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Best selling vans 2022

By Tom Gibson | February 14, 2023


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Top 10 best selling vans 2022 in the UK. Ford Transit Custom takes top spot followed by the Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, and Vauxhall Vivaro.

Best selling vans 2022

The Ford Transit Custom was the UK’s best selling new van of 2022. Data revealed by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders shows there were 42,215 registered - significantly more than any rival.

Best selling van: Ford Transit Custom

The Ford Transit Custom is a medium size van that comes in numerous forms so it suits a wide range of people. It can be customised with a low (H1) or high roof (H2) whilst you can also pick a standard wheelbase (L1) or long (L2). Further Ford Transit Custom options include its body style - Double Cab-in-Van or Kombi. 

The Van has a single row of two or three seats. The seats are separated from the cargo space by a full height, full width bulkhead that can be glazed or unglazed. You can also have single or twin sliding side doors. At the rear, the options are hinged doors or a tailgate. The Double Cab-in-Van adds a second row of seats and side windows. The Kombi adds a third row of seats and can carry nine people whilst the seats can be folded or removed if necessary.

Second best selling van: Ford Transit

The Ford Transit was the second best selling van of 2022, in the UK with 33,203 registered. As with its sibling that came first – the aforementioned Transit Custom – this larger van comes in many forms. You can pick a height and length to suit, for starters. At its biggest, the cargo space is 15.1m3 and the maximum payload is 2,410kg. The van is available with all-wheel drive, too. 

Third best selling van: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter was the third best selling van of 2022 with over 17,000 sold. This large van sets the standard rivals try to emulate. It is easy to drive, comfortable, and refined for a van. It has plenty of equipment, too. Every model has Active Brake Assist, Crosswind Assist, Attention Assist, Hill-Start Assist, and Headlight Assist. This spacious workhorse has won countless awards. 

All best selling vans and pickup trucks

The following table reveals all the best selling vans and pickup trucks of 2022, in the UK.

VAN Registrations in 2022
Ford Transit Custom 42,215
Ford Transit 33,203
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 17,034
Vauxhall Vivaro 16,830
Ford Ranger  16,827
Volkswagen Transporter  15,164
Ford Transit Connect  8,218
Peugeot Expert 8,131
Renault Traffic 8,085
Volkswagen Crafter 7,455

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