Introducing the CRAFTER

The Crafter is the largest member of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range and features chunky and purposeful looks that only partially reveal its underlying strength. With a wide choice of panel vans, window vans, chassis and double cabs – not to mention our off-the-shelf Engineered to go™ and tailored Engineered for you™ solutions, you’ll find that whatever your load carrying requirements, there’s a model in the Crafter range that will do the job.

More practical, economical and innovative than ever before. The Crafter panel van is a commercial vehicle like no other. Designed by our customers for our customers. Built from the ground up, using 100% Volkswagen DNA as a cost-effective, transport-oriented solution to meet the demands of a diverse range of businesses. The Crafter panel van represents state-of-the-art manufacturing, with the sole aim of making it the best commercial vehicle in its class.

Your safety is a vital factor, so we ensure that a long list of safety and security features are built-in to every vehicle we produce. Since we first introduced structural safety features on commercial vehicles over 35 years ago, Volkswagen’s policy of continuous safety development has been setting the pace. Every Volkswagen model incorporates a range of both active and passive safety features, to ensure the safety and security of both you and your load.

Our renowned TDI engines have long been setting the standards in diesel technology – and with rising fuel costs, we’ve also been working hard to lower fuel consumption, while reducing CO2 emissions. The Crafter engine range reflects this with a choice of four 2.0 litre diesel engines, ranging from 102ps to the range-topping 177ps model – all mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. All engines in the Crafter range are equipped with diesel particulate filters and are designed to deliver the perfect balance of power, torque, flexibility and economy – meaning you’re sure to find an engine that’s perfectly suited to the particular demands of your business.

The Crafter panel van – available with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and a choice of three different drive systems. The 8-speed automatic transmission is the only one in its class that can be combined with three different drive systems - front, rear and our all new 4MOTION model. It has been specially calibrated for the Crafter panel van’s specific driving characteristics, enabling both comfortable and consumption-optimised handling.

Spacious, durable, comfortable and well-equipped – the Crafter’s cab is the perfect example of what we do best. It combines practicality and superb ergonomics with a wide range of standard features, all designed to help you through your working day. Once comfortably seated on a driver’s seat that adjusts for height, reach and rake and features an armrest, you’ll discover a versatile multi-function steering wheel that adjusts for reach and rake – allowing you to find the perfect driving position and have all key controls within easy reach. And with standard electric windows, cruise control and the compostion media system with Bluetooth® hands-free telephone connectivity (simultaneous pairing for two devices), Bluetooth® audio streaming, SD card slot, AUX-IN and USB interfaces – you’find a modern and stylish environment that’s a pleasure to use.

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