Load platform with optional alloy tray
7.1 - 9.6m²
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.
A Crafter for every business
Whether you need to haul a little or a lot, the Crafter Cab Chassis has you covered. Explore options for engines, wheelbases, roof heights and weight capabilities and build your Crafter your way.
Crafter 35 Cab Chassis
A flexible worker
Offering a quality mix of comfort and practicality, the Crafter 35 Cab Chassis comes with everything you need to get the job done easily and effectively.
Crafter Heavy Duty 50/55 Cab Chassis
Lifting the benchmark
The Crafter Heavy Duty range includes the Crafter 50 and 55 they come with all the comfort and smarts of the Crafter 35, but with an upgraded suspension, rear-wheel drive and dual rear wheels for increased traction.
The Crafter 50 has a GVM of 4.9 tonnes and is drivable on a standard license. When the going gets tough, Crafter 55 gets tougher with a GVM of up to 5.5 tonnes to help make heavy duty jobs feel easier than ever.
Crafter Box Body
Made to move more
Comfortable, versatile and reliable, the Crafter Box Body makes tough jobs look easy. With plenty of room to hold your gear, transport freight and make you feel at home, the Crafter Box Body is built to handle any task you can set it.
- Available with a powerful TDI340 or TDI410 engine in FWD and 4Motion drive variants
- 8-speed automatic torque converter transmission
- 17m3 load capacity and choice of GVM of 3.55t or 4t payloads2
- Advanced suite of safety features3 including Front Assist with City Emergency Brake and Driver Fatigue Detection
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.
Length and Payload
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.
Load length: 3,450 mm | vehicle length: 5,986 mm
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
Vehicle height: 2,355 mm
Vehicle height: 2,590 mm
Super high roof
Vehicle height: 2,798 mm
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
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.
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.
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 in tact.
Safety as Standard
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 job2.
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.
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 Assist2
Built for comfort and purpose
The optional ergoComfort suspension seat, infotainment technology and range of added extras make the generous cabin of the Crafter a comfortable workspace for frequent drivers.
Work anywhere, anytime
It’s easy to get the job done with our tech. App-Connect4 allows you to display selected apps, maps and music on your phone vis Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™. You can stay focused on the road by handling calls, working the radio and media functions using voice commands. And if you’re looking for more entertainment, the Crafter includes an 6.5” colour touchscreen display, AM/FM radio, USB-C input and and four speakers.
Ports and Connections
More connected than ever
The Crafter gives a whole new meaning to the phrase 'mobile workplace'. It's fitted with various telephone, radio and media functions can be operated by using simple voice commands which means you don’t have to take your hands off the steering wheel.
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Fits you and a whole lot more
The Crafter has outstanding comfort features and sophisticated storage:
- Practical open storage compartment, divided into three sections.
- Sturdy cup holder.
- Largest glove compartment in its class.
- Special compartment for a folding rule with room for all kinds of tools.
- Compartments in the doors for drink bottles (1.5L), files and more.
- Two optional compartments in the roof shelf with plenty of storage space.
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.
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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