Kit boost and price cut for 2018 VW Caddy

The Volkswagen Caddy has had a significant boost to its equipment levels for 2017, with safety and standard kit boosted across all three trims.

The most significant change is the addition of autonomous emergency braking and a driver-alert system across all three trim levels.

The Volkswagen Caddy is the last of brands vans to get the technology, meaning that all of the brand’s models now offer it as standard.

2018 VW Caddy

Each of the three trims – Startline, Trendline and Highline – get a boost in standard equipment over the 2017 model. The basic, Startline, version now comes with a leather multifunction steering wheel and display, while the mid-range Trendline trim now gets a climatic air-conditioning system as standard. The most notable addition is to the top-of-the-range Highline, which now gets VW’s built-in satellite-navigation system included as standard.

The 2018 updates coincide with a price reduction across the petrol versions in the Volkswagen Caddy range. The 84hp 1.2-litre petrol in Startline trim has been reduced by £894, taking the price down to £17,527 (inc VAT.) The 102hp 1.0-litre and 125hp 1.4-litre have both also been reduced.

The model-year changes applies to all Caddy vans ordered from last month.