2011 Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250

2011 Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Specifications

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About the 2011 Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250

The 2011 Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 is a front-wheel drive five-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/12/2010 classified as a 2K MY11. The Caddy is regarded as a people mover built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$9,000.

The Caddy is a front-wheel drive 5 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.6L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 75 kW of power (at 4400 rpm) and 250 Nm of torque (at 1500 rpm) via a Five-speed Manual. VOLKSWAGEN claims the Caddy LIFE TDI250 uses 5.3L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 152g of CO2. It has a 60L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 1132km per full tank.

The Caddy measures 1822mm (71.7 inches) in height, 4436mm (174.6 inches) in length, 1794mm (70.6 inches) in width with a 2681mm (105.6 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1490kg (3284.9 lbs) of unladen weight. The Caddy LIFE TDI250 comes standard with 205/55 R15 front tyres and 205/55 R15 rear tyres. It requires a service every 15 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2011 Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 has a 156mm ground clearance with a 1300kg braked and 710kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Drive Side Luggage Compartment and the compliance plate is located on the On C-Pillar Behind LH Door. An example VIN number would be similar to WV2ZZZ2KZBX123456.


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Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Details
Used Price From DealerA$9,000
Trade-In ValueA$6,400
Series2K MY11
Body Stylefive-door wagon
Release date01/12/2010
Discontinued date31/08/2011
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDrive Side Luggage Compartment
Compliance plate locationOn C-Pillar Behind LH Door
VIN ExampleWV2ZZZ2KZBX123456
Country of originGermany
SegmentPeople Mover
Safety ANCAP rating-
Number of doors5
Seating capacity5
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Engine Specifications
Size1598cc, 1.6L
Power @ RPM 75kW @ 4400rpm (100.6 hp)
Torque @ RPM250Nm @ 1500rpm (184.4 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio16.5
Power/weight ratio50.3kw/tonne
Bore/stroke79.5mm × 80.5mm (3.1in × 3.1in)
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle11.1m (36.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size205/55 R15 - 6x15
Rear tyre & wheel size205/55 R15 - 6x15
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper
Rear suspension typeLeaf spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity60L
Fuel consumption (combined average)5.3L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range1132.1km (703.5 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)152g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Dimensions
Length4436mm (174.6 inches)
Width1794mm (70.6 inches)
Height1822mm (71.7 inches)
Wheelbase2681mm (105.6 inches)
Front track1531mm (60.3 inches)
Rear track1538mm (60.6 inches)
Ground clearance156mm (6.1 inches)
Unladen weight1490kg (3284.9 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2190kg (4828.1 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1300kg (2866.0 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity710kg (1565.3 lbs)
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)15 months
Volkswagen Caddy LIFE TDI250 Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • 15 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows Front
  • Radio Compact Disc Player
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$790
  • Parking Distance Control Rear - A$790
  • Side & Head Airbags - A$890