Volkswagen Grand California 2.0 TDI 680 5dr Tip Auto [3.88T] Review

Category: Camper van

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£85,394
Review

While there are cheaper van-based motorhomes, the fact that the Grand California is built in-house by Volkswagen and is covered by a comprehensive warranty will appeal to many. It’s also very well thought out inside and comes with plenty of appliances to make camping trips a piece of cake.

Longer than the 600, the 680 has a longer permanent kitchen area and a more indulgent bed positioned lengthways rather than widthways.

This 174bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine and eight-speed automatic gearbox are more than up to the job of motivating this 6.0m-long (or even 6.8m) motorhome in an easy, if relaxed, fashion. 


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Key information

Doors5
Seats4
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

24.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

301

g/km

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