Transit tops insurer list of popular vans for builders

Ford Transit

The Van Insurer has crunched its quote data from the last 12 months to find the most popular vans amongst those looking for insurance cover.

Ford Transit pipped all the others to the post to gain the top spot in 2018, with a third of quotes processed relating to the trusty Transit.

The data also identified the favourite vans amongst electricians, builders, carpenters and gardeners. Its Top 10 list comprised the vans for which The Van Insurer received the most quote requests from January to December 2018.

The Transit was the builder’s vehicle of choice, with the largest percentage of overall quote requests for coming from builders.

Top 10 Vans of 2018

  1. Ford Transit
  2. Vauxhall Vivaro
  3. Ford Transit Connect
  4. Volkswagen Transporter
  5. Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
  6. Vauxhall Combo
  7. Citroen Berlingo
  8. Renault Trafic
  9. Volkswagen Caddy
  10. Ford Transit Custom

Jade Isabelle, commercial director at The Van Insurer, said: “Here at The Van Insurer, we are used to handling quotes for van drivers with various requirements and from all types of tradespeople, but it’s always interesting to see patterns emerging amongst our customers.

“There are so many van choices out there, but clearly some vans answer the needs of certain sectors of the trade more than others. Whether you need your van for work, play or somewhere in between, we like to remind all of our customers that we can help to find a quote that works for them.