Ford has this month been named in a poll as the most reliable van manufacturer in Britain. The survey was carried out by ‘Fleet News’ the largest company car and van newspaper in the UK. Fifty of the countries largest contract hire companies were involved in the poll; results were decided by rating 183,000 vans and counting breakdowns per 100 of each.
In the same poll Ford scooped another victory by having its flagship van the Ford Transit be named the most reliable van in the UK for the forth year in a row.
The Transit van is no stranger to awards; just this year alone it has amassed a huge amount of awards such as:
Best Security Panel Van 2010 – What Van? Magazine for the 6th consecutive year in a row
Best Minibus 2010, – What Van? Magazine, for the 4th consecutive year in a row.
Most highly commended Small Panel Van of the Year 2010 – What Van? Magazine
The latest models of Ford Transit van include many fantastic features such as hill launch assist (HLA), facia mounted gear stick and its own innovative stowage. With all of these features as standard and its great price tag it surely is set to receive many more awards for years to come.
Owing to the success of the Transit van, Ford have used their knowledge and experience to create many other commercial van models such as their compact panel van the Ford Transit Connect and their pick up the Ford Ranger Wildtrack.