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Used Volkswagen Caravelle for Sale

A Used Volkswagen Caravelle for Sale at Group 1 Pre-owned is more than just a luxurious ride that offers some of the very best safety and comfort features ever built into a VW, it is also a symbol of freedom. The freedom to travel, the freedom to own the road and the freedom to enjoy the drive no matter the destination. This is the spiritual successor to the original Type 2 VW Kombi and although it is a far cry from the original it still has an air of rebelliousness that has not left this brand since the 1960s.

The Modern VW Caravelle in South Africa

Known as the T5 in manufacturing terms, all of the modern Used VW Caravelle for Sale at Group 1 are the luxury people carrier version of the VW Transporter and VW Kombi. Thanks to its extensive features however it is a far cry from its siblings and offers a top of the VW range cockpit and intuitive infotainment system, brilliantly dynamic looks, an ingenious rail seating system and 4MOTION® all-wheel drive. Let’s take a closer look at this remarkable family-focused Luxury VW Minibus:

Current Generation VW Caravelle
2003 – Current

This is the VW Kombis BIG brother! It comes with almost all of the same features but with a lot of added extras that make it so much more than a simple people carrier. This generation of Volkswagen Caravelle is a completely different vehicle to its predecessors which include the Volkswagen Type 2 (T3) (1979–1992) and the Volkswagen (T4) (1992–2003) due to the level of design, safety and comfort that are leaps and bounds above anything before or currently available on the global market.

Both New and Used VW Caravelle are available in South Africa in 3 model variants, which are the:

VW Caravelle Pan Americana
2.0 BiTDI®

VW Caravelle Highline
2.0 BiTDI®
132kW DSG®

VW Caravelle Highline
2.0 BiTDI®

In 2009 the Caravelle received a facelift and has had numerous small style upgrades subsequently. These have also been a number of engine changes and upgrades, which means that Used VW Caravelle Vehicles sold in South Africa can vary from the latest models.

Did You Know? The Caravelle and its derivatives have won numerous major awards. This includes top safety ratings in the European New Car Assessment Programme, Delivery Magazine’s People Mover of the Year and it has won Auto Motor und Sports Best in Class Multivan not once but 3 times.

Current Generation VW Caravelle at a Glance

Power Train


  • 2.0 L petrol
  • 3.2 L VR6 petrol
  • 1.9 L TDI diesel
  • 2.0 L TDI diesel
  • 2.5 L TDI diesel
  • Please note that not all engine types might be available in South Africa


  • 5-speed manual
  • 6-speed manual
  • 6-speed automatic
  • 7-speed automatic DSG
  • Please note that not all transmission types might be available in South Africa

Length (Latest Model)

  • 5,006 mm

Width (Latest Model)

  • 2,297 mm

Height (Latest Model)

  • 1,970 mm

Wheelbase (Latest Model)

  • 3,000 mm

VW Caravelle FAQs

Q: What Standard Safety Features does the VW Caravelle have?
A: The latest version of the Caravelle comes standard across the entire range with driver and front passenger airbags (incl. front passenger deactivation), side and curtain airbags for both the driver and front passenger, Park Distance Control (front and rear) with rear-view camera, Rest Assist (fatigue detection), ISOFIX child seat anchorage points, child locks for sliding doors in passenger area and a First Aid Kit with Warning Triangle.

Q: How many seats does the VW Caravelle have?
A: The Caravelle is a 7-seater people carrier and has 2 swivel seats in the second row of seats that uses a longitudinal rail adjustment system. This allows passengers to face each other if desired.

Used VW Caravelle Prices

All of the Used VW Caravelle Prices found on this website and our showroom floors are determined by the quality of the vehicle that the Caravelle is renowned for. This is further influenced by factors such as the age of the vehicle, trim level, added (optional) features, mileage and the availability of any remaining warranty or service plan (not always available). However, due to our extensive vehicle knowledge and years of automotive experience, we are able to offer you the best quality Caravelles at the best possible VW Caravelle Prices. For more information about the vehicles found on this website please contact us at one of the following Group 1 Pre-owned cars Showrooms:

Find a Used VW Caravelle in Cape Town

Visit us or call us regarding Used VW Caravelle for Sale at one of three Group 1 Showrooms situated in Kuils River (just outside of Cape Town, Stellenbosch (in the Boland area) and in Knysna (on the Garden Route).

Group 1 Cars Kuils River
021 900 5200

Group 1 Cars Stellenbosch
021 201 1867 or 021 887 6900

Group 1 Cars in Knysna
044 302 2600

Find a Used VW Caravelle in Johannesburg

With three branches in and around Johannesburg, it is easy to find a quality Used VW Caravelle in Gauteng! Contact us at Group 1 via the following showrooms:

Group 1 Cars Alberton
010 593 4393

Group 1 Cars Johannesburg
011 210 7600

Group 1 Cars Midrand
011 312 2678

Find a Used VW Caravelle in Port Elizabeth & Uitenhage

Take advantage of some of the best quality Used VW Caravelle for Sale in the Eastern Cape at not one but two award-winning showrooms in Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage:

Group 1 Cars, Port Elizabeth
041 994 1818

Group 1 Cars, Uitenhage
041 994 1800

Please Note! If you find a Used VW Caravelle for Sale on this page and you are outside of any of the areas serviced directly by our showrooms you can still take advantage of our incredible range of Used Caravelle for Sale. This is thanks to our nationwide vehicle delivery service. Contact any of our showrooms mentioned above to find out more.

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