Volkswagen Crafter | East Anglia | Robinsons Volkswagen Commercials

The new Volkswagen Crafter - International Van of the Year 2017

There’s no mistaking – the 2017 Crafter model is new from the wheels up. Designed around customers, this van has received a huge investment in time from key customer groups including couriers, construction workers and long-distance drivers to produce a vehicle that met their requirements exactly.

From addressing inner-city traffic systems to manoeuvrability on muddy building sites, the true-to-life situations during the development stage has led to an outstanding offer on practicality, driveability and economy.

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Key Points

  • The new Crafter will be available with front, rear and 4MOTION all-wheel drive. The EU6 EA 288 2.0TDI engine, developed especially for this model, is available with four power outputs.
  • Engine and exterior designed to give low consumption and emission figures.
  • Early reviews score it for robustness.
  • Low maintenance and repair costs – minimising ownership costs.
  • Three different vehicle lengths available depending on the model chosen - the closed body variants come with up to three different roof heights.

Customers can configure the new Crafter exactly as they need it and find the best combination of engine, gearbox, drive system, vehicle length and roof height to meet their needs, to better serve people across their industry needs.

Safety Features

The new Crafter sets new standards for assistance and safety systems in the large van sector. For the first time in this sector, Volkswagen have used an electro-mechanical steering system engineered for this vehicle class. The technology allows for numerous driver assistance systems to be used, including ESP with trailer stabilisation, adaptive cruise control, post-collision braking, side wind compensation and a trailer maneuvering assistant.

  • Front, side and head airbags are on offer.
  • An extensive range of warning systems, including a reversing camera, parking distance monitor and rear traffic alert system.
  • LED headlights, cornering lights and light assist provide a clear view of the road ahead at night.
  • While the Crafter also comes with online services that are tailored to the specific needs of customers.

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