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Volkswagen Ranges

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  • Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life (2015 onwards) Review

    The van-based people carrier with VW quality

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £26,011 - £28,621
    PROS
    • Very spacious for seven and luggage
    • Frugal engines with plenty of torque
    • Standard kit covers all the basics
    • Good build quality – for a van
    CONS
    • Bouncy ride
    • Limited choice of trim and engine
    • Not cheap
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  • Volkswagen California (2015 onwards) Review

    Iconic camper is pricey but brilliant - and now updated with a major facelift

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £56,919 - £71,794
    PROS
    • Stunning piece of product design
    • 2019 facelift improves practicality and safety
    • Sleeps four people in style
    • Comfortable and easy to drive
    • Lots of clever packaging and storage
    CONS
    • Not cheap – but still good value
    • Unsurprisingly not that nimble to drive
    • Not every model gets a kitchen
    • Top sleeping area may be tricky to access
    • Limited engine range
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  • Volkswagen Caravelle (2015 onwards) Review

    Loads of space, a surprising amount of grace and now even more technology

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £49,305 - £61,642
    PROS
    • Hugely spacious, practical and versatile
    • Surprisingly good to drive
    • Van-based underpinnings should last well
    • Choice of powerful diesel engines
    • Short- and long-wheelbase options
    CONS
    • Not cheap (but worth it)
    • Finding suitable parking can be tricky
    • Not always the most composed ride
    • Less refined than conventional MPVs
    • Thirsty if driven hard
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  • Volkswagen e-Golf Hatchback (2014 onwards) Review

    The go-to electric car if you're a first timer

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £31,075 - £31,680
    PROS
    • A great driving experience – comfortable, refined and quick
    • High-quality interior, decent room for driver, passenger and luggage
    • As an introduction to EV driving, it doesn't get much better than this
    CONS
    • Limited range on a full charge – 120 miles maximum
    • Lacking a little bit of design flair compared with rivals
    • They won't be replacing it when the Golf goes out of production
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  • Volkswagen e-Up Hatchback (2014 onwards) Review

    Appealing electric city car now has a longer range

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £23,555 - £23,555
    PROS
    • Genuinely usable electric range
    • Practical, functional interior
    • An absolute doddle to drive
    CONS
    • List price looks expensive
    • Practicality limited by four seats
    • Not the best EV on longer journeys
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Volkswagen is one of the undisputed titans of the automotive industry. It’s the best-selling brand in the Volkswagen Group, which also includes Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT and Skoda.

It has one of the most comprehensive ranges of cars, commercial vehicles and dealerships in the UK. The VW stable includes the up!, iconic Beetle, Polo, Golf, Jetta, Passat, Scirocco, Touran, Sharan, Tiguan, Touareg, Phaeton, Caravelle and California motorhome.

Volkswagen can trace its roots right back to 1937. The firm was charged with building an affordable ‘Peoples’ Car’ in an effort to mobilise the masses in Germany. During the Second World War the firm switched to building arms, but switched back to cars after British Major Ivan Hirst took charge on behalf of the British Government after the war ended. 

In 1950 the firm expanded production to two vehicles with the introduction of the incredibly popular Type 2, which became known as the ‘Bully’, or Volkswagen Bus. Fast forward to 1973 and the Passat became the first of the new wave of Volkswagens. A year later the first Golf was built, with the iconic Golf GTi following in 1976.