• New Vans 2024 - UK's Latest Releases
  • New Vans 2024 - UK's Latest Releases

New Vans 2024 - UK's Latest Releases

From diesel to electric: Discover the newest models of vans launched in the UK

As the van segment continues to charge toward electrification at full speed it’s probably no surprise that a majority of new vans released in 2024 are battery-powered vehicles.

With ranges approaching 300 miles for some models, the latest wave of electric vans hints at a practical electric future for sole traders and businesses of all sizes. But, diesel vans aren’t to be written off just yet and some manufacturers have given their trusted models a much-needed facelift this year to freshen them up.

In this article, we’ll reveal the new vans being launched in 2024, highlight the electrified options available, share details of those models receiving notable updates, and discuss if prices are set to drop over the next 12 months. One thing is for sure – van buyers will have no shortage of options to choose from. Read on to find out more… 

What new vans are coming out in 2024?

Based on official announcements from manufacturers so far, the new vans planned for commercial release in the UK market in 2024 are:

  • Citroen Berlingo and e-Berlingo
  • Citroen Dispatch and e-Dispatch
  • Citroen Relay and e-Relay
  • FIAT Doblo and E-Doblo
  • FIAT Ducato and E-Ducato
  • FIAT Scudo and E-Scudo
  • Ford E-Transit Custom
  • Ford Transit Courier and E-Transit Courier
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and eSprinter
  • Peugeot E-Boxer
  • Peugeot E-Expert
  • Peugeot E-Partner
  • Renault Master and Master E-Tech
  • Toyota Proace Max and Proace Max Electric
  • Vauxhall Movano and Movano-e
  • Volkswagen Transporter and Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter 6.1

Are there new electric vans coming in 2024?

2024 welcomes a wave of new electric vans to the market, as well as notable upgrades and range increases for some existing EV models. Many of the key manufacturers now offer electrified variants as we head towards a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vans in the UK from 2035. 

Here is a list of the electric vans being released in the UK during 2024 by brand:

  • Citroen e-Berlingo, Citroen e-Dispatch, and Citroen e-Relay
  • FIAT E-Doblo, FIAT E-Ducato, and FIAT E-Scudo
  • Ford E-Transit Courier, and E-Transit Custom
  • Mercedes-Benz eSprinter
  • Peugeot E-Boxer, Peugeot E-Expert, and Peugeot E-Partner
  • Renault Master E-Tech 
  • Toyota Proace Max Electric
  • Vauxhall Movano-e
  • Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter 6.1

What is the 2024 van of the year?

The Ford Transit Custom has been confirmed as the Van of the Year in the UK in 2024. With impressive all-around capabilities and smart technology integrations, the freshly redesigned Transit Custom is built to retain its workhorse crown by balancing core commercial credentials with digital conveniences.   

The E-Transit Custom variant brings vital range and charging improvements that matter for real-world use, while still delivering category-leading 1,100 kg of maximum payload. A suite of efficient EcoBlue diesel powertrains, a plug-in hybrid variant, and an all-electric version provide customer choice.  

New driver assistance features like Traffic Sign Recognition, Lane Centering mode, and a fully digital instrument panel bring passenger car levels of refinement and tech to Ford’s commercial range.

What is the best value van in 2024?

Looking for the smartest mid-size van choice for your business in 2024? The Renault Trafic delivers unbeatable value without compromise. With an efficient range of Blue dCi diesel engines, the versatile Trafic sips fuel while still offering a payload capacity of over 1,200kg.

Innovative features like the mobile office cabin and hands-free sliding doors enhance day-to-day productivity. The Renault Trafic is available as a panel van, crew van, and passenger variants. With attractive finance offers, the Trafic brings big van capabilities at a medium van price.

Renowned for its impressive refinement and car-like driving experience, the Renault Trafic represents the ultimate combination of capability, technology, and affordability in the UK van market for 2024.

While the Ford Transit Custom has been crowned Van of the Year, the Renault Trafic is no doubt the smartest choice of the year, making you savings of over £10,000! Search over 100 new and used Renault Trafic vans, available to drive away today from our Loads of Vans dealership.

New van models launching in 2024

From newly launched models to significant upgrades, the commercial vehicle market has got us really excited this year. Here, we delve deeper into the new van models launching in 2024: 

Citroen Berlingo and Citroen e-Berlingo 2024

Citroen reveals its new brand identity and logo starting with the Berlingo and e-Berlingo models which feature a new front grille, bumper, and headlamps creating even more character for the much-loved small van. Adding to its existing colour options, Kiama Blue is a welcome new addition. 

Inside, both Berlingos now offer Advanced Comfort seats on Crew Van variants. Owners will no doubt appreciate the redesigned passenger compartment which features a new more ergonomic dashboard with an integrated 10-inch HD touchscreen. On the all-electric e-Berlingo version, paddles have been added to the steering wheel.

