Top 10 Best Vape Tanks – UK Market Guide (2021 Update)

Best vape tanks

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, choosing from a wide range of vape tanks to match your vaping style is crucial for an enjoyable vaping experience.

Like the engine that powers a race car, vape tanks form the very heart of your vape device”.

Far from merely a reservoir for your e-juice, the tank is responsible for creating rich, intense, and dense vapors.

As vaping continues to evolve and grow, so have the vape tanks in the market. With a dizzying variety of features, materials, and specs to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. That’s exactly why we’re here to help.

We searched high and low, far and wide to come up with a list of the Top 10 vape tanks currently on the market in 2021. Browse through to find out the one that best suits your personal style and needs.

The top 10 best vape tanks are:

  1. Aspire Nautilus 2S
  2. Innokin T20S
  3. Aspire Tigon
  4. SMOK TFV12 Prince
  5. Vapefly Nicolas MTL
  6. Vaporesso Veco Sub-Ohm
  7. Innokin Endura T18E Prism
  8. Uwell Nunchaku 2 Sub Ohm
  9. Freemax Mesh Pro
  10. Vandy Vape Paradox RDA

Note: The vape tanks below are listed in no particular order

1. Aspire Nautilus 2S Tank

Score – 9.5/10

A brand-new addition to Aspire’s popular Nautilus series of tanks, the 2S has been upgraded to a more versatile and convenient design.

Aspire Nautilus 2S

Crafted with stainless steel, this excellent tank from Aspire features a redesigned bottom airflow that lets you adjust the flow by simply twisting the base.

The new top fill style slider is also a welcome upgrade, as it makes refilling e-liquid easier and hassle-free. Meanwhile, the silicone self-seal prevents any spillage and wastage of your precious e-juice.

The 2S tank kit comes with two separate coils that cater to both mouth-to-lung (MTL) and direct-to-lung (DTL) vapers. The pre-fitted 0.4-ohm Nautilus coil works great for DTL vaping and lets you vape at lower resistances.

MTL fans can simply switch to the 1.8-ohm BVC that comes in the kit. The tank has a pre-fitted 510 threaded drip tip for MTL vaping, and an additional shorter drip trip for the DTL vapers.

These cutting-edge upgrades on this tank make the Nautilus 2S a worthwhile buy. 

Key features:

  • 2 ml e-juice capacity
  • Convenient, leak-proof top-fill slider design
  • Improved airflow design
  • Two coil options for both MTL and DTL vaping
  • Compatible with all Nautilus coils and 510 thread devices 

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2. Innokin T20S Tank

Score – 8.5 / 10

The newest model in Innokin’s portfolio of high-quality tanks, the T20S is specially built to work with any MTL device for a smooth and enjoyable vaping experience.

Innokin T20S Tank

This stainless steel tank from long time innovators Innokin has a sturdy and stylish design and is available in a variety of colors. Its simple, top-fill design has a twist-off cap. This tank comes with a pre-fitted 0.8-ohm Prism-S coil which gives a rich, intense flavor and lets you venture into the thick, cloudy sub-ohm territory.

You can also fit a 1.5-ohm Prism S coil that’s included in the kit to enjoy a tighter draw with denser vapour. 

This portable tank has a 2ml e-liquid capacity and is surprisingly affordable, compared to other tanks in the category. This kit comes with a couple of useful spare parts including a spare drip tip, O-rings, and a user manual.

Given its compact and durable design with impressive performance, the T20S tank is one of the best value-for-money vape tanks in the market. 

Key features:

  • 2ml e-juice capacity
  • Top-fill design with a twist cap
  • Specially built for MTL vaping
  • Comes with two Prism S coil options
  • Budget-friendly price

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3. Aspire Tigon Tank

Score – 7.5/10

The Tigon captures Aspire’s popular features in a compact tank that suits both MTL and DTL vaping. Its top-fill and leak-proof design ensures a mess-free refilling with no wastage.


The tank comes with two different coils – A 1.2-ohm coil for the MTL vapers, as well as a 0.4-ohm mesh that works great for DTL fans. You’ll also find two different drip tips – a longer option for MTL vaping and a shorter style for the restricted DTL vaping style.

An interesting feature in this 2ml capacity tank is that it can hold e-liquid even while you’re changing your coils. It does that by automatically covering the wicking holes when the coil is removed.

