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The Kelley Blue Book is the go-to source for vehicle valuation in the U.S. It determines the value of cars based on factors like trade-in value, private-party value, and retail value. The Blue Book Value of your conversion van also depends on factors like the vehicle’s age, mileage, and overall condition. However the Kelley Blue Book is not great at factoring in additional equipment installed by third parties. So whether you own a handicap accessible van or a passenger conversion van, the book value is only one data point in finding the true market value, which conversion vans do tend to hold relatively well.
Is Kelley Blue Book Always Accurate?
The Kelley Blue Book is one of the most accurate sources to learn how much your conversion van is worth. Like any other automobile valuation source, Kelley Blue Book is a reliable source despite the fact that it doesn’t get things right all [...]
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Conversion vans are known for their versatility and the ability to ferry more passengers than conventional cars. However, it can be difficult to ascertain the difference between a conversion van and an RV.
This could lead to some general misconceptions about the functionality of a conversion van or an RV. With this in mind, it’s natural to have questions like “Do conversion vans have bathrooms?” or “Is a conversion van and RV the same?”
Differences Between Conversion Vans and RVs/Motor Homes
If you’re in the market for a conversion van or RV, it’s crucial to be able to tell the two apart. For starters, a Class-B RV may utilize the same chassis as a typical van, but it is significantly different in terms of functionality. An RV is built from scratch by the producer for customers who want a comprehensive camping van.
By contrast, a conversion van is a regular van [...]
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Getting a van for personal use is one of the biggest decisions you may have to make. Whether for personal use or outdoor activities like camping, a van has multiple uses. If you’re still reading, it’s likely that you’ve already decided to get a van for yourself. You will now have to decide whether you want to buy a new van or simply convert a used van. Cost is obviously an important factor in determining whether to buy a van outright or convert it yourself. Let’s go through both options in detail to help you make the right decision.
Differences Between Buying and Converting Your Own Van
If you’ve ever looked around for new pre-made vans, you will know that they are often expensive. The advantage of such vans is that the customer no longer needs to make any other modifications. What you see is what you will get. But given [...]
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Conversion vans are complicated items to find and purchase. With the help of Paul Sherry, your conversion van journey is quick, easy, and simple. Our staff has the knowledge and expertise to help you select the make, model, features, and conversion that fits into your lifestyle and budget. This blog walks you through the three main steps of custom-ordering your conversion van from Sherry Vans.
Choose Your Van Make and Model
There are a variety of makes and models out there that are ideal for conversion vans. At Paul Sherry, the number one vehicle we see converted is the RAM ProMaster. However, we carry numerous makes including Chrysler, Dodge, Toyota, RAM, and others. When purchasing a van to convert, you will want to consider a few factors—how are you going to use it, what conversion are you going to need, and how long do you plan to use it? These questions can help [...]
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It is mind-blowing what you can do with vans. They are very flexible. You can convert them to fit what you need. With the right creativity and planning, you can get a vehicle that fits your lifestyle.
Passenger Van Conversion
The passenger van is one of the most common conversion types. You can create space for how many people you need. You can do nine-seater vans or even fit a dozen.
You can choose from several available features, like streaming audio systems, LCD screens, and other elements that you can expect from a luxury car.
The passenger van conversion is perfect for people with a large crew.
Limo Van Conversion
The limo van offers next-level style and comfort. It is for people who want quality that isn’t compromised and exclusivity. For some people, the goal is creating comfort rather than increasing the seating capacity.
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When it comes to wheelchair vans, not all brands are created equal. In order to help you choose which wheelchair van is best for you, Paul Sherry has put together a brief comparison of the RAM ProMaster wheelchair van and the Ford Transit wheelchair van. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages, but this can help you make the choice that is right for you.
Ford Transit Wheelchair Van Features
Wheelchair vans are typically created by taking a base vehicle and adding a converter to it. For Ford, the base vehicle that is typically used is the Ford Transit. The Ford Transit is a popular option for businesses because of its 14 passenger capacity. The Ford Transit comes with a range of features including multiple roof heights, and vehicle lengths. In [...]
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2021 Update See video below for more recent information on this topic
A 2019 conversion van can provide the space, versatility, and transportation that you need. Before shopping, it helps to have a good idea of the price range, so you can budget accordingly. You can always view the prices of the models currently available at Paul Sherry Conversion Vans by browsing our online inventory or visiting our dealership. In the meantime, get an idea from the following price ranges.
New Conversion Van Price Range
New RAM conversion vans have a great deal of variation in price depending on the model year, the converter, the type of conversions, and other features. The most affordable new RAM conversion van at the time of writing is a RAM ProMaster City converted by Prime-Time Mobility for $38,995. The most expensive RAM conversions in our lineup are priced at $69,995 and are the 2019 RAM ProMaster Sherry Vans for [...]
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If you are thinking about buying an SUV, you should think a little more deeply and consider your other options. When doing so, you can see that a conversion van offers more, and you will do better with it in most cases. With this in mind, here are six reasons to purchase a conversion van over a SUV.
First and foremost, if you want to save some cash when buying your vehicle, you should consider a conversion van. Simply put, they are less expensive to buy, and you can drive off the lot with thousands of dollars in savings. This is especially true when you start comparing equipment.
When you own an SUV, there is a pretty good chance that you will spend quite a bit more money on just fuel. Think about it, if you drive the average SUV, you will struggle to get 20 MPG (if you’re lucky), and you will waste [...]
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2021 Update See video below for more recent information on this topic Conversion Van Value
When trying to sell your Conversion Van, the first piece of information you want to know is the value. For decades, NADA guides has been relied on for publishing the most market reflective vehicle pricing and information. NADA guides began with the very well known orange and blue printed guidebooks which are to this day relied on by hundreds of thousands of individuals each year. Today, NADA guides have become a leader in vehicle data publishing and technology. NADA guides are the largest publisher of vehicle pricing and information for new and used cars, classic cars, motorcycles, ATVs, boats, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, RVs and manufactured homes. The only type of vehicle in which NADA does not provide information for is conversion vans.
2022 Update Click Here To Learn What Your Conversion Van Is Worth
You’ve reached the conclusion that it’s time to sell or trade in your conversion van. Understandably, you’re a bit nervous because you have no idea what your custom van is worth. What’s more, you certainly don’t want to be taken advantage of by other dealerships who throw you a low-ball offers that you don’t have the knowledge to recognize.
Making sure you get the right price for your conversion van begins by understanding how it’s valued. Paul Sherry Conversion Vans, an industry leader with a reputation for years of reliable sales and service, explains that most dealers don’t even get into appraising conversion vans because they don’t know how to value them. Dealers like to rely on the Kelley Blue Book or NADA value, both of which rely heavily [...]