Modularity and load volume are key selling points and are available in a two or three-seat configuration and two lengths - M (4.4m) and XL (4.75m) - with a total capacity of 4.4m³ and a payload of one tonne (reduced to 780kg for the electric version). An extended cab version is also available allowing for extra long loads to be carried. 

More efficient than ever before, the Citroen offers a wide range of powertrains for the new Berlingo van, including the PureTech 110 bhp petrol engine, BlueHDi 100 bhp, and 130 bhp diesel engines, plus the 100% electric e-Berlingo powered by a 52kWh battery which produces a driving range of up to 205 miles (20% than the previous version). 

Read the full Citroen Berlingo van review here and the Citroen e-Berlingo electric van review here

Citroen Dispatch and Citroen e-Dispatch Electric 2024

Dubbed the van that does it all, the new Citroen Dispatch boasts a load volume of 6.6m³ and its new look makes the compact-size van even more attractive on the roads. A new Titanium Grey colour has been introduced alongside new wheel colours too.

Both the standard Dispatch and all-electric e-Dispatch models feature an upgraded steering wheel with integrated controls and new storage compartments within the dashboard, as well as a new instrument cluster. Working on the go? The Dispatch can also serve as an extension of your office.

The new Citroen Dispatch is available in two lengths - M (4.98m) and L (5.33m) - and in several body styles, including a five or six-seater extended cab. Expect a load volume of 6.6m³ and a standard payload of 1,446kg (reduced to 1,000kg for the e-Dispatch version). 

A comprehensive range of engines is available for the Dispatch range, including a 120bhp or 145 bhp BlueHDi diesel engine paired with a six-speed manual gearbox, or a 75kWh electric battery option that produces a driving range of up to 217 miles (an extra 12 miles compared to the previous version).

Read the Citroen Dispatch van review here and the Citroen e-Dispatch Electric van review here.   

Citroen Relay and Citroen e-Relay 2024

The Citroen Relay is a large commercial van that has been redesigned to further reinforce its strong demeanor and impact protection. New driving aids, connectivity, and features are unique in its segment and confirm its status as the most sturdy LCV in its class with a payload of up to two tonnes in weight (1,500kg for the e-Relay version). 

Available in a wide range of body styles to meet the needs of any business, two wheelbases and three lengths are available (L2, L3, and L4) varying in volume from 10m³ up to 17m³. The new Relay can be configured as a single-cab or double-cab chassis.

Expect a range of engines that combine both performance and efficiency; a 140bhp or 180bhp 2.2-litre diesel engine with a six-speed manual gearbox, and for the first time, an eight-speed automatic is also available. An all-new 100% electric powertrain boasts a powerful 110kWh battery for a driving range of up to 261 miles on a single charge. Read the Citroen Relay van review here.  

FIAT Doblo and FIAT E-Doblo 2024

FIAT Professional launches a new generation of work vehicles in 2024 starting with the Doblo model designed to make city driving less stressful with new additional features and an upgraded battery-electric version. Both the Doblo and E-Doblo boast a renewed design with an updated front style including new headlights. Choose from the new Volare Blu and Toscana Green for a vibrant burst of colour.

With a wide choice of versions available in various lengths and load capacities, choose from a Cargo van, Combi passenger model, or Crew van. Two heights allow you to choose between 1.8m or 1.84m and two lengths vary from Standard (4.7m) to Maxi (4.75m).    

Drivers will benefit from advanced safety features to make driving in the city less stressful. The all-electric 50kWh battery E-Doblo option has an upgraded range of up to 205 miles on a single charge supported by a Magic Plug that enables charging of the van and of your tools too - winner! Read the FIAT Doblo van review here

FIAT Ducato and FIAT E-Ducato 2024

A leader in its segment, the FIAT Ducato van goes fully electric and as one of the brand’s best-selling models, customers can expect a reduced introductory price from the manufacturer too! Expect a modernised exterior and interior update to make it one of the most smart-looking large vans on the market. The refresh includes new bumpers, new skid plates, and an innovative front grille.

Versatile, spacious, and a flexible fit for everyone’s needs, no matter what engine you choose, the new Ducato offers a load space of up to 17m³ and a payload of up to 2,000kg. Variations include L2 (5,413mm), L3 (5,998mm), and L4 (6,363mm), alongside H1 (2,522mm), H2 (2,522mm), and H3 (2,760mm).

The new E-Ducato 2024 boasts a 110kWh battery to produce up to 260 miles of driving range on a single charge. Choose from Eco, Normal, and Power modes which strike the perfect balance between performance and range. Even an E-coasting level can be selected to maximise the BEV’s regenerative braking capabilities.     

