Volkswagen Crafter Cr35 Mwb Diesel 2.0 TDI 177PS Startline Chassis cab

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Fuel: Diesel

Body: Chassis Cab
Trans: Manual



Combined - 38 mpg EC Extra Urban - 42 mpg EC Urban - 33.

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Road Tax

Ten Second Review

Volkswagen's Crafter, the UK's fourth best selling large van, is the thinking business person's choice in this sector, especially since it was improved with a smarter look, a fresh range of 2.0 TDI diesel engines and enhanced safety and media connectivity. Now making more sense than ever before on the balance sheet, this is a contender better placed than most to take in its stride whatever your company can throw at it.


A really large van is the kind of thing your business will need for its heaviest, most awkward loads. The kind of vehicle that, as a result, is likely to get the toughest day-to-day treatment. Such an LCV will also require quite a substantial initial outlay, money you'll want to preserve as far as possible in resale value when the time comes to sell. For all these reasons, when considering a van of this kind, it's tempting to stretch yourself a little and go with the quality option, even if it costs a little more. In this market, that tends to mean either a Mercedes Sprinter or this contender, Volkswagen's Crafter. Both these LCVs ride on the same fundemental underpinnings but are quite different in their approach. We're looking here at a revised version of the Crafter, a vehicle now manufacturered at a bespoke plant created in Poland for its assembly. The Volkswagen also offers slightly more economical running costs, which, along with a lower up-front asking price, explains its established appeal in Britain's biggest LCV sector. It's a position that Volkswagen hopes will be strengthened by the enhancements made to this improved version, which now features a smarter look. The changes are timely, with rivals like Ford's latest generation full-sized Transit now commanding increasing sales in the Crafter's large van segment. This Volkswagen though, now has plenty to offer in response, enough, the Wolfsburg brand hopes, to keep its place near the top of its class, building on a large van heritage for the company which stretches all the way back to 1975. Let's put it to the test.

Driving Experience

Once you settle into driving a large van like this, it's a very commanding experience. You sit high up in quite a car-like position thanks to the upright steering wheel, enjoying a supportive seat that's equipped with an armrest to prop a weary elbow on over longer trips. A pity then, that earlier Crafter engines tended to be relatively ponderous. That's not the case anymore thanks to far-reaching changes under the bonnet of this revised version and the adoption of a freshly designed electro-mechanical steering system.. Engine changes centre around the installation of a freshly-designed 2.0-litre TDI diesel unit, available to 102, 122 and 140PS outputs, plus there's a potent bi-turbo version putting out 177PS. All the engines will get you and your load where you need to be with deceptive speed. The smoothness and pulling power of this 2.0-litre unit is something that operators familiar with the old version may well notice in the first half a mile of use, even in the entry-level 102PS variant. Customers have a choice between front, rear and all-wheel drive (4MOTION), as well as the option of a manual or automatic gearbox. Power arrives low in the rev range so that you don't have to row the thing along with the gear lever so much in town. On the open road, overtaking's easy too. It's the main reason why this vehicle has so much towing power too, all Crafters able to haul a braked trailer grossing at up to 2,000kgs. Further up the range, the differences with what went before are even greater, the top-flight twin-turbo 177PS BiTDI variant offering around 400Nm of torque.

Design and Build

This Crafter now features a smarter front end intended to bring the design more into line with the stylistic look of company's smaller Transporter and Caddy van models. Moving inside is easy, thanks to a low step and a large door opening. And once in the cab, well, it's much as before. Volkswagen's designers had a chance with this enhanced model to brighten up the working environment. They haven't really taken it, but there is a smarter, higher quality feel about the interior these days, thanks to a smart instrument cluster with cool white illumination and darker, practical upholstery that'll be hardwearing. As you'd expect, two or three people can comfortably travel side by side in the front, but if you're not using the middle seat, you can pull down its centre section and turn it into a table complete with two upholders and a pen-holder - ideal if you've paperwork to complete or if you're stopping somewhere to have a bite of lunch. The driver's seat is multi-adjustable and the wheel can adjust for reach and rake, so it's easy to get comfortable. Once you are, there's plenty of space for all your odds and ends, with storage spaces aplenty. You get a large bin in each of the doors big enough to store a large road atlas and a 1.5-litre drinks bottle. Then there are large shelves above the windscreen and more shelves (one of which is big enough for an A4-sized clipboard) on top of the fascia. There are no fewer than five cupholders for that morning trip to McDonalds and a handy dash-mounted clip to deal with stray paperwork. You also get a large glovebox that can be air-conditioned to keep drinks cool. And useful jacket hooks on the B-pillars.

