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Review for VW Transporter by MB Bespoke Services
26th September 2020

Best van on the road, my LWB 140 T5 is 5 years old and covered 240,000 miles , only needed serviceable items and still drives like a 24,000 mile one, testament enough.My 3rd Transporter and not my last ! I know they’re expensive initially but in the long run are the most cost effective, their residual value is high and if a professional image is wanted then the Transporter is the only one to have .

Best van on the road, my LWB 140 T5 is 5 years old and covered 240,000 miles , only needed serviceable items and still drives like a 24,000 mile one, testament enough.My 3rd Transporter and not my last ! I know they’re expensive initially but in the long run are the most cost effective, their residual value is high and if a professional image is wanted then the Transporter is the only one to have .


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Review for VW Transporter by Ewelectrics
23rd May 2020

In my opinion the best van on the market. Amazingly durable. Great power output and so much space. It’s just simply too nice for a works van. The beautiful thing will end up getting trashed and maybe a dented panel or two from being on sites. Nevertheless my #1 choice.

In my opinion the best van on the market. Amazingly durable. Great power output and so much space.
It’s just simply too nice for a works van. The beautiful thing will end up getting trashed and maybe a dented panel or two from being on sites.
Nevertheless my #1 choice.


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Review for VW Transporter by Switching On The Light
15th February 2020

I’ve got a T6 Kombi 4Motion which I use for both trade (electrical and general construction) and personal use, claiming mileage on a personally owned vehicle. The van is solid and reliable. Even with the added complexity of AWD and a DSG gearbox it is hassle free, powerful and flexible. I use it for surfing trips and it ticks all the boxes. I plan to keep for years as it’s the best out there at the moment. My next van will be EV, so will keep until a viable vehicle comes on the market (hopefully VW)

I’ve got a T6 Kombi 4Motion which I use for both trade (electrical and general construction) and personal use, claiming mileage on a personally owned vehicle.
The van is solid and reliable. Even with the added complexity of AWD and a DSG gearbox it is hassle free, powerful and flexible. I use it for surfing trips and it ticks all the boxes. I plan to keep for years as it’s the best out there at the moment. My next van will be EV, so will keep until a viable vehicle comes on the market (hopefully VW)


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Review for VW Transporter by Marcons Bathroom & Heating
14th November 2019

Love my transporter and having it 6 years from new I love everything about it. It’s great for work and I even take it camping and go round Scotland

Love my transporter and having it 6 years from new I love everything about it. It’s great for work and I even take it camping and go round Scotland


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Review for VW Transporter by Gas Eco Heat
26th September 2019

Vw transporters are best vans in my opinion, tough and reliable. I’ve always had transporters and never had any issues apart from standard wear and tear. Expensive to buy ,but they hold they resale value ! Definitely recommend Vw Transporters :)

Vw transporters are best vans in my opinion, tough and reliable.
I’ve always had transporters and never had any issues apart from standard wear and tear.
Expensive to buy ,but they hold they resale value !
Definitely recommend Vw Transporters :)


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Review for VW Transporter by Clearwater Plumbing & Heating
24th September 2019

Had a 19 plate crew cab transporter as a courtesy vehicle whilst my van was in the garage for the week. The van is well made and seems solid enough with all panels fitting together well etc. The van is suffers from road noise more than my transit custom and the interior isn't as nice ie the rear sliding doors of the crew van dont have proper door cards and the roof lining is plastic not fabric. Plenty of cubby holes in the front of the cab for storage. I found the steering a bit too light but I am sure you would get used to it after a while. Fuel economy wise it doesn't touch the custom either the fuel gauge goes down quicker than a thomas cook. It's a bit smaller than the custom too but not by much. All in all it's a nice enough van but I will stick with the ford for practicality, economy and comfort. One plus for it will be that being a VW transporter it will hold its value well and the engine has plenty of poke if needed.

