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The Sirus VW Drive From Wheelchair is designed to enable you to drive from the comfort of your wheelchair, giving you freedom and independence. A firm favourite for over 12 years, the VW Caddy wav is loved by our customers as it is more compact, fuel-efficient and easier to park than most wheelchair accessible vehicles. Sirus can fit a range of driving adaptations which are suitable for your individual needs and our experienced team of mobility specialists work with you to find the right solution. The Sirus VW Caddy wheelchair accessible vehicle is available on the Motability Scheme.
Quick Product Guide
- Based on the VW Caddy Life
- 2.0 Diesel TDI 102PS DSG automatic gearbox
- Rear entry with the ramp just 97cm long
- Seat three people as standard and up to five people with additional rear seats
- Maximum seated head height – 140cm / 55”
- Floor to steering wheel height – 73cm / 28.7”
Quick Service Guide
- Free home demonstrations nationwide
- Test drive with experienced mobility specialists
- Available on Motability Scheme (Motability Grants available – find out more)
- Finance packages available from our partner Evolution WAV Finance
- 3-year conversion warranty (or the full length of your Motability Contract Hire agreement)
- 3-year manufacturer warranty
VW Drive From Wheelchair – Conversion Features
The Sirus VW Drive From Wheelchair vehicle has a fully lowered floor throughout. This will ensure excellent visibility for drivers. This compact fuel-efficient vehicle is suitable for taller wheelchair users. The conversion has been designed with exceptional interior space, the width of the conversion is maximised which will accommodate most larger powered wheelchairs. We pride ourselves on the quality of our conversions, which are designed to blend in with the original vehicle, giving a near seamless finish.
Our rear entry drive from wheelchair conversion allows easy access to the driving position. The benefit of rear entry is you can park in a standard parking space and don’t need a disabled parking bay to get in and out.
Fully Automated Tailgate and Ramp
To ensure complete independence, this conversion is designed with an automated tailgate and ramp with lowering suspension. As you approach the vehicle, your key fob will open the tailgate and ramp, the suspension will lower so you can safely enter the vehicle using the shallow ramp. Once you are comfortable in the driver position, simply press a button on the dashboard or the key fob and the tailgate and ramp will close and the suspension will rise.
Low, Anti-Slip Ramp
Our automated ramp with lowering suspension is below 11 degrees, ensuring you can enter and exit with ease. The ramp is designed with an anti-slip coating, improving wheel traction in wet weather. The interior floor of the vehicle is also designed with an anti-slip material.
Seating and Storage
As standard, there is one rear passenger seat behind the front passenger, and space in the rear to fit one or two additional fold-down seats, giving you space for up to five people. We can also fit bespoke solutions to secure any equipment or shopping.
VW Caddy Life
Based on Volkswagen’s Caddy Life short wheelbase, this model is available in VW’s popular dual clutch 6 speed DSG transmission, changing fluidly at the right time to the next gear. This wheelchair accessible vehicle possesses economical yet powerful 2.0 diesel engine offers fantastic miles per gallon and low Co2 emissions. All vehicles are compliant with Euro 6 Emission Standard. Sharing much of the same switchgear and design as the popular Volkswagen Touran, the Caddy provides smooth driving and comfort, alongside VW’s well-known build quality and reliability.
When you get behind the wheel of the Caddy Life, you’ll be greeted by an ergonomic, highly-specified interior with quality finishing and an exclusive atmosphere. With the current generation Caddy Life, VW offer a range of stylish and innovative radio and infotainment systems.
Radio and Navigation
Devices include the standard Composition Colour touch-screen DAB+ radio system and optional Composition Media DAB+ radio system.
Available as an option, App-Connect allows you to operate special apps. The screen of your smartphone can be shown on the radio system’s display.
Available as an option, external media devices, such as MP3 players, can be connected via an additional USB port. Furthermore, the standard mobile phone interface offers a Bluetooth hands-free speaking system.
Driver Assistance Systems
To help ensure every journey ends as stress-free as it begins, the Caddy Life is equipped with a number of intelligent systems – all of which are activated in critical situations as a preventative measure. Add to this a variety of innovative driver assistance systems and you’ll discover the Caddy Life offers high levels of safety and peace-of-mind. The Caddy Life is equipped with cruise control including speed limiter, driver alert system, hill hold assist, type pressure monitoring, brake assist, daytime running lights.
Leather-Covered Multi-Functional Steering Wheel
It gives you a good grip and is extremely user-friendly. The radio or navigation system, mobile phone or cruise control can be controlled using the buttons. so there’s no need to take your hands off the wheel. You can switch tracks, tune in to a different radio station or turn up the volume, all without taking your eyes off the road for a second.
Include Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control System (TCS), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), airbags, seat belt warning.
If you would like to know more about our VW Caddy Motability prices, you can find this information on the left-hand side of this page. VW Motability prices start from £20,495 Advance Payment. Please ask us about the Motability Grants currently available.
*Fuel efficiency and CO2 figures correct on publication date (February 2020) and figures are taken from manufacturer websites. Figures shown are for comparability purposes; only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other vehicles tested to the same technical procedures. These figures may not reflect real life driving results, which will depend upon a number of factors including vehicle conversion, vehicle adaptations, the accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load.3