This represents the first major upgrade to the range since 2016.
The entire line-up now comes with city emergency braking (CEB), crosswind assistance, blind-spot monitoring, rear traffic alert, and multi-collision braking. Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity remain standard across all models.
The changes are distinguished by a subtle redesign of the grille and front bumper, new tail-lights, new dashboard and revised instrument cluster.
Pricing for most models has risen, with increases generally between $500 and $6000. Some variants have dropped in price.
Volkswagen's five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty is unchanged with the update.
The 81kW TDI250 (five-speed manual), 110kW TDI340 (six-speed manual or seven-speed 'DSG' automatic), and 146kW TDI450 (seven-speed DSG or DSG 4MOTION) comprise the available powertrains across the range.
The short-wheelbase Volkswagen Transporter van will be offered with all three engine options.
Prices start from $38,990 plus-on road costs for the TDI250 manual. This represents a $1500 increase on the previous iteration of the vehicle.
The short-wheelbase TDI450 with a seven-speed DSG 4MOTION is priced from $53,990 plus on road costs. This represents a $500 drop in cost.
The long-wheelbase variant is only available with the TDI340 or TDI450 power options.
Prices start from $44,990 plus on-road costs for the less powerful engine option. This represents a price increase of $3,600 over the older model.
The flagship TDI450 with a seven-speed DSG 4MOTION starts from $56,990 plus on road costs. It previously cost $3000 less.
The short- and long-wheelbase Volkswagen Transporter Crewvan is only offered with the TDI340 engine.
The short-wheelbase variant It is priced from $51,490 plus on-road costs. This is up $5,500 on the pre-facelift version.
The long-wheelbase Crewvan starts at $54,490. Prices previously started $6,500 lower.
The Volkswagen Transporter cab-chassis option is now only powered by the TDI450 unit.
The single-cab-chassis is priced from $55,490 plus on-road costs. It was previously available with the TDI340, and was priced from $46,990 plus on-road costs.
The double-cab version is priced from $57,490 plus on-road costs. This is up $4,300.
Overseas models shown. Note: above opaque window appearance is likely a photo-editing error.
The Volkswagen Caravelle people-mover is offered only with the TDI340, as a “Trendline” model grade. It is priced from $58,990 plus on-road costs.
This is up $6,400 from the previous model.
The short-wheelbase Volkswagen Multivan is now offered with the TDI340 as a “Comfortline Premium” model, or the TDI450 in the “Highline” grade.
The long-wheelbase Volkswagen Multivan is only available with the TDI450, and is badged as “Comfortline Exec".
The “Comfortline Premium” Multivan starts at $61,990 plus on road costs.
The “Highline” Multivan starts from $84,990 plus on road costs.
The “Comfortline Exec” Multivan starts from $87,990 plus on road costs.