Had a 19 plate crew cab transporter as a courtesy vehicle whilst my van was in the garage for the week. The van is well made and seems solid enough with all panels fitting together well etc. The van is suffers from road noise more than my transit custom and the interior isn't as nice ie the rear sliding doors of the crew van dont have proper door cards and the roof lining is plastic not fabric. Plenty of cubby holes in the front of the cab for storage. I found the steering a bit too light but I am sure you would get used to it after a while. Fuel economy wise it doesn't touch the custom either the fuel gauge goes down quicker than a thomas cook. It's a bit smaller than the custom too but not by much. All in all it's a nice enough van but I will stick with the ford for practicality, economy and comfort. One plus for it will be that being a VW transporter it will hold its value well and the engine has plenty of poke if needed.


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Review for VW Transporter by Hodgson Electrical
15th August 2019

I love my VW transporter, the build quality is brilliant, I have the T32 Long wheel base crew cab. I upgraded the wheels to 20inch and added a few extras like side bars and it looks perfect. I would highly recommend to anyone. only downside is the cupholders that are useless then break. reviewed by an Electrician in Wakefield

I love my VW transporter, the build quality is brilliant, I have the T32 Long wheel base crew cab. I upgraded the wheels to 20inch and added a few extras like side bars and it looks perfect. I would highly recommend to anyone. only downside is the cupholders that are useless then break. reviewed by an Electrician in Wakefield


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Review for VW Transporter by Precision Plumbing & Heating
26th February 2019

Nice solid vans. Stylish inside and out. Mine had extras such as stop start and dab. Built in hands free is also really handy while on the move. Never had an issue

Nice solid vans. Stylish inside and out. Mine had extras such as stop start and dab. Built in hands free is also really handy while on the move. Never had an issue


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Review for VW Transporter by D.R. Plumbing & Heating
13th December 2018

Been driving mine from new since 2011 and it’s like driving a car! Nice to drive. Because of the VW brand I thought it would be reliable however it broke down during warranty. It has not been reliable and when they go wrong they are expensive. Had a good solid 8 years in her but for what I paid I do not believe in my opinion you get the valve for money. Over priced.

Been driving mine from new since 2011 and it’s like driving a car! Nice to drive.

Because of the VW brand I thought it would be reliable however it broke down during warranty. It has not been reliable and when they go wrong they are expensive.

Had a good solid 8 years in her but for what I paid I do not believe in my opinion you get the valve for money. Over priced.


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Review for VW Transporter by Fitzgerald Electrical & Plumbing Solutions
11th December 2018

Just changed from a vivaro to transporter, not as roomy in the cab area and cab storage is at a minimum, but drives great very well built solid van! Bit pricey but they do hold the value if you look after them!

Just changed from a vivaro to transporter, not as roomy in the cab area and cab storage is at a minimum, but drives great very well built solid van! Bit pricey but they do hold the value if you look after them!


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Review for VW Transporter by Ambient design and heating
6th December 2018

Great van to use on a daily basis with a lot of comfort while driving. Very easy to drive long distance and is by far an asset to gain work, never knew how folk portrayed a tradesman until now. They really do take what you drive to show them if your any good or not

Great van to use on a daily basis with a lot of comfort while driving. Very easy to drive long distance and is by far an asset to gain work, never knew how folk portrayed a tradesman until now. They really do take what you drive to show them if your any good or not


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Review for VW Transporter by M.E.T Electrical Ltd
22nd November 2018

Had one for two years when I worked for the council. Oil hungry and had basic frills. Electric windows. That's it. Maybe the better models are better for oil etc. But the basic model is sparse on the comforts! Nice to drive and sits well on the road.

Had one for two years when I worked for the council. Oil hungry and had basic frills. Electric windows. That's it.
Maybe the better models are better for oil etc. But the basic model is sparse on the comforts!
Nice to drive and sits well on the road.


