New VW is quieter with better mpg

  • All new Transporter range for 2010
  • More refined 2.0 TDI engines
  • Latest VW entertainment and safety kit

Volkswagen has revealed the latest version of its Transporter van range due to be launched in the UK in January 2010.

The Transporter is Volkswagen's best-selling commercial vehicle in the UK and has been completely revised with new styling and a new range of 2.0-litre diesel engines promising improved refinement and better efficiency.

The front end echoes the latest Volkswagen cars, such as Golf and Polo, while as well as a new dashboard design, the Transporter is also available with Volkswagen's latest audio and touch-screen navigation systems.

New features include a seven-speed DSG semi-automatic gearbox, lane-change assistant which warns of vehicles in the driver's blindspot, reversing aid camera and tyre pressure monitoring.

Prices are expected to start at about £15,000 excluding VAT and on-the-road charges.