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What Is A Luton Van?

A Luton van, also known as a Luton box van is designed for dry freight and secure loads. They are widely regarded as being the go-to option when moving house due to their high-volume capacity, relative to their weight.

At hirefleet, we always recommend hiring a Luton van with tail lift when it comes to home removals, this makes light work of those larger and heavier items and saves you the time and frustration involved with dismantling and loading items onto your Luton removal van.  

What Is The Weight Of A Luton Van?

Even once fully loaded a Luton van weighs in at ≤ 3.5 tonne. If you are wondering, “can I hire a Luton van on my licence?”, the great news is a Luton van is one of the largest vans we offer that you can drive on a standard UK driving licence.

What Category Is A Luton Van With Tail Lift?

3.5 tonne Luton vans can be driven on any Category B or B1 license, at hirefleet we also ensure that we also stock Luton vans with automatic transmissions to ensure you can drive with a standard UK (B Auto - automatic vans) driving licence. A Luton van is also classified as a private/ light goods vehicle (PLG).

Looking for Luton Van Dimensions?

We stock a wide range of Luton Vans at hirefleet including Ford Transits, Iveco Daily's and similar. Therefore it’s impossible for us to list exact luton van dimensions, instead all internal dimensions are listed as minimums to ensure you never fall short for space. If you want to know how much you can fit in a luton van, checkout the luton van size guides below. 

They have a load length of 4000mm, a load height of 2200mm and a load width of 2000mm. If you want to find out “how tall is a luton van?” then the variations in height from one model to the next are remarkably similar, for example; the overall height for a Ford Transit Luton is approximately 3200mm (10’6”).

What is the cubic capacity of a luton van? A long wheel base 3.5 tonne Luton has a huge 650 cubic feet capacity which allows for around 40-50 boxes of personal items.

How Much Is It To Hire A Luton Van?

Luton removal van hire starts from just £60 per day. When you consider the price relative to how much it costs for removal companies and services this is very affordable. The average cost for a 3-bedroom house move in 2022 worked out at £800 based on a moving distance of just 15 miles. A self drive Luton van hire will allow you to save your money and give you plenty of space to minimise trips back and forth.


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