The Volkswagen Crafter van is a light commercial vehicle that's available as a medium wheelbase, long wheelbase or long wheelbase-with-overhang van in a variety of mechanical specifications.

It's also offered in three roof heights; standard, high and super high. A twin-rear wheel version is also available.

It's powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine in two trims; a single turbo version makes 103kW and 340Nm, while a twin-turbo version of the same engine produces 130kW and 410Nm. It's available with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic gearbox. It can be ordered in FWD, AWD or RWD versions.

It's priced from $48,490 and tops out at $71,490.

The third generation Crafter launched in 2017, and is now entirely produced by Volkswagen. Previous generations were rebadged Mercedes-Benz Sprinters. The Crafter is available in 59 variants, based on three platform sizes (MWB, LWB and LWB with overhang), three body styles (single row van, single row cab-chassis and dual-row cab-chassis) and with four powertrain combos (103kW/340Nm with 6sp manual or 8spd auto, and 130kW/410Nm with 6sp manual or 8sp auto).

The Crafter is fitted with AEB, side wind assist and front/rear parking sensors and rear camera as standard, along with automatic headlights, air con, an eight-inch multimedia infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and rubber floor lining.