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The Volkswagen Transporter T5 range is the fifth generation of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV/VWN) 'Transporter' series of medium-sized light commercial vehicles and the people mover Caravelle/Multivan range. It was launched 6 October 2002, and went into full production on 25 April 2003, replacing the fourth generation T4 Transporter range.Key markets for the T5 range are Germany, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, Russia, France, Turkey and Singapore. The U.S. market does not receive the Transporter T5 range due to it being classed as a light truck, which thereby automatically includes a 25% extra tax (known as the chicken tax) on importation to the United States. The passenger vans were the worst selling vans in the North American market in 2003, when VW North America sold the last Eurovans in the United States. For the United States and Canada, it was replaced by the Chrysler-built Volkswagen Routan, a Dodge Caravan with a VW badge; it continues to be sold in Mexico.The Volkswagen Transporter T6 is the sixth generation of the Volkswagen Transporter vans. It is the successor to the T5 Transporter.Still based on the T5's 7H / 7J platform, the T6 came with a wide range of revisions and updates, including a completely new dashboard layout (in two versions, standard and 'comfort'). The front end ahead of the windscreen was all new along with cosmetic revisions to the tailgate / rear doors and rear lights.At launch, the engine range closely matched the previous generation T5 2010 - 2016, but these were soon updated to newer, cleaner engines including new 150ps TDi and 204ps BiTDi diesels. All engines became Euro6 emissions compliant.Towards the end of 2017, a new (to the Transporter) 2.0 TFSi engine became available, mirroring the motor industry's gradual move away from diesel engines.5 and 6 speed manual gearboxes from the previous generation were carried over, as was the 7 speed DSG gearbox.4motion four wheel drive continued to be an option, with it becoming the only option on the 204ps BiTDi engine in 2018.New options for the T6 included LED headlights, LED rear lights and a range of driver assistance and multimedia options.Transporter T6 Campervans The Transporter T6 is a popular van to be converted into campervans. T6 conversions commonly include a pop top roof to create extra headroom. The conversion can also include a bed platform, hob, sink and grill installation, along with additional storage. Volkswagen also offers a factory made campervan called the California.