Motorhomes for Sale KNAUS TOURER VAN 500 LT

The Trend Setter

Flower power feeling, now even more comfortable: the KNAUS TOURER VAN combines compact dimensions with maximum driving pleasure and thus offers a feeling of freedom that is palpable. Unique layout solutions, excellent comfort and the advantages of the VW T6.1 make it the ideal travel companion for up to 4 people.

KNAUS Ireland TOURER VAN The Trend Setter

basic vehicle VW T6.1 with 5,89 m vehicle length

swivel bath and Face‐2‐Face seating group in the 500 LT

also available as special VANSATION model

two unique and innovative layout solutions

compact exterior dimensions and 2 metre interior width

fully‐fledged rear garage and multifunctional Xpand bathroom in the 500 MQ


Beds: 2-4

Seatbelts: 2

Overall length: 589 cm

Total width: 216 cm

Payload ex works: 451 kg

TOURER VAN 500 LT Profile

Perm. total weight: 3.200 kg

Length (min/max): 589 cm

Width (ext/int): 216 / 200 cm

Height (ext/int): 284 / 199 cm

Maximum loading possibility: 451 kg

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Motorhomes for Sale | KNAUS TOURER VAN 500 LT Specifications

Basic Equipment

Engine power110 kW / 150 PS
Total length (cm)589
Width (outside) (cm)216
Width (inside) (cm)200
Height (outside) (cm)284
Height (inside) (cm)199
Mass of the vehicle in running order of the homologated German base variant (kg) (Note: H140)2.595 (2.465 – 2.725)
Calculated effective vehicle mass of the country base variant (kg)2595
Technically maximum authorised laden mass (kg)3200
Maximum payload (kg)231
Towing load (kg)1700
Wheelbase (cm)340
Tyre size235/65R16C
Rim size6,5Jx16
Number of persons allowed in driving operation4
Beds (Note: H141)2
Max. number of beds (Note: H142)4
Automatic three-point belts, height-adjustable2
Max. belt-secured seats4


Total number of hinged windows3
Body door (width x height)60 x 195
Wall thickness, roof (mm)32
Wall thickness, side wall (mm)31
Wall thickness, floor (mm)40

Living Area

Three-point belts in driving direction2
Bed size, front (cm)
Bed size, rear (cm)135 x 200


Waste water volume in liters58
Fresh water volume in liters (Note: H711)65
Fill level of the fresh water tank (liter)10


Refrigerator (ltr.)90

Electrical Supply

Living area battery80
Number of 230 V socket(s)6
Number of USB socket(s)3

Motorisation / Drive / Gearing / Load Increase

VW T6.1 3.200 kg*** 110 kW / 150 PS, 6-speed manual gearbox

Chassis / Climate Control / Multimedia

Left-hand drive
Suspension and damping with increased front axle load, reinforced stabilisers
Chassis uni paint: White
Front bumper grained, unpainted grey
16″ tyres on steel rims with wheel-centre cover, silver
Cab ventilation
Driver airbag
Passenger airbag
Driver and passenger seat with armrests
Lumbar support for left and right single seat in 1st row (both manually adjustable)
Passenger’s seat height adjustment
Driver’s seat height adjustment
Cab seats swivelling
Laminated glass windscreen with thermal insulation
Hill Holder (Hill Start Assist)
Electronic immobiliser
Electromechanical power steering
Multi-collision brake
Start-stop system with brake energy recovery
Fuel tank 70 ltr.
Car key with remote control for central locking for cab doors
Power windows
Exterior mirrors manually adjustable
Daytime running light with series headlamps
Radio “Composition Audio” with TFT display (monochrome)
Maximum load capacity of the rear garage: 150 kg
Preparation for trailer hitch


One-key locking system

Service Hatches / Garage Doors

Service/storage space hatches and garage door/hatch with one-hand operation
KNAUS ServiceBox
Service hatch for ServiceBox/Easy-Travel-Box
Easy access to gas locker via the service door located in side wall
Gas locker for 1 x 5 kg gas bottles
Garage door 72.5 x 110 cm, right