FIAT Scudo and FIAT E-Scudo 2024

Here are two more vans in the FIAT Professional range that benefit from a revamped design in 2024 as well as improved efficiency thanks to its new electric engine and more sophisticated driving aids. The new Scudo and E-Scudo benefit from a revamped design, improved efficiency, and sophisticated driving aids - plus, Titanium Grey has been added to the existing palette of body colours.

Compact on the outside but big on the inside, choose from a Standard or Maxi version with loading space increasing from 3.67m to 4.02m and a maximum cargo capacity of 6.6m³. The Scudo van is as comfortable as driving a car and can double up as a workspace with several functional compartments.

With the E-Scudo version, choose from a 50kWh or 75kWh battery that can produce either 139 miles or 217 miles on a single charge depending on the weight onboard, driving style, and weather conditions. A wide range of diesel engines are available with the standard Scudo model and vary between manual or automatic transmissions. Read the FIAT Scudo van review here

Ford Transit Courier and E-Transit Courier 2024

The Transit Courier is currently Ford's smallest van in their Transit range and is available as a two-seat cargo van or a double cab with rear seats. The All-New Ford Transit Courier has been totally redesigned to further enhance all its best features. It is available with a 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, a more fuel-efficient 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine, or even a 100% electric version to cover all bases.

Not to be outshone by its combustion engine counterpart, the Transit Courier’s all-electric version is capable of fast charging and has a driving range of up to 230 miles which is bound to make it sought after. Both the new Ford Transit Courier and E-Transit Courier are available to pre-order now with the first deliveries due in early Spring 2025. 

Ford E-Transit Custom 2024

Britain's bestselling van is going electric in 2024 as Ford introduces the highly-anticipated E-Transit Custom. Bringing zero-emission capability to Ford's proven Transit package, the E-Transit Custom doesn't compromise on functionality with its targeted 205-mile electric driving range and over 1,100kg maximum payload.

Under the skin, a high-output 68kWh battery feeds an electric motor while clever battery positioning maintains the cargo dimensions businesses expect. The electric version of Ford's popular Transit Custom mid-size van is set to be a popular choice for those making the switch and has already been crowned International Van of the Year in 2024.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and eSprinter 2024

A big name where large vans are concerned, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and all-electrified eSprinter are available in two body shapes and lengths, three battery sizes (56kWh, 81kWh, and 113kWh) and a high payload capacity.

Available to order from January 2024, the new Sprinter and eSprinter models are fitted with the latest generation of MBUX as well as safety and assistance systems. Offering a driving range of 273 miles, the all-electric eSprinter model proves itself as a spacious delivery van or can be equipped as a mobile workshop - the choice is yours!  

Peugeot E-Boxer 2024

Peugeot has updated its electric van range for 2024 with all models - like the large E-Boxer - benefiting from revised styling, new technology, and more efficient electric powertrains. Exterior changes include a new front bumper, body-colour grille, and LED front headlights as well as redesigned rear lights.

Expect a driving range of up to 261 miles on a full battery charge and paddles stationed on the steering wheel can control four levels of regenerative braking. As the electric battery is installed in the van’s underbody it means the 17m³ load volume can be maintained for a payload of up to 1,500kg. 

Based on the 4.04m wheelbase, the E-Boxer panel van comes in two lengths (L3 and L4) and is also available as an incomplete chassis cab. On the inside, a new steering wheel design, instrument cluster, dashboard, seat fabrics, and door panels have been overhauled and redesigned. 

Peugeot E-Expert 2024

As with Peugeot’s other electric LCV models, the E-Expert features a redesigned radiator grille showcasing the brand’s new emblem, plus full LED headlights and an enhanced bumper for extra protection and optimised aerodynamics. The mid-size van also benefits from a revamped driving position for even more daily driving comfort.

The 75kWh is paired with an electric motor producing 136hp and 260Nm of torque to offer 217 miles of driving range on a single charge. Expect a payload volume of up to 6.6m³, a payload of 1,000kg, plus a towable weight of 1,000kg. Choose from a Standard (4.98m) or Long (5.33m) panel van or a five/six-seater crew van. Read the full Peugeot E-Expert electric van review here

Peugeot E-Partner 2024

The E-Partner, the smallest model in Peugeot’s LCV line-up boasts a refreshed front bumper and new front headlights featuring the brand’s iconic three-claw light signature design. To finish off the exterior update, the new Peugeot emblem is emblazoned on the wheel centres to complete the look.

Powered by a 52kWh battery, benefit from an increased all-electric range of up to 205 miles on a single charge and the clever architecture means a load volume of up to 4.4m³ isn’t a problem. On the inside, a brand new 10-inch HD Peugeot i-Cockpit touchscreen complements the newly compact steering wheel where both cruise control and the audio system can be easily managed.  