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Review for VW Transporter by M&M Electrical (South) Ltd
10th October 2018

Wouldn’t buy another and if I was given one it would go straight to auction. Used more engine oil than diesel and dealers are useless, they wanted me to keep a diary of engine oil etc, it’s under warranty do one.

Wouldn’t buy another and if I was given one it would go straight to auction. Used more engine oil than diesel and dealers are useless, they wanted me to keep a diary of engine oil etc, it’s under warranty do one.


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Review for VW Transporter by The Boiler Guys
22nd December 2017

I love my transporterI have had them for over 20 years, they hold their price well, i have suffered 1 break down in 7 vans, if you service them they just keep going.

I love my transporterI have had them for over 20 years, they hold their price well, i have suffered 1 break down in 7 vans, if you service them they just keep going.


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Review for VW Transporter by Ickenham Heating Limited
20th December 2017

Great van that’s build quality is the best out there. The vans aren’t cheap to the point I could have two transit customs to one transporter. Lovely to drive and you know it will last.

Great van that’s build quality is the best out there. The vans aren’t cheap to the point I could have two transit customs to one transporter. Lovely to drive and you know it will last.


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Review for VW Transporter by DMXpressions Ltd
12th December 2017

Moved to a Transporter from a Transit Connect and have been happy with it. It's always started in the mornings even at -6! just have a basic model and it's a solid van.

Moved to a Transporter from a Transit Connect and have been happy with it. It's always started in the mornings even at -6! just have a basic model and it's a solid van.


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Review for VW Transporter by O'Brien Property Maintenance
8th December 2017

Having always had VW caddy I needed a bigger van and knowing how comfortable transporters are to drive I went straight to VW and got the high line and have never looked back fantastic van a pleasure to drive. L

Having always had VW caddy I needed a bigger van and knowing how comfortable transporters are to drive I went straight to VW and got the high line and have never looked back fantastic van a pleasure to drive. L


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Review for VW Transporter by JJM PLASTERING
6th December 2017

I love my vw I can fit absolutely everything for my plastering trade in it plus materials. I struggled with my previous van to fit in plaster boards because of how big they are. My vw can fit 15 boards in it so it’s brilliant not to mention it’s packed full of features and drives beautiful.

I love my vw I can fit absolutely everything for my plastering trade in it plus materials. I struggled with my previous van to fit in plaster boards because of how big they are. My vw can fit 15 boards in it so it’s brilliant not to mention it’s packed full of features and drives beautiful.


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Review for VW Transporter by L H Brickwork Ltd
17th October 2017

A great built van but expensive in comparison to some of the other manufacturers in terms of what you get. These vans are comfortable and last a long time if serviced well

A great built van but expensive in comparison to some of the other manufacturers in terms of what you get. These vans are comfortable and last a long time if serviced well


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Review for VW Transporter by Quality Plumbing
17th October 2017

Just purchased the new model transporter after having the previous one for 4 years. Fantastic van and excellent customer service.

Just purchased the new model transporter after having the previous one for 4 years. Fantastic van and excellent customer service.


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Review for VW Transporter by Precision Plumbing & Heating
15th October 2017

Fantastic van, great to drive, good visibility, responsive engines, excellent build quality. Not the cheapest van but great residual value

Fantastic van, great to drive, good visibility, responsive engines, excellent build quality.
Not the cheapest van but great residual value


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Review for VW Transporter by Summit plumbing and heating ltd
12th October 2017

I've owned a volkeswagen transporter t5 for the past 10 years now & wouldn't have anything else now for that reason I've just bought a new t6 & love it

I've owned a volkeswagen transporter t5 for the past 10 years now & wouldn't have anything else now for that reason I've just bought a new t6 & love it


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Review for VW Transporter by CLR Security Systems (UK) Ltd
9th October 2017

I can’t find anything wrong to talk about Volkswagen, I had 3 years a caddy and was faultless all the through the lease period and now have gone for a Transporter and it’s been almost a year and don’t regret. If you look for reliability then you should choose a Volkswagen.

