2019 Volkswagen Crafter Video Review

There’s a new big van and cab chassis offering in town with the arrival of the new-gen Volkswagen Crafter.

The new-generation van lands with an additional 500kg maximum GVM – now 5.5 tonnes.

There’s also an auto transmission available – an eight-speed unit that joins the existing six-speed manual box.

Comfort and tech lifted by the inclusion of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto too.

While safety is covered with the standard fitment of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and side, front and curtain airbags.

I got along to the Australian launch of new Volkswagen Crafter (held in New Zealand) and filed this video review…

Facts and Figures: 2019 Volkswagen Crafter

  • Engine: 2.0 turbo-diesel producing 103kW/340Nm or 2.0 litre bi-turbo-diesel producing 130kW/410Nm (as tested)
  • Transmission: Six-speed manual or eight-speed auto
  • Safety: Not tested
  • Warranty: Three years
  • Origin: Poland
  • Price: from $49,290

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