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Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen Crafter Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Crafter here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • How many seats does the vw crafter have?

    Single-cab Crafters sold in Australia are available with three seats in the front, while dual-cab variants can seat up to seven passengers.

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  • Does the vw crafter have good fuel consumption?

    Volkswagen hasn't provided official fuel consumption figures for the 2018-spec Crafter as there are 59 variants available, and they will have wildly different fuel efficiency. The medium-wheelbase van will surely be much more frugal than the long-wheelbase high-roof model with extended rear overhang, or the heavy duty 4x4 light truck version! Still, Tim Robson saw an average of 10.2-litres per-100km on his short drive around Auckland at the Crafter launch this year.

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  • How do you reset the vw crafter service light?

    Close all doors, then turn the ignition to position 1. Press the System Selection button repeatedly until the Trip Meter is shown in the multi-function display. Then press the System Selection button repeatedly until the kilometre reading is shown in the multi-function display. Hold the Accept Phone Call button on the steering wheel and, within one second, hold the OK button, keeping both down for 5 seconds. Press the Scroll Forward button to highlight ASSSYST PLUS, then FULL SERVICE, confirming by pressing the OK button. Press the OK button, then repeatedly press the Back button to exit the menu. Switch the ignition off, then on again to confirm the light has been reset.

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  • Is the vw crafter a 4x4?

    Volkswagen sell their Crafter commercial vans and tray-back utes in front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive and 4x4 formats. With over 50 possible models available there is a dizzying range of Crafters available, in short-wheelbase, medium-wheelbase, and long-wheelbase formats, able to carry up to 4500kg in 4x4 (4MOTION guise).

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Volkswagen Crafter Dimensions

The dimensions of the Volkswagen Crafter Commercial vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2020 Commercial 2355x2040x5986 mm 195 mm
2019 Commercial 2305x2033x6846 mm 195 mm
2018 Commercial 2705x1993x6940 mm 176 mm
2017 Commercial 2705x1993x6940 mm 176 mm
2016 Commercial 2415x1993x5905 mm 176 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volkswagen Crafter Dimensions

Volkswagen Crafter Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Volkswagen Crafter varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $49,290 and going to $72,590 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2020 Commercial 2.0L, Diesel, 6 SP MAN $49,290 $72,590
2019 2.0L, Diesel, 8 SP AUTO
2019 Commercial 2.0L, Diesel, 8 SP AUTO
2018 Commercial 2.0L, Diesel, 6 SP MAN
2017 Commercial 2.0L, Diesel, 6 SP MAN
2016 Commercial 2.0L, Diesel, 6 SP MAN
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Volkswagen Crafter Colours

  • Candy White
  • Cherry Red
  • Deep Ocean
  • Luminous Orange
  • Ontario Green
  • Indium Grey
  • Reflex Silver
  • Deep Black
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Volkswagen Crafter Wheel Size

The Volkswagen Crafter has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 205x75 R16 C for Commercial in 2020 with a wheel size that spans from —.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2020 Commercial 205x75 R16 C 205x75 R16 C
2019 Commercial 205x75 R16 C113 16x6.5 inches 205x75 R16 C113 16x6.5 inches
2018 Commercial 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches
2017 Commercial 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches
2016 Commercial 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches 225x75 R16 16x6.5 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Volkswagen Crafter Wheel Sizes

Volkswagen Crafter Towing Capacity

The Volkswagen Crafter has maximum towing capacity of 3500kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2020 Commercial 2000kg 3500kg
2019 Commercial 2000kg 3500kg
2018 Commercial 2000kg 2500kg
2017 Commercial 2000kg 2500kg
2016 Commercial 2000kg 2000kg
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Volkswagen Crafter Fuel Consumption

The Volkswagen Crafter is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by Diesel fuel type(s).

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2020 Commercial 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN
2019 Commercial 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO
2018 Commercial 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN
2017 Commercial 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN
2016 Commercial 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN
* Combined fuel consumption See All Volkswagen Crafter Pricing and Specs for 2020