2021 Volkswagen Multivan Kombi wants to eat Toyota Hiace’s breakfast

Updated Sep 22, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Volkswagen's premium van starts at P3.595 million.

Volkswagen Philippines announced that the returning Multivan Kombi is officially available in the local market in the form of the T6 model (sixth-generation). It is packed with premium features inside and out to enable the renowned German van to become a reflection of success and prestige in the country.

Volkswagen Philippines president Felipe Estrella III said the Mutlivan Kombi is a premium van that can be used both for business during the weekdays, and for leisure drives on weekends. Estrella added that the new Kombi is packed with safety features, which aims to deliver a more pleasant and safer drive.  This seem to be much better than the Toyota Hiace model which has been popular in the Philippines.

Volkswagen Multivan Kombi front view

The popular German van is now available


Assembled in its homeland Europe, the German automaker brought in the exclusive top-of-the-line Multivan Kombi. It is fitted with LED headlights, and daytime running lights, which complements the horizontal chrome grille. The Volkswagen Multivan Kombi is also equipped with a power tailgate to provide easier access to its rear cargo space. At the sides, the van’s dual power side doors welcome passengers into its premium cabin with ease.

Volkswagen Multivan Kombi front view

Offered as a premium van

Take note that the Multivan Kombi units in the country currently have a limited supply only. These are available in three body colors: Reflex Silver, Black Pearlescent, and the Bi-Color Reflex Silver/Starlight Blue. Other color variants are also made available via special order only.


Inside, it is upholstered with Nappa leather to create a premium cabin theme. Both the front and second-row passengers get to benefit from captain chair seats that can swivel to the best and most comfortable position. Meanwhile, the third-row seats can comfortably accommodate three passengers which come with a recline/slide function.

Tech & Safety

The Volkswagen Multivan Kombi gets an eight-inch infotainment touchscreen that features Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay. Volkswagen's premium van is also equipped with a digital instrument cluster, an automatic climate control, multi-function table, and park assist, rear camera, hill start assist, and electronic stability program. Of note, the new Kombi features several driving modes to choose from such as Normal, Comfort, Sport, Eco, and Individual (a customize set-up). The premium van also has a total of six airbags.

Engine & Performance

The PH-spec Volkswagen Multivan Kombi is powered by a 2.0-liter Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) diesel engine capable of generating 148 hp and 340 Nm of torque. Its engine is coupled to a seven-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) with Tiptronic function and coasting feature to assure less shift fatigue for drivers.


Volkswagen Philippines is offering the 2021 Multivan Kombi at a starting price of Php 3,595,000 for the Monocolor exterior finish. The two-tone Multivan Kombi comes with a sticker price of Php 3,640,000. Volkswagen PH is offering three standard exterior colors of the Multivan Kombi: Black Pearlescent, Reflex Silver, and the two-tone Reflex Silver/Starlight Blue Metallic. Volkswagen said that the next batch of delivery of the Multivan Kombi is underway. The next batch of the new Kombi's will include an additional standard exterior color, which is the two-tone Reflex Silver/Fontana Red.

Volkswagen Multivan Kombi front view

One of the longest-running nameplates in the German automaker's fleet

Interested individuals may contact Volkswagen dealerships in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) at (02) 8558-5888, Quezon Avenue at (02) 8558-5818, and Cebu (032) 517-8226 for more details. To see the unit in person, they are encouraged to arrange a private viewing at Volkswagen BGC located at 28th Street City Center, BGC.

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Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined Philkotse.com as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.

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