What Are the Dimensions of a 3.5 ton Luton van?

Example of a 3.5 ton Luton van

A 3.5 ton Mercedes Sprinter 2009 van with Luton body

This post gives you the detailed dimensions of an average 3.5 ton luton van. If you're looking for an indication of the size, you're in the right place. This page will be helpful if you're planning to hire a moving truck, or to convert a box van into a home. So how big is a 3.5 ton luton van really?

The external dimension of a 3.5 ton luton van are around 6700mm (long) x 2250mm (wide) x 3300mm (high). The wheelbase is around 4000mm. The internal dimensions of the luton van are around 4000mm (long) x 2200mm (wide) x 2200mm (high). The internal dimensions cover just the load area. Mostly, the reardoors offer about 1900x1800mm (lxh) of loading space.

The payload of a 3.5 ton box van is generally between 1000kg - 1200kg.

These dimensions are an average, so by no means are they applicable to all luton vans out there. Every brand uses their own specific dimensions.
If you need specific dimensions, be sure to check the manufacturers information.

If you're looking for the average dimensions of a 7.5 ton luton box van, please click here.

Prefer tables? So do I. Click the button (scrolls down), or read on:

The Luton van, or Luton Box van, is a practically-shaped vehicle that offers loads of space. Thanks to the shape it's more practical to stack pallets, boxes, furniture, etc, than in a regular cargo van. It's the go to vehicle for moving and transporting large amounts of goods.


Dimensions in tables

How Large Is the Outside of the 3.5 ton Luton van?

Exterior L1 Width
Exterior length (mm) 6700 2250
Exterior length (inch) 263.8 88.6

All models of the General dimensions 3.5 ton Luton van have the same interior and exterior width: 86.6" or 2200mm (interior); and 88.6" or 2250mm (exterior).

How Spacious Is a 3.5 ton Luton van on the Inside?

Inside dimensions L1 Width
Interior length (mm) 4000 2200
Interior length (inch) 157.5 86.6

What's the Maximum Floor Surface?

Max. floor area L1
Square meters (m2) 8.8
Square feet (ft2) 94.7

Please note that this is an indication and does not take into account the wheel arches.

General dimensions 3.5 ton Luton van Roof Height

Roof in millimeters H1
Interior height (mm) 2200
Exterior height (mm) 3300
Roof in inches H1
Interior height (inch) 86.6
Exterior height (inch) 129.9

Wheelbase distance:

Wheelbase long (LWB)
Wheelbase length (mm) 4000
Wheelbase length (inch) 157

Door measurements:

Doors Rear door
Door width (mm) 1900
Door height (mm) 1800
Rear door
Door width (inch) 74.8
Door height (inch) 70.9

More Info on Dimensions

If you want to know...

  • why there's a difference in exterior and interior width
  • what L1 or H3 means
  • how to read measurements
  • or why dimensions matter

... I encourage you to read my post on how to understand van dimensions.


Can you stand up in a General dimensions Luton Box Van?

Standing up in an empty van

The interior roof height of a General dimensions 3.5 ton Luton van is 2200mm (H1) .
If you are of medium height (178cm or 5"10') you can stand up in a General dimensions 3.5 ton Luton van H1. .

What happens if I insulate the van?

Are you planning on insulating and cladding the floor and roof? In that case you can stand up in a 3.5 ton Luton van H1. .

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