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Volkswagen Transporter 2016

The 2016 Volkswagen Transporter range of configurations is currently priced from $19,995. Our most recent review of the 2016 Volkswagen Transporter resulted in a score of 8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Contributing Journalist Mark Oastler had this to say at the time: The T6 model we tested starts at $44,690. If you want the genuine VW aluminium tray as fitted to ours ($2490) that increases to $47,180 plus on-roads. By comparison, 4x2 single cab/cab-chassis variants of popular LCVs like HiLux, Ranger, Navara, Triton etc are also rated to carry one tonne-plus payloads but have drive-away-with-tray pricing from around $31,000.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Mark Oastler liked most about this particular version of the Volkswagen Transporter: Colossal tray., Plenty of cabin space and seating for three., Four-coil suspension, four wheel discs and good ride quality.

The 2016 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 Q&As

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

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Volkswagen Transporter 2016 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2016 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 2016 Dimensions  include 1990mm height, 1904mm width, 4892mm length.
Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
TDI 250 Runner Commercial 1990x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 340 SWB LOW Commercial 1990x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 340 SWB MID Commercial 2176x1904x4892 mm 165 mm
TDI 340 LWB LOW Commercial 1990x1904x5292 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 2016 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 Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 SWB LOW Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 SWB MID Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 340 LWB LOW Commercial 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
TDI 400 LWB 4 Motion Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
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Volkswagen Transporter 2016 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2016 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 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 SWB MID Commercial 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches 215x65 R16 16x6.5 inches
TDI 340 LWB 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 2016 Price and Specs

The Volkswagen Transporter 2016 is currently available from $19,995 for the Transporter TDI 250 Runner up to $32,994 for the Transporter TDI 400 LWB Low.

Pricing guides

$27,920
Based on 28 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$19,995
Highest Price
$32,994
Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
TDI 250 Runner Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $19,995 $28,990
TDI 340 LWB Mid Commercial 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $23,988 $41,900
TDI 340 LWB Mid Commercial 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $23,988 $41,900
TDI 400 LWB Low Commercial 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $28,913 $32,994
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $22,600 $30,690
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $21,600 $29,370
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $20,200 $27,500
TDI 400 LWB 4 Motion Ute 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $27,800 $36,850
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Volkswagen Transporter 2016 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2016 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 Runner Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 7.5L/100km
TDI 340 Crewman LWB MID Commercial 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 8.1L/100km
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 8.1L/100km
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