• New Maxus eDeliver 3 Van

New Maxus eDeliver 3 Van

The New Maxus eDeliver 3 Van Review | All Specs | 2024

The Maxus eDeliver 3 is a game-changing new all-electric commercial van aimed at businesses of all sizes looking to embrace sustainable transport. Part of the expanding range of electric vehicles from SAIC's EV brand Maxus, the eDeliver 3 van offers companies the chance to make urban deliveries with zero emissions and reduced noise. 

With generous cargo space thanks to its clever EV platform design, along with smart technology and impressive driving range, this compact delivery van is leading the charge when it comes to practical, affordable commercial electric options. Drivers will appreciate its nimble handling through crowded city streets, while convenient charging options allow it to seamlessly fit into any fleet. Offering up to 213 miles of driving range, rapid charging capacity, and a host of intelligent driver aids and safety features, the eDeliver 3 makes the switch to electric easy for any type of business. 

Maxus eDeliver 3 Highlights:

  • Impressive maximum range of 213 miles of driving range
  • Available as a 35kWh or 52.5kWh battery panel van
  • Rapid charging capabilities of 80% charge in just 45 minutes
  • Generous cargo space of 4.8 m3 and a carrying capacity of 865kg
  • Advanced driver aids including intelligent speed assist and auto emergency braking
  • A smooth performance from a 90kW electric motor delivers nimble acceleration and a top speed of 75 mph
  • The Maxus app benefits remote fleet monitoring and insights via smartphone integration
  • Complete peace of mind with an 8-year or 100,000 battery warranty

What type of van is the Maxus eDeliver 3?

The eDeliver 3 is a new all-electric panel van from Maxus - a commercial EV brand owned by Chinese car manufacturer SAIC. Its short-wheelbase (SWB) small practical design is ideal for making urban deliveries and commercial fleets looking to transition to electric vehicles. With no tailpipe emissions, the light commercial vehicle (LCV) aims to offer a sustainable transport solution for businesses of all sizes.

What is the driving range of the Maxus eDeliver 3?

The Maxus eDeliver 3 electric van has a driving range of up to 213 miles on a single full charge. Overall, a real-world driving range of comfortably over 100 miles makes the small panel van very usable without any range anxiety for high-mileage urban delivery jobs.

How much does the Maxus eDeliver 3 cost in the UK?

The Maxus eDeliver 3 electric van starts from £34,000 in the UK. Here at Loads of Vans, you can get your hands on an approved nearly-new eDeliver 3 for under £20,000. Our flexible finance packages can help ease the transition to an electric van for your business for just over £283 per month on a Hire Purchase (HP) deal.  

Design & Styling

The Maxus eDeliver 3 features a clean, modern design well-suited to inner-city driving and errands. The front end is dominated by Maxus' signature closed-off grille with crisp LED headlights on either side. It has sliding side doors (available on one or both sides) for easy access to the cargo area. At the rear, twin-opening 60:40 split doors allow for easy loading and unloading.

Its compact 4.5-metre length allows easy manoeuvrability and parking in tight urban spots. Ground clearance is excellent at 185mm height, while the turning circle is just 5.87 metres, helping make light work of any job. With its carefully optimised dimensions, the eDeliver 3 combines a striking, aerodynamic presence with a hugely practical, driver-focused design ethos perfectly suited to the urban jungle.

Below we’ve listed the van’s full dimensions:

Maxus eDeliver Size Guide

  • Overall length = 4,555 mm
  • Overall width = 1,780 mm 
  • Overall height = 1,895 mm
  • Wheelbase = 2,910 mm
  • Cargo space length = 2,180 mm
  • Cargo space width = 1,665 mm
  • Cargo space height = 1,330 mm
  • Turning circle = 5.87 metres
  • Cargo volume = 4.8 m³ 
  • Sliding door width = 710 mm  

Battery, Range & Charging

Maxus has made the eDeliver 3 van available with a smaller 35kWh battery pack, or a more powerful 52.5kWh battery that provides a maximum driving range of 213 miles on a single charge, although according to WLTP testing, the real-world range is closer to 112 miles. As standard, Maxus offers an 8-year or 100,000-mile warranty for added peace of mind. 

