There’s not much living space in a cargo van. A swivel passenger seat can help fix that. As I built out the basics, I turned the passenger seat in my Ford Transit van into a mobile office, and a place I could even get work done.
Extra Cabin Space
Swivel seats can rotate 180 degrees so that a seat is facing backwards. In the case of a van, this increases the effective living area by turning the cabin into more seating for the living room.
It’s hard to capture just how much of a space difference this adds, so allow me to fall back upon numbers. The cargo area of the van has approximately 9 feet of usable length. The cabin area adds about 2-3 feet, depending on how you look at it.
This is about a 20% increase in usable space.
Swivel seats are only available after-market for most vehicles, like my 2018 Ford Transit.