Volkswagen Transporter 1998
The 1998 Volkswagen Transporter carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Volkswagen Transporter 1998 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Transporter here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
VW Transporter stops and stalls
Check the catalytic converter to make sure it hasn’t collapsed internally and is blocking the exhaust flow.
Ask Smithy Xtra Transporter take-off
Check the PCV valve, it might need replacing. A faulty PCV valve can cause a problem like you are describing.
Volkswagen Transporter 1998 Dimensions
Dimensions for the 1998 Volkswagen Transporter are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1840mm x 1940mm and can vary on the basis of model.
|Volkswagen Transporter Model||Body Type||Height x Width x Length||Ground Clearance|
|(SWB)||Commercial||1940x1840x4655 mm||180 mm|
|base||Commercial||1920x1840x4736 mm||180 mm|
|base||Commercial||1920x1840x4710 mm||180 mm|
|(SWB)||Commercial||1940x1840x4707 mm||180 mm|
Volkswagen Transporter 1998 Towing capacity
The Volkswagen Transporter has maximum towing capacity of 2000kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.
|Volkswagen Transporter Model||Body Type||Specs||Braked Capacity|
|(SWB)||Commercial||2.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN||2000kg|
|(SWB)||Commercial||2.5L,ULP,5 SP MAN||2000kg|
|(SWB)||Commercial||2.4L,Diesel,5 SP MAN||2000kg|
|base||Commercial||2.4L,Diesel,5 SP MAN||2000kg|