Citroen’s Colourful LCV Telematics Package is Upgraded!

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Citroen’s Colourful LCV Telematics Package is Upgraded! Citroen have announced a number of enhancements  for the unique Trafficmaster Smartnav and Trackstar systems for 2012, including significant operational and safety features. One of the many enhancements is the ability to call for emergency assistance via the SOS icon on the colour touchscreen.  By pressing this symbol…

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Mercedes-Benz reveal their light van contender, the Citan.

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Mercedes-Benz van leasing customers have finally got what they wanted as Mercedes-Benz reveal their light van contender, the Citan. Based on the Renault Kangoo, the Citan, a contraction of ‘City’ and ‘Titan’, is expected to go on sale late 2012 / early 2013. It’s been reported the Citan will not only look like a Merc,…

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Top 5 High Payload Vans?

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Which van has the highest payload? With the little van making a big mark, which little van packs the biggest payload? 1. Fiat Doblo Cargo Maxi                                             1000kg 2. Vauxhall Combo 2300                                             1000kg 3. Ford Transit Connect LWB 1.8 TDCI 90                908kg 4. Renault Kangoo Maxi LL21 dCi 110                       851kg 5. Peugeot Partner 1.6…

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Black ice…

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Black ice refers to a thin coating of glazed ice on the road or pavement. While not entirely black, it is virtually transparent, allowing your average roadway to be seen through it, thus the term ‘black ice’.  The typically low levels of noticeable ice flakes, snow, or sleet surrounding black ice means that areas of…

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Top 5 Most Powerful Vans?

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In a world where diesel didn’t cost £1.43 a litre we’d all drive one of these 5! We’re back with more Light Van facts and stats!  Today’s magical five compares the most powerful. 1. VW Caddy 2.0 TDI 140        140hp 2=. Fiat Doble Cargo 2.0 Multijet    135hp 2=. Vauxhall Combo 2.0 CDTi 135   …

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Light Vans!

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Light Vans! With the light vans continuing to make the headlines, we thought we’d give you a run-down of our light van top fives.  Today’s top five is Best Fuel Economy. 1=. Citroen Berlingo eHDI 90 Airdream (60.1mpg) 1=. Peugeot Partner SE L1 1.6 S/S EGC (60.1mpg) 3. Vauxhall Combo L1H1 1.3 CDTi Eco (58.9mpg)…

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Citroen Relay LWB Luton – In Stock And Ready To Go!

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We currently have these in stock and ready to go! These vans feature the E4 engine, complying with the London Low Emission Zone, which covers most of Greater London within the M25 boundary. With its introduction in 2008, it will move into its 3rd and 4th phase from January 2012, including for the first time…

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Vauxhall’s All New Combo!

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Vauxhall’s All New Combo! With more and more smaller vans creeping onto the market, why has the New Combo got bigger?  The answer, maximised load volume and payload, cleverly disguised in a vehicle with the footprint of a mid-sized family estate! With the current trend of downsizing, the New Combo offers unbelievable load for a…

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Citroen Belingo Wins ‘Best LCV 2012’ award!

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Good news for Citroen leasing customers! The Citroën Berlingo continues it’s award winning ways into 2012. The versatile LCV has just earned the accreditation of Institute of Transport Management’s (ITM’s) for the ‘Best LCV 2012’ award. With economy playing such a factor on vehicle choice, the Berlingo range has this economy in mind, from the…

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Kangoo Compact van is no more!

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French van manufacturer, Renault Automobiles, have made the decision to cease production of the Renault Kangoo Compact panel van along with the Kangoo passenger car as well as the Wind, Modus, Grand Modus, Laguna, Espace and Grand Espace. The decision has been made on the basis of streamlining the model range to increase profitability. Small…

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‘Tis the season of goodwill!!!

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Christmas is a time for celebration!! Not only have we had our best ever December here at Crusader, delivering over 70 vehicles to very happy customers, but we have also spread a little Christmas cheer to the children of our local hospice, Demelza House, with a new Nintendo Wii. Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides…

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Peugeot Bipper Van Leasing Awards!

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Peugeot Bipper van leasing customers have good reason to celebrate this month! The Peugeot Bipper van, already an established and popular choice with prominent businesses and companies up and down the country, has been awarded ‘City Van of The Year 2011’ – a prestigious accolade at this year’s Fleet Van Awards. The highly contested ‘Manufacturer…

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