Low-Top Conversion Vans: Ram ProMaster Vs Chevrolet Express/GMC Savana
- June 6, 2014
- Conversion Van, ProMaster Conversion Van
- Posted by Brian Haase
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When you’re considering a Conversion Van for road trips and camping, consider the “Low Roof” Ram ProMaster by Sherry Vans. The ProMaster has been on the market for about a year now and it’s proving its versatility. It compares favorably to the Chevrolet/GMC Express/Savanna platform that is so popular with van conversions nowadays, and it offers today’s buyers exciting new features you can’t find anywhere else. The market seems to say that the low top vans have made something of a comeback as a platform for conversion vans. The Ram ProMaster is among the best prospects.
There are many reasons why the Ram Promaster is looking like the best option for low-top Conversion Van customers. The drive train is the most obvious one. Front wheel drive removes the rear drive train, lowers the floor, and allows for quite a lot of extra interior room. That extra room allows the flexibility for many floor plans. More features can be added in even more convenient locations than in the Express. That low floor also makes the interior of the ProMaster much easier to move around in. At 5′ 11″ tall, I can practically stand upright…Try that in a Chevrolet Express…
Economy and Drive-ability
The ride the ProMaster offers consumers causes some sports car owners to blush. Cruising is comfortable and the nimble handling is tremendous. With an economical six-cylinder standard in the ProMaster, Ram has succeeded in creating a vehicle with a low-cost of ownership compared to the gas guzzling Chevrolet Express. When the price at the gas pump is gyrating like a sling shot, it’s a relief to know you won’t need to top off the tank all the time. Moreover, you’re about to the weight of add high intensity recessed lighting, a power sliding rear sofa, captain chairs, lighted cup holders, exterior trim package, wiring, insulation and premium carpet. With such added bulk, outstanding gas mileage is a plus.
A Low Cost of Ownership
Finally, it’s surprising that Ram hasn’t cranked the price up on such an attractive product. The basic van package is competitively priced with the Savana. In the long run, the ProMaster is much more economical. That means that the cost of owning a Sherry Van is less. While the conversion company you choose will be excited by all the potential new interior configurations, they aren’t going to charge more when installing the same interior features and exterior trim packages in the ProMaster, so you’ll come out ahead in the end.
The flexible floor space, the low-cost of ownership, the nimble handling and the new look is sure to make the Sherry Vans ProMaster Conversion Van the conversion van of choice.