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2017 Chevrolet City Express, Three Small Vans Discontinued

2017 Chevrolet Metropolis Specific

Giant business vans are in traditionally excessive demand. It’s estimated that Amazon alone maintains a fleet of 70,000 last-mile supply vans, and continues so as to add new autos its inventory. Apparently America’s love of on-line procuring has been good for the makers of huge supply vehicles.

Three Small Vans Discontinued

Small vans, nonetheless, aren’t almost so in style. Within the final yr, phrase has come down from three manufactures that their small vans aren’t lengthy for the U.S. market. Already departed, or quickly to half, are the Ford Transit Join, Mercedes-Benz Metris, and the Nissan NV200.

Right here’s a have a look at these vans:


Ford Transit Join

2022 Ford Transit Connect

2022 Ford Transit Join

Imported from Spain, the Ford Transit Join was due for a 2023 redesign which Ford has simply cancelled. Although disappearing from U.S. shores, the Join stays in style in different markets, particularly Western Europe.

2018 Chicago Auto Present: 2019 Ford Transit Join Wagon


Mercedes-Benz Metris

2022 Mercedes-Benz Metris

Actually a midsize van, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is just a bit smaller than a standard U.S.-market minivan. Although seemingly the right dimension for contractors and tradesmen, the Metris has all the time been handily outsold by its full-size Sprinter van stablemate. The Metris lives on within the U.S. by means of the 2023 mannequin yr.

Take a look at Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo


Nissan NV200

2022 Nissan NV200

2022 Nissan NV200

Manufacturing of the NV200 started at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi, plant in 2011. The small van supplemented the full-size NV van within the model’s commercial-vehicle lineup. The front-wheel drive NV200 was powered by a 2.0-liter engine mated to a CVT transmission. Manufacturing of the van led to 2021 as a 2022 mannequin. A rebadged Chevrolet model of the van, the Metropolis Specific was constructed between 2014 and 2018.

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Small Vans Discontinued

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Small Vans Discontinued

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