The adjustable airflow settings at the base, and the useful spare parts like the glass tube and O-rings just sweeten the deal even more.

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Top-fill and leak-proof design
  • Comes with two drip-tips
  • Suitable for MTL and DTL vaping
  • Adjustable airflow

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4. SMOK TFV12 Prince Tank

Score – 9.5/10

Sub-ohm fans, this one’s for you! The TFV12 is the brand new sub-ohm tank on the block by Smok.

SMOK TFV12 Prince Tank

This power-packed beauty takes the best features of Smok’s previous models to create a tank that’s perfect for producing thick clouds and delicious flavor.

The TFV12 is a well-built, stylish, and sturdy tank with a 2ml capacity. The convenient top-fill design and a locking mechanism prevent any spillage of your e-liquid. Thanks to its wide adjustable airflow slots, you can modify the flow just the way you like it. 

One of the best features of this tank is the sheer variety of high-quality Prince coils that come in the kit. The pre-fitted Q4 0.4-ohm coil produces a rich, intense flavor and medium vapor.

The kit includes a 0.15-ohm X6 coil and 0.12-ohm T10 mesh coil that are a cloud chasers dream come true. Add to that an ergonomic Delrin drip tip and vibrant color options, and you’ve got yourself a deal that’s really hard to resist. 

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Leak-proof, top-fill design with locking mechanism
  • 3 Prince coil options in the kit
  • Comfortable Delrin drip tip
  • Purpose-built for thick clouds and rich flavor

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5. Vapefly Nicolas MTL Tank

Score – 7.5/10

The Nicolas is a nifty vape tank designed especially for MTL vapers, crafted to offer maximum flavor and a smooth vaping experience.

Vapefly Nicolas MTL Tank

Featuring a 3ml stainless steel and pyrex glass tank, this has a top-fill design. Its adjustable airflow valve lets you choose from 9 different settings, so you can adjust it precisely to your personal vaping style. 

Its BVC coil structure prevents dry hits and leakage, and the plug-n-pull mechanism allows for easy coil replacement. The tank comes with a pre-installed 0.6-ohm coil, and includes a 1.8-ohm coil as well.

Both coils promise to get the best flavor out of your e-juice flavor every time. Finally, its 510 thread makes it compatible with most batteries. 

Key features:

  • 3ml capacity
  • Top-fill design
  • Adjustable airflow
  • Stainless steel and pyrex glass design
  • BVC coil structure 
  • Suitable for MTL vaping

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6. Vaporesso Veco Sub-Ohm Tank

Score – 9/10

A compact sub-ohm tank with an innovative twist, The Veco is a high-performing and budget-friendly option for sub-ohm vapers.

Vaporesso Veco

The sturdy stainless-steel and glass construction on the Vaporesso Veco is impressive, while the gold-plated 510 connection makes it incredibly versatile. The top-fill system is convenient and it has a dual adjustable top airflow system.

This tank’s new coil system – EUC (Eco Universal Coils) – needs you to only replace the internal cotton or wiring while retaining the external casing. This saves you money and reduces wastage in the long run.

Whether you enjoy rich, intense flavor or thick clouds, the Veco’s two coils offer you a chance to enjoy both vaping styles – featuring the 0.4-ohm cotton and Clapton-wire coils, and the 0.6-ohm ceramic and stainless steel coils.

What’s more, the spare replacement glass tube and extra O-rings make this tank kit a steal deal at this price point.

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Top-fill design 
  • Adjustable dual top-airflow
  • Eco-friendly EUC coil system
  • Accommodates versatile vaping styles
  • Compatible with 510 connections and Vaporesso mods
  • Budget-friendly price point

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7. Innokin Endura T18E Prism Tank

Score – 8/10

Who says sticking to basics is a bad thing? The Innokin Endura T18E does the job beautifully at an incredibly low price.

Innokin Endura T18E Prism Tank

It’s the perfect tank for vapers looking for a reliable, unpretentious, and budget-friendly tank. This 2ml stainless steel and glass tank is great for those who prefer to enjoy flavor and throat hits rather than thick clouds.

Its 510 connection makes it versatile and ideal with low-wattage batteries. 

