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The VW Caddy Life boasts and flexible cabins with of seating options.

Graham reviews the used VW Caddy 2006-2010 its fine points, its and what to watch for when you are it.

VW Caddy Life — 3.5

When you talk peoplemovers cumbersome wagons or four-wheel automatically spring to mind, but are heaps of options for families to haul a tribe. One of them is the VW which is a compact peoplemover capable of accommodating up to seven still a vehicle of relatively dimensions.

The Caddy Life was on the compact Caddy commercial . the result being it had a rather look and feel, which was its least appealing aspect. But the was in turn based on the Golf . Golf-like looks, at the front at which softened the industrial a little. The Life was based on the Caddy van, while the wheelbased Maxi Life was on the longer version of the cargo

The Life was configured to carry two up front and three across the while the Maxi Life accommodate seven in three thanks to its longer wheelbase. boasted efficient and flexible with lots of seating to accommodate whatever combination of and cargo you might want to The interior is workmanlike with plain trim and painted in the rear.

There was a choice of petrol and power, the petrol engine was a unit that delivered but not breathtaking performance, while the was a turbocharged 1.9-litre four-cylinder that gave a nice of performance and economy. When you for the petrol engine you got a five-speed gearbox, but if you chose the diesel you away with a six-speed DSG On the road the Life and its longer drove like the Golf cars they were on. The ride was comfortable, the handling and nimble, and the performance brisk.

VW endeared itself to many of its with its tough policy on reported to it, which is a pity their cars are generally built and overall they’re reliable. The main troubles from the DSG gearbox and the issues it had erratic gear changing, gear selection and losing at inappropriate moments. VW recalled the in 2009 because of problems the DSG gearbox, which could to the loss of power to the front

When testing a Caddy with the DSG it’s critical the gearbox be put through every driving situation in order to there are no existing problems. The issues that affect all day cars, including VWs, are electronic gremlins that can be to find and fix. Packed electronics as they are, cars are subject to unexpected and unexplained meltdowns, and like all VWs are affected. Make the usual for a valid service record shows your chosen car has properly maintained.

VW Caddy Life 2006-2010

new: $27,990 to $34,990

1.6-litre 4-cyl, 75 kW/148 Nm; 4-cyl turbo-diesel, 77 kW/250 Nm

5-speed man; 6-speed DSG FWD

Economy: 8.4 L/100 km (1.6), 6.2 km (1.9TD)

Body: 4-door

Variants: Life, Maxi

Safety: 4-star ANCAP

to pay

$10,000 to $21,000 for the petrol

$12.000 to $23,000 for the diesel

$14,500 to $22,000 for the petrol Life

$17,500 to $31,000 for the Maxi Life

Commercial reduce appeal of an otherwise means of transporting a family-sized

KIA CARNIVAL — 2007-2010 with price-conscious buyers the has a practical and flexible interior, but the on-road niceties of its rivals. performance and fuel economy from its appeal. Pay $11,500-$21,000. 2.5

TOYOTA AVENSIS VERSO 2007-2010 Bland, but effective that does everything Comfortable, competent and pleasant Pay $14,000-$23,500. 3 stars.

MITSUBISHI — 2007-2010 Well peoplemover that drives is comfortable and performs well. Top for family dollar. Pay $13,500-$23,000. 3.5

Do you own a Lexus SC430? If so tell us you think of it by sending your to Graham Smith at grah.smith@bigpond.com or PO Box 4245, Sydney, NSW,

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