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Renault Master/Nissan NV400 - best large panel vans

A platform sharing partnership means you can choose your badge on this big van with a practical cabin

The Renault Master is a veritable Swiss Army knife in the large van market. With 4 wheelbase lengths and 3 roof heights, there's sure to be a panel van to suit your needs, while the Crew Van version offers seating for up to 7 inside.

If that's not quite what you're after, there are off-the-shelf conversions, including Loloader, Luton, box van, tipper (including a lightweight aluminium version) and dropside variants, while going for the chassis cab opens up a variety of dedicated conversions from accredited suppliers.

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Throw in the option of front or rear-wheel drive, and the Master really does cater for nearly every requirement. That includes electrification, with the Master ZE offering zero emissions driving for urban deliveries.

While the Master doesn't have as many car-like touches as rivals from VW and Mercedes, it's still a decent place to sit, and that tall driving position delivers a great view out. All of these attributes are shared with the Nissan NV400, which is essentially the same van (bar the electric option), with a 5-year warranty where the Master's is 3 years. Both have a 100,000-mile limit, though.

Best large panel vans 2019

  1. 1. Mercedes Sprinter
  2. 2. Volkswagen Crafter
  3. 3. MAN TGE
  4. 4. Ford Transit
  5. 5. Renault Master/Nissan NV400
  6. 6. Vauxhall Movano
  7. 7. Citroen Relay/Peugeot Boxer
  8. 8. Fiat Ducato
  9. 9. Iveco Daily
  10. 10. LDV V80
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