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Have you ever owned a Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle? Did you have to replace any parts? If so, then we would love to hear about your experience and how the parts performed when fitted. Write your review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle Overview

The Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle is classed a minibus which is produced by the German automobile manufacturing company Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles which is a division of The Volkswagen Group. This vehicle is the minibus version of the VW Transporter light commercial van. The Shuttle was introduced on the T5 version in 2003 and is still in production today. These vehicles are pretty comfortable and spacious, and can seat up to 9 people. These vehicles are available in 7 to 9 seaters and they have some really good diesel engines. They have the quality Volkswagen build quality, are well equipped and are very reliable. Does this sound like your experience of this vehicle?

Transporter Shuttle History

The Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle is part of the people carrier range of Transporter vehicles. The Shuttle was first produced in 2003 and is the second level of the 4 available people carriers. The Shuttle is one of the four: Kombi, Shuttle, Caravelle and Mulitvan, people carriers which is based on the Transporter commercial van. As the second trim level, above the Kombi, it offers such features as: folding rear bench seat as option and sliding rear window as standard. This is the current version on the market.

Model Types


Fuel Economy

The Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle is available in 2.0 or 3.2L petrol and 1.9, 2.0 or 2.5L diesel engines. The smaller diesel engines are the more economical, offering up to 40mpg which is pretty good for a vehicle this size. Which engine do you have and how does it perform economically? The age, fuel type and engine size are determining factors when considering fuel economy.


The Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle is available with the following gearboxes: 5 or 6 speed manual, 6 speed automatic and 7 speed DSG gearboxes. Which gearbox do you have and how do you rate its performance? If you are needing gearbox parts for your Shuttle then have a look at our Volkswagen gearbox section today.


We can help you find Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle parts at incredibly low prices. You can find your needed parts through our comprehensive network of UK Breakers. Either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Transporter Shuttle parts page to locate the exact parts you need for your Shuttle.