Market and Model

Prices? Well, excluding the dreaded VAT, they lie mainly in the £30,000-£35,000 bracket that you might expect for this class of large van, though in today's cut-throat market, that is slightly more than you'd pay for some mainstream rivals. Specific figures will depend on your specific answer to the rather spooky question of which Crafter. Essentially, there are four standard model ranges within the Crafter line-up - panel van, window van, the choice of chassis cab or double cab and, if none of that satisfies, a series of 'off the shelf' conversions to create things like dropside, tipper and Luton bodies based on the single or doublecab chassis. With that issue decided, you've then to choose your vehicle weight. Popular is the 'CR35' model, a moniker that designates a 3.5-tonne gross vehicle weight. Alternatively, there are CR30 and CR50 variants offering three or five-tonne weights. Next up, you've to choose your wheelbase: most buyers choose the Medium wheelbase variant, but you can also select 'Short', 'Long' or 'Maxi' variants with an extra 400mm of length. There are also three roof heights - 'normal', 'high' and 'super-high'. All Crafter models are decently equipped and can now be ordered with more sophisticated infotainment systems and greater degrees of electronic safety. Active driver assistance systems include ESP with trailer stabilisation, ACC Adaptive Cruise Control, a post-collision braking system, a side wind compensation system and a trailer manoeuvring assistant system. Buyers might also also want a reversing camera, a parking distance monitor and a Rear Traffic Alert system. Optional LED headlights, cornering lights and a Light Assist set-up can ensure a clear view of the road ahead at night, while the Crafter can also now come with online services tailored to the specific needs of customers.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Composition audio with 5" touchscreen, USB and mobile phone interface
  • Tyre repair kit
  • Basic single drivers seat
  • Dual passenger seat, Storage box and foldable tray in backrest
  • Dual passenger seat with under seat storage
  • Comfort single passenger seat
  • Comfort plus single passengers seat
  • Dark orange tarpaulin
  • Pure white tarpaulin
  • White aluminium tarpaulin
  • Wide design cross member
  • Solid paint
  • Ladder carrier on front panel
  • Ladder carrier at rear
  • Ladder carrier at front and rear
  • Delete closing crossmember
  • Delete model designation
  • Top frame with tarpaulin
  • Front and rear reinforced suspension
  • Delete passenger seat in cab
  • CFCU preparation
  • Overhead storage
  • Multi-function steering wheel with trip computer
  • 12V socket with cigarette lighter
  • Tool kit
  • Austin cloth upholstery
  • Manually adjustable door mirrors
  • Halogen main headlights with range control and daytime running lights
  • Preparation for LED rear combination lights
  • Side marker lights
  • Preparation for side marker lights
  • Preparation of rear lamp
  • Drivers airbag
  • Steel spare wheel
  • 1 remote control folding keys and 1 rigid key
  • Digital clock
  • Multi-function Display
  • Solid - Bright orange
  • Solid - Candy white
  • Solid - Cherry red
  • Solid - Ontario green
  • Solid - Deep ocean
  • Austin cloth - Titanium black with upper and lower dashboard in titanium black/palladium and pearl grey floor covering
  • Interior light, including 2 reading lights
  • Deletes interior lamps
Body Glass
Electric windows
Heat reflective glass
Tinted laminated windscreen with top shade band
2 speed windscreen wipers/intermittent wash
Post collision braking system
Parking brake - hill hold control
Full steel bulkhead without window
Bluetooth connectivity
Driver Aids
Front assist including city emergency braking
Driver Convenience
Lockable fuel cap
Headlight range control
Driver alert system
Driver Information
Rev counter
Dimmable instrument illumination
Lights on warning buzzer
Service indicator
Seatbelt warning indicator
iPod/USB connection
Exterior Body Features
Integral step in front bumper
Exterior Lights
Indicators in front door mirrors
Roof lights on cab
Air recirculation system
Interior Features
Jack and tool kit
Electromechanical Servotronic steering
2 sun visors folding and pivoted
Grab handles on roof frame
Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
Centre console storage tray
Drinks holders
Interior roof trim
Storage compartments in doors and in step, right
