Crafter Cab Chassis
Great for business

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.

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As versatile as your business

With numerous task-specific factory options and extensive wheelbase, payload and engine combinations, the Crafter enables virtually any kind of body to be mounted.

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Find your fit

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 range of lengths too.

- Medium wheelbase

Load length: 3,450 mm | vehicle length: 5,986 mm

- Long wheelbase

Load length: 4,300 mm | vehicle length: 6,836 mm

- Long wheelbase with overhang

Load length: 4,855 mm (plus overhang)

Vehicle length: 7,391 mm

- Medium roof

Vehicle height: 2,355 mm

- High roof

Vehicle height: 2,590 mm

- Super high roof

Vehicle height: 2,798 mm

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Handle the heavy stuff

Offering a payload of up to 1,620kg, the Crafter 35 Cab Chassis has you covered for everyday transportation jobs thanks to its spacious aluminium tray and variety of customisable storage solutions and wheelbases.

For those heavy-duty jobs, the Crafter 50 Cab Chassis has reinforced suspension, more powerful engines and dual rear wheels with rear-wheel drive to help you haul up to a 2-tonne payload, while the Crafter 55 Cab Chassis offers the same but with a maximum payload of up to 3 tonnes.2

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Prepared for a challenge

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.

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Power through anything

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.

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Comfort for the team

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.

Supporting you on and off the road

The Crafter's innovative and intelligent driver assistance and safety systems help to keep you stress-free and your cargo intact.

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Your guardian angel

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 job3.

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Take on any road

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.

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An extra set of eyes

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 Assist3.


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2. 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.

3. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.

5. Wireless App-Connect featuring wireless Apple CarPlay® & wireless Android Auto™ is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service required, optional connection cable (sold separately).

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