Build from a firm foundation
Available in single and dual cab, the Crafter Cab Chassis is the perfect base for your ideal custom bodies. Create and customise yours with the specialist applications and conversions you need to get your job done.
35 Dual Cab LWB
35 Single Cab LWB
50 Single Cab MWB
50 Single Cab LWB
50 Single Cab LWO
50 Dual Cab MWB
50 Dual Cab LWB
55 Single Cab MWB
55 Single Cab LWB
55 Single Cab LWO
55 Dual Cab LWB
With numerous task-specific factory options and extensive wheelbase, payload and engine combinations, the Crafter enables virtually any kind of body to be mounted.
Both single and dual cab models of the Crafter are built with a sturdy ladder frame chassis and depending on one of the many variants selected are available in lengths ranging from 5,968mm to 7,211mm and have a payload weights ranging from 1,329kg to 3,381kg1.
The Crafter is available with an optional folding dropside aluminum tray - direct from the factory. With a robust load surface, rear step built into the tailboard and safety latches, it makes the Crafter perfect for any number of tough jobs. Lashing eyes are also recessed into the platform to secure your load, and can be folded flush with the surface.
The Crafter offers two powerful new diesel engines were designed specifically for commercial vehicles: the TDI340 with 340Nm torque or the TDI410 with 410Nm torque. With long service life even on high mileage deliveries, you can expect the best efficiency and reliability for your business. The Crafter Cab Chassis is available with three drive systems: Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and 4MOTION all-wheel drive, making it well-suited for any challenge.
The Crafter's ergonomic cabin has space for three in the single cab, and seven in the dual cab. Driver comfort is the focus, with a newly designed driver seat featuring longitudinal and height adjustment, electrical 4-way adjustable lumbar support, adjustable backrest and seat cushion angle, and two adjustable armrests.
The Crafter's innovative and intelligent driver assistance and safety systems help to keep you stress-free and your cargo intact.
All Volkswagen cab and dual cab chassis models come with a suite of innovative safety features as standard. Some of the features include Front Assist with City Emergency Braking, Driver Fatigue Detection, Multi-Collision Brake and Hill Hold Assist. These technologies have been designed to assist you in everyday driving and on the job2.
With 4MOTION and the mechanical differential lock, the Crafter is ready for almost any terrain. 4MOTION allocates the engine's power across all four wheels as needed, preventing wheel spin and locking, while the mechanical differential lock makes starting up in adverse, off-road conditions much easier.
We've always been and always will be committed to automotive safety. That's why the Crafter Cab Chassis includes optional intuitive and innovative driver assist features such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Active Lane Keep Assist2.
1. Payload is defined as the Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) minus the Kerb Mass. Payload is the maximum combined weight of occupants, cargo, added structures and tow ball down weight (when towing). GVM must not be exceeded.
2. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.
3. App-Connect featuring Apple CarPlay®
4. App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately).
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