What is a Volkswagen LT?

The Volkswagen Transporter LT is the largest light commercial panel van produced by Volkswagen (and subsequently Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles as of 1996) from 1975 to 2006, before being replaced by the Crafter. Two generations were produced.

How high is a VW lt35?

The dimensions shown above are for the Volkswagen LT 35 LWB, 2.8L, Diesel, 5 SP MAN ….Volkswagen LT Dimensions 2006.

Volkswagen LT Height 2570mm
Volkswagen LT Length 6535mm
Volkswagen LT Ground clearance unladen 189mm
Volkswagen LT Wheelbase 4025mm
Volkswagen LT Weight 2014kg

How heavy is a lt35?

This example has the medium wheelbase of 3.55m, and a kerb weight (with a full 80-litre tank and a 75kg driver) of around 1,715kg, for a body/payload allowance of 1,785kg. After the body is fitted, the nominal payload comes down to 1,515kg—slightly less than that of the 1VIWB high-roof van.

In what year did the LT name change to crafter?

The Volkswagen Crafter, introduced in 2006, is the largest 3 to 5 ton van produced and sold by the German automaker Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. The Crafter officially replaced the Volkswagen Transporter LT nameplate first launched in 1975, although it is known as the LT3 as its production plant code.

Which is better crafter or Sprinter?

The verdict The Crafter scores particularly well in terms of practicality of its cab, choice of specs and trims, as well as fuel economy. The Sprinter for its part offers a better payload, not to mention superb residual values.

Is Sprinter and Crafter the same?

The previous generation of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter were different flavours of exactly the same large van, but for the latest models the two German brands have parted company and are now independently building direct rivals to each other.

How many miles will a VW Crafter last?

As always, I can only recommend that you check the service history when buying a second hand VW Crafter and if it has been well looked after then you should be able to keep it going for well over 150,000 miles.

What engine is in VW Crafter?

2.0-litre TDI engines
The Crafter is powered by a range of 2.0-litre TDI engines which, though smaller in capacity than Mercedes’ 2.1-litre and 3.0-litre engines, or the 2.3-litre engines used in the Renault Master, offer plenty of power and torque.

How reliable are VW Crafters?

Are VW Crafter vans reliable? VW has a good reputation for reliability across its whole range of vehicles. Large vans like the VW Crafter are more likely to deal with large payloads as they are often the workhorse of a business.

How many miles to the gallon does a VW Crafter do?

Claimed fuel economy stands at 37.7mpg.