Fleet News editor and Volkswagen staff with awards during ceremony

FN50 Awards - Most Reliable Vanmaker

Need reliable vans? 

Look no further than Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. We have been named Most Reliable Vanmaker at the prestigious FN50 Awards. All three of our van models - the Caddy, Transporter and Crafter - ranked amongst the top ten most reliable vans on the market.

Top of the class

The annual FN50 survey is the industry benchmark on van reliability. Each year it gathers data from leasing companies which measures breakdowns and warranty claims for more than 213,000 vehicles. After crunching the numbers Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles came out on top for reliability, knocking Mercedes-Benz off the top spot.

Held on London’s vibrant South Bank, the FN50 Awards celebrated the very best commercial vehicle manufacturers. Commenting about what was a fantastic night, Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Carl zu Dohna said: “We know that maximising uptime is the number one consideration for commercial vehicle operators, so it’s reassuring for customers choosing a van to know that our vehicles are less likely to find themselves off the road than those of other manufacturers.”

The FN50 is one of the highlights of the fleet calendar, bringing together around 900 professionals each year
Stephen Briers
Editor-in-Chief, Fleet News
It’s great to be back on top of the FN50 reliability table, with this real-world data demonstrating the quality and durability of our products.
Carl zu Dohna
Director, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Setting new standards

According to the survey’s data the Volkswagen Transporter was the second-best performing light commercial vehicle. Following closely behind was the Caddy, which came in third place - up from tenth in 2018. Finally the Crafter was placed in eighth place to put all three Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle vans in the UK's top ten for reliability.

Keeping you on the road

We know that many people who drive our vans rely on them for their livelihood. That’s why we’re committed to designing and manufacturing commercial vehicles that are not only great to drive but are also safe and dependable.

However, we also know that sometimes things do go wrong. We have nearly 100 Van Centres and Authorised Repairers across the country that are there to help you get back on the road as quickly as possible. It's all part of our Working With You promise.

Customer and business manager in Van Centre office

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