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Latest engines and drive technologies.

The engines in the Transporter Chassis provide improved performance, along with extra low fuel consumption. In addition, innovations like 4MOTION all-wheel drive, dual clutch gearbox DSG, and Hill Start Assist make the new Transporter the most off-road-ready vehicle in its class.

TDI engines

The new generation of engines offers impressively low fuel consumption with every unit – and all without dampening driving pleasure. As a result, there is a lower average consumption of 5.5 l/100 km¹/² with average CO₂ emissions of 145 g/km¹/².The 2.0 l TDI engine with 150 kW³ is especially powerful, yet also economical. The Euro 5 engines round out the product range, along with additional engine variants which will be introduced at a later date. The proven Euro 5 engines round out the product range.  

¹ Transporter, 2.0 l TDI engine with 62 kW, fuel consumption in l/100 km: urban from 7.3 to 6.5, extra-urban from 5.7 to 5.0, combined from 6.3 to 5.5. CO₂ emission in g/km: combined from 164 to 145. Efficiency classes: B to A (in Kombi).
² Transporter, 2.0 l TDI engine with 75 kW, fuel consumption in l/100 km: urban from 7.8 to 6.5, extra-urban from 6.4 to 5.0, combined from 6.9 to 5.5. CO₂ emission in g/km: combined from 180 to 145. Efficiency classes: B to A (in Kombi).
³ Transporter, 2.0 l TDI engine with 150 kW, fuel consumption in l/100 km: urban from 8.1 to 6.8, extra-urban from 6.4 to 5.3, combined from 7.0 to 5.0. CO₂ emission in g/km: combined from 182 to 153. Efficiency classes: C to B (in Kombi).

TSI petrol engines

If you prefer petrol engines, you have the choice between a 2.0 l TSI with 110 kW¹ and the 2.0 l TSI engine with 150 kW². Both engine options are equipped with a direct injection system and an exhaust turbocharger. The proven Euro 5 engines round out the product range.

¹ Transporter, 2.0 l TSI engine with 110 kW, fuel consumption in l/100 km: urban from 12.9 to 12.2, extra-urban from 8.7 to 7.2, combined from 10.2 to 9.0. CO₂ emission in g/km: combined from 233 to 206. Efficiency classes: E and D (in Kombi).
² Transporter, 2.0 l TSI engine with 150 kW, fuel consumption in l/100 km: urban from 12.3 to 11.4, extra-urban from 8.6 to 7.4, combined from 9.9 to 8.9. CO₂ emission in g/km: combined from 226 to 203. Efficiency classes: E and D (in Kombi).

4MOTION all-wheel drive

The optionally available 4MOTION all-wheel drive is now fitted with the latest transmission generation. Advantages include reduced weight, and further enhancement of vehicle handling and dynamics.

4MOTION all-wheel drive with dual clutch gearbox DSG¹
The Transporter is the only vehicle in its class available with the optional 4MOTION all-wheel drive, and optional 7-speed dual clutch gearbox DSG.

Mechanical differential lock²
The mechanical differential lock is available for the rear axle together with the optional 4MOTION all-wheel drive. This makes starting up in adverse, off-road conditions much easier.

  • ¹ Not available for all engine options.
    ² May result in longer delivery periods.

BlueMotion Technology Package

Volkswagen models with BlueMotion Technology are in line with the “Think Blue.” concept: That is why every single one of the new Euro 6 engines is equipped with a start/stop system, regenerative braking, Hill Start Assist and roll resistance-optimised tyres.

Package contents

BlueMotion Technology efficiency package

Optionally, the CO₂ emission can be further reduced, in addition to the standard BlueMotion Technology measures, by lowering the suspension, among other measures¹.

  • ¹ For the Transporter Delivery Van and Kombi in combination with TDI engines compliant with the Euro 6 emission standard, normal roof, short wheelbase, front wheel drive, along with 16-inch and 17-inch wheels.

Dual clutch gearbox DSG

The optional 7-speed dual clutch gearbox DSG permits fully automatic, almost imperceptible gear changing with no interruption in power flow, which results in significantly increased driving comfort. You can choose between normal and sport mode.

Regenerative braking

This recharges the vehicle battery during overrun and braking phases, thereby relieving strain on the engine, and reducing fuel consumption.

Start/stop system
Start/stop system

After shifting into neutral and releasing the clutch (Only applies for manual transmission), the engine is switched off automatically, e. g. at red traffic lights. To start the engine again, it is enough to step on the clutch.

Roll resistance-optimised tyres

The new Transporter makes contact with the road via roll resistance-optimised tyres. The low rolling resistance reduces fuel consumption, and with it, CO₂ emission.