2021 VW Transporter T6.1 Interior Overview: Learn More About the Refreshed Range’s Cabins
After first arriving in South Africa in 2015, the Volkswagen Transporter T6 range has been refreshed for 2021. Now known as the T6.1 series, various changes have been made, including to the range’s cabins, to enhance the consumer’s experience. Read our VW T6.1 interior range overview to get a better idea of what you can come to expect from the ranges’ in-cabin improvements.
Buckle Up, Get Comfortable and Enjoy the Ride With the Transporter T6.1 Series
Since Volkswagen introduced the original T6 range to South Africans back in 2015, more than 10 000 units have been sold – a testament to the range’s enduring quality and versatility. But not only are these vehicles popular for their top-class construction, reliability and functionality but for their comfortable and thoughtful interiors as well.
We’ll be taking a brief look at what each of the new Volkswagen T6.1 range’s interiors has to offer down below.
Where to Order and Buy the Latest Volkswagen Models Available on the Market
If you are interested in buying and ordering a new Volkswagen vehicle, then CFAO Volkswagen is happy to assist. We are a proud stockist of all of the latest vehicles Volkswagen South Africa has to offer, including the new T6.1 range. With dealerships located around the country, there’s sure to be a CFAO Volkswagen dealership near you.
Our dedicated staff are happy to help with any questions or queries you may have. Be sure to book a test drive at the CFAO Volkswagen dealer closest to you, to help you make the big decision of what your next new car is going to be. Contact your local dealership to find out when you can come around for a Transporter T6.1 range test drive.
The VW Transporter T6.1 Commercial Range: A Look at the Updated In-Cabin Experience
Whether you need a vehicle to transport cargo, people or something else entirely, there is an ideal commercial vehicle in the Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 series for every business’ needs. The Crew Bus, Panel Van and Single and Double Cab Pick Up derivatives all provide consumers with an excellent in-cabin experience.
VW Transporter T6.1 Crew Bus Cabin
Versatile, durable and built to last, the Transporter T6.1 Crew Bus is available in various seating configurations, as well as long and short wheelbase variants. This makes it the ideal Volkswagen commercial vehicle to take on a variety of tasks.
Whichever model you choose, feeling around the cabin will reveal its exceptional quality and robust nature of the materials used. The inside of the Crew Bus is outfitted with, amongst other things, a cab air conditioning system with electronic control, remote-controlled central locking with an interior release mechanism and a ‘Composition Colour’ radio system with a 6.5-inch touch screen.
Five, eight and ten-seat variants are available. The rear seat on a five-seat variant has been updated to now come as a split seat, two-seater bench plus a single seat as standard. Eight and ten-seat variants have been updated to include three single seats in the first row of the passenger’s compartment, while the rearmost seat in the ten-seat variant is now a three-seater bench.
VW Transporter T6.1 Panel Van Cabin
The Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 Panel Van offers a robust and contemporary interior which features more space and better connectivity than ever before. Those who do hard, dirty work will be especially happy to learn that the new cockpit’s dashboard, door, side and seat trim panels are finished in a smart Dark Anthracite which hides dirt.
4-way lumbar support for the driver’s seat, along with a fully-adjustable steering wheel, ensures the driver experiences top-class ergonomics. Fantastic all-round visibility from inside the cabin makes navigating around obstacles a breeze.
The T6.1 Panel Van’s standard interior equipment selection has also been improved to include a radio system that features integrated hands-free Bluetooth, a USB (type-C) interface and App-Connect, as well as LED interior lighting, amongst other features.
Furthermore, you have plenty of in-cabin storage space at hand, such as the double door stowage areas and a two-part stowage compartment.
VW Transporter T6.1 Single and Double Cab Pick Up Cabin
Much like the other updated Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 commercial vehicles, both Single and Double Cab Pick Up interiors are fitted with robust yet stylish upholstery and is made from durable materials throughout. This gives the cabin longevity, making everything look great for far longer.
