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Volkswagen California Ocean

Still the modern day Kombi.

Sleeping under the stars. Being wakened by the soothing rushing of the sea in the morning. Discovering our kiwi back yard and been on the road while still feeling at home: the California literally 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 the road takes you. With everything you need right there with you.

Current Offers

3-Year Service Plan now $800 (Save up to $1,095)

For a limited time only, get a 3-Year Service Plan on any new Volkswagen for only $800.*

A Volkswagen Service Plan gives you security for the future, ensuring hassle-free servicing that keeps your vehicle in top physical shape. By purchasing a Service Plan today, you can lock in the first three scheduled services for only $800.

Lock in today’s rate and protect yourself from future rising costs by purchasing the Volkswagen Service Plan for your new vehicle now. With flexible payment options available, you can spread the cost with monthly payments or, if preferred, pay it upfront.

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Terms & Conditions apply: *Offer ends 31/08/2024. Volkswagen Service Plans are available for NZ new vehicles that have not already had their first service carried out. Speak to our team for more information.

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    A whole world in the kitchen.

    Bacon butties, home-cooked steak or a kiwi classic fish and chips: In the California your perfect kiwi staples are at your fingertips. The kitchen is equipped with a gas hob with two rings, a stable cover that can be used as a worktop, and a removable washing-up bowl.

    Sleep like you’re on your perfect holiday.

    There’s not always a hotel at those hidden spots around New Zealand. 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.

    A home everywhere.

    The California is your home on the road. Its spacious interior provides plenty of room to spread yourself out. Cook, sleep, relax – just like at home. Only with the whole world at your door.

    “Living in a van doesn’t have to be a hardship, as long as you’re in a Volkswagen California. It’s a dream home on wheels”

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    Volkswagen California Ocean Price & Model

    The Volkswagen California Ocean range is priced in New Zealand from $171,500 MRP plus on road costs.

    Volkswagen California 6.1

    California Ocean 4MOTION

    The Volkswagen California Ocean is priced from $171,500MRP

    Pricing excludes on-road costs. See below.

    Specification Highlights

    • 2.0L Turbo Diesel 4MOTION (info)
    • 7-Speed DSG Auto (info)
    • 146kW Power, 450Nm Torque
    • 7.7L/100km Fuel Economy (Combined)
    • 2,500kg Braked Towing
    • 18″ Teresina Alloy Wheels
    • Hill Start, and Cross Wind Assist
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Lane Assist, Rear Camera
    • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
    • Electronically Operated Pop-up Roof
    • Integrated Camping Table and Chairs
    • Air Care Climatronic 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • “Digital Cockpit” – Digital instrument cluster
    • 9.2″ Touchscreen Satellite Navigation with App-Connect (Apple/Android) (info)

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    Get in touch today using the form below to ask a question or book a test drive, or call our team today on 03 377 7144.

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    Information you may need to know:

    All pricing is ‘MRP’ (Maximum Retail Price) and excludes on-road costs (ORC) unless stated as ‘driveaway’. On-road costs for new petrol (non-commercial) vehicles are $1,395 which includes GST, 12 months registration, full tank of fuel, 3 years WOF, 5 years factory warranty^, 3 years Roadside Assistance, genuine floor mats, professional groom and pre-delivery inspection. On-road costs for new diesel (non-commercial) vehicles are $1,495 which includes the above plus the first 3,000km Road Users Charges. On-road costs for commercial vehicles are $1,695.

    ^5 Year Warranty Terms and Conditions: Offer is applicable to all new Volkswagen Passenger and Commercial models (excluding vehicle conversions) purchased at an authorised Volkswagen dealership. The Volkswagen 5-year/150,000 km mechanical warranty (whichever occurs first) is available from the time of purchase. Warranty for the Crafter model is 5 Years/250,000 km.

    Please note that – while care is taken to ensure all details on this page are correct – specifications, pricing and offers often change and information here may no longer be accurate. Images may also include overseas specification and/or optional accessories not included in the price. Our Sales Specialists are able to check and confirm up-to-date information on request. If you notice information that may be inaccurate, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Thank you.