"There are probably several excellent reasons why a modified golf caddy is the time-honored choice for getting around in your subterranean lair."
Maze Bank Foreclosures description, civilian and bunker variants.

The Caddy is a golf cart in both the 3D Universe and HD Universe. In The Ballad of Gay Tony, it is manufactured by ProLaps, and in Grand Theft Auto V, it is manufactured by Nagasaki.

Design

3D Universe

"Golf cart for people too lazy to walk. Through to be in slow motion drivebys."
―GTA Vice City Website.

In Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the Caddy is apparently based on early models of the Club Car Golf Cart DS, but with slightly altered front and rear ends. The rendition in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories appears to have a sloped frontage and more elevated floor area.

The vehicle is distinguished by the small body and open cabin, featuring a small black rectangle-shaped bumper, rectangle headlights and square tail lights, along with a mounted windshield and no doors.

The Caddy may spawn with an assortment of bags on the back and is available in a variety of single colors. Entering a Caddy automatically equips the player with a Golf Club as a melee weapon, providing the melee slot is not already occupied.

The Ballad of Gay Tony

In The Ballad of Gay Tony, the Caddy strongly resembles a Club Car Precedent, although the frontage is more square-shaped.

The vehicle retains its appearance and purpose from the 3D Universe iterations, but is devoid of any form of light sources. The cabin area seems to be slightly more detailed, featuring ball holders on the dashboard, armrest on the seats and bag holders on the back (although no extra components on the back exists).

The vehicle is set to spawn in a glossy white color with a ProLaps marking on the front. The wheel rims are scaled down versions of the ones seen on the Fortune.

Grand Theft Auto V

Golf

The Caddy makes a return in Grand Theft Auto V, assuming the same design as the TBOGT rendition. However, it has a cleaner appearance and sports updated "ProLaps" logos on the front and sides. The armrest on the seats are absent.

The vehicle's ball holders on the dashboard are seen with golf balls on it, and two Junk Energy Drink bottles can be seen on the seats' side bags. When playing Golf, the Caddy provided during the activity may have two bags loaded on the back of the vehicle.

The vehicle may spawn in either green, blue or grey single colors, while the original black details appear to have a light grey texturing. It retains the same wheel design.

Civilian

Exclusive to Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online, there is a civilian version of the Caddy which is seemingly identical to older models of the E-Z-GO Marathon, with minor influences from a Club Car DS for the rear section.

The civilian version is distinctive by the older design, featuring a set of circular headlights mounted next to the front wheels and a "K102" plaque on the hood, along with a small rear bed. A rusted trim can be seen around the dashboard area, on the steering column support, in front of the main seats and on the sides, as well as a sloped passenger foot rest, speakers below the seats and smaller armrests. All civilian Caddys seem to have unique custom plates reading "STATE GAMBLER ALL OR NOTHING".

The vehicle may spawn with or without a roof, which may detach from the rest of the vehicle after a hard collision. It may spawn in a fewer variety of single colors. The wheels appear to use plain steel rims also found on some industrial vehicles, as well as aircraft.

Grand Theft Auto Online

This article or section refers to "enhanced version" content in the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC renditions of Grand Theft Auto V and/or Grand Theft Auto Online, that is absent on the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 versions.
For a complete list of the features of the "enhanced" version of Grand Theft Auto V, please see here.
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Exclusive to Grand Theft Auto Online as of the Gunrunning update, players may be able to choose a third variation of the Caddy for their Bunkers in the "Transportation" option, dubbed "Caddy 2". This version appears as a ride-on vehicle similar in design to the normal Caddy in terms of size, taking the appearance of a conventional electric platform truck (also called "warehouse utility vehicles"), inspired by vehicles like the E-Z-GO Industrial or the Taylor-Dunn burden carriers.

Rather than the Caddy's long wheelbase and tall cabin, the bunker Caddy has shorter wheelbase compared to length, and a short, roof-less cabin. The overall appearance is shared with that of the civilian Caddy, with a rusted paintjob and identical details on the cabin area (including the sloped foot rest for the passenger), accompanied with a fire extinguisher in front of it. The front end features a large defense framing with two headlamps mounted on it and a rear defense with two tail lights over it, with the passenger-side tail light having a single reverse light. Behind the cabin is the platform intended for carrying objects and, unlike the Caddy, features a small dashboard cluster.

