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Bigger, more practical, more efficient, more intelligent –
The all-new Caddy is ready for take-off

  • Innovative technical basis: The completely redesigned Caddy is based on the modular transverse matrix (MQB)
  • Charismatic exterior and interior: Supreme design of the new Caddy with a focus on functionality
  • All-rounder: The new Caddy is being launched as a city delivery van, Kombi, compact MPV and camper
  • Spacious: The Caddy continues to score highly in all versions with a perfect package and lots of room
  • Longer wheelbase and wider sliding door: The new Caddy Cargo Maxi now has room for two Euro pallets
  • Digitalised and connected: Optionally available for the first time with digital instruments and numerous online services

Hannover / Munich, 20 October 2020 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is bringing the new Caddy onto the market. The fifth generation of the highly successful model, of which over three million units have been produced, is launching as a Kombi and family MPV, a city delivery van and a camper). For the first time, the all-rounder is based on the modular transverse matrix (MQB), as used in the Golf 8. With the latest evolution of the MQB, numerous new technologies make their entry into the Caddy range: Innovative assist systems such as Travel Assist and the new oncoming vehicle braking when turning function make driving the Caddy easier and safer; connected infotainment systems and digitalised controls make the Caddy a smart phone on wheels; and the new twin dosing system turns the efficient turbo diesel engines’ NOx emissions into water and harmless nitrogen. The exterior has a new and charismatic design; the interior too has been cleverly planned down to the very last detail. At the same time, the space offered by this new multitool among the compact vans, MPVs and campers is increasing - a genuine Volkswagen.


World premiere: New Caddy with pull-out mini kitchen, panoramic sunroof and more space for long journeys

  • All new: Caddy California based on the completely redesigned fifth generation of the Caddy range
  • Multi-functional: Caddy California with variable living, sleeping and storage space making it an all-rounder for everyday life and travelling
  • Compact gas cooker: Mini kitchen pulled out of the back to the rear facilitates cooking at standing height
  • Progressive: ‘Digital Cockpit’, online infotainment, new driver assistance systems and sustainable twin dosing TDI
  • Virtual trade show stand for camper vans: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles offers new online camper experience

Hannover, 2 September 2020 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presents the world premiere of the new Caddy California. Every last detail rethought, redeveloped and redesigned – and yet unmistakably the successor to the multi-functional Caddy Beach. A crossover of compact van and cleverly conceived camper. Its name says it all: California. It stands for innovative detailed solutions, which as the T3, T4, T5, T6 and T6.1 made the California the world’s most successful camper van. With the Grand California, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles transferred the California ‘multi-tool’ philosophy to the large Crafter's vehicle class in 2019. Now in 2020 the new Caddy California is making its debut in the compact camper segment. From now on there are thus three California models – a camper van family for every budget, every journey and every adventure.

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