New Crafter Panel Van

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THE ALL NEW CRAFTER IS NOW IN SHOWROOMS AT JCB VANS & EUROVANS IN KENT & SUSSEX

International Van of the Year 2017 at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany

New technology, new design .......your new best friend on the road!

The all new Crafter, all new for 2017, sets new standards for commercial vehicles. It's designed and engineered around your requirements. It offers a class-leading, innovative and practical solution for every van user. *The front wheel drive, manual transmission versions are now available to order. The 4MOTION automatics are due later in 2017.

It Does The Job

The experts at Volkswagen Commercials have worked with our customers to design a vehicle that meets their needs. They've been out on the road with customers to experience at first hand what the daily demands are from their businesses. The result is a new look commercial that is class leading in its quality and robustness. This vehicle will do the job.100% New, 100% Volkswagen. Built at an entirely new factory using state-of-the-art techniques, with the sole aim of making the new Crafter the best commercial vehicle in its class.

Practical Design

The dimensions of the new Crafter are optimised for complete practicality and ease of use in everyday life. The maximum cargo capacity has been combined with minimal external dimensions, making a van that is extremely manoeuvrable yet solid and spaceous. The new Crafter will be available in three different vehicle lengths and heights depending on the model chosen, meaning you can build the right Crafter for the job you want to do.Choose from 5.9m, 6.84m or 7.39m. Panel van variants also come in 3 different roof heights: 2.35m, 2.59m or 2.79m.


More choice - Engines and Drivetrains

A wide range of engine and drivetrain choices will be available. The brand new 2.0-litre TDI EU6 engine, developed just for Crafter, is available with 4 power outputs: 102 PS, 122 PS and 140 PS, plus a bi-turbo TDI with 177 PS. Choose between front, rear and all-wheel drive (4MOTION), as well as manual or automatic, offering you complete flexibility.

Technology and Safety

The new Crafter sets new standards for assistance systems in the large van sector. It uses electro-mechanical steering which is new to this vehicle class. Active driver assistance systems, such as ESP with trailer stabilisation, Adaptive Cruise Control, Post-collision braking, cross-wind assist and Trailer assist are all available to help you control your vehicle safely when loaded. The latest technology includes reversing camera, parking distance monitor and Rear Traffic Alert to help you manoeuvre safely and easily. LED headlights, cornering lights and Light Assist ensure a clear view of the road ahead.


Quite simply it's a class leading commercial that's thought of everything!

Standard specification highlights across the range include:

Startline Panel Van

  • Automatic post-collision braking
  • Cross -wind assist
  • Driver alert system
  • Manually adjustable wing mirrors
  • 180 degree opening rear wing doors
  • Composition audio radio
  • Bluetooth

Trendline Panel Van

  • In addition to the Startline spec: Front assist inc. emergency braking system
  • Cruise control with speed limiter
  • Electrically heated and adjustable wing mirrors
  • 270 degree opening rear wing doors
  • Composition media radio with DAB+
  • Multi function steering wheel
  • Comfort driver's seat
  • Wooden floor in load area
  • Grab handles on rear entry pillars

Highline Panel Van

  • In addition to the Trendline spec: Adaptive cruise control
  • Passenger air bag
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Heated windscreen
  • Front fog lights with cornering function
  • Comfort-Plus driver's seat

For more information, chat to us live, call us or make an online enquiry. 


JCB ASHFORD VAN CENTRE - 01233 215529
JCB SITTINGBOURNE VAN CENTRE - 01795 458250
JCB VAN CENTRE BRIGHTON - 01273 640157
EUROVANS CRAWLEY - 01293 279082
EUROVANS EASTBOURNE - 01323 365356

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