There are three variations of the vehicle: one with an empty bed, one with a few equipments near the seats and another with several equipments occuping the whole section, either covered with a canvas or uncovered. The equipments one can see are Jerry Cans, ammo crates and a single HMG ammo box, which is the same as the ammo boxes on the Anti-Aircraft Trailer (MG option). The vehicle is only seen in a grey color (only changeable in Content Creator), and shares the same wheel design as the civilian version.

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Performance

3D Universe

The Caddy is very light but very slow, and has a high center of gravity, causing it to take damage quickly, bounce around more violently and roll easily; as such, caution must be exercised when driving along a roadway where vehicles travel in high speeds. While the Caddy's bottom-heavy weight distribution means that it is less likely to rest upside down after a roll, the Caddy may end up resting on its back, immobilizing it.

Since it has no doors, the player is particularly vulnerable when having a wanted level, as the player will be instantaneously pulled out by a police officer and arrested if the Caddy is travelling in low speeds. Its light weight and slow speed also makes it susceptible to any police car.

The Caddy appears to be powered by an electric battery, as sparks will come out of the vehicle when damaged, similar to the Baggage Handler. The vehicle also has a single gear and an AWD layout.

3D Universe Overview


Vehicle Statistics - 3D Universe
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Handling.cfg
N/A 99 / 160 1 (GTA VC)
3 (GTA SA)
Electric AWD 1000 / 2205
Observed
N/A N/A 1 N/A N/A Cannot be observed

The Ballad of Gay Tony

The Caddy is the slowest car in the game, with a top speed of 21 mph. It also takes less damage, and is very easy to cripple, However, it possesses more heightened suspensions and good hill climbing power, thanks to its weak but effective RWD drivetrain.

Like the Airtug, the Caddy sports an engine that barely makes a sound, which can only be heard when driving in quiet areas and with radio turned off. Said engine, although supposed to be located in the rear section of the vehicle (considering the large room for said component), it is actually placed on the front end, as fumes will come from the front if the Caddy is damaged.

TBOGT Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto IV
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engines Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Handling.dat
N/A 25 / 40 1 N/A RWD 500 / 1102
Website Statements / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A 1 FR Electric RWD Cannot be observed

Grand Theft Auto V

The Caddy has a small electric engine which powers it up to basic speeds. It has decent acceleration, but a very low top speed. The Caddy is not meant to travel at high speeds, and as such, it is particularly unpredictable, seemingly alternating between understeer or oversteer. The small wheelbase gives it a very tight cornering radius at low speeds though. Crash deformation is unsurprisingly poor, taking as few as one hits to be completely disabled. The Caddy's low weight means it is knocked off the road by almost any other cars, especially large ones such as the Sandking, Dubsta 6x6, or Insurgent.

GTA V Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto V
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
Handling.meta [?]
N/A 40 / 65 1 N/A RWD 600 / 1323 0
Website Statements [?] / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A 1 RMR Electric RWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
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Speed
Acceleration
Braking
Traction

Variants

The Ballad of Gay Tony

  • A caged Caddy appears in the mission Practice Swing. In said mission, an unnamed union official is strapped to the vehicle and is forced to leak information to Rocco Pelosi while tied to the vehicle. Since Luis has to torture the union official by sending golf balls, the cage protects Rocco from the oncoming balls. This Caddy, which can be obtained with a trick, does not feature working doors, as anyone entering the caged caddy will enter as if it has no doors; the cage is merely a prop which can be toggled on or off.

Image Gallery

The Ballad of Gay Tony

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online

Prominent Appearances in Missions

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

The Ballad of Gay Tony

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online

  • The Doomsday Scenario - Two are seen in the loading bay area, right after arriving from the entrance tunnel.

