VAUXHALL'S all-new Combo van will cost less than its predecessor when it arrives in showrooms in December, priced from £15,630 excluding VAT.
The Edition Diesel is available from £15,630 (excl. VAT), compared to £16,125 of the outgoing Combo and the Sportive Diesel is priced at £17,703 (excl. VAT), compared to £18,670 of the outgoing Sportive. The LE NAV is available from £18,905 (excl. VAT).
The Combo comes in three trims: Edition, Sportive and Limited Edition NAV. A diverse range of powertrains across petrol, diesel, manual and automatic is available, as well as two wheelbase lengths.
Smart driver assistance and safety features in the Combo include Lane Keep Assist, forward Collision Alert with Pedestrian Detection, Drowsiness Indicator, Traffic Sign Recognition and Automotive Emergency Braking.
The Combo also features numerous technology innovations unique in its segment, such as Surround Rear Vision, providing a digital rear-view mirror, and Flank Guard, helping to prevent side damage from low-level obstructions.
Overload Indicator ensures that the driver does not exceed the vehicle's load capacity, while Intelligrip provides grip assistance in adverse driving conditions.
Fuel economy has been improved by at least 16 per cent, says Vauxhall which claims it is eight per cent better than the closest relevant competitor. CO2is also segment-leading with at least a 17 per cent improvement over the outgoing model, it is claimed.
Engines available at launch are 1.5 litre petrol and 1.6 litre diesel with a 1.2 litre petrol following in the second half of 2019.