The New Volkswagen Crafter has won the award for International Van of the Year 2017. The Crafter which is set to be launched in Spring of next year has already gained attention by winning an award even before its release. Its official launch will take place on the 25 April at the 2017 Commercial Vehicles Show and the Volkswagen Crafter Is now open for order.
The crafter is the largest of the Volkswagen commercial vehicles and its robust design makes it perfect for working purposes. This is the first update of the model since 2006, the van has been updated with stylish interior, a range of new safety features and is particularly focused on the comfort of the interior in comparison to the 2006 model.
The standard safety kit on all models will include four airbags, Automatic Post-Collision Breaking System, ESP stability and side wind assist. Options on the new Crafter are Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist and Front-Assist emergency braking. The new practical design utilizes space to the best of its ability, with up to three different vehicle heights and lengths available allows you to cater the Crafter for your specific needs. The structure of the New Crafter makes it extremely manoeuvrable yet solid.
There are several engine and drivetrain choices available in the new Crafter. The brand new 2.0-litre TDI engine, developed just for Crafter, is available with four power outputs: 102 PS, 122 PS and 140 PS, plus a bi-turbo TDI with 177 PS. The choice of engines depends on which drive system is selected. There is a choice between front, rear and all-wheel drive (4MOTION), as well as automatic or manual, offering complete flexibility.