No D1 required
The most appealing factor of the 14 seat Euro 5 Ford Trend is that its GVW is 3500kg meaning it can be driven on a standard car licence. The Euro 6 14-seater is a heavier model (4.1 tonnes) and therefore requires D1 entitlement.
The weight of the 14 seat Euro 5 Ford trend makes it a very popular and sought after used vehicle. It is the largest factory-made minibus that can be driven on a standard car licence. Other vehicles with 14+ seats with a GVW of 3500kg or under are converted panel vans and are missing heavier safety features such as side-impact bars.