How Much Does a Cargo Van Cost?
A cargo van is a full sized van that is designed for commercial workplaces such as carpet cleaning services, plumbers, flower delivery, grocery stores, etc. Most cargo vans are going to get anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per gallon. Many major car companies, such as Ford and Dodge, have their own line of cargo vans. The price of one is going to depend on the features, the type, the age, as well as other factors.
How much is it?
- The average cost of a cargo van can vary from $2,100 used to $42,000 brand new for a higher end model such as the Mercedes Benz.
- The 2011 Chevrolet Express can cost anywhere from $24,985 to $42,000 brand new, depending on the features that are added. Higher end models have Wi-Fi Mobile, Satellite Radio, GPS and a USB port. A used Express can cost anywhere from $2,100 to $27,000.
- The GMC Savana Cargo Van can cost anywhere from $24, 985 to $39,000 brand new. Most models have halogen headlamps, a tire pressure monitoring system, remote vehicle start system, and more.
- The Ford Transit is a newer model that gets 21 to 26 miles per gallon for business owners. The cost can vary from $21,000 to $28,000.
- The older Dodge Sprinter Vans can range anywhere from $9,000 to $33,000. For example, a new 2009 model is going to cost $27,000 to $32,000. A 2003 model will cost considerably less.
- The Ford Econoline is another discontinued model and can cost anyhwere from 2,500 to $15,500.
- The Nissan NV has a few lines such as the 2500 S, 1500 SV, 3500 S and can cost anywhere from $24,500 to $29,900.
- A higher end cargo van such as the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter can cost anywhere from $34,000 to $45,000.
What are the extra costs?
- Higher end accessories such as GPS unit, Bluetooth capabilities, OnStar, and more are going to demand a higher price tag. Other higher end amenities such as a moon roof or leather seats can increase the price.
- Extended warranties to protect the car outside of the manufacturer’s warranty will cost more, depending on the coverage that you want.
- Vehicle registration fees, documentation fees, sales tax, license plate renewal and more will be required in order to get the car up to date. Each state is going to vary with it’s pricing.
- Insurance will be required to protect your car as well as to abide by the laws. Car insurance will vary depending on the coverage, the type of car, and other various factors. See: “How much does car insurance cost?“
- If you choose to have the car delivered to your home, this will be an extra cost.
- If you would like to get a customized paint job advertising your business on the sides or back of the van, this will be an extra charge.
What is going to be included?
- A dealership will provide a purchase order that you will sign before the car keys are handed over. This spec sheet is going to highlight all the features with which your cargo van is going to come equipped.
- The final dealership price is going to include all the dealership fees, sales taxes and any other applicable fees according to your state laws.
How can I save money?
- Always consider purchasing a cargo van used. Many businesses either go out of business or sell for a newer model. When purchasing used, you can save up to 40 to 60%.
- Compare as many models as you can on comparison sites such as Autmotive.com and Cars.com.