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We’ve created a guide so you can easily compare cargo vans in the NZ market. Comparing cargo vans across our brand range has never been easier. Here you can compare cargo vans and van performance such as towing capacity, economy, cargo capacity, and more. Continue reading to find out more.

There are numerous cargo vans on the market, all designed with you and your needs in mind. With a host of models and variants to choose from varying in size, compact, towing capabilities, cargo capacities, there’s something at every end of the spectrum.

Whether you’re looking for a cargo van for your small business, public events, outdoor recreation, or all of the above, there is one that will fit your every need. We’ve listed a few below to make the process of choosing the right one for you or your business as easy as possible.

As the single largest collection of new automotive brands in New Zealand, or one of the largest pre-owned vehicle inventories, trust the Miles Group to offer an array new or quality used cargo vans to choose from.

Purchasing a new vehicle is an exciting and important journey, and for most it’s the second largest purchase after a home ownership. With such a big purchase, you naturally want to do some research. With so many different options and specifications out there we understand it can get overwhelming, quickly. So, let us take you through the differences between all the models on offer as we break down performance, towing capacity, fuel economy, cab options, and more.

Have a browse below, or alternatively let us know if we can help by using the live chat function in the lower right hand corner of your screen and one of our Miles Group team will be in touch to point you in the right direction.

We understand, more than most, that you may not be ready to speak to a salesperson just yet, but our team have insights into current stock availability – including what’s here at the dealership, what’s available in the country, and what’s due to arrive on the next boat – that we’re more than happy to share with you. You can make an enquiry here.

If you know what you’re looking for, feel free to complete a test drive booking to get the ball rolling. Be sure to read our blog post on what to expect when test driving vehicles as well.

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Read our cargo van vehicle comparison guide below.

Toyota Hiace

The Toyota sixth generation Hiace has been designed to meet the needs of the widest group of customers yet, who are seeking a safe, well-engineered, efficient, comfortable and trusted workhorse. With multiple variants available across the Hiace ZR and ZX models, all offering incredible cargo space and some of the latest safety features, you can be sure to find the perfect one fit for your needs. The Hiace ZR has five variants to choose from, while Hiace ZX has three variants.

“From the moment you open the door and jump in (like a truck) you can feel the difference. The seating position is more relaxed and feels a lot more spacious around the driver. The digital centre dash board display screen at first glance looks like it says a lot, and it does…my first drive in the city and the van audibly warned me to observe the traffic regulations, pointed out high-crash areas, red lights, and (old, unused) fixed speed camera placements.” – AA New Zealand 

Hiace ZR Cargo Van

  • 2.8L diesel
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Diesel
  • 130kW Max Power
  • 420Nm Max Torque
  • Maximum towing capacity (braked/unbraked) 1900/400 kg
  • 6200 litres luggage capacity/cargo space length
  • 3 year/100,000 km Toyota warranty*
  • 5 models to choose from
  • Explore the Toyota Hiace ZR Cargo Van

Hiace ZX

  • 2.8L Diesel
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 130kW Max Power
  • 450Nm Max Torque
  • Maximum towing capacity (braked/unbrake) 1500/400 kg
  • 9300 litres luggage capacity/cargo space length
  • 3 year/100,000 km Toyota warranty*
  • 3 models to choose from
  • Explore the Toyota Hiace ZX

Volkswagen Transporter

The Volkswagen Transporter is built with the space to grow. Including countless options to customize your van to the changing needs of your business. The Transporter also has three variants to choose from.

With a redesigned front end and interior, total connectivity, and more space than ever before, it’s a van you’ll soon fall in love with. Plus with Volkswagen’s latest driver assistance systems and optional 4MOTION 4WD, you can drive in total confidence.

