Vauxhall Combo Life 1.5 Turbo D Energy XL 5dr Diesel Estate

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  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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Fuel: Diesel

Body: Estate
Trans: Manual

Solar heat absorbing windscreen, Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, Bluetooth system, Front camera system, Remote control boot opening, Driver information centre with trip computer, Body colour door mirrors...

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MPG

Combined - 64 mpg EC Extra Urban - 69 mpg EC Urban - 60.

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Road Tax

Ten Second Review

Vauxhall has long offered MPV passenger-carrying versions of its compact Combo van on the Continent. Now it brings that kind of package to the UK market in the form of this small but spacious People Carrier, the Combo Life.

Background

Is this more than just a van with windows? Vauxhall wants to convince you that the Combo Life is just that. Yes of course it's based on the Combo panel van, but this little MPV gets the kind of safety and media technology that most LCV drivers can only dream of. It comes in two lengths, gives you a choice of either five or seven seats and can swallow up to 2,693-litres if you load it up to the gunwhales. Is there room in your life for a vehicle as versatile as that, one that can average around 65mpg and is priced from no more than around £20,000? If so, then read on...

Driving Experience

Combo Life buyers choose between three engines. There's a 1.2-litre 110PS petrol unit. Or a 1.5-litre CDTi diesel, developing either 100 or 130PS. The units are combined with five and six-speed manual transmissions. In addition, in a segment first, a low-friction eight-speed automatic with Quickshift technology can be ordered in combination with the top-of-the-range 1.5-litre 130PS diesel. Under the skin, there's an independent Bi-link suspension system that can provide reasonably supple ride comfort, yet is firm enough to resist body roll and support heavy loads. It's a decent compromise. Whichever variant you choose - standard or long - you'll find that the driving position pretty good, with the steeply raked windscreen and low bonnet combining to give great visibility. Couple that with big panoramic door mirrors and the result is a vehicle you can be confident about driving even the most congested city streets where the light steering facilitates a tight turning circle, 11.2m in the short wheelbase version and 12.5m for the long wheelbase model. As for refinement - usually a van-based MPV issue - well, the slightly clattery note at start-up settles down quite acceptably once you get up to speed. Ultimately, probably the biggest compliment you can really pay this Vauxhall is that at times, it's easy to forget you're driving a van-derived product.

Design and Build

The Combo Life is available in a 4.4-metre standard length version or a longer 4.75-metre long model, with two sliding rear doors as standard. Both variants have a height of 1.8 metres and are available with either five or seven seats. Style-wise, compared with other van-based MPVs in the segment, this one has a shorter front overhang and a higher bonnet, making it look more balanced. From the front, it displays a typical Vauxhall identity and the high bonnet features two crisp lines, which go from the windscreen down to the grille and emphasise the stability of the vehicle. As with most van-based MPVs, you get plenty of boot space. The five-seat, standard length version has a minimum luggage volume of 597-litres, while the long wheelbase model has a minimum luggage volume of 850-litres. With the rear seats folded down, the boot volume of the standard version more than triples to 2,126-litres. The longer version of the Combo Life offers even more capacity when the rear seats are folded down with up to 2,693-litres available. For passengers, there are five and seven-seat variants. Either way, you get three individual rear seats, all with ISOFIX child seat brackets, and you can specify an optional panoramic glass roof.

Market and Model

Priced from just under £20,000, the entry-level 'Design' 1.2-litre 110PS petrol 6-speed manual model features air conditioning, a DAB Radio with USB and Bluetooth audio streaming and 16-inch steel wheels with styled wheel covers. Moving up the range, the 'Energy' trim starts from around £22,000 for the five-seater 1.2-litre 110PS petrol 6-speed manual model. Standard specification includes an eight-inch colour touchscreen infotainment system, 16-inch alloy wheels and front and rear parking sensors. If you need space for more passengers, the 'Energy'-spec seven-seater starts from just under £22,000 for the 1.2-litre 110PS 6-manual model. Standard specification includes 35/30/35 split-folding second-row seats with a fold-flat facility, two removable third-row seats and two foldable tables with cup-holders. The Combo Life aims to raise the bar for safety and comfort in this segment. It is fitted with technologies and driver assistance systems that are more commonly seen in the compact or SUV sectors, such as Driver Drowsiness Alert, a rear view camera with 180?? bird's-eye view, a Head-up display, and an 'IntelliGrip' traction aid, as well as improved comfort features such as heated seats and a heated steering wheel.

