With growing interest in all-electric vans in the UK, potential buyers might be interested to know the Vauxhall Vivaro-e has just picked up a top award.
The Vivaro-e has won the title of ‘Best Electrified Commercial Vehicle’ from the website, DrivingElectric.
The judges say that the zero-emissions Vivaro-e impressed them with its all-electric range, usability and load capacity.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e’s electric range
The Vauxhall Vivaro-e’s electric range is up to 205 miles and the load capacity is up to 6.6 cubic metres.
Judges said they were also impressed with the van’s wide range of features and its quick-charging capabilities.
The site’s editor, Richard Ingram, said: “The Vivaro-e is a no-compromise commercial vehicle.
“The van offers a choice of specs, a usable driving range and quick charge times at a great price.”
‘Vivaro-e is the best electric van we have driven’
He added: “The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the best electric van we have driven and is a worthy DrivingElectric award winner.”
The Vivaro-e is available with either a 50kWh battery, or a 75kWh battery and will support 100kW rapid charging.
Drivers will enjoy, for the 50kWh battery, a recharge time of 30 minutes to reach 80% of the battery’s charge.
For the Vivaro-e with the 75kWh battery, the charge time is 45 minutes.
Vivaro-e has a maximum payload of 1,226kg
The Vivaro-e also has a maximum payload of 1,226kg and has been designed to meet the needs of private and business users.
The van is available in two body styles – those are a double cab and panel van – as well as two trims- Elite and Dynamic.
Drivers also get to enjoy automatic headlights with their Vauxhall Vivaro-e along with rear parking sensors, a 7-inch touchscreen and cruise-control with a speed limiter.
The Vivaro-e is available to order now and prices for the range start at £27,028 OTR.