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Eco Friendly Conversion Van

Conversion vans have numerous benefits for drivers and their families. They’re roomy, comfortable, and often come packed with features to make the ride easier on everyone.

But they’re also known for not being the most eco-conscious vehicles on the road. Bigger bodies mean more gas-guzzling and a larger carbon footprint. Taking just a few small steps toward eco-friendliness, however, can set your van on the right path to becoming more fuel-efficient and better for the environment overall.

What to Look for in an Eco-Friendly Van

Choosing a van with some eco-friendly features is the best way to get a jump-start on its reduced carbon footprint. Vans today generally come with more environmentally-friendly features than they used to, but some models are more focused on being green than others.

Unfortunately, it’s rare to find a conversion van with a manual transmission, which can save fuel and give you more control over the engine. But you can [...]

passenger van safety

Are you considering purchasing a passenger van? These incredibly convenient vehicles offer a spacious interior for several passengers to commute at one time, making them an excellent choice for private or public transportation. However, passenger vans come with a broader range of risks than most vehicles because of their size and design. Here’s what you need to know about passenger van safety and how to keep your van operating as safely as possible for your passengers:

What dangers exist in passenger vans?

Driving any vehicle carries a safety risk, but passenger vans aren’t built the same as the average car, pickup truck, or SUV. To make room for 9, 12, or 15 passengers, these vans are long and tall, allowing passengers to enter and exit them comfortably. Because they’re top-heavy and carry multiple passengers at a time, they carry greater risks than your average vehicle, like rollovers and long brake times. Passenger vans also have [...]

Having a large family does not mean that every road trip has to be a nightmare of cramped seating, crushed-in luggage, and cramped conditions.

Sure, squeezing you, the kids, and all the rest of the family into a sedan might be a nightmare, but there are other transportation options out there. A properly outfitted conversion van gives you the space you need to breathe, not to mention sit comfortably.

You can also add in a host of optional extras, everything from games consoles to iPod docks to keep the family occupied (and quiet) on the long drive to grandma’s house. So, read on to find out how a conversion van can put the comfort back into your family trips.

What Exactly Is a Conversion Van?

Before we get onto talking about their benefits, let’s define what we mean by conversion vans. A conversion van is a full-sized cargo van that has been refitted for luxury [...]

Across the US, approximately 2.7 million Americans use a wheelchair on a regular basis. For many of those Americans, a full-size wheelchair van represents the most convenient way to move around without needing to pack and unpack a potentially heavy and unwieldy wheelchair.

The size of full-sized wheelchair vans is often quoted as one of the reasons people avoid them, with drivers worried about fuel economy and their ability to find parking in urban centers.

However, full-sized wheelchair vans offer so many benefits that far outweigh needing to wait a little longer to find the right parking space and, to make them clearer, we’ve made a list of them.

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1. More Transportation Options

Using a full-sized wheelchair van means you can get more people in it, it’s as simple as that. Most full-sized wheelchair vans can accommodate three passengers in the rear, a wheelchair [...]

When you purchase a conversion van, you usually have several configuration options to choose from. One of those options is roof height, which can be low or high top. Both configurations have their benefits, but the one you choose depends on your primary purpose for your van.

Here’s what you need to know about high top and low top conversion vans before you make your choice.

Benefits of Low Top Conversion Vans Easier to Drive

The shorter profile of a low top conversion van makes it easier to drive. In most cases, low top vans are more balanced on the road to prevent top-heaviness when maneuvering turns and corners. These vans can also be easier to handle than their high top counterparts in inclement weather conditions, like wind or rain.

More Convenient for Storage and Clearance

If you plan to [...]

There’s no doubt that 12 and 15-passenger vans offer outstanding convenience for getting large families or groups where they need to go. But with their convenience also comes safety risks due to their size and weight.

Driving a passenger van requires even more responsibility and care than driving a regular passenger vehicle because they can be more dangerous, but that doesn’t mean you need to avoid buying one. Understanding common safety issues involved with passenger vans and what you can do to ensure passenger safety are the first steps toward being a responsible owner.

