Volkswagen Transporter dimensions (1996-2003)

The Transporter slotted in between the smaller Caddy and the larger LT (forerunner to the Crafter) when it was new and offers a useful, if not overwhelming, 5.4 cubic metres of loadspace in its normal format.

Volkswagen Transporter (96-03) capacity & size

3 out of 5 3.0

In panel van guise, load length is 2,485mm, load width is 1,620mm and load height is 1,415mm.

VW Transporter T4 (1996-2003) load area dimensions

An up-and-over tailgate was available as a no-cost option, while adding cargo is made easy with a low loading height of just 515mm.

Volkswagen Transporter (96-03) payload, weight & towing

3.5 out of 5 3.5

Payloads vary from 800kg to 1,200kg depending on the model.

Gross vehicle weights range from 2.5 tonnes to 2.8 tonnes.