Storage tray on dashboard
Document holder on centre console
Grab handle on B pillar
Illuminated glovebox with lid
Height adjustable seatbelts for outer cab seats
3 point inertia reel belt on all seats
Automatic hazard light with emergency braking
Height adjustable head restraints
Fully adjustable drivers seat
Engine immobiliser
Remote central/dead locking
Composition audio with 5" touchscreen, USB and mobile phone interfaceStandard
Composition media DAB with 8" touchscreen, USB interface, 4 speaker, multifunction display plus, mobile phone interface, voice control and app connect£620.00
Discover media nav with 8" screen, USB interface, 4 speaker, multifunction display plus, mobile interface, voice control, media control, app connect£1,015.00
Continental Tyres£35.00
Michelin Tyres£35.00
Kumho tyres£35.00
Hankook Tyres£35.00
Maxxis tyres£35.00
All weather tyres£185.00
Tyre pressure warning light£320.00
Tyre repair kitStandard
Wheel chocks£20.00
Winter tyres£185.00
2 Wheel chocks£40.00
Wheel centre trim£75.00
Smokers pack£35.00
Lights and Vision pack A - Crafter£225.00
Lights and Vision pack B - Crafter£340.00
Driver Convenience
Speed control system£135.00
Cruise control with speed limiter£320.00
Preparation for rotating emergency light£40.00
Lane keeping assist£445.00
Heated driver and front passenger seat£320.00
Basic single drivers seatStandard
Heated driver's seat£250.00
Dual passenger seat, Storage box and foldable tray in backrestStandard
Dual passenger seat with under seat storageStandard
Comfort single passenger seatStandard
Comfort plus single passengers seatStandard
Comfort single drivers seat including 2-way lumbar support and armrest£190.00
Comfort plus single drivers seat including electric 4-way lumbar support and 2 armrests£80.00
Ergo comfort driver seat£320.00
Ergo comfort passenger seat£215.00
Ergo Active driver seat with massage function£380.00
Ergo Active passenger seat with massage function£280.00
Exterior Body Features
Grey tarpaulin£1,825.00
Dark orange tarpaulinStandard
Pure white tarpaulinStandard
White aluminium tarpaulinStandard
Wide design cross memberStandard
Electronic and variable speed regulator£135.00
Metallic paint£1,130.00
Pearlescent paint£1,225.00
Front mud flaps£55.00
Solid paintStandard
Ladder carrier on front panelStandard
Ladder carrier at rearStandard
Ladder carrier at front and rearStandard
Delete closing crossmemberStandard
Delete model designationStandard
Illuminated steps£55.00
Top frame with tarpaulinStandard
Narrow design cross memeber£50.00
Flat tarpaulin and roof bow height on the edge 1440 mm£1,605.00
High tarpaulin and roof bow height on the edge 1840 mm£1,670.00
LED lamp on cargo area on the bow of the tarpaulin£195.00
Roof spoiler for tarpaulin and roof bow£680.00
Aluminum sheet to protect the AdBlue tank£970.00
Aluminum sheet to protect engine and transmission£1,160.00
Front and rear reinforced suspensionStandard
Heavy duty front axle£255.00
Standard suspension£100.00
Rear under-ride protection£110.00
Rear and side under-ride protection£275.00
Side under-ride protection£155.00
Heavy Duty suspension and shock absobers£270.00
Uprated suspension and shock absorbers£160.00
Interior Features
Delete passenger seat in cabStandard
Side storage box under platform£240.00
CFCU preparationStandard
Overhead storageStandard
Multi-function steering wheel with trip computerStandard
12V socket with cigarette lighterStandard
Additional 12v accessory socket£55.00
Tool kitStandard
Multi function steering wheel£380.00
Robust upholstery£130.00
Austin cloth upholsteryStandard
Overhead storage compartment with two 1-DIN slot and reading light£135.00
Heated leather multi-function steering wheel£475.00
Memphis cloth upholstery£25.00
All weather rubber mats£55.00
Terminal block£80.00
Terminal block and function control module with body builder (ABH) programming£360.00
Terminal block and function control module with telematics preparation and body builder (ABH) programming£585.00
Terminal block and function control module 2 with body builder (ABH) programming£385.00
Terminal block and function control module 2 with telematics preparation and body builder (ABH) programming£625.00
Plastic storage box under the platform on the right£315.00
Storage box on platform£835.00
Mesh leatherette upholstery£55.00
Body Glass
Heated windscreen£230.00
Rear window in cab with dipping rear view mirror£140.00
Heated windscreen washer nozzles£45.00
Engine speed limiter 62mph/100kmh£105.00