Cost of Ownership

Running cost returns from the various turbo-charged, direct injection petrol and diesel engines are competitive, CO2 emissions starting from 111g/km and fuel economy of up to 67.3mpg possible for the 1.5-litre 100PS diesel. The 1.5-litre 130PS diesel manages 65.7mpg and 113g/km. And the 1.2-litre 110PS petrol variant delivers 51.4mpg and 125g/km. All powertrains meet the stringent Euro 6d-TEMP emissions standard. You'll also need to know that Vauxhall includes a three-year, 60,000 mile warranty as standard, a package that can be extended up to five years and 100,000 miles at extra cost. A year's free breakdown cover is also provided, along with a six-year anti-corrosion guarantee. Service intervals are at 20,000 miles or every 12 months, depending on which comes round sooner and you can opt for a service plan that lets you pay monthly to spread the cost of regular work to your car. As part of this, Vauxhall offers discounts on wear and tear items, such as brake pads and windscreen wipers.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Touchscreen infotainment with 8" colour touch screen, DAB radio, USB/iPod, Bluetooth audio streaming, 4 speakers, apple CarPlay/android auto + RDS
  • Solid - Onyx Black
  • Solid - White Jade
  • Solid paint
  • 12V electrical accessory socket in passenger side
  • Tailgate with heated window and wash wipe
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • Manual folding door mirrors
  • Mistral cloth - Grey/Angora
  • Air conditioning
  • Tyre repair kit
Specification
Body Glass
Offside sliding side door and sliding windows in nearside and offside doors
Solar heat absorbing windscreen
Nearside and offside sliding side access door with opening windows
Rear wiper
Tinted glass including windscreen
Heated rear windscreen
Electric front windows + drivers one touch
2 speed wipers+variable intermittent wipe
Glazed tailgate
Rain sensitive windscreen wipers
Brakes
Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
ABS
Traction control
ESP
Brake assist function
Hill start assist
Electronic brake force distribution
Emergency brake assist
Motor Slip Regulation - Engine Drag Torque Control
CSC - Cornering stability control
Manual park brake
Communication
Apple car play/Android Auto
Bluetooth system
Driver Aids
Traffic sign recognition
Front camera system
Speed sign recognition
PAS
Front and rear parking sensors
Forward collision warning
Driver alert system
Lane departure warning with lane change assist
Driver Convenience
Remote control boot opening
Driver Information
Rev counter
Low fuel level warning light
Door/boot open warning light
Exterior temperature gauge
Digital clock
Multi function trip computer
Instrument cluster - Uplevel
Driver information centre with trip computer
Central facia display with digital clock, outside air temperature and audio information
Multi function trip computer - Trip odometer, vehicle range, average speed and fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy and driving time
Trip computer
8" colour display screen
Service indicator
3.5" colour information display
Driving Mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Electric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors
Dipping rear view mirror
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Embellishment Trims
Chrome instrument cluster dial rings
Engine
Diesel particulate filter
Entertainment
Instrumentation - Speedometer, rev counter, low fuel gauge warning light + water temperature gauge warning light, shift up/down indicate light
6 speakers
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
DAB Digital radio
USB Connection
Bluetooth connectivity including audio streaming
USB/iPod connection
Exterior Body Features
Body coloured bodyside mouldings
Integrated fuel filler cap
Chrome front grille
SLD cover - body colour
Body colour bumpers, side protection mouldings and sliding rail cover
Chrome-effect front grille bar
Body colour door handles
Body colour bumpers
Exterior Lights
Automatic headlight control system
Automatic lighting control
Front fog lights
Daytime running lights
Auto lighting
High beam assist
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning with pollen filter
Pollen filter
Interior Features
Glovebox with lid
Boot lashing points
Cooled glovebox
Luggage shade
Mistray cloth upholstery
Folding table
Auxilliary 12V power socket
2 cupholders in front centre console
Storage box under drivers seat
Remote radio controls
Polyurethane steering wheel
Drawer under drivers seat
Luggage compartment cover
Mistral cloth upholstery
Two drinks holder in centre console
Full width overhead storage shelf with ambient lighting
USB charging and infotainment in rear of centre console
USB charging point in glovebox
12V electrical accessory socket in centre console
Two facia mounted drinks holders
Large open storage pocket behind infotainment screen
Small open storage compartment behind gear knob
Two large and two small open door pockets
Open storage compartment below glovebox
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Rear door pockets with bottle holders
Accessory power point
Chrome inner door handles
Storage compartment under front seats
Interior Lights
Delay courtesy light function
Front/rear courtesy lights
Driver/passenger reading lights
Adjustable dashboard illumination
Welcome lighting
Ambient Lighting
Packs
Sight and light Pack - Combo Life
Safety
Front lateral airbags
Front and rear curtain airbags
Passenger airbag deactivation system
Front and rear outer seat belt pre-tensioners
Tyre pressure monitor
Autonomous emergency braking
Energy absorbing steering column
Reinforced passenger safety cell
Deformation zones front and rear
Side impact protection beams
Two inertia reel seatbelts - 3rd row
Deflation detection system
Driver drowsiness alert system
Front seatbelt unfastened audible warning and warning light
Deactivation switch for front passenger front and side impact airbags
Full size curtain airbags for driver, front passenger and outer rear passenger seats
Drivers and front passenger lap belt pretensioner system
ISOFIX child seat mountings incorporating top tether anchor points located on second row rear seats
Three 3 point rear seatbelts
Seatbelt warning
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Child locks on rear doors
Front seat side impact airbags
Front seatbelt force limiters
Seats
Isofix on 2nd row rear seats
60/40 split folding rear seat
Front comfort seats
Sliding/reclining 3rd row seats
Front body-lock seatbelt pretensioners
Anti submarining ramps in front seats
3 height adjustable rear headrests
Driver's lumbar support
Fully adjustable front headrests
4 way manually adjustable passenger seat
6 way manually adjustable drivers seat
Rear adjustable/removable headrests
4 way adjustable front head restraints
60/40 split/folding 2nd row of seats
Security
Immobiliser
Remote central deadlocking
Visible vehicle identification number
Remote control central locking
Engine deadlock and immobiliser
Electronically protected audio equipment
2 remote folding keys
Locking wheel nuts
Vanity Mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors and vanity mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors + covers
Wheels - Alloy
16" alloy wheels
16" 7 spoke alloy wheels
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)12.9
Engine Power - BHP102
Engine Power - KW75
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT184
Engine Torque - MKG25.5
Engine Torque - NM250
Engine Torque - RPM1750
Top Speed107

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