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Toyota Proace City wins compact van of the year

Toyota Proace City wins compact van of the year in What Van? 2021 awards

Toyota Ireland has been awarded another impressive title at the 2021 What Van? Awards, with the Toyota Proace City named as the Compact Van of the Year. The newest addition to the Toyota commercial range, the Toyota Proace City is a competitive and appealing addition to the Light Duty Van (LDV) segment, the new vehicle has expanded Toyota’s product coverage across the LCV market.

The What Van? Awards are widely regarded as one of UK and Ireland’s most highly regarded awards for the light commercial vehicle industry. The judging panel, which is made up of a selection of industry experts who use their invaluable experience to decide the nominees across eight different manufacturer categories. Highly commended for its design and practicality, the Proace City was praised for its smart storage solutions and practical features.

Having launched in Ireland in late 2020, the new Toyota Proace City has already made a significant impact in the market and has been celebrated for its reliability and affordability. The Proace City showcases best-in-class features such as its 1 tonne payload capacity; and with both the long and short wheelbases can accommodate up to two euro pallets.

The Proace City also benefits from equipment specifications that promote a comfortable driving environment and improved practicality including touchscreen functions allowing access to Apple CarPlay (including Siri assistant) and Android Auto (including Google assistant). Commercial drivers can also benefit from Toyota Professional, the service which supports drivers and businesses’ with a variety of exclusive services such as roadside assistance, extended opening hours, priority service booking within 48 hours, CVRT test arrangements and, where possible, a replacement van if required.

Steve Tormey, Chief Executive of Toyota Ireland commented on the announcement: "We are delighted to accept the What Van? Compact Van of the Year award 2021 for the Toyota Proace City. At Toyota Ireland we are entirely committed to providing best-in-class solutions for all of our customers, and the Proace City is no exception.

We understand that for our commercial customers, their van is an integral element of their business and we aim to offer them a solution that speaks to design, reliability and affordability. Coupled with our Toyota Professional services, we can continue to offer our customers peace of mind and reassure them they can depend on our team, every step of the way.”

The Proace City is now available from just €15,038 ex. VAT. Commercial customers can available of low APR of 3.9% on Hire Purchase, Trade In-booster of €2,500 or Scrappage Bonus of €3,000. Customers can also avail of KINTO One, the all-inclusive leasing solution which is available from Toyota Financial Services. To find out more, customers are encouraged to contact their local Toyota dealerships where they can also access a host of virtual showroom tools which include a range of virtual sales and browsing resources, video interaction with Toyota product experts.

To find our more information on the virtual tools available please visit the Proace City model page or call your local Toyota dealership.