cargo vans. The large cargo vans are not only longer but can also have a higher roof, making it easy to haul extra-tall or large cargo.


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2. How Long is a Cargo Van?


On average, the extended-length cargo van is around 21.99 feet long. A regular length cargo van has an average overall total length of 19.6 feet, making the extended length cargo van 2.36 feet longer than the regular-sized van.

3. What Size Engines are Cargo Vans Equipped With?


The smaller cargo vans are usually equipped with a 4 cylinder engine, but some can have a V6. The large cargo vans usually have a V8. However, larger engines are available on certain models and brands.

4. What Kind of Fuel Do Cargo Vans Use?


Most cargo vans use regular petrol. The larger ones can use diesel.

5. Do Cargo Vans Come with any Special Interior Features?


Cargo vans usually come equipped with basic features like manual windows and locks, a standard radio and a heater and air conditioner. However, some vans do offer additional available features such as a touchscreen display, dual climate control, and other high-tech features.

6. Do Cargo Vans Have a Good Fuel Economy?


Most cargo vans have around the same fuel-efficiency of a mid-sized pickup truck. Some of the smaller cargo vans get a little bit better gas mileage.

7. Can a Cargo Van Pull a Trailer?

Yes, most cargo vans have the same pulling power as a truck. But most don't need to pull a trailer thanks to the extra room of the cargo van.

8. What Benefits do Cargo Vans Give to Businesses?


Because you can fit a lot of material into these vans, they cut down on the number of trips that workers have to make while gathering and delivering materials. Because companies are able to make fewer trips, they are able to save dramatically on their overall costs.

9. What Benefits do Cargo Vans Have Over Trucks?

With a cargo van, all of the items that are n the vehicle are protected from the weather as well as unwanted individuals. Trucks are great for most jobs. However, the open bed leaves your cargo vulnerable to damage and theft.

10. What Accessories Are Offered on a Cargo Van?


There are several accessories available for cargo vans that allow you to customize the van to fit your individual needs. For example, you can add ladder racks, safety cages, and navigation to make your job much easier.

If you are looking at the best cargo that is able to fit a variety of needs, contact us today and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff show you how versatile and practical be.

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