The eDeliver 3 van supports both AC and DC fast charging - on an AC unit, the charging time is 6 hours for a full battery charge, or connected to a DC charger, expect a fast-charge top-up of up to 80% in just 45 minutes. These charging times are very competitive for a commercial electric van.

Performance & Driving

Power comes from a 90kW electric motor driving the front wheels to enable a top speed of 75 mph, while 0-31mph takes a sprightly 5 seconds - useful for quick deliveries in urban traffic. Four driving modes adapt the van to weather and road conditions - choose between eco, normal, wet, and winter.

Regenerative braking recovers energy when decelerating and extends the driving range which can make a big difference around town. The Power Steering System adjusts the power assistance depending on speed, making low-speed maneuvering easy for drivers. Compared to diesel vans, the all-electric eDeliver 3 is much quieter, simply emitting a soft whirr when driving.

The electric motor delivers smooth, linear acceleration well-suited to stop-start urban duty journeys. Rapid and responsive acceleration aids in weaving through city traffic, whereas useable instant torque combines with exceptional energy efficiency for low running costs - ideal when fuel costs are at an all-time high.

Interior & Technology

The Maxus eDeliver 3 really shines inside, with an incredibly spacious cargo area thanks to the compact electric drivetrain. Load volume is an impressive 4.8 cubic metres that can carry up to 865kg, aided by a low load lip for extra convenient access. 

Inside, the eDeliver 3 model boasts a high-tech interior that doubles up as a mobile office. Functionality meets comfort where you can benefit from the best of both worlds. Designed to be driver-centric, all the controls are within easy reach so you can keep your eyes on the road at all times.  

The cab layout features Maxus' latest connectivity and infotainment features. The dashboard includes a 10-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatibility, parking sensors, and a reversing camera. An intuitive Maxus Deliver 3 app offers fleet management integration capabilities too.

Loaded with intelligent technology and connectivity features designed to improve the driving experience, here is a taste of what you can expect onboard the eDeliver 3:

  • 10-inch TFT touchscreen display
  • Satellite navigation 
  • Reversing camera
  • Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Autonomous emergency braking  
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Driver alert system
  • Rear parking sensors
  • 4G WiFi hotspot
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Keyless entry and start
  • Remote central locking

With its large 10-inch central touchscreen offering navigation, phone mirroring, and easily accessible vehicle data, plus a comprehensive suite of active safety systems, the Maxus eDeliver 3 sets a high bar for a commercial vehicle. Clever telematics, remote app functionality, and fleet integration capabilities complete a high-tech electric package. 

Accessories & Add-Ons 

Maxus offers a range of official accessories for the eDeliver 3 electric van to customise and expand its capabilities. Here is what you can expect in the range… 

Cargo Accessories:

  • Lashing rings and hooks
  • Floor mounting rails 
  • Ply lining kits
  • Partition grill
  • Shelves and racking
  • Roof racks and bars

Exterior Accessories:  

  • Side steps
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Reversing camera
  • Roof racks and bars 
  • Roof beacons and lights

Charging Accessories:

  • Type 2 charging cable 
  • AC wall box charger
  • DC fast charger

There are also assorted alloy wheels, floor mats, seat covers and other minor styling accessories available to fully personalise your eDeliver 3 electric van. Maxus dealers can also fit a Rextek range-extender module for increased range and solar panel roofs to gain free electric miles from the sun.

Maxus eDeliver 3 FAQs

We’ve answered your most frequently asked questions about this van - read on to find out more: 

Who makes Maxus electric vans?

