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Volkswagen Transporter 2012

The 2012 Volkswagen Transporter range of configurations is currently priced from $10,500.

The 2012 Volkswagen Transporter carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Q&As

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

  • Which big family cars do you recommend?

    I don’t believe there’s an SUV that would meet your needs. The best and most sensible solution would be a peoplemover, like a Toyota Tarago, Hyundai iMax, VW Transporter.

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  • No help from VW

    Most manufacturers have what they call "Filled for Life" transmissions, but they can still be serviced. Like you we believe VW should be more transparent when it comes to problems instead of adopting a head-in-the-sand approach, as they appear to do when confronted with a problem.

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  • VW Transporter stops and stalls

    Check the catalytic converter to make sure it hasn’t collapsed internally and is blocking the exhaust flow.

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  • Ask Smithy Xtra VW Transporter to LPG

    The Transporter can be converted economically and successfully with the traditional mixer technology, which is cheaper than the current injection technology and that equates to a reduced breakeven mileage. Before you convert, however, you should make sure the vehicle is in good working order and you need to understand how long you will need to own and drive the vehicle to get your money back.

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Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2012 Volkswagen Transporter are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1904mm x 2476mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Dimensions  include 2476mm height, 1904mm width, 5292mm length.
Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
TDI 250 Runner SE Commercial 1990x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 250 SWB LOW Commercial 1990x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 250 SWB MID Commercial 2176x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 340 SWB LOW Commercial 1990x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 340 LWB Ute 1949x1904x5292 mm
TDI 400 LWB Ute 1963x1904x5292 mm 165 mm
TDI 400 LWB 4 Motion Ute 1963x1904x5292 mm 165 mm
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Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2012 Volkswagen Transporter will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Volkswagen Transporter vary from 16x6.5 inches to 17x7 inches.

Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
TDI 250 Runner SE Commercial 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 250 SWB LOW Commercial 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 250 SWB MID Commercial 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 340 SWB LOW Commercial 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 340 LWB Ute 205x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 205x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 400 LWB Ute 235x55 R17 17x7 inches 235x55 R17 17x7 inches
TDI 400 LWB 4 Motion Ute 235x55 R17 17x7 inches 235x55 R17 17x7 inches
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Volkswagen Transporter 2012 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
TDI 250 Runner SE Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 250 SWB LOW Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 250 SWB MID Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 SWB LOW Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
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Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Price and Specs

The Volkswagen Transporter 2012 is currently available from $10,500 for the Transporter TDI 250 SWB Low up to $31,350 for the Transporter TDI 400 LWB High 4 Motion.

Pricing guides

$20,925
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$10,500
Highest Price
$31,350
Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
TDI 250 LWB High Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $11,700 $17,160
TDI 250 LWB Low Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $11,000 $16,170
TDI 250 LWB Mid Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $11,400 $16,720
TDI 250 Runner SE Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $12,200 $17,710
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $14,400 $20,240
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $16,000 $22,220
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $15,000 $21,120
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $14,000 $19,800
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Volkswagen Transporter 2012 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2012 Volkswagen Transporter is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Volkswagen Transporter currently offers fuel consumption from 7.5 to 8.8L/100km. The Volkswagen Transporter is available with the following fuel type: Diesel.

Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
TDI 250 LWB High Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 7.5L/100km
TDI 250 LWB LOW Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 7.5L/100km
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 8.1L/100km
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
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