Volkswagen has bolstered its multi-purpose Caddy lineup with the addition of a 1.0-litre turbopetrol Trendline derivative. See specs and pricing below.
The Caddy is a versatile vehicle that can perform a wide range of tasks and can serve as a business hauler and people mover or it can even be a practical family vehicle for everyday use.
In an effort to boost interest and sales, Volkswagen now welcomes a value-for-money Caddy 1.0 TSI Trendline derivative to the Caddy family.
Mark Handley, Head of Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles said, ‘‘At R306 300, the 1.0 TSI Trendline Caddy offers exceptional value for our potential customers. Our aim is to increase the market share and positioning of the Caddy Trendline range.”
The 3-cylinder, 1.0-litre turbopetrol engine under the bonnet offers 75 kW and 175 Nm of torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Volkswagen claims an average fuel consumption figure of 5.6 L/100 km.
Standard and optional features
The Caddy 1.0 TSI Trendline rides on 16-inch ‘Bendigo’ alloy wheels and comes equipped with a 'Composition Media' radio with touchscreen, heated rear window, electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, climatic air conditioning system, electric windows, leather steering wheel, height adjustable front seats, multi-function display, roof rails in black, under-seat storage, front fog lights with static cornering light and daytime running lights.
Additional optional features include Park Distance Control (front and rear) with rear view camera (not available with rear wing doors), cruise control, dark-coloured tail lights, removable towbar, Bi-xenon headlamps with separate LED daytime running lights and blacked-out taillights including Light & Sight Package, multi-function leather steering wheel and rear wing doors.
Volkswagen Caddy - Price in SA
Caddy 1.0 TSI Trendline - R306 300
The Caddy is sold with a 3-year/120 000 km warranty, 3-year/60 000 km service plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty.