A converted SUV, a Mercedes with liret technology and electric vans for city driving.
Finalefeltet to the crowning of the year's best points is wide-ranging. The jury, composed of journalists from the Danish association of automotive journalists, tested and piloted in a total of 10 different vans, and of these eight are now gone further to the finals.
Or, actually, there are only five different cars, the field contains both a set of triplets and twins.
Which one of the cars that receive the coveted title as this Year's Van 2019, will be published 21. march on transportmessen in Herning Exhibition centre. It writes Bilmagasinet.
the Twins count Citroën Berlingo, Peugeot Partner and Opel Combo. They are not identical in either appearance or properties, but is based on the same technology from the PSA group. They are also among the smaller vans in the finalefeltet with a cargo space of up to 4.4 m3.
the Recipe looks so far, however, out to be a success, the three siblings have already one price on the mantelpiece in the form of the european title as Van of the Year 2019.
According to Bilmagasinet has it made an impression on the jury, that they have safety devices like automatic emergency brake, and 360-degree camera, which is far from today's standard in varebilssegmentet.
The three vans, however, must contend with the competitor Ford Transit Connect, the largest version has the 3.6 m3 in the load area. It has according to the media done its hoser green of the jury with good and personvognslignende driveability.
Even more coach you get with the new Toyota RAV4, which is most known as hvidplade-car with space on both front and back seats. This involves the however, in a ombyggget van version with no rear seat, and the car's hybrid technology has, according to Bilmagasinet helped to secure a place in the finals.
the Technology that combines a gasoline engine with an electric motor, providing better fuel economy, the RAV4 is available not at all like traditional dieselhakker.
Also with the twins VW e-Crafter and ONE e-TGE has been around the diesel engine and instead have installed the technology of the electric VW e-Golf in the engine compartment. It makes the two finalists able to run about 100 realistic miles on a charge, while the load capacity is limited to 950 kilos.
Last finalist is the Mercedes Sprinter, which is exclusively available with a diesel engine. Instead of eldrift have to bet to modernise the car with technology from the brand's passenger cars. It covers, among other things, over advanced fleet management and infotainment system with artificial intelligence, and according to Bilmagasinet has varebilen been further noted for its high comfort.
The two vans, which are not reached in the finals, the pick-up VW Amarok with herculean V6 engine and the little Peugeot Nicks Van.