Revealed last month, the new Vivaro – sister model to the new Renault Trafic – offers longer model variants, enabling increased load capacity, whilst its cabin features IntelliLink infotainment technology with user-friendly navigation, as well as equipment details which quickly and easily transform it into a mobile office.
Built at Vauxhall's manufacturing plant in Luton, Bedfordshire, the new Vivaro is available now in two trim levels: Vivaro and Vivaro Sportive, and four body styles: panel van, double cab, nine-seater combi and platform cab. List prices start from £17,995 excluding VAT – £450 less than the outgoing model whilst pricing for the nine-seater combi starts at £25,699 to £27,749 on-the-road including VAT and for the platform cab starting at £20,658.33 to £21,858.33 list price excluding VAT.
Standard kit includes digital radio, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, steering column mounted audio control, electrically operated front windows, electrically operated and heated exterior mirrors, driver's airbag and ESP, dual front passengers' bench seat and full steel bulkhead.
Extra features on the Sportive model include CD player, air con, one-touch electrically operated windows, front fog lights with chrome bezel, metallic paint, LED-signature Daytime Running Lamps, passenger bench seat with under-seat storage and mobile office capability, load-through bulkhead, Park Assist, Cruise Control and an exterior appearance pack including body-colour lower front, rear and rear quarter bumpers, body-colour side-protection mouldings and chrome grille.
Options available include: Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (£200), Electronic Climate Control (£880), Rear Reversing Camera (£510), Keyless Entry (£250), 17-inch Alloy Wheels (£465), thorax & curtain airbags (£235) and Exterior Appearance Pack (£300).
Engine ranges equipped with a range of engines including a Bi-Turbo that delivers up to 47.9mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 155g/km.
‘It's great news that our all-new British-built Vivaro enters the market at such a competitive starting price – £450 less than the outgoing model,’ said Steve Bryant, brand manager, Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles. ‘Vivaro is the highlight of our van range and boasts a new design, class-leading build quality and practicality and all-new fuel-efficient powertrains.’