New T6 Transporter prices start at £17,745

The new Volkswagen Transporter will cost from £17,745 (excluding VAT) when it officially goes on sale early next month. The latest T6 Transporter gets improved engines and higher levels of standard equipment as well as a revamped interior.

The Transporter van comes in three trim levels - Startline, Trendline and Highline. The entry-level Startline gets new equipment including DAB radio, a five-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, USB connection and a new Automatic Post Collision Braking system.

Trendline models start at £19,755, again excluding VAT and have new cloth upholstery and a multi-function display along with new wheel trims, a full-height steel bulkhead, body-coloured bumpers and rear parking sensors.

The top of the range Highline starts at £21,315 and includes a new leather multifunction steering wheel, heated windscreen, automatic driving light control, daytime running lights and 16-inch Clayton alloy wheels (17-inch Richmond alloys on T32 and/or 180PS engine). Highline models also come with front fog lights with cornering function and a Thatcham Category 1-approved alarm as standard.

As before, the T6 comes in short and long wheelbases with three roof height options and four gross vehicle weights. Prices for Kombi models start from £19,840 for the entry-level 2.0 TDI 84PS Startline model.

Prices and specifications for the T6 Shuttle, Caravelle and California models will be announced soon.