The 2020 LDV V80 slots between the G10 and new Deliver 9 in LDV’s van line-up.

    Available in both short- and long-wheelbase versions, the V80 is the only LDV van not available in a people mover variant.

    The V80 has an interesting history. First introduced in the UK in 2004, it was developed by LDV in partnership with Daewoo before that company’s acquisition by General Motors.

    LDV began producing it in the UK before SAIC Motor bought up the company’s assets in 2010. The V80 is now built in China, as with all other LDV and MG models sold in Australia, and uses an engine sourced from Italian company VM Motori.


    • 2020 LDV V80 SWB manual: $32,621
    • 2020 LDV V80 SWB automated manual: $34,726
    • 2020 LDV V80 LWB manual: $37,884
    • 2020 LDV V80 LWB high roof manual: $39,989
    • 2020 LDV V80 LWB automated manual: $39,989
    • 2020 LDV V80 LWB high roof automated manual: $42,095

    All prices are drive-away. LDV also offers cheaper drive-away dealers for ABN holders.

    Pricing may vary based on your location, so to get a more accurate idea of pricing you can request a quote via the LDV website. It’s also worth keeping an eye on the LDV offers page to see if they have any deals running on the V80 at the moment.


    The 2020 LDV V80 is powered by a 2.5-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine producing 100kW of power and 330Nm of torque.

    It’s mated to either a six-speed manual or, unusually, a six-speed automated manual transmission.

    Fuel Economy

    The 2020 LDV V80 uses 9.4L/100km on the combined cycle and has an 80L fuel tank.


    The 2020 LDV V80 measures 4950mm long with a 3100mm wheelbase in SWB guise and 5700mm long with a 3850mm wheelbase as a LWB model.

    It’s 2132mm tall with the low roof, 2345mm with the mid roof, and 2552mm tall with the high roof. All models are 1998mm wide.

    Gross vehicle mass is 3200kg in the SWB model and 3500kg in LWB models, while payload is 1204kg in the SWB, 1419kg in the LWB mid roof and 1389kg in the LWB high roof.

    Towing capacity in all models is 750kg unbraked and 1200kg braked.

    Its cargo bay is 1770mm wide in all variants, 2550mm long in the SWB and 3300mm long in LWB models.

    Cargo bay height and volume is 1505mm and 6.4m3 in the SWB, 1710kg and 10.4m3 in the LWB mid roof and 1925mm and 11.6m3 in the LWB high roof.

    You can find additional information via the LDV V80 website. Additionally you can view the various differences in dimensions between the different variants on the official V80 brochure. If you want to see one of these in person, head down to your local LDV dealer to check one out.

    Servicing and Warranty

    All 2020 LDV V80 models have a three-year, 100,000km warranty and roadside assist.


    The LDV V80 has a three-star rating from ANCAP with a 2013 date-stamp.

    The V80 doesn’t come standard with any active safety technology like autonomous emergency braking.

    Standard safety equipment includes:

    • Dual airbags
    • Reversing camera with rear parking sensors

    You can find further safety information on official LDV V80 website.

    Standard Equipment

    The V80 comes standard with the following equipment:

    • 10.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • Air-conditioning
    • Cruise control
    • Remote central locking
    • Front and rear fog lights
    • Front bench seat
    • Eight-way manually-adjustable driver’s seat

    You can find more details on the standard equipment by downloading the V80 brochure.

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    William Stopford

    William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel, briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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