This top-fill design tank comes with a pre-fitted 1.5-ohm Innokin T18Ecoil. These coils are easily available in the market and perform great with high PG e-liquids. Buyers can choose from 6 interesting colors.

So if you’re looking for an impressively affordable, fuss-free, and trusty tank that lets you enjoy flavourful throat hits, the Endura T18E won’t let you down.

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Top-fill design 
  • Ideal for high PG e-juices rather than cloud chasing
  • Compatible with 510 connections 
  • Budget-friendly price point

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8. Uwell Nunchaku 2 Sub Ohm Tank

Score – 7/10

The Nunchaku 2 by Uwell is a neat little sub-ohm tank that delivers a smooth and consistent vaping experience.

Uwell Nunchaku 2 Sub Ohm Tank

Even though it’s only compatible with its own Nunchaku mesh coils, the tank’s impressive features compensate for this restriction. This 2ml capacity tank has a fully adjustable bottom airflow for you to tweak it to your preferences.

The simple top-fill design and big fill holes let you empty and refill your tank with ease. 

It comes with a pre-fitted 0.2-ohm UN2 mesh coil, and also includes a 0.14-ohm UN2 mesh coil. Both coils produce a delicious, rich flavor and ample vapor from the e-juice.

The tank’s unique self-cleaning feature absorbs e-liquid from any build-up in the airflow, which means making the most of your vape juice and no risk of leakage.

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Adjustable bottom airflow
  • Top-fill design with big fill holes
  • Self-cleaning feature
  • UN2 mesh coils deliver great flavor and vapor

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9. Freemax Mesh Pro Tank

Score – 9/10

Give this tank a go if you appreciate good quality, versatility, and the quintessential sub-ohm vape experience. 

Freemax Mesh Pro Tank

The Freemax Mesh Pro is a powerhouse of a sub-ohm tank with an impressive set of features. Even though this sub-ohm tank is compatible only with mesh coils, it more than makes up for it by delivering delicious flavor and a tornado of vape plumes.

Its sliding top-fill method is very convenient for refilling e-liquid without risking any spillage or mess. Its intuitive design makes for hassle-free coil and glass tube changes.

What’s more, you can easily extend the tank’s capacity by purchasing and fitting a 5 or 6ml glass tube. 

The tank comes fitted with a double-mesh 0.2-ohm coil that guarantees a cloud and flavor fest in your mouth, thanks to its high surface area for heating the e-liquid. The tank also includes a single-mesh 0.1-ohm coil.

The dual-slotted adjustable airflow at the base allows for plenty of air into the chamber, giving you a rich, ample vaping experience every time.

Key features:

  • 2ml capacity
  • Hassle-free sliding top-fill design
  • Easily extendable to higher e-juice capacity
  • Excellent coil selection options
  • Adjustable airflow control

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10. Vandy Vape Paradox RDA

Score – 8/10

This is a worthwhile buy if you’re an experienced vaper and savvy with RDAs. 

Vandy Vape Paradox RDA

The Paradox RDA by Vandy Vape is a single-coil compatible RDA that features an innovative new airflow design. This new design that channels more direct air into its coils, which means great flavor and thick vapors at the same time.

This 2ml capacity stainless steel tank includes both a Delrin and PEI drip tip along with a 510 adaptor, which makes this tank compatible with countless vape devices. 

This tank has a 1.5ml capacity, which is lesser than the other tanks on this list. It comes with a pre-installed 0.27-ohm Ni80 fuse Clapton coil, which gives an intense flavor and dense vapor.

The coil-aligning notches help you center your coils perfectly in place, while the included 6mm flat head screws allow you to secure your larger coils.

Key features:

  • 1.5ml capacity
  • Innovative airflow design for more coil to air contact
  • Great flavor and dense vapor
  • Includes 3 drip tips in the kit
  • Good build quality
  • Easy to install the coil
  • Compatible with regular and squonk mods

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And The Winner Is…

The Aspire Nautilus 2S Tank, is the all round best here, just pipping the SMOK TFV12 to the post.


Vape tanks continue to evolve with newer and more innovative features that cater to a wide range of vaping preferences. Our eclectic list is a snapshot of the most popular vape tanks in 2021 so far. 

Which of these tanks caught your attention, or have you tried any of them out already? Let us know your experience in the comment box below. Happy vaping! MIST out.

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