“Naturally, then, the Volkswagen Transporter is exceedingly hard to fault. It’s VW’s Goldilocks van; not the biggest it makes, nor the smallest, but just right, and with a ton of flexibility so you can find one that best suits your likely payload and the terrain you’ll need to drive it over.” – Top Gear Team

Transporter Runner SWB

  • 2.0L Diesel
  • 81kW Power
  • 250Nm Torque
  • 7.5L/100km Combined Full Economy
  • 2,200kg Braked Towing
  • Load compartment length (mm) measured on floor: 2324
  • Front wheel drive
  • 5 year/150,000 km Volkswagen warranty*
  • Explore the Volkswagen Transporter range at Miles Continental (Christchurch) or Autoworld (Timaru)
  • Company Vehicle Van of the Year 2022

Volkswagen Crafter

The Crafter has been designed for a ‘solution-based’ rather than ‘model-based’ selling. We work to understand your business and your transport requirements, then build a solution to meet your specific needs.

There are also up to three different vehicle lengths and heights available depending on your chosen model, along with a large number of storage configurations, meaning you can build the Crafter to meet your needs.

“Volkswagen’s comfort-focused new Crafter van gains a wider range, an outstanding interior and a host of safety kit… The key area where this Volkswagen panel van has extended its on-paper appeal is in the breadth of its range. The core panel van models offer three roof heights and three load lengths but these are joined by 5-seater double cab models as well as dropside and tipper trucks. This gives a total of 69 different configurations, but there’s more options than just body style. The Crafter is now available with front, rear or 4Motion four-wheel drive, giving an even broader array of choice to operators.” – Auto Express

Crafter 30 Runner

  • Class-leading load capacity from 9.3m³ to 18.4m³
  • Diesel
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • 3,000kg Max Braked Towing
  • 103 kW Power
  • 340 Nm Torque
  • 5L/100 km fuel economy (combined)*
  • Load compartment length 3,201mm
  • 5 year/150,000 km Volkswagen warranty*
  • Explore the Volkswagen Crafter at Miles Continental (Christchurch) or Autoworld (Timaru)

Volkswagen Caddy

Built for business, the Volkswagen Caddy Cargo is your hardest working employee. With increased load capacity, optional dual sliding doors, and 7-speed DSG, this van is the workhorse you’ve been looking for.

The Caddy also has three variants to choose from, all in include upgrades that have made it more comfortable – it is your office, after all. Innovative driver assistance systems, rear view cameras, and an infotainment system mean it’s business as usual.

“The driver’s compartment of the Caddy is a mighty fine place for a van. Modelled closely on the Golf’s but with a lot more space to play with, there’s a ton of storage that you won’t find in the hatchback.” – Which Car Australia

Caddy Cargo

  • Load volume 3.1m3
  • Load compartment length 1,797mm
  • Load compartment width 1,614mm
  • 10” Discover Media Navigation Infotainment
  • Fuel efficiency from 4.5L/100km
  • 5 year/150,000 km Volkswagen warranty*
  • Explore the Volkswagen Multivan at Miles Continental (Christchurch) or Autoworld (Timaru)

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Panel Van

The Sprinter Panel Van is designed to help you work smarter by doing more of the work for you. Choose from four vehicle lengths, three roof heights and a load compartment volume of up to 17m3, and front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive (AWD).1

With advanced connectivity options like the ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice assistant and MBUX multimedia touch-screen with 3D mapping, you can stay in control while your eyes stay on the road.

“Speaking from a car-driving point of view, my biggest takeaway from a few days with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (apart from childlike delight at driving a van and playing fast and loose with Loading Zones) was how much high-end technology is packed into it. You expect light vans to have the latest in diesel tech, but the Sprinter also has a lot of driver-assistance and infotainment equipment that you might normally associate with a high-end car.” – Driven.co.nz

  • Front wheel drive
  • Diesel
  • 300nM Torque
  • Max power from 84kW
  • Towing capacity braked/unbraked– 200kg
  • Load compartment length 2607mm
  • Load compartment floor length from front seats 2710mm
  • MBUX multimedia system with 10.25” touchscreen
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • 5 year/unlimited km Mercedes-Benz warranty*
  • Explore the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Panel Van.

Peugeot Expert Van

The PEUGEOT Expert van has numerous advantages to support your business and meet all your requirements.

Presented with the 2020 NZ Company Vehicle 2020 Van of the Year and, medium or long length options, plus backed by a 5 year / 100,000km warranty, the PEUGEOT Expert van will be your most valuable employee.

