What are the dimensions for the VW Transporter T6 (2016-on)?

Whether the VW T6 is the right van for your plan will be partially determined by its internal dimensions. However, you'll need detailed dimensions to determine which van to pick for your van conversion or professional racking, which are hard to find. Below you'll find everything you'll need.

CENTIMETERS

  • The interior dimensions (length) of the Volkswagen Transporter T6 cargo space is 2572mm (L1).
  • The interior width of the is 1700mm and the exterior width is 1700mm.
  • The interior height of the Transporter T6 is 1410mm (H1).
  • The wheelbase lengths are 3000mm (SWB), and 3400mm (LWB).

INCHES

  • The interior dimensions (length) of the Volkswagen Transporter T6 cargo space is 101.3" (L1).
  • The interior width of the is 66.9" and the exterior width is 66.9".
  • The interior height of the Transporter T6 is 55.5" (H1).
  • The wheelbase lengths are 118.1" (SWB), and 133.9" (LWB).
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Production years: 2015 - present Generation: 6 Type of van: cargo Body style: Panel Also known as: Volkswagen T6.1 (facelift)

The T6 is build on the same platform as VW's T5.


Dimensions in tables

Outside dimensions of the Transporter T6:

Exterior L1 L3 Width
Exterior length (mm) 4904 5304 1700
Exterior length (inch) 193.1 208.8 66.9

All models of the Volkswagen Transporter T6 have the same interior and exterior width: 66.9" or 1700mm (interior); and 66.9" or 1700mm (exterior).

Interior dimensions of the Transporter T6:

Inside dimensions L1 L3 Width
Interior length (mm) 2572 2975 1700
Interior length (inch) 101.3 117.1 66.9

Maximum floor surface:

Max. floor area L1 L3
Square meters (m2) 4.4 5.1
Square feet (ft2) 47.1 54.4

Please note that this is an indication and does not take into account the wheel arches.

Example of a Transporter T6

Volkswagen Transporter T6 roof height:

Roof in millimeters H1 H3
Interior height (mm) 1410 1940
Exterior height (mm) 1990 2477
Roof in inches H1 H3
Interior height (inch) 55.5 76.4
Exterior height (inch) 78.3 97.5

Wheelbase distance:

Wheelbase short (SWB) long (LWB)
Wheelbase length (mm) 3000 3400
Wheelbase length (inch) 118 134

Door measurements:

Available door options:

Side doors Rear doors
Slide Hinged Barn Tailgate
x x x

Side doors measurements:

Sliding door measurements

Sliding door Regular
Door width (mm) 1017
Door height (mm) 1282
Door width (inch) 40
Door height (inch) 50.5

Rear doors:

Barn door measurements

Rear barn door Regular
Door width (mm) 1473
Door height (mm) 1299
Door width (inch) 58
Door height (inch) 51.1

Rear tailgate door measurements

Tailgate door Regular
Door width (mm) 1473
Door height (mm) 1299
Door width (inch) 58
Door height (inch) 51.1

Please note: The tailgate door is not available for long wheel base models.

Load floor height:

Height Metric (mm) Inches
Minimal loading sill height 566 22.3
Maximum loading sill height 568 22.4

Turning circle:

Turning circle Kerb-to-kerb (m) Kerb-to-kerb (ft)
Short wheelbase 11.2 36.7
Long wheelbase 13.2 43.3

Miscellaneous dimensions:

Dimension mm inch
Front overhang 908 35.7
Rear overhang 993 39.1

Is a T6 bigger than a T5?

Since the Volkswagen T6 is based on the same platform as the T5, all exterior and interior dimensions are the same.

What's the difference between VW T5 and T6?

The main difference between the Volkswagen T5 and T6 are design features, such as cosmetic upgrades to the body trim, front design, and rear doors, as well as interior design features, such as the dashboard layout. They also come with cleaner engines.

The T6 uses the same gearboxes as the T5, and initially came with very similar engines as well.

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