Volkswagen Caddy Van Range: Which Model Suits You?
Able to handle anything the working day has to offer, the Volkswagen Caddy is a diverse, agile and practical van. Choosing the perfect vehicle for your business is vital as it makes your life and job easier. Explore our guide on the Volkswagen Caddy range to find out more about each model, from the popular workhorse Caddy Panel Van and Caddy Life people carrier to the Caddy Life Maxi Kombi which fuses the best of both models.
VW Caddy Vans - Something for Everyone
There’s a reason the compact VW Caddy is so popular. There’s a model for every use, from transporting passengers to carrying equipment. They’re made with quality materials to be strong and durable, guaranteeing a long-lasting vehicle. And Caddy Vans are stylish too, with the brand’s sporty touches and eye for detail evident throughout.
The Volkswagen Caddy van range explained
There are actually five different variants to choose from, depending on what you need your Caddy for.
Panel Van - the standard van.
Maxi Panel Van - a long-wheelbase version of the van.
Caddy Life - the people carrier.
Caddy Life Maxi - a seven-seat version of the people carrier.
Caddy Maxi Kombi - a mixture of both the van and people carrier.
Highlights of the Volkswagen Caddy
Every model has its own benefits, ideal for any type of business use. Discover VW Caddy highlights below for more info on each one, including dimensions, load capacities and who they’re suited to.
Volkswagen Caddy Panel Van
The Volkswagen Caddy Van is the classic model on which all variants are based. It’s an ever-reliable workhorse, proving itself time and time again to be the ideal companion for any size business.
Who uses it?
This Volkswagen van is used by businesses of all types, from independent tradesmen to multinational corporations. They’re versatile and easy to use, making them perfect for storing medium to large-sized equipment in. They’re also perfect for courier use, with plenty of room in the back whilst still being easy to drive.
Tight handling, smaller dimensions and your choice of peppy engines mean that the Caddy Panel Van is a dream to drive. It’s agile but still feels safe, even when full of equipment. And the latest tech from the German brand makes this a pleasure to drive in any scenario.
VW Caddy Panel Van Dimensions
VW Caddy Panel Van height: 1,823mm
VW Caddy Panel Van width: 2,065mm
VW Caddy Panel Van length: 4,408mm
VW Caddy Van Capacity
VW Caddy Panel Van storage space: 3.2m³
VW Caddy Panel Van payload: 545-743kg
VW Caddy Panel Van tax: £30-£165
VW Caddy Panel Van mpg: up to 49.6mpg
VW Caddy Panel Van price: from £234.66 monthly
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van
For added space inside, the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Panel van is the extended wheelbase version of the standard model. This additional room makes a world of difference, extending the storage space by 1m³.
Who uses it?
The Maxi van is better suited to businesses who need some extra space but are still after a nimble drive. And it’s perfect for trade use as it’s super practical.
Not only is there more space in the cargo area, but there are loads of practical features to make every job easier. Asymmetric rear doors make loading easier than ever, with sliding side doors giving you even more ways to get in and out of the cargo space.
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van Dimensions
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van height: 1,831mm
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van width: 2,065mm
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van length: 4,878mm
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van Capacity
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van storage space: 4.2m³
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van payload: 700-736kg
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van tax: £30-£165
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van mpg: up to 47.9mpg
VW Caddy Maxi Panel Van price: from £252.07 monthly
VW Caddy Life
Using the reliable van as the base, the Volkswagen Caddy Life is a capable and comfy people carrier. Whether every seat is filled or there’s a single passenger, there’s always room to get comfy.
The thought-out interior is designed with passenger comfort in mind, with plenty of handy drawers, trays and nets throughout for easy storage. Adaptable seating means you can always fit whatever you need without being cramped for space.
Who uses it?
The Volkswagen Caddy Life is made for transporting people, perfect for use as a taxi, mini shuttle bus or a people carrier for your company to get everyone to meetings. There are so many uses for this quality van.
VW Caddy Life Dimensions
VW Caddy Life height: 1,858mm
VW Caddy Life width: 2,065mm
VW Caddy Life length: 4,408mm
VW Caddy Life Capacity
VW Caddy Life storage space: 918 litres (more with seats down)
VW Caddy Life payload: 606-637kg
VW Caddy Life tax: £30-£165
VW Caddy Life mpg: up to 51.4mpg
VW Caddy Maxi Life
Everything good about the Life people carrier with added seats! The Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life comes with seven seats as standard so you can transport more people in comfort.
All seats can be folded down to make more space for carrying items, with the rear seats being fully removable. The Caddy Maxi Life adapts to any situation, offering the utmost comfort for all inside.
Who uses it?
There are so many uses for the seven-seat Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life. The additional seats make it perfect for use as a private rental vehicle, or for transporting employees.
VW Caddy Maxi Life Dimensions
VW Caddy Maxi Life height: 1,686mm
VW Caddy Maxi Life width: 2,065mm
VW Caddy Maxi Life length: 4,878mm
VW Caddy Maxi Life Capacity
VW Caddy Maxi Life storage space: 530 litres (more with seats down)
VW Caddy Maxi Life payload: 582-590kg
VW Caddy Maxi Life tax: £30-£165
VW Caddy Maxi Life mpg: up to 49.6mpg
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi
Fusing the best of both the Panel Van and the Life, the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Kombi offers a generous load space as well as comfortable seating for up to five people.
The five-seat set up means that you can comfortably transport multiple people without anyone feeling cramped, and the 4.1³ load space means you can carry all your equipment without encroaching on passenger space.
Who uses it?
The Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Kombi is perfect for a range of uses. You can carry your whole team to a job, as well as all the necessary equipment. Fold the rear seats away for even more storage space if you’ve got more items to carry. It’s the ideal van for a team of tradesmen who only need one van.
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi Dimensions
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi height: 1,831mm
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi width: 2,065mm
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi length: 4,878mm
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi Capacity
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi storage space: 4.1m³
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi payload: 631-637kg
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi Costs
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi tax: £30-£165
VW Caddy Maxi Kombi mpg: up to 47.1mpg
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Each model offers something completely different. Explore the VW Caddy range to find the perfect vehicle for your business, whether you’re a single tradesman or you’re looking for a new van to add to the fleet. The Caddy is a favourite workhorse as it’s reliable, practical and filled with the latest driving tech to make your life and your job easier than ever. Contact us on 01159 448771 to learn more, or check out our latest Volkswagen Van leasing deals now.
*Information and pricing correct at time of publishing (29/06/20), subject to change.