Set up beds in seconds

The California SE’s interior transforms to sleep four adults quickly and easily. The rear bench folds down to create a double bed. Lifting the roof reveals a second spacious sleeping berth.

More space to sleep

There’s room for two on the airy 1.2m x 2m upper bed

Comfort without compromise

Large 1.14m x 2m bed leaves loads of storage space

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Love the drive

The California is the campervan that feels like a car. It comes with all the features that make it perfect for every journey.

  • Mile-munching cruise control

  • Smooth DSG automatic gearbox*

    * Optional extra.

  • Quiet, comfy interior seats up to five**

    ** Fifth seat is an optional extra

Save money as you travel

Go further, pay less. Both our 140PS TDi turbo diesel and 180PS 2.0 litre BiTDi twin-turbo diesel engines deliver impressive fuel economy.****

See the full engine specs

Data relates to 2.0 140PS 4MOTION and 2.0 180PS DSG 4MOTION BlueMotion Technology engines.

Standard EU Test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results. Image for illustration purposes only.

*The fuel consumption (combined mpg) values listed here have been ascertained in accordance with the legally stipulated measuring method.

A world of options

From seat styles to stereos to strong alloy wheels, our range of high-quality options let you create your perfect campervan.

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Add accessories to your California

  • Back up confidently

    Whether you’re reversing into a tight spot or pulling out backwards, our reversing camera lets you drive safely and securely.

  • Protection that looks good

    Our range of specially designed California lifestyle seat covers keeps your ride looking sweet.

  • Light up the road

    Make sure you always get seen with our highly visible LED daytime running lights.

peace of mind

Services at our specialist van centres keep your California SE running smoothly – plus our trained technicians only use Volkswagen parts that come with a two-year warranty. And with our free three-year unlimited mileage roadside assistance, you’ll never be left high and dry if the worst happens.

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Your adventure
starts here

See how far the road can take you. Book a California test drive or ask about our try-before-you-buy offer at your nearest Volkswagen Van Centre today.

Find your nearest van centre

Need more space for your adventures? Check out the California Beach.