Maxus electric vans are made by SAIC Motor (originally known as Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation), which is one of the big four state-owned vehicle manufacturers in China. SAIC Motor launched the Maxus brand in 2015 to focus specifically on electric commercial vehicles, such as vans, trucks, and buses.

What is the top speed of the Maxus eDeliver 3 van?

The top speed of the Maxus eDeliver 3 electric van is 75mph (120km/h). This top speed is electronically limited, but it is more than adequate for urban areas and local deliveries - the main intended use case of the eDeliver 3 van. Even in use on dual carriageways and motorways, the van just about exceeds national speed limits, so is more than adequate to be driven on major roads in the UK. 

Are Maxus vans made by Ford?

No, Maxus vans are not made by Ford. Maxus is an electric vehicle brand owned by SAIC Motor, one of the major Chinese state-owned vehicle manufacturers.

Is Maxus a good van?

Yes, Maxus makes very good electric vans. The Maxus eDeliver 3 - the brand's latest 100% electric van - has received extremely positive reviews. Expert reviewers praise the eDeliver 3's practicality, driving dynamics, and sheer usability. The latest evidence suggests Maxus makes versatile, well-designed electric vans perfect for urban delivery uses.

How big is the Maxus eDeliver 3 van?

The Maxus eDeliver 3 is a compact-sized electric van, with dimensions and capacity well-suited for urban deliveries. In terms of length, the eDeliver 3 is a little over 4.5 metres making it easy to drive and park in cities. The load space is an impressive 4.8 cubic metres, enabled by the electric drivetrain layout. The relatively short wheelbase enables a tight turning circle of 5.87 metres, and with a height under 2 metres it accesses multi-story car parks easily.  

What is the towing capacity of the Maxus eDeliver 3?

The Maxus eDeliver 3 electric van has a braked towing capacity of up to 1,200kg with the 35kWh battery version, while the heavier 52.5kWh battery model can only manage 1,090kg. If you’re towing with an unbraked trailer, the van is limited to 750kg.

What is the warranty on Maxus eDeliver vans?

As standard, Maxus offers a warranty of 5 years or 60,000 miles for its electric vehicle parts. As for the battery, Maxus extends its warranty offering to 8 years or 10,000 miles (whichever comes first) which will protect owners against any faults or defects. 

What is the difference between the Maxus eDeliver 3 and eDeliver 9?

Compared to the Maxus eDeliver 3 van, the all-electric eDeliver 9 model is a longer, high-roof variant designed for maximum cargo and range. It offers expanded capabilities but comes in a larger footprint more suited to interurban deliveries. The eDeliver 3 focuses more on urban-based operations. Both share Maxus' reputation for advanced EV engineering and deliver cost-effective sustainable transport tailored precisely to businesses' needs.

Where are Maxus vans built?

While SAIC (the parent company of Maxus) has production experience in Europe, its Maxus EVs are only manufactured in China for now. Europe is the brand's main export market, though lacking local Maxus production. But SAIC's scale enables export across Europe to be viable from its Chinese EV factories.

How many Maxus dealers are there in the UK?

Maxus has been rapidly expanding its sales network across the UK in recent years in anticipation of strong demand for its EV vans, such as the fully electric eDeliver 3 model. Key locations with Maxus representation include Yorkshire, North East England, London, the South East, the Midlands, East Anglia, and the North West. 

Discover the Maxus range at Loads of Vans

We are proud to offer for sale the Maxus eDeliver 3 van at our Loads of Vans dealership which is based in the North Cheam area of Sutton, on the outskirts of London. 

If you are looking for a reliable small-sized electric panel van, then the eDeliver 3 is a great choice. We offer unbeatable prices on a range of new, nearly new and approved-used vans from some of the world’s biggest and best manufacturers. 

Whether for personal or professional use, you can access a range of finance solutions so you can spread the cost of your purchase over a series of monthly payments. Speak to us or pop in for a no-obligation conversation.  

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