Volkswagen Transporter 2018
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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.
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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.
|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|
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|