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LDV V80 review - 2019 facelift

LDV V80 review

Looking for the cheapest-possible entry into brand-new large van ownership? Then you’ve found it – the LDV V80 is by far the lowest-cost choice in the large van class. Although the price has gone up somewhat following a facelift in 2018, so it isn't quite the bargain it once was. Still, the V80...

  • LDV Maxus review on Parkers Vans - front exterior

    LDV Maxus review (2005-2009)

    The van that replaced the antiquated LDV Pilot and Convoy was several years in the making and was finally introduced in 2005. Originally a joint effort between LDV and Daewoo, the Maxus features sharp looks – it could be mistaken for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter from a distance – but it is by no means...

  • LDV Pilot review on Parkers Vans - front exterior

    LDV Pilot review (1996-2005)

    If ever there was van which could be labelled ‘donkey’ it is the LDV Pilot. This van sprang from the old Freight Rover Sherpa of the 1970s and struggled along gamely against an ever-increasing line-up of good opposition vehicles until it was replaced by the Maxus in spring 2005. The Pilot very much...

  • LDV Convoy review on Parkers Vans - exterior

    LDV Convoy review (1996-2005)

    Two years after Leyland Daf Vans was subject to a management buyout in 1993, the old 400 was smartened up and became the Convoy, while its smaller brother, the 200, was renamed Pilot. While underneath was much the same as its predecessor, the Convoy boasted a new-shape bonnet and grille and...

Latest LDV van and pickup dimensions

LDV V80 dimensions (2016-on)

The LDV V80 panel van comes in just three versions, split across two wheelbase lengths (SWB and LWB) and three roof heights. The firm does also offer a number of off-the-shelf conversions based on the chassis cab, however. Each version of the van has a maximum load width of 1,770mm, with...