Would you recommend a Ford Transit Custom or a Volkswagen Caddy?

Which is the better van, a 2014 Ford Transit Connect or a Volkswagen Caddy?

Asked on 19 February 2018 by Brian Davies

Answered by Dan Powell
Both are classy and capable mid-size vans; however, when it comes to all-important reliability, the Volkswagen has a poor reputation compared to the Ford. EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valves are a known weak point on the Caddy and DSG automatic transmissions are also problematic, with a replacement costing as much as £6000.

If I was buying a used van, I'd choose the Ford Transit Connect every time.

For more on the Volkswagen Caddy, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/volkswagen/caddy...0

For our full review of the Ford Transit Connect, see: vans.honestjohn.co.uk/van-reviews/ford/transit-con...4
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