I have been looking forward to getting this set for a long time. I am really eager to get some food trucks into my LEGO city. This set also happens to be the best value of any City theme set in the January 2017 catalogue, so it is well worth the purchase!
Name: Pizza Van
Set #: 60150
Cost: $24.99 CDN
Brick Count: 249
Minifigure Count: 2
Of Interest: You get a scooter, and pizza slices!
Release Date: November 23, 2016
Summary Review: 81%
Value: 90% (Very good cost per brick.)
Build: 90% (Nice design, but covered in stickers.)
Minifigures: 80% (Pretty generic Minifigs, but great brick-to Minifig ratio.)
Entertainment: 65% (I love this set, but it doesn’t give you much build time.)
With 249 bricks and a price tag of $24.99 in Canada, this set works out to a cost of $0.10 per brick. This is the best value of all of the City theme sets in the latest LEGO catalogue. It places the value of this nicely below the current average cost of a brick, and far below the average of the City theme. I give this set a 4.5/5 for value.
This is a nice little pizza van. The detail in the kitchen is excellent. You have a little cash register, some French fries, a pizza prep counter, condiment dispensers, and a canned drink. My favorite feature is the oven though. It has a ready light and keypad. Both sides of the van are able to open up, so customers can be served from either side. I do feel the car doors are a little small for the truck, and placed a little high up, but that is a minor complaint. All of the signs on the truck are unfortunately stickers though. There is also a small pick-nick table build. I give the build 9/10.
There are two Minifigures in this set. This means that you get one Minifig for every 125 bricks. That is a pretty good ratio, earning this set 4.5/5 for its brick-to-Minifig score.
The first Minifigure is the pizza chef. He is a pretty standard issue chef. His face is one with a bushy moustache. He has slicked back hair, and the typical chef torso piece. He has no printing on his legs. Being a pizza chef, it only makes sense that he would come with a pizza. There are also two pizza slices! While these are not new LEGO pieces, they are new to the City theme. Prior to this, I have only heard of them in Friends sets. I give him 7/10.
The second Minifig doubles as a customer or pizza delivery girl. She comes with the same hairpiece as the Librarian from Minifigures Series 10. I am quite happy with that as I did not already have that one. She also has a new torso print featuring a cowl-neck sweatshirt. She does not have a double face or any leg printing. As an accessory, she has a scooter and helmet. The scooter has pizza boxes attached to it. I also give her 7/10.
Overall, the Minifigures get an average of 70%. When coupled with the brick-to-Minifigure score, that goes up to 80%.
This set took me about 40 minutes to build. At $24.99, that breaks down to $0.62 per minute of building. That is not a great value. Sadly, that only earns this set 1.5/5. On the plus side, I love this set. I give it 5/5 for how much I like it. These two scores combined give the pizza van an overall entertainment score of 65%.
This is a great little set. The Minifigures are pretty average, and you sadly do not get a lot of build time. But, the Pizza Van itself is full of fun little details and makes a great addition to any LEGO city. It also has a low cost per brick, and a good brick-to-Minifigure ratio. I do recommend it.
Until next time,