Windows / Roof Hoods / Ventilation

Windows with double glazing tinted, curtained and hinged (with insect screen and blackout)
Roof hood 40 x 40 cm with insect screen and blackout, clear (bow)
Roof hood 40 x 40 cm with insect screen and blackout, clear (rear)
Roof hood 28 x 28 cm with insect screen, (toilet room)

Materials / Vehicle Graphics

Hood over cab in LFI technology
FoldXpand rear concept: full-plastic rear wall with flush integrated taillight carrier
GRP roof with reduced hail sensitivity, white
Smooth aluminium sheet in white
Resistant underfloor coating

Lighting / Technology

KNAUS CATEYE evolution – taillight with exclusive night signature and dynamic indicator in LED technology
Registration plate light in LED technology
Third brake light in LED
Awning light with motion sensor LED

Furniture / Surfaces

Furniture decor: Matara Teak
Durable vinyl flooring, wood style
Storage locker hatches with soft-close function

Living / Sleeping / Upholstery And Fabrics

Mono seating group with hanging table, incl. swivel table extension
EvoPore HRC mattress
Upholstery selection: COOL GREY

Kitchen / Bathroom

Cooker-sink combination incl. 2-burner cooker with electric ignition and divided glass cover (Dependency: ABH13918)
Kitchen drawers with soft-close function
Compressor refrigerator 90 ltr. (incl. 7.5 ltr. freezer compartment), with night and silent mode
High-quality fittings
Folding clothes rail in the toilet room or shower
Xpand bathroom with height-adjustable shower cabin
Cassette toilet Thetford swivelling

Heating / Air Conditioning / Gas Supply / Water Supply

Gas system 30 mbar
Gas hose version D/AT/ES/FI/BE/IT/NL/DK
Gas regulator version D/AT/ES/FI/BE/IT/NL/DK
Air circulation system 12 V
Diesel heating TRUMA Combi 4 D
Water supply with submerged pump
Hot water supply with single-lever mixer tap
Water pipes laid in insulated area

Electronics / Multimedia / Safety

Power supply / interior lighting with 230 V and 12 V, various interior sockets
Networkable electrical system incl. central control panel with display for status of batteries, fresh and waste water tanks and power connection
Interior lighting completely in LED technology
Charger 216 VA
Circuit breaker
Charging booster for body battery
230 V SCHUKO sockets “D/AT/ES/FI/BE/IT/NL/DK/SE” version
230 V SCHUKO socket, additional 1 pc. in garage


Operating instruction (German)


10-year leak-proofness guarantee
First aid material, warning triangle and warning vest
Tyre repair kit: 12 V compressor and tyre sealant

Frequently Asked Questions About KNAUS Tourer Van 500 LT

Is the 500 LT a good fit for me and my family/travel companions (up to 4 people)?

Absolutely! The 500 LT’s clever layout maximises space for up to 4 people to relax and sleep comfortably. The swivel bath in the 500 LT creates a surprisingly roomy bathroom, even with the compact size.

I worry about driving a large vehicle on narrow Irish roads. How does the 500 LT handle?

The 500 LT’s compact dimensions (under 6 meters long!) and powerful VW T6.1 engine make it easy to maneuver on Ireland’s charming country roads. Experience the legendary comfort and driving pleasure of the VW T6.1 as you explore hidden corners of Ireland.

We want to be self-sufficient on our adventures. Does the 500 LT have enough storage?

The 500 LT utilises space efficiently, offering ample storage compartments throughout the cabin. Plus, the rear garage (accessible from the sidewall) allows you to bring along bikes or extra gear for your extended adventures in Ireland.

What features are helpful for the unpredictable Irish weather?

The 500 LT comes prepared for anything the Irish climate throws your way. Double-glazed, tinted windows with blackout blinds offer privacy and insulation, no matter the weather.

Can your motorhomes for sale let us explore Ireland in style and comfort?

Definitely! Donegal Motorhomes has the Knaus Tourer Van 500 LT waiting for you! Visit the website or contact us directly to learn more and schedule a viewing. Start planning your dream Irish motorhome adventure today!