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Everything To Know About The 2024 Volkswagen Crafter

The 2024 Volkswagen Crafter receives a significant refresh, boasting modern technology and enhanced features. Its interior showcases a redesigned dashboard with a Digital Cockpit and upgraded infotainment system. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems ensure safety on the road. Powertrain options include various versions of the 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine and the electric e-Crafter variant. Pre-sales of the 2024 VW Crafter begin in mid-April, offering businesses and individuals the chance to experience this reliable and innovative large van firsthand. With improved performance and practicality, the 2024 VW Crafter sets a new standard in the commercial vehicle segment.

Overview Of The 2024 Volkswagen Crafter

When it comes to car upgrades, Vans are often overlooked. On the bright side, Vans, like Semi-trucks, enjoy longer lifetimes than sedans, SUVs and whatnot. But even though they’re overlooked, vans are work vehicles, right? So as work vehicles,. Vans play an important role in industries. That’s exactly what the Volkswagen Crafter was made to do – work.  Now, with the unveiling of the 2024 model, Volkswagen aims to elevate the VW Crafter’s standing with a host of modern upgrades and technological enhancements.  While the exterior maintains its familiar look, the interior receives a significant overhaul, aligning the Crafter with Volkswagen’s latest advancements.

Enhanced Interior

While largely unchanged on the outside, the 2024 Volkswagen Crafter received lots of interior enhancements. The 2024 VW Crafter boasts significant upgrades like the revamped dashboard. Unlike the designs in the past, the new dashboard inside the Crafter aligns the van with Volkswagen’s latest design language. 

A highlight of the 2024 VW Crafter’s interior enhancements is the new Digital Cockpit. This Digital Cockpit features a digital instrument cluster with a 10.3-inch infotainment display. With a few extra bucks, you can upgrade to a 12.9-inch screen for a more rich tech experience – if you’re into that sort of thing. Moreover, the MIB infotainment system offers improved graphics and functionality, now integrated with ChatGPT for seamless voice commands. 

New Multifunctional Steering Wheel

The 2024 VW Crafter also gets a new multifunction steering wheel and optimized storage. Volkswagen wanted to make the cabin practical and user-friendly for drivers and passengers. 

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Safety takes center stage in the 2024 VW Crafter, thanks to its advanced suite of driver assistance technologies. Standard across all trims, the ADAS package includes Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking, equipped with cyclist and pedestrian monitoring for enhanced collision avoidance. Additionally, Lane Assist aids in maintaining lane discipline, while Dynamic Road Sign Display ensures drivers are informed about speed limits and road conditions. For added convenience, a speed limiter helps regulate speed, while acoustic Park Distance Control with rear sensors assists in maneuvering in tight spaces. Optional upgrades, such as Travel Assist, offer even more sophisticated features. 

Powertrain Options

The 2024 VW Crafter offers a versatile range of powertrain options to suit various needs and preferences. Under the hood, drivers can choose from different versions of the 2.0-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, delivering robust performance and efficient operation. These engines are available in both rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) configurations, providing flexibility for different driving conditions and requirements. With power outputs ranging from 108 horsepower to 161 horsepower, there’s an engine option for every task, whether it’s urban delivery or long-haul transportation. 

Fully-Electric Volkswagen Crafter

In addition to the ICE version, Volkswagen offers a fully electric VW e-Crafter.  It’s nice to have the Crafter, a work vehicle, embracing zero-emission driving with its electric motor and sizable battery pack. The 2024 VW e-Crafter has a single electric motor that produces 134 horsepower and a 35,8 kWh battery pack.

Pre-sales and Availability

Pre-sales for the 2024 VW Crafter are set to kick off in mid-April. Buyers should have the opportunity to secure their vehicles ahead of the official launch.

Wilfred Nkhwazi
Wilfred Nkhwazi
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