Luton Van Comparison Chart
|Van||Payload||Load Length||Load Width||Load Height||Engine||Tail Lift||Door Style|
|Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 311 LWB Luton||1000kg||3895mm||1700mm||2070mm||2.1||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 LWB Luton||1000kg||3665mm||-||-||2.1||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|Renault Master 35dCi 150 Platform Cab||1250kg||4150mm||2000mm||2090mm||2.5||N / Low Loader||Barn Door|
|LDV Maxus 2.5cdi 120ps 3.5T||1220kg||3596mm||-||2073mm||2.5||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|Citroen Relay 35 2.2Hdi 120ps LWB Luton||1170kg||3455mm||2255mm||2255mm||2.2||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|Ford Transit 350 LWB 2.4 Tdci 115ps Van||1000kg||3740mm||-||1990mm||2.4||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|VW Crafter CR35 2.5Tdi 109ps LWB Luton||1100kg||4060mm||2049mm||1955mm||2.5||Y – 500kg||Roller Shutter|
|Renault Master PCLL35dci 120ps Luton||1206kg||4150mm||2000mm||2090mm||2.5||N / Low Loader||Barn Door|
|Fiat Ducato 35 L4 3.0td 160ps Low Loader||1100kg||4500mm||-||-||3.0||N / Low Loader||Barn Door|
Question. What’s the difference between the Mercedes Sprinter 311 and 313?
Answer. The only difference between a Mercedes Sprinter 311 and 313 is the bhp, the 311 has 109bhp, the 313 has 129bhp.
Question. What’s the difference between a Low Loader and Luton with a tail lift?
Answer. Low loader Luton have a load height of approximately 550mm which means that the loading area is low enough to step into which considerably reduces the time it takes to load up the van. Luton’s with a tail lift on the other hand take longer but can lift very heavy items of up to 500kg.
Question. Which Luton’s are the most reliable?
Answer. Generally the Mercedes, VW and Ford vans which use high quality components are regarded as the most reliable and as such tend to hold their price when sold on the second hand market.
Question. Which Luton offers the best payload?
Answer. They are all pretty much the same, approximately 1000Kg, this has been reduced due to most of our Luton’s we have in stock come with a 500Kg tail lift.
Question. Which Luton has the longest load length?
Answer. The Ford Transit 350 EF (extended frame) has the longest standard load length of 13ft 6”, whereas the Mercedes Sprinter / VW Crafter has a standard load length of 13ft.
Question. Which Luton has the most powerful engine?
Answer. All of the Luton vans listed above will come in a range of engine sizes each with again with a range of Power outputs, but generally the Fiat Ducato/ Citroen relay Lo – loaders as these are available with 3.0 Td 160bhp
Question. Which Luton comes with the best safety features?
Answer. Well, no manufacturers compromise on safety but as a rule the Mercedes and VW would be at the front as they are rear wheel drive and are fitted with ABS, ESP and disc brakes all round.
Question. Are all Luton vans classed as 3.5t and what does that mean?
Answer. Yes they are classed as 3.5t, thus meaning the gross vehicle weight, this does not mean that the Luton will carry 3.5t
Question. I’m on a budget which is the most affordable Luton van?
Answer. The LDV Maxus LWB Luton is the most affordable Luton, compared to the Ford, Mercedes and VW models
Question. Are all Luton vans the same insurance group?
Answer. No, depends on make, model, drivers age, and how many years no claims bonus.