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Volkswagen wants to refresh its van portfolio with the introduction of the new generation Crafter, the biggest van they offer on the European market. The Crafter's all-new EU 6 engines and new exterior design give the model the lowest consumption and emission figures.

The engines are designed for both short and long-distance driving.The new Crafter now offers a wide range of derivatives. The new 2.0-litre TDI engine, developed especially for this model, is available with four power outputs: 102 PS, 122 PS and 140 PS, plus a bi-turbo TDI with 177 PS.

The choice of engines depends on which drive system is selected. Here customers have a choice between front, rear and all-wheel drive (4MOTION), as well as the option of a manual or automatic gearbox.

The new Crafter has an electro-mechanical steering system used for the first time in this vehicle class which means active driver assistance systems, such as ESP with trailer stabilisation, ACC Adaptive Cruise Control, post-collision braking system, side wind compensation system and a trailer manoeuvring assistant system among others are all available.

In terms of passive safety, front, side and head airbags for the driver and passengers and an extensive range of warning systems that includes a reversing camera, parking distance monitor and the Rear Traffic Alert system are also on offer. LED headlights, cornering lights and Light Assist will also be in the offer.

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