First generation | 1983 – 1992
Originally intended for the American market and based on the Golf mk I delivered in the United States. In Europe in 1983, it entered the market in various variants, as an open pick-up or as a panel van. For the European market, this model was produced exclusively in Yugoslavia at TAS. More than 10,000 Caddies were exported to Western Europe every year, in return TAS received parts for the production of the VW Golf and VW Jetta in Sarajevo. 
Second generation | 1995 – 2004
In 1995 Volkswagen introduced the new Caddy. The closed model, the van, is based on the 6KV platform that was also used for the Volkswagen Polo Classic and Polo Variant. The closed model was also offered by SEAT as Seat Inca. The engine range consisted of a 1.9l SDI diesel engine 47kw / 64hp, a 1.9l TDI diesel engine with 66kw / 90hp and 1.4l petrol engines (44kw / 60hp to 55kw / 75hp) and a 1.6l 55kw / 75hp. The pick-up version was based on the Škoda Felicia.
Third generation | 2004 – 2020
In 2004 Volkswagen introduced the third generation of the Caddy. This model is based on the Golf mk5 (engine) and Touran (chassis and body). In addition to the commercial vehicle version, the Caddy is also available as a passenger car. A Maxi variant is also available (longer wheelbase). In 2010 and 2015 the Caddy got a facelift.
- VW Caddy MK3 late 2003-2010
- VW Caddy MK3 3 GP facelift 2010-2015
- VW Caddy Mk4 2015-2020
The fourth generation | 2021 –
Based on the MQB platform, the new Caddy will be a collaboration with Ford. The high-tech Caddy will optionally be available with a large panoramic roof, the largest in its segment. The new model can now be found on the streets.