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VAUXHALL VIVARO L1 DIESEL

2700 1.5d 100PS Sportive H1 Van

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Technical Data

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Key Features

Transmission Type
Transmission TypeManual
Fuel Type
Fuel TypeDiesel
Fuel Efficiency
Fuel Efficiency57.60mpg
Emissions
Emissions130.00g/km
Top Speed
Top Speed91mph

Driver Convenience

  • Driver drowsiness system
  • Instrumentation - Speedometer, rev counter, fuel gauge with low fuel warning light and coolant temperature warning light
  • Multi function trip computer, trip odometer, vehicle range, average speed, driving time, average and instantaneous fuel economy
  • PAS
  • Vauxhall connect box

Entertainment

  • Steering column mounted audio controls and flexible roof mounted aerial

Exterior Features

  • Chrome front grille
  • Electric front windows with one touch up/down facility
  • Electrically adjustable + heated door mirrors
  • Front cornering lights
  • Front fog lights
  • Halogen headlights
  • Lights on audible warning, reversing light, hazard warning, rear fog light, high level brake light and side repeat indicator
  • Unglazed nearside and offside sliding side access door

Interior Features

  • Cab soundproofing
  • Curitiba cloth upholstery with vinyl side bolsters
  • Facia storage-upper glovebox, open lower glovebox with 12v socket and aux-in ,lower shelf, A4 storage on top, two drink holders, pocket in gear lever
  • Fixed floor mounted load restraint lashing eyes x6
  • FlexCargo load through bulkhead
  • Fold flat centre seat backrest
  • Front door pockets
  • Reach and rake adj steering wheel, facia mounted gear lever, floor mounted handbrake lever, cab headliner, inertia reel lap and diagonal seatbelt

Packs

  • Appearance pack - Vivaro L1
  • Visibility Pack - Vivaro

Safety

  • Driver airbag and front passenger airbag with deactivation switch
  • Height adjustable outer front seatbelts

Security

  • Electronic engine deadlock immobiliser, steering column lock, lockable fuel filler cap and anti theft spare wheel cradle
  • Remote control door locking, selective door locking, two keys with integral remote and door deadlocks
  • Security alarm system with monitors doors, tailgate, bonnet and the passenger compartment

Technical

  • 22.5 litres AdBlue tank
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Four channel Anti lock braking system
  • Hill start assist

Driver Convenience

Exterior Features

Interior Features

Paintwork

Trim

Wheels

Emissions - ICE

  • CO2
    130
  • HC
    Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions
    EURO 6
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb
    175
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEH
    181
  • WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - TEL
    172

Engine and Drive Train

  • Automatic Transmission
    No
  • Bore
    75
  • Catalytic Convertor
    Yes
  • CC
    1499
  • Cylinder Layout
    IN-LINE
  • Cylinders
    4
  • Engine Codes
    DV5RUC
  • Engine Layout
    FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Engine Make
    Not Available
  • Fuel Delivery
    DIRECT INJECTION TURBO INTERCOOLER
  • Fuel Type
    DIESEL
  • Gears
    6 SPEED
  • Manual Transmission
    Yes
  • Number of Valves
    16
  • Stroke
    84.8
  • Valve gear
    DOHC

Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC
    No
  • EC Combined
    57.6
  • EC Extra Urban
    60.1
  • EC Urban
    52.3
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb
    6.7
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - TEH
    6.9
  • WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - TEL
    6.6
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb
    42.1
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - TEH
    40.9
  • WLTP - MPG - Comb - TEL
    42.8

General

  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicles safety give cause for concern?
    No
  • Badge Engine CC
    1.5
  • Badge Power
    100
  • Based On ID
    Not Available
  • Battery Volts
    12
  • Clutch
    SINGLE DRY PLATE
  • Coin Description
    Not Available
  • Coin Gross Vehicle Weight Code
    Not Available
  • Coin Power Output Code
    Not Available
  • Coin Series
    Not Available
  • Coin Wheelbase Description Code
    Not Available
  • Coin Wheelbase Name Code
    Not Available
  • Exhaust System
    CATALYTIC CONVERTER
  • Front Suspension
    MACPHERSON STRUTS
  • Generation Mark
    2
  • Ghost model for valuation purposes
    No
  • Insurance Group 1
    Not Available
  • Insurance Group 2
    Not Available
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years
    6
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years
    6
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09
    Not Available
  • NCAP Overall Rating - LCV
    Silver
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %
    Not Available
  • NCAP Safety Assist %
    42
  • Service Interval Frequency - Months
    24
  • Service Interval Mileage
    25000
  • Special Edition
    No
  • Special Order
    No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage
    Unlimited
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years
    3
  • Steering
    PAS RACK AND PINION
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months
    72
  • Timing Belt Interval Mileage
    100000
  • Vehicle Homologation Class
    N1

