Volkswagen seems to have sports on the brain when it comes to naming its vehicles. We’ve had the Polo and the Golf. Now, presumably to accompany the VW Golf comes the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life. However, while the Golf and Polo are smaller vehicles, the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life is a big MPV – you could easily say that the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life is the Kombi Van for the 21st century. Most people over the age of 30 probably have happy memories associated with the old Kombi vans.
It’s time to make some new happy memories with the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life. Whether you plan on using this people-mover to take the kids and their friends (the VW Caddy Maxi Life seats seven people comfortably) to the beach, or whether you plan on folding the seats down (the third row of seats is removable; the second/middle row folds forward to increase boot space dramatically) and using the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life as a camper, you’ll find this the perfect vehicle for everyday running or as a holiday vehicle. And don’t overlook its possibilities as a commercial vehicle – the seven seats are perfect for the work crew, and you can fit plenty of gear in the rear.
It’s pleasing to note that all seven seats in the Volkswagen Caddy – even the middle seat in the middle row – are comfortable and allow a good view of the road and the landscape (or cityscape) through the large windows. All passenger seats have three-point seatbelts, which are height adjustable in the front seats. The front seats have side and front airbags to keep the occupants safe. Other things likely to make a long holiday trip in the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life a comfortable and memorable journey (for the right reasons!) are the radio/CD/MP3 sound system (a multifunction leather-wrap steering wheel with audio controls is an option), the semi-automatic air conditioning system and the cruise control, plus all the handy pockets and storage areas tucked conveniently around the interior. And the rear sliding doors have a child lock – a must to keep little fiddly-fingered people safe!
If you plan on towing a trailer (the extra gear if you’re toting the work crew?) or a caravan, then the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life has an engine that will cope nicely: an 8-valve 4-cylinder turbocharged TDI engine with only 77 kW of power at 4000 rpm but a decent 250 Nm of torque at 1900 rpm – you can always trust a diesel engine to do the job of heavy-duty towing. The engine meets Euro 4 emissions standards and has a combined fuel economy figure of 6.2 l/100 km for the five-speed manual version (6.9 l/100 km for the six-speed auto), which isn’t bad going for a big people-mover.
Some options for the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life worth considering are the stability package incorporating the EBD and Brake Assist, the rear parking sensors and the tinted rear windows.
The current model series includes the:
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