A new report by commercial van insurers Swinton has shown a sharp increase in quotes for minivans, such as the Connect version of the Ford Transit van.
The insurers found that drivers are on the lookout for more fuel efficient vans with an increase of 9%, not only do minivans offer improved fuel economy but they can also lead to reduced insurance premiums and road tax concessions. For those that want the reliability and efficiency of the Ford Transit van, but don't require the added space, the Ford Transit connect is a great solution for those seeking new Ford vans.
Commenting upon the increase the Commercial Vehicle Manager at Swinton Van Insurance, Phil Moss, said "It is hardly surprising that we have seen such an increase in minivan quotes, as more and more van drivers seek to cut their fuel costs following the announcement of the 2012 budget. Insurance quotes for minivans can also be lower than your average transit van, which has meant an increase in their popularity among those seeking to purchase a van for themselves."