The Volkswagen Transporter is a timeless classic in the commercial vehicle sector & a top-pick for the tradesman when leased. Solid, dependable & versatile, there’s no better way to describe the medium-sized van. Its specs & dimensions prove that there is a Transporter for every trade. & now, in T6.1 guise, it’s even better.
Volkswagen Transporter Specifications & Dimensions
Robust & ready to go, the Transporter’s vast array of specs & dimensions aren’t just for show:
Different models (Panel van, Kombi)
Different wheelbases (LWB, SWB) with up to 9.3cu/m of volume.
Various roof heights (H1, H2)
Standard 5-speed or 6-speed manual gearbox & 7 speed DSG auto box
2.0-litre engine - 90PS, 110PS, 150PS, & 199PS options.
Coming soon - The all electric ABT eTransporter 6.1
The Transporter might be a medium-sized van but it’s capable of carrying 1304kg.
Volkswagen Transporter Drive & Trim
Picking a trim for the Volkswagen Transporter proves to be a hard choice, simply because there’s so many to choose from. With the Startline or Highline trim levels so packed with options it’s almost impossible not to trim your Transporter to how you want.
The entry level trim is Startline. Fitted as standard is a 6.5” touchscreen, Bluetooth, USB port, Volkswagen App-Connect smartphone integration, cruise control & more.
Transporter T6.1 Highline adds alloy wheels, body coloured bumpers, air conditioning & adaptive cruise control.
Fuel Economy & Emissions
The most efficient engine option for the Volkswagen Transporter is the 90PS manual model offering a combined official fuel consumption figure of 39.8mpg, & Co2 emissions of 193g/km.
All-new models of the Transporter are fitted with Euro 6D Temp emission standard engines. I know what you’re thinking, what does this mean? Well, in simple terms it’s an EU directive that aims to reduce harmful emissions from vans & cars.
How much does it cost to lease a Volkswagen Transporter?
The Volkswagen Transporter has a high residual value, so in simple terms it’s how much your van will be worth at the end of its leasing contract. After three years the Transporter will be worth over 37% from its original price.
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