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Check out the Practical Motorhome review of the Swift Sundance 620 FB
The aim: to complete the former entry-level range’s realignment to the mid-market.
The 620FB shares one of Europe’s best-selling ’van layouts: rear French-style fixed corner bed, with washroom alongside. Up front are two facing sofas, making this a luxurious two-berth with the capacity to have a couple of visitors stay the night.
The low-line 620FB, on the LWB Ducato, was one of two all-new floorplans among the Swift Group’s radically overhauled Sundance family that was launched to the public at the February 2010 NEC show.
The body improvements to the Sundance are substantial: from the lovely new GRP rear panel, to structural work under the skin, including stronger body panels and an improved jointing system. The low-line mould is all-new, too. It has a gull-wing shape, rising higher to meet the roof and side walls, and rounding toward the nose, and is a vastly more stylish improvement on the flat lines of previous moulds.
On the road, the LWD footprint smoothes out bumps and uneven surfaces. The 100 MultiJet engine allied to a five speed box is adequate, but many people are likely to pay the £1650 upgrade to the 2.3-litre 130 MultiJet version.
Inside, the Sundance has real ‘showroom’ factor. Tanganica walnut furniture is detailed with attractive matt nickel inserts, and the overhead lockers have positive locking push-button catches. There are lots of small standard-fit extras on board, too, that add up to a decent specification for a mid-market motorhome.
The 620FB was runner-up in our Motorhome of the Year 2010 Awards in the 'Best 'vans for couples' category.
The changes to the Sundance range for the 2010-season are substantial – both on the surface and beneath the skin. It's a hugely persuasive overall package, and the all-new 620FB is a classic layout.
- Great looks inside and out, and a worthy runner up in our 2010 Motorhome of the Year awards, 'Best 'van for couples' category.
- All the new details and extra equipment come at a cost
- That's the price of Sundance going upmarket