I can’t find anything wrong to talk about Volkswagen, I had 3 years a caddy and was faultless all the through the lease period and now have gone for a Transporter and it’s been almost a year and don’t regret.
If you look for reliability then you should choose a Volkswagen.


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Review for VW Transporter by Heat Up Yorkshire
13th August 2017

Best van I've driven so far, managed in excess of 400 miles in a day several times and didn't feel like I driven even half of that. Everything is simple to use and quality is superb. The T6 is more practical I find as a work vehicle for storage and paperwork etc It is certainly top end of the market price wise but they do hold there money well for when it comes to sell it on.

Best van I've driven so far, managed in excess of 400 miles in a day several times and didn't feel like I driven even half of that.

Everything is simple to use and quality is superb. The T6 is more practical I find as a work vehicle for storage and paperwork etc

It is certainly top end of the market price wise but they do hold there money well for when it comes to sell it on.


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Review for VW Transporter by M c bathroom and boiler company Ltd
24th June 2017

The best van on the market I have 5 of these now, wouldn't even condider changing to another make, very reliable

The best van on the market
I have 5 of these now, wouldn't even condider changing to another make, very reliable


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Review for VW Transporter by Ethos Heating Ltd
10th June 2017

I love my transporter does everything I need it to with lots if equipment like sat nav only down side is it's a bit pricey but they hold their value when you come to sell.

I love my transporter does everything I need it to with lots if equipment like sat nav only down side is it's a bit pricey but they hold their value when you come to sell.


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Review for VW Transporter by Garden City Services
31st May 2017

Top top van, I have mine converted to a camper and remapped as it's the 104bhp up to 160bhp and is a must for fuel consumption, 2 arms rests is very underrated and so smooth to drive, a pleasure to own

Top top van, I have mine converted to a camper and remapped as it's the 104bhp up to 160bhp and is a must for fuel consumption, 2 arms rests is very underrated and so smooth to drive, a pleasure to own


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Review for VW Transporter by Spud the Sparky
4th May 2017

Brilliant van, need some sort of racking or storage to make use of the load area otherwise you just waste space. Very comfortable to drive fairly good on fuel economy, doesn't seem like there's any security issues unless you leave the doors open. Only downside really is when you need repairs it hits your wallet hard.

Brilliant van, need some sort of racking or storage to make use of the load area otherwise you just waste space. Very comfortable to drive fairly good on fuel economy, doesn't seem like there's any security issues unless you leave the doors open. Only downside really is when you need repairs it hits your wallet hard.


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Review for VW Transporter by Jake Matthews Property Development and Management
2nd May 2017

Brilliant van that does what you need it to, bit on the small side but very efficient. Customer service at our local forecourt is absolutely terrible though.

Brilliant van that does what you need it to, bit on the small side but very efficient. Customer service at our local forecourt is absolutely terrible though.


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Review for VW Transporter by Lock'n'Secure Locksmiths
2nd May 2017

Great van, good performance and load carrying. Has been problem free even though now at 85k miles. Expensive compared to most other manufacturers but worth it as without the van I don't work and therefore don't earn.

Great van, good performance and load carrying. Has been problem free even though now at 85k miles. Expensive compared to most other manufacturers but worth it as without the van I don't work and therefore don't earn.


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Review for VW Transporter by A Lewis Plumbing & Heating
19th January 2017

good all round van bullit proof

good all round van bullit proof


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Review for VW Transporter by Rowlinson property maintenance
8th December 2016

Brilliant van to drive, expensive when it comes to repairs

Brilliant van to drive, expensive when it comes to repairs


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Review for VW Transporter by Atmosphere M&E Ltd
13th October 2016

Best van I've had and really holds its money really well, it's a shame I need a bigger one

Best van I've had and really holds its money really well, it's a shame I need a bigger one


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Review for VW Transporter by Tighten plumbing
31st August 2016

good van when it's going very expensive when not

good van when it's going very expensive when not