“There’s no doubt the Peugeot Expert is extremely refined and comfortable on the road, and we reckon it vies with the Mercedes Vito for class-leading driver comfort. In the Peugeot’s case, it’s thanks to the car-derived underpinnings, and the fact that PSA engineers designed the Expert knowing they had to make the full MPV version ride convincingly on the same running gear.” – Auto express UK

Peugeot Expert Van

  • 2.0L HDi 150 Diesel
  •  110kW Max Power
  • 370Nm Max Torque
  • Front wheel drive
  • 7.3 L/100 km fuel economy (combined)*
  • Max towing capacity (kg) braked/unbraked: 1800/750
  • Max load length (mm) excluded/included: 2512/3674
  • 7” capacitive colour touchscreen
  • 5 year / 100,000km warranty
  • Explore the Peugeot Expert Van in detail

Peugeot Partner Van

Tried and tested for over 20 years by business users, with a quality that makes it a benchmark on the market, the latest generation of PEUGEOT Partner offers you unrivalled pleasure and comfort in the utility vehicle segment with the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®, as well as the freedom to choose between a PureTech petrol engine or an electric motor.

Since its international launch, the PEUGEOT Partner Van has garnered accolades all over the world, including the prestigious International Van of the Year in 2019. Now it’s your turn to judge for yourself, you won’t be disappointed. Specifications below is based on the standard model.

“To make the journey into a round trip, we drove south from Auckland to Tauranga to visit family and then returned north to Paeroa through the Karangahake Gorge which took another hour or so,” …We encountered wet roads and showers from Auckland all the way south until the Bay of Plenty, but the Partner wasn’t bothered by this, and the manual air-conditioning keep the windscreen clear and us comfortable in the cabin.” – NZ Autocar Commercial business manager Ian Ferguson

Peugeot Expert Van

Peugeot Partner Van (Standard)

  • 1.2 L Petrol
  • Max 96kW (130) @ 5500 Power
  • Max 230Nm @1750 Torque
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • 6.7 L/100 km fuel economy (combined)*
  • Max towing capacity (kg) braked/unbraked: 1050/750
  • Max load length (mm) excluded/included: 1817/390
  • 8” capacitive colour touchscreen
  • 5 year / 100,000km warranty
  • Explore the Peugeot Partner Van in detail

The Peugeot Parnter van is also being released in an all-electric variant – the Peugeot E-Partner!

Compare Pre-Owned Cargo Vans

With access to 20 car brands across our network, we also have a large number of pre-loved Cargo Vans ready for their next home.

With new vehicles coming onto our yards daily our stock is always changing so we encourage to you to view the full range online. When you purchase a car from Miles Group the service doesn’t just stop when you drive off the yard. Our exceptional after-sales service, including personalised service and WOF reminders is designed to ensure you get the very best vehicle ownership experience around.

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Toyota Fuel economy: *Fuel/energy consumption, emission, and driving range figures are based on tests under controlled conditions. WLTP figures are based on converted NEDC test results and are for comparison purposes only. Actual results will vary depending on factors such as vehicle usage and operating conditions. You should not expect that the exact fuel/energy consumption, emission and driving range figures will be achieved in real world driving conditions. In order to provide you the latest model information, the specification listed is on a provisional basis and therefore may be subject to change. Please contact your local Toyota Store for more information.

Electric range: WLTP is the new official EU test used to calculate standardised fuel consumption and CO₂ figures for passenger cars. It measures fuel, energy consumption, range and emissions. This is designed to provide figures closer to real-world driving behaviour. It tests vehicles with optional equipment and with a more demanding test procedure and driving profile. Figures are shown as a range under WLTP testing measures. The most economical figures refer to the most efficient/lightest set of options. A vehicle’s actual fuel consumption may differ from that achieved in such tests and these figures are for comparative purposes only.

Information, imagery, and video on this pace may feature overseas vehicles along with their specifications, options, accessories, and pricing. For confirmation of pricing and models available in New Zealand, please speak to our specialists.

*Warranty information:

  • Every new Volkswagen comes with a 5-year/150,000 km warranty.
  • Every new Toyota comes with a 3-year/100,000 km warranty.
  • Every new Mercedes-Benz comes with a 5-year/unlimited km warranty.
  • Every new Peugeot comes with a 5-year/unlimited km warranty.

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