Designed and engineered 100% by Volkswagen, the new Crafter is available with the ZF 8-speed automatic transmission as an option for the first time.
The Crafter van, featuring the widest sliding door with an opening width of 1,311mm, offers a loading sill lowered by 100mm with Front Wheel Drive. With a choice from two wheelbases, two overhangs and three roof heights, the load compartment volume ranges from 9.3m3 to 18.4m3. The optional 2nd sliding door simplifies loading and unloading. The medium wheelbase fits four medium Euro pallets and the long wheelbase with or without overhang fits six.
The Crafter's wide sliding doors open up to 1,311mm, with a load compartment height of up to 2,196mm. It accommodates between four (medium wheelbase) and six Euro pallets (long wheelbase with and without overhang). The wide side sliding door allows access for a pallet. It has rear barn doors with an opening angle of 180 degrees which can be optionally upgraded to 270 degrees.
The Crafter has been designed and engineered 100% by Volkswagen and is quickly becoming the new benchmark in vans for its smarts, practicality, comfort, safety, and engineering. In addition, the Crafter is constructed in a purpose-built factory to ensure the highest standards of build quality and finish.
Defrosting fridge or boxy rocket? The Crafter's diesel engine is designed specifically for keeping your running costs down. Even with high mileage you can expect efficiency and reliability from the engine. The perfect match for the TDI410 is a choice of an 8-speed automatic gearbox with a torque converter, or a 6-speed manual gearbox with the new front-wheel drive.