Priced from $139,000 +Orc

Volkswagen California

Limitless freedom on four wheels

Sleeping under the stars. Being awakened by the soothing rushing of the sea in the morning. Discovering foreign lands and yet still feeling at home: the California is pure freedom. With its comfortable interior and well-thought-out details, it transforms every trip into an unforgettable adventure. Savour your independence and travel wherever you want to. With everything you need at your fingertips.

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A whole world in the kitchen

Homemade burgers or fresh fish from the sea: in the California, you can try out your kiwi favourites in your very own kitchen. Equipped with a gas hob with two rings, a fridge to store your chilled goods and a sink to wash up

Perfect sleeping conditions

There’s not always a hotel to stay at your favourite secret spots out on the road. Unless you have your own with you: with its spacious loft bed, the California offers you enough space and comfort to dream about your best holiday moments and fall asleep with the calming rushing of waves in your ears.

Spacious interior

Discover new hotspots, cultures and beaches every day. And yet always feel at home. The California is your home on the road. Its spacious interior provides plenty of room to spread yourself out. And plenty of space for your favourite cuddly toy or holiday reading. Cook, sleep, relax – just like at home. Only with the whole world at your doorstep.

Electrically adjustable, heated and folding exterior mirrors

You decide what lies ahead. The exterior mirrors show you what’s going on behind you: with an electrical adjustment function, they can adapt to your visibility needs. They can also be heated depending on the weather conditions and folded in easily for added protection.

LED headlights

A constant close eye on what’s ahead: even if you travel at night, the California is always the ideal companion. Especially if it’s fitted with LED headlights: they feature a long light beam and high lighting volume. For the best possible visibility and a safe arrival.

Front opening in the electro-hydraulic elevating roof

Is there any nicer way to start the morning than watching the sun rise right outside your window? In the California you can experience just that: the entire front roof window can simply be folded down and inwards so that you can be as close to nature as possible.


The California provides you with a shady spot in even the sunniest of locations: thanks to its high-quality awning. The stable aluminium frame and its robust fabric create a shaded area directly in front of the sliding door. The awning’s housing – which is permanently fixed to the vehicle – is available in black or silver. The crank can be stowed in the tailgate to save space.

4MOTION all-wheel drive

A quick detour into the mountains or a hilly road to the coast: wherever your thirst for adventure takes you – you are prepared for almost anything with the 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Using an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch on the rear axle, the all-wheel drive automatically adapts the power transmission to the current conditions.

Model Specifications

California 2.0l TDI 450Nm SWB 4MOTION
Combined fuel cons.7.1L/100km
Max. output150kW
Max. torque450Nm
Priced from $139,000+Orc
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. Retail price includes 15% GST and does not include on-road costs. Fuel consumption tested in accordance with EC directive 80/1268/EC. Consumption measured on European specification cars. Images shown are for marketing purposes only, and may reference models not available in New Zealand.

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