Performance

  • BHP
    100
  • Engine Power KW
    74
  • Engine Power RPM
    3500
  • Engine Torque LBS.FT
    199
  • Engine Torque MKG
    27.5
  • Engine Torque NM
    270
  • Engine Torque RPM
    1600
  • Top Speed
    91

Test Cycles

  • Emissions Test Cycle
    WLTP
  • RDE Certification Level
    RDE 2

Tyres

  • Alloys?
    No
  • Automatic Clutch
    No
  • Space Saver?
    No
  • Tyre Size Front
    215/65R16
  • Tyre Size Rear
    215/65R16
  • Tyre Size Spare
    FULL SIZE
  • Wheel Style
    Not Available
  • Wheel Type
    16" STEEL

Vehicle Dimensions

  • Front Overhang
    881
  • Height
    1904
  • Length
    4959
  • Load Deck Height
    544
  • Load Height
    1397
  • Load Length
    2512
  • Load Space Width Between Wheel Arches
    1258
  • Load Width
    1636
  • Lower Rear Door Width
    1282
  • Rear Door Height
    1220
  • Rear Overhang
    803
  • Side Load Door Height
    1241
  • Side Load Door Width
    935
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb
    12.4
  • Upper Rear Door Width
    1282
  • Wheelbase
    3275
  • Width (excluding mirrors)
    1920
  • Width (including mirrors)
    2204

Weight and Capacities

  • Boot Capacity Saloons
    Not Available
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
    70
  • Gross Train Weight
    4435
  • Gross Vehicle Weight
    2635
  • Load Space Volume
    5.3
  • Max. Roof Load
    170
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked
    1800
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked
    750
  • Minimum Kerbweight
    1660
  • No. of Seats
    3
  • Payload
    975
  • Plated 2nd Axle
    1500
  • Plated Front Axle
    1500

The third generation Vauxhall Vivaro is a more sophisticated proposition. Jonathan Crouch reports

Background

Buy British. It's a plea that has an appealing ring to it but usually requires a certain level of sacrifice or compromise. Vauxhall though, reckons that neither of these things will be needed from owners of this third generation Vivaro van. Now that Ford Transits are no longer built in Blighty, it's the only LCV product the UK screws together and claims class leadership in most of the key areas that'll matter to business folk. But then so many commercial vehicle products do. This one will certainly need to make good on its glossy brochure promises if it's to face down direct medium-sized van rivals as talented as Ford's Transit Custom, Volkswagen's Transporter, Mercedes' Vito and the shared design we know as either a Renault Traffic, a Nissan NV300 or a Fiat Talento. An even tougher challenge perhaps for Vauxhall will be in differentiating this product from its near-identical design stablemates, Peugeot's Expert and Citroen's Dispatch and Toyota's Proace. Your selection between this vehicle and its PSA Group-designed counterparts may come down to deals and personal preference but if Vauxhall's claims for this MK3 Vivaro model are correct, then you could find yourself choosing this design over other market sector rivals for more concrete reasons.

Driving Experience

This time round, there's a primary choice of 1.5 or 2.0-litre diesels. The 1.5 comes in 100PS or 120PS outputs but these units are poorer than the old model's 1.6-litre diesel powerplants in terms of their ability to take heavy payloads. Which means that if you habitually carry heavier loads or engage in longer trips, you'll want to ignore it and plump for the 2.0-litre Turbo D option, which comes in 120PS, 150PS or 180PS guises. The 2.0-litre models might end up being more economical too, because their higher capacity and greater torque means that you'll not need to thrash them about so often. All combustion models use a 6-speed manual gearbox, expect the top 180PS derivative which gets an 8-speed auto as standard. There's also the option of a full-electric Vivaro-e variant which as a 136hp electric motor and a WLTP driving range of 205 miles. Refinement has taken a big step forward with diesel versions of this MK3 design, as has ride quality thanks to load-sensitive shock absorbers and a so-called 'passive' suspension system that adjusts springing and damping as required, depending on the road surface. Plus this model feels quite manoeuvrable. Across the range, top-spec variants get camera-driven kit like speed limit recognition, lane departure warning, Side Blind Spot Alert and Driver Attention Alert systems. There's also a clever 'Intelligent Speed adaptation' system that enables you to maintain a constant speed at a cruise.