Notable Owners

Locations

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

  • Driven around the Leaf Links golf course by golfers around noon.
  • Parked in bushes in Ocean Beach near the lighthouse.
  • Can be spawned using a cheat:
    • PS2: CIRCLE, L1, UP, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, CIRCLE, X
    • PC: BETTERTHANWALKING
    • Xbox: B, L, Up, R, White, A, R, L, B, A

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

  • Often found in the car park of the Avispa Country Club in San Fierro and Yellow Bell Golf Course in Las Venturas.
  • Driving around the golf course at the Avispa Country Club in San Fierro.
  • Three can be found inside the movie studio in Vinewood, Los Santos.
  • Driving around the palm trees in the course at Yellow Bell Golf Course.
  • Can be spawned using a cheat :
    • PS2: Circle, L1, Up, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, Circle, X
    • PC: rzhsuew
    • Xbox: B, LT, D-Pad Up, RT, White, A, RT, LT, B, A

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

The Ballad of Gay Tony

  • During "Practice Swing", which is the only way to get one in single player. After the final objective (driving Tony back to his apartment in the Caddy), the vehicle should be right behind the player. One can simply take it and park it at the safehouse.
  • Near the mini golf course on Firefly Island in multiplayer.
  • Found at the golf course in western Algonquin in multiplayer.

Grand Theft Auto V

Golf
  • Mostly found at the Los Santos Golf Club.
  • Can be spawned with the following cheat code button combinations:

B (Xbox)Left Bumper (LB) (Xbox)D-Pad Left (Xbox)Right Bumper (RB) (Xbox)Left Trigger (LT) (Xbox)A (Xbox)Right Bumper (RB) (Xbox)Left Bumper (LB) (Xbox)B (Xbox)A (Xbox)

Circle (PlayStation)L1 (PlayStation)D-Pad Left (PlayStation)R1 (PlayStation)L2 (PlayStation)Cross (PlayStation)R1 (PlayStation)L1 (PlayStation)Circle (PlayStation)Cross (PlayStation)

  • PC: HOLEIN1
  • 1-999-4653-46-1 (HOLEIN1)
Civilian

Grand Theft Auto Online

Civilian
  • Can spawn near the main loading bay area of a Bunker assuming the player chooses the "Caddy 1" option when purchasing accessories for their bunker (enhanced version only). It costs $85,000.
Bunker
  • Can spawn near the main loading bay area of a Bunker assuming the player chooses the "Caddy 2" option when purchasing accessories for their bunker (enhanced version only). It costs $120,000.

Video

Trivia

General

  • The Caddy plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • A "Caddy" in golf is someone who carries a player's bag and clubs from hole to hole, giving advice where needed. This references its purpose in the games it appeared.

3D Universe

  • In Vice City, the Caddy that is located in the bushes is not visible before entering it. Even if the player manages to see it in a helicopter (using the bottom-view camera), the Caddy is still "invisible". Probably it happens because the Caddy is supposed to spawn at the golf club, but since the place does not allow weapons, Rockstar made an alternative spawn location, which is a bit tricky, unless the player is good at seeking places.
  • During the development of GTA Vice City, the Caddy was simply known as the Golfcart.
  • In San Andreas, pulling a pedestrian out of the Caddy results in the pedestrian getting wasted.
  • If hydraulics are installed on the Caddy, its body will levitate over the wheels once the hydraulics are activated as the Caddy lacks the model for axles with hydraulics.

The Ballad of Gay Tony

  • The vehicle always spawn dirty, and cannot be cleaned even by using trainers.
  • Although it is most likely an electric vehicle, Luis will "start" it and in addition a starter can be heard, most likely a developer's oversight.
  • Even if the Caddy lacks working external lights, the corresponding button to toggle high beam lights still works as "normal" (since in cars with broken lights, the "change drive-by weapon" action should be performed at the same time).
  • Unusually, the Caddy allows prostitutes. However, the seats are a bit too close to each other, resulting in a dislocated positioning of the prostitute when performing the corresponding "actions", especially the first two, where this issue is apparent.

Grand Theft Auto V

  • Even though the Golf variant of the Caddy lacks the sloped foot rest, passengers will put their feet as if the foot rest is still there.

Grand Theft Auto Online

  • The "bunker" variant of the Caddy is used to tour the player around their bunker after purchasing it. During the tour, Agent 14 misses a turn-off, and makes an awkward three-point turn in the corridor, remarking while doing it that he should have just reversed instead. This is a clear reference to the famous corridor "three-point turn" scene from Austin Powers.[1]

References

  1. Image:

    The Austin Power's reference.


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