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Volkswagen Transporter 2018

The 2018 Volkswagen Transporter range of configurations is currently priced from $23,500. Our most recent review of the 2018 Volkswagen Transporter resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Editor - Adventure Marcus Craft had this to say at the time: Sure, at $104,110 the Trakkadu 400 is a wedge of cash and I’m sure there are people who would argue a strong case that rather than buy this, it’d be better to get a second-hand 4WD and a camper-trailer or caravan and then still have money left over to pay for camping gear and national parks fees.

You can read the full review here.

The 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2018 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 2018 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 450 LWB Ute 1963x1904x5292 mm 165 mm
TDI 450 LWB 4Motion Ute 1963x1904x5292 mm 165 mm
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Volkswagen Transporter 2018 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,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
TDI 450 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 2000kg
TDI 450 LWB Ute 2.0L,Diesel,7 SP AUTO 2000kg
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Volkswagen Transporter 2018 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2018 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 450 LWB Ute 235x55 R17 17x7 inches 235x55 R17 17x7 inches
TDI 450 LWB 4Motion Ute 235x55 R17 17x7 inches 235x55 R17 17x7 inches
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Volkswagen Transporter 2018 Price and Specs

The Volkswagen Transporter 2018 is currently available from $23,500 for the Transporter TDI 250 Runner up to $55,220 for the Transporter TDI 450 LWB 4Motion.

Pricing guides

$39,360
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$23,500
Highest Price
$55,220
Volkswagen Transporter Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
TDI 250 Runner Commercial 2.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN $23,500 $31,900
TDI 340 Crewman SWB Mid Commercial 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $31,200 $40,810
TDI 340 Crewvan LWB Commercial 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $31,200 $40,810
TDI 340 Crewvan LWB High Commercial 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $31,900 $41,800
TDI 340 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $31,900 $41,800
TDI 400 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $30,800 $40,370
TDI 450 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO $39,900 $51,040
TDI 450 LWB Ute 2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN $37,700 $48,730
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Volkswagen Transporter 2018 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2018 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 SWB 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,7 SP AUTO 8.4L/100km
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