Design and Build

The main visual change is the shorter bonnet of this MK3 model's more appealing nose. The third generation design is shorter and narrower than its predecessor and, as before, is offered in two lengths - 'L1' form (39mm shorter than before) or 'L2' (89mm shorter). Previously the longer version had a longer wheelbase. Now, it just features extended bodywork behind the rear axle, which makes the 'L2' 350mm longer than the 'L1'. You don't now get a high-roof option either, but the standard model is a little taller than before. Inside, there's a lower, more car-like seating position with plenty of seat and wheel adjustment. As usual in this class, a three-person bench seat is fitted and there's a bulkhead flap so that longer items can be pushed through from the cargo area. The middle part of the seat folds down to create a table. The dashboard is almost identical to that you'll find in the Peugeot, Citroen and Toyota versions of this design, which means that most functions are on the central touchscreen, though the climate controls are separated out below.

Market and Model

Vivaro pricing starts at around £22,000 (exc VAT) and this LCV is available in three trim levels: Edition, Sportive and Elite, with a choice of two lengths, 'L1' (4.95m) and 'L2' (5.30m). There's also a passenger-carrying version, the Vivaro Life. And a Doublecab variant (priced from just under £26,000 excluding VAT) that features an innovative hinged steel-mesh bulkhead that articulates forward when the second row seats are folded and not in use. All models are decently equipped, even base-spec variants including cruise control, a speed limiter and a DAB audio system with Bluetooth. If you can stretch your budget up towards the £25,000 mark (ex VAT), 'Sportive' variants add in niceties like air conditioning, rear parking sensors, a 7-inch Multimedia central touchscreen, metallic paint, front foglamps, auto headlamps and wipers, plus a 'FlexCargo' load-through bulkhead. You'll need top-spec 'Elite' trim if you want stuff like 17-inch alloy wheels, High beam assist, power-folding mirrors and front parking sensors.

Practicalities and Costs

The load area is shorter (2,512mm for the 'L1' and 2,862mm for the 'L2'), compared to 2,537mm and 2,937mm for the old Vivaro, and there's less width between the wheel arches, although it's only shrunk by a centimetre to 1.26 metres. This MK3 Vivaro offers a little extra load area height than its predecessor, with a maximum height of 1,397mm from floor to ceiling. This compensates for a slightly shorter load bay (2,512mm for the 'L1', 2,862mm for the 'L2') and marginally less width between the wheelarches (now 1.26m). Overall, cargo capacity is slightly improved on the previous model. That means a minimum load volume of 5.3 cubic metres for the 'L1', and 6.1 cubic metres for the 'L2'. This expands to 5.8 and 6.6 cubic metres when the through-load facility is used (standard if you avoid base-spec trim), but this only applies to loads that can fit through the hole in the bulkhead. The possible payloads you can carry with the 1.5-litre engine are fractionally down on those of the old MK2 1.6-litre model. The feeblest 100PS model can only take on 975kg, while the 120PS manages 1,079kg. The 2.0 Turbo D is better, as it can carry up to 1,458kg in 120PS and 150PS guises, or up to 1,418kg in the 180PS auto. This is around 200kg more than the previous Vivaro and shows the benefit of the gutsier 2.0-litre diesel. As for running costs, well the 1.5 120PS variant returns up to 47mpg on the WLTP combined cycle. The 100PS version isn't far behind at 44.8mpg, while the 2.0 120PS has a best economy reading of 40.3mpg. [[[ REPLACE ME ]]]

Summary

In a medium range market where there really isn't that much to choose between the very best panel vans, buying decisions often come down to very small differences. If you've an LCV brand, the more of these you can build into your product, the better placed it will be. And on that basis, this third generation Vivaro is very well placed indeed. Of course, potential Vivaro customers convinced by Vauxhall's proposition will need to remember that in a rival Peugeot Expert, Citroen Dispatch or Toyota Proace, they could have pretty much exactly the same product with a different badge. It's at that point though that the power of Vauxhall's huge UK dealer network might well sway the decision this Luton brand's way. That and the fact in buying this vehicle, you're supporting its British build. Another small but significant difference you see. But maybe perhaps in this case, a crucial one.

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