Zipcar VW Transporter

Meet the VW Transporter

Book and drive the VW Transporter by the hour or day. The sturdy VW Transporter will get the job done, whether you’re moving house, making a delivery, or simply zipping down to Ikea. Vans are petrol and diesel so be sure to check when refuelling, all have manual transmission. Rent from £10/hour & £89/day.
Zipcar VW Transporter

Helpful Tips for the Transporter

How do I release the boot?

Use the key - there is no internal release.

How to Release the Fuel Door? 

Open the passenger door (the door must remain open in order to access the fuel cap) - push the metal panel open to revel the fuel cap. Make sure you chech which fuel your van takes before refuelling. 

How to start the vehicle? 

Keep the clutch fully depressed and turn the key in the ignition.

How to disengage the steerring wheel lock?

Keep the clutch depressed and wiggle the steering wheel from left to right while turning the key in the ignition.

How to put the car into drive, reverse and park?

For drive, move the gearstick left then up. For reverse, lift the collar on the gear stick (just below the knob) then move the gearstick left and up. For park, move the gearstick to the centre so it is out of gear then press the button on the end of the handbrake and raise the lever to engage the parking brake.

How to adjust the wing mirrors?

The mirrors are adjusted using a joystick positioned above the window switches in the driver's door. The joystick can be twisted to adjust the left and right mirrors, then simply pushed to move the mirror in the corresponding direction. 

How to use the headlights and turn signals?

Use the round switch to the left of the steering wheel. 0 is for off. AUTO is for automatic headlight control. (picture of side lights) is for when the side lights are switched on with the ignition on or off. (picture headlight) headlights are switched on. All the settings will switch off when ignition is off appart from the sidelights. Turn signal is to the left of the steering wheel. Down for left and up for right.

Where is the fuel card?

Open driverside door and look to the side of the dashboard, where you will find the fuel card in a white sleeve. Look towards the door hinges / door jam.

 

How to use the windscreen wipers?

To operate the windscreen wipers, use the lever to the right of the steering wheel. Push the lever up to engage the wipers and further up for faster speeds..

How big is the boot space of the van?

The approximate loading dimensions are: 235cm (L) x 148cm (W) x 130cm (H)

Loading space in a Zipcar van

 

Our community rules

Before you hit the road, read our community rules of car-sharing.

return on time

Return it right

Return a Roundtrip on time, or you can extend your booking. Drop a Flex in our Zipzone.

Belongings and rubbish

Keep it clean

Clean up, don’t smoke and take everything with you. Don’t forget to recycle your rubbish!

Full fuel gauge

Fill ‘er up

If fuel is below ¼ tank at the end of your trip, fill up before you return to it’s bay. Fuel's on us!