Common Risks of Passenger Vans

Every vehicle comes with its share of risks as soon as you step into the driver’s seat. However, since passenger vans tend to be taller, longer, and heavier than the average vehicle, they come with a unique set of safety challenges for drivers and passengers.

Passenger Weight

Because passenger vans are designed to hold several passengers [...]

A wheelchair accessible van can bring significant convenience to your life, but there’s a lot to consider when purchasing the right mobility van to meet your needs. From brand-new wheelchair accessible vans to more affordable used models, there’s likely a van that’s perfect for you on our lot, and we want to help you find it!

Used vs. New Wheelchair Accessible Vans

Perhaps the most important point to consider is whether you should buy a new or used wheelchair accessible van. There are benefits to both, but the one you choose depends on several factors, like your budget, your credit, and the features you need in your van.

Mileage and Reliability

Used vans will have higher mileage on them than others, which could be a drawback if its previous owners didn’t keep up with routine maintenance and important repairs. However, a used vehicle with more miles doesn’t automatically equate to broken down and worn out. [...]

  • July 23, 2019
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New 12 Passenger Conversion Van Inventory About Our 12 Passenger Conversion Vans Our 12-passenger conversion vans blend convenience with functionality to bring you the right-sized van for your transportation needs. We have several models and configurations to choose from in our new vehicle inventory, each with a 76-inch interior height to allow passengers to stand up and move around comfortably. These versatile vans are perfect for commercial or personal use. Find the Right Model for Your Needs At Paul Sherry Conversion Vans, we take pride in our ability to help you find the right conversion van configuration to meet your needs for style, safety, and functionality. We suggest you browse our inventory of new and used conversion vans online to see what we offer and learn more about the amenities you can choose from. Our filters help you find exactly what you’re looking for in a van, from a specific exterior color to its drivetrain. If you can’t find what you need or you have some questions for us, please don’t hesitate to give us a call or stop in our dealership so that we can better assist you in your search. Excel [...]

At Paul Sherry Conversion Vans, we specialize in providing Ohio residents and beyond with conversion vans, although we also offer a range of other vans and vehicles. We pride ourselves on keeping a wide selection of vehicles on hand, ensuring we have something for everyone. Our selection includes the most popular automakers and the conversions that fit your lifestyle or business needs.

Our Conversion Van Selection

We have a vast range of conversion vans at any given moment and regularly get more in stock. This allows us to offer new as well as used conversion vans. Most of our conversion vans are from Ram, GMC, and Chevrolet, although we also occasionally have other models in stock, such as a used Ford conversion.

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  • June 28, 2019
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All Wheel Driver Conversion Van Inventory All-Wheel-Drive Conversion Vans for Sale Those in search of all-wheel-drive conversion vans can find exactly what they are looking for at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans. We pride ourselves on offering a vast selection of conversion vans for all purposes and from a range of automakers and converters. Even if you limit yourself to just those vans with all-wheel drive, you will find an abundance of choices, along with friendly service and a knowledgeable team. Our Selection of All-wheel-drive Conversion Vans At Paul Sherry Conversion Vans, we offer our clients a vast selection of vehicles, including our all-wheel-drive conversion van inventory. By providing a range of vehicles with varying model years, mileage, prices, makes, converters, purposes, engines, colors, and features, we are able to offer something for everyone. Whether you want a mobility-focused conversion van, one to serve as a luxurious passenger shuttle, or a van with another purpose, our dealership can assist you. Even with all the all-wheel-drive conversion vans available at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans, you will not get overwhelmed by the options. When you browse our online inventory, you can use convenient filters to [...]

Choosing the right conversion van is an important decision since these vehicles can be a sizable investment. You do not want to spend tens of thousands on a van only to realize you should have opted for different features or a different configuration. To help ensure you choose the best conversion van for you, make sure you keep the following factors in mind.

Why Buy a Conversion Van?

conversion vansBefore getting into the process of selecting a conversion van, take a minute to confirm that this is indeed the vehicle you want to purchase. Conversion vans give you many reasons to love them, including the ability to find used models that have low mileage and are still in good condition. The interior of conversion vans also feels incredibly spacious thanks to the extra headroom inside. There are [...]

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