Self Study Program 566 – The Crafter 2017

VAG SSP 566. The Volkswagen Crafter 2017 is a complete new development that is customer-oriented, functional, and innovative. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles involved users and their special requirements in the development process at an unmatched level of intensity, resulting in an unmatched combination of functionality, everyday practicability, cost effectiveness, and environmental friendliness.

Thanks to the optimum ratio between total space on the road and usable space, the Crafter 2017 achieves the best drag coefficient in its class, making it a cost-effective and environmentally friendly choice. A series of specially developed engines, a diverse range of drive variants, and an extensive palette of vehicle lengths and roof heights make the Crafter 2017 optimally customizable.

The Crafter 2017 also sets new standards for driver assist systems in this vehicle segment. The electromechanical power steering allows for a range of active and passive driver assist systems, contributing to increased safety.

Shortly after its presentation, the Crafter 2017 was chosen as International Van of the Year 2017. This Self Study Program offers a detailed look at the innovations and customer-oriented design that make the Volkswagen Crafter 2017 a reliable and versatile choice for commercial use.


  • Introduction
  • Vehicle body
  • Power units
  • Power transmission
  • Running gear
  • Electrical system
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Radio, telephone and navigation

The Self-study Programme shows the design and function of 
new developments. The contents are not updated.
For current testing, adjustment and repair instructions, refer to the relevant service

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 64

Self Study Program 566 – The Crafter 2017