Standard cabin features for the Pick Up models include:
- Longitudinally and height-adjustable steering column
- Electric windows (a standard feature for Double Cab models)
- ‘Composition Colour’ radio system featuring a 6.5-inch touch screen
- Driver and front passenger seat airbags featuring front passenger airbag deactivation
- Cab air conditioning system with electronic control
The VW Transporter T6.1 Passenger Series: A Look at the Refreshed Interior Experience
If you are on the lookout for a vehicle that can accommodate your big family, friend group or colleagues, plus keep everyone happy for the duration of your trip, then the latest T6.1 passenger series will have a perfect model for you.
Find out whether the Kombi, Caravelle or the California’s interior is the right fit for your needs.
VW Transporter T6.1 Kombi Cabin
With standard seating for up to eight people (driver included), which is configurable in a variety of layouts and even completely removable for more loading space, it’s the T6.1 Kombi’s flexibility that sets it apart. ‘Easy-entry’ seating makes getting to and from your seat in the Kombi just that – easy.
The cabin space is safe, comfortable and controlled to the benefit of all seat occupants, including children. ISOFIX child seat mountings are located on the second-row seats.
Standard Kombi interior features include a ‘Composition Colour’ radio infotainment system with App-Connect, a leather-wrapped, multi-function steering wheel and front seats with an armrest, height-adjustment and featuring lumbar support as well.
The ‘Composition Colour’ radio system consists of a 6.5-inch TFT touch screen colour display, two USB type-C ports, an SD card slot, four 20 W output speakers and features Bluetooth connectivity.
VW Transporter T6.1 Caravelle Cabin
The Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 Caravelle interior is rearrangeable into a mobile boardroom. Two individual swivel chairs and a multi-functional table can be positioned to face a comfortable three-seat bench for meetings on the go.
The dashboard is fitted with two 12 V sockets for conveniently charging laptops and smartphones. Additionally, you’ll find two USB type-C charging sockets in the Caravelle’s side trim. Three-zone Climatronic air conditioning helps to keep you cool even during thought negotiations.
Furthermore, the Caravelle features a state-of-the-art infotainment system and Digital Cockpit that offers a variety of useful functions. The Digital Cockpit immediately draws your attention, due to its 10.25-inch display featuring bright, high-contrast imagery and intense colours. Controlling the Digital Cockpit is effortless and can be done by using the infotainment system’s touch screen and the leather-trimmed, multi-function steering wheel.
VW Transporter T6.1 California Coast Cabin
With the updated Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 California Coast interior, you have access to outstanding thermal and acoustic insulation, ergonomic seats covered in a robust, yet premium upholstery, an oh-so-comfortable bed, lounge area, kitchenette and more. It’s the ideal vacation home on wheels and sleeps up to four people.
The kitchenette is fitted with a sink, cool box and stove unit, allowing you to prepare delicious meals wherever you go. Break out the California Coast’s camping table and chairs for an outdoor dining experience and stow them neatly away in their allocated space to keep the cabin nice and spacious afterwards.
Other interior equipment includes:
- Camper control panel featuring a touch screen
- Leather, multi-function steering wheel
- ‘Premium’ multi-function colour display
More Than Just Incredible Interiors
With a vehicle from the T6.1 series, you’ll go far and have the best time while in the interior – whether you’re the driver or a passenger.
Now, the interior of each of the T6.1 series vehicles may be impressive but they are also so much more than an incredible cabin. The range boasts powerful 2.0-litre TDI engines with three different power outputs, 4Motion all-wheel drive as standard in certain vehicles, as well as a host of other great specs, features and driver assistance systems.
Remember to contact your nearest CFAO Volkswagen with your questions and queries, as well as to find out when the T6.1 series will be ready for test driving.
Also, be sure to read our other articles on the Transporter series for more information:
- VW Transporter T6.1 Specs
- VW Transporter T6.1 Price
- VW Transporter T6.1 Review