Renault Master and Renault Master E-Tech 2024

Renault presents the next generation of its Master model described by the manufacturer as a ‘multi-energy aerovan’ available in Diesel Blue dCi engines, fully-electric, or even a hydrogen version. Expect a fresh new look for the brand with the Master range featuring cutting-edge technology, enhanced space and comfort, and even more efficiency.

Available in Spring 2024, the 100% electric version has a class-leading driving range of up to 255 miles on a single charge and 20 sophisticated driver aids provide best-in-class safety. Increased space is a priority for Renault so the Master has a 40mm wider opening at the sliding door and 100mm longer loading area. Read the full Renault Master van review here

Toyota Proace Max and Toyota Proace Max Electric 2024

The all-new large-size Proace Max joins the updated Proace and Proace City vans to complete Toyota’s professional portfolio commercial vehicle fleet and is available as a fully electric version. Delivering strength, capacity, and efficiency, the all-new Proace Max is the manufacturer's first large-size commercial van for the UK.

Four different sizes are available based on two wheelbase options in three different lengths and two heights. The cargo volume can comfortably hold five Euro pallets and with the standard diesel version, expect a payload of up to 2,270kg and a maximum towing capacity of 3,000kg. By comparison, the Proace Max Electric has a payload capacity of 1,800kg and a maximum towing capacity of 2,000kg.     

Vauxhall Movano and Vauxhall Movano-e 2024

The new-look large-sized Vauxhall Movano van retains its impressive workload credentials in 2024 while introducing a fully electric powertrain and a hydrogen fuel cell variant available later in the year too. With a diverse range of body styles to choose from (lengths L2 to L4 and heights H1 to H3), expect a roomy cargo volume of up to 17m³ and an impressive payload of up to two tonnes.

Where the electrified Movano-e model is concerned, expect an overall improved performance including an extended driving range of 261 miles on a single charge. For the first time, level two automated driving is available as part of a suite of new advanced driver assistance safety systems. Select a variant to suit you, including a panel van, chassis double cab, and platform version.     

Volkswagen Transporter and Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter 6.1 2024

The next generation of Volkswagen Transporter will be available in the UK from Spring 2024. For the first time, the van is available with a turbodiesel engine, as a plug-in hybrid, and an electric powertrain option too.

Volkswagen claims the new Transporter is ‘better in every way’ by offering a higher load capacity (from 5.8m³ to 9.0m³), a higher payload (maximum 1,300kg), and an increased towing weight (up to 2,800kg). The new Transporter is now available as a panel van, panel van Plus (with a second row of seats), panel van with L-partition, and a long dropside version.

Where the electric e-Transporter model is concerned, expect a 54kWh battery to produce just 82 miles of range which is well below the average of its nearest competitors. On the plus side, the BEV model is available as a rear-wheel drive and an all-wheel drive version is planned for later in the year. 

FAQS and Answers

What new vans are being launched in 2025?

Based on early announcements and reports so far, some of the new van models potentially planned for launch in the UK market in 2025 include the Renault Kangoo E-Tech Electric, the Volkswagen ID.Buzz Cargo, and Kia has revealed that a new range of electric vans will join its commercial line-up next year - watch this space! 

Is there a shortage of new vans?

Given the ongoing supply chain issues currently impacting new van availability and delivery lead times in the UK, it is very likely that van shortages will remain a problem to some extent through 2024 as well. However, production speed and manufacturers meeting customer demand have definitely improved since last year. 

Is 2024 a good time to buy a new van?

On balance, 2024 is shaping up as a year of purchase for new van buyers. Those able to plan ahead and order early could secure exciting new electric options like the e-Transit Custom at a potentially affordable price. But be prepared for potential longer delivery timeframes so always check with the manufacturer first. 

Why are second-hand van prices so high?

There are a few key factors driving used van prices to remain so high in the UK in 2024. The reasons are largely down to ongoing new van shortages, high operating costs (especially for combustion engine vans right now), strong residual values, and a preference for certain types of vans - especially those in the mid-size sector.

Will van prices drop in 2024?

It is unlikely that van prices overall will see major drops in the UK in 2024. However, some possible downward price pressure could emerge which will benefit customers - including potential incentives on new electric vans, improvements in previous supply chain issues, and fluctuations in the used van market.

What is the best van on the market?

Based on reviews, capabilities, technological advancements and popularity, the best van in the UK right now is the Ford Transit Custom, which is why is has been crowned Van of the Year in 2024. 

New van deals at Loads of Vans

If you’re in the market for a new van, then 2024 has a lot to offer. Here at Loads of Vans, we are the go to commercial vehicle dealership in London and the South of England and work with the biggest and best manufacturers, such as Fiat, Peugeot and Renault. 

Our price promise means we can guarantee you the best price on a new van and better still, we can deliver your vehicle to almost anywhere in the UK. Why not speak with us about our van finance deals to suit sole traders and businesses of all sizes - we look forward to welcoming you soon!  

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