Originally Posted by glsimms
You know what Bluestreak? I've had the same idea about a full size van as a possible TV option!
I was looking at the big Nissan full size van, (can't remember the model name), but WOW! They want big bucks for it!
Yup, new vehicles are new vehicles. You get to pay for the privilege of that new car smell....
You might consider a recent Ford E350 or Chevy Savanna 3500. Once you figure out the various engines and tow capacities, you can target a couple that might work for you. The Wikipedia article on the Ford vans is pretty infprmative and I imagine the Chevy entry has good info as well.
The two vans are stable designs, with not many changes between years and with a recent used example, warranty is still available and initial depreciation hit was taken by someone else. You will have to search, but it could be worth it. We have been totally satisfied by our ’99 Ford van (which we bought used at just under 3 years old) and still tow with it today.