Increased fuel capacity (23 litres)£25.00
Speed limiter 55mph£105.00
Speed limiter 74mph£105.00
Driving Mirrors
Manually adjustable door mirrorsStandard
Electrically heated and adjustable door mirrors£110.00
Exterior mirror with large brace - 2200mm£65.00
Exterior mirrors with large brace and indication lamps - 2160mm£115.00
Exterior Lights
Halogen main headlights with range control and daytime running lightsStandard
Preparation for LED rear combination lightsStandard
Preparation for LED rear combination Lights with extended cable£35.00
Side marker lightsStandard
Preparation for side marker lightsStandard
Front fog lights with cornering function£230.00
High Beam Assist£120.00
LED headlights with LED daytime running lights£930.00
Headlight washer system with washer fluid level indicator£270.00
Preparation for additional turn signals£35.00
Position lamps on the front roof and clearance marker lamp in the taillamps£55.00
Preparation of rear lampStandard
Preparation of rear lamp with extended cable£35.00
Rear lamp with extended cable£35.00
Warning light in warning triangle and first aid kit£45.00
Battery isolation switch£100.00
Drivers airbagStandard
Warning triangle£50.00
First aid kit and warning triangle£30.00
Side airbag for driver and curtain airbags for driver & front passenger£875.00
First aid kit with warning triangle and safety vest£30.00
Acoustic warning when reverse gear is engaged with deactivation£250.00
Driver and front passenger airbag with front passenger airbag deactivation£195.00
Side and curtain airbags for driver£750.00
Pintle hitch for interchangeable towbar£605.00
Towbar - removable ball with 13 pin socket£725.00
Towbar preparation with socket£200.00
Towbar preparation with bracket, socket and cable£480.00
Trailer Assist with Fixed towbar£585.00
Front plug in sockets£55.00
Refrigerant compressor£620.00
Climatic air conditioning£1,455.00
Auxiliary water heater with parking heater and remote control£935.00
Additional water heater (5kw)£545.00
Secondary heat exchanger with air outlet in first row seat£525.00
Wheels - Spare
Steel spare wheelStandard
Power take off at transmission without lock and flange£850.00
Preparation for mechanic and electric liftgate£200.00
Reinforced driver door hinges£60.00
Preparation of electric liftgate£100.00
Locking wheel bolts£25.00
2 remote control folding keys£30.00
Speed warning system£105.00
Anti-theft alarm with rear control in cab and tow away protection with Overhead storage compartment with two 1-DIN slot and reading light£655.00
Antitheft alarm with rear control in cab,tow away protection,Overhead storage compartment,2 1DIN slot,reading light+Safelock,2 remote folding keys£665.00
1 remote control folding keys and 1 rigid keyStandard
Driver Information
Tachograph Preparation£330.00
Digital clockStandard
Digital tachograph£630.00
Multi-function DisplayStandard
95Ah - AGM battery 520A and stronger generator 180A£285.00
95Ah - AGM battery 520A and second battery 480A£415.00
Second AGM battery with cut off relay 92Ah 520A£315.00
Second battery with cut off relay and battery monitoring 95Ah 450A£360.00
Second battery with cut off relay 95Ah 450A£305.00
Second battery with cut-off relay and battery monitoring (AGM battery)£360.00
Second alternator - 180A£620.00
Uprated 110Ah battery£45.00
Paint - Metallic
Metallic - Reflex silver£1,130.00
Metallic - Indium grey£1,130.00
Paint - Pearlescent
Pearl - Deep black£1,225.00
Paint - Solid
Solid - Bright orangeStandard
Solid - Candy whiteStandard
Solid - Cherry redStandard
Solid - Ontario greenStandard
Solid - Deep oceanStandard
Trim - Cloth
Memphis cloth - Titanium black with upper and lower dashboard in titanium black/palladium and pearl grey floor covering£25.00
Robust cloth - Palladium/Titanium black with upper and lower dashboard in titanium black/palladium and pearl grey floor covering£130.00
Trim - Leather
Austin cloth - Titanium black with upper and lower dashboard in titanium black/palladium and pearl grey floor coveringStandard
Mesh Leatherette - Palladium/Titanium black with upper and lower dashboard in titanium black/palladium and pearl grey floor covering£55.00
Interior Lights
Interior light, including 2 reading lightsStandard
Deletes interior lampsStandard
Driver Aids
Adaptive cruise control£900.00
0 to 60N
0 to 62N
Engine Power KW130
Engine Power RPM3600
Engine Torque LBS.FT302
Engine Torque MKG41.8
Engine Torque NM410
Engine Torque RPM1500
Top Speed100

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