At last the cooperation of GM Europe and the Fiat Group in providing some marketable vehicle yields a result by introducing the Opel or Vauxhall Combo. The Combo which has been built based on the Fiat Doblo will be sold under the Vauxhall brand with the price starting from £14,703.33 for the L1H1 2000 1.3CDTI 16v (90PS) model. It is set to arrive on global market in next year on February.
Along side with the Fiat Doblo, under the Ram brand, the Chrysler Group also will sell upgraded version of the commercial Doblo in the U.S and Canada’s markets.
The company offers the Vauxhall panel van in ‘all about two size’ including its length which available in a choice of 4.39 m and 4.47 m in length, 1.85 m and 2.10 m height, and 2,000 kg and 2,300 kg weights.
A choice engine ranges also available, one is a 1.3 liter CDTi and the other is 1.6 liter CDTi. The first engine spawns output of 90 hp while the 1.6 CDTi produces 105 ps of power. In additional the more potent 2.0 CDTi delivers output of 135 ps.
A six speed manual transmission is mated to both 2.0 and 1.6 liter CDTi engines while the 1.3 liter CDTi engine coupled to a five- speed manual gearbox. The 1.6 CDTi is also available as an option with Vauxhall’s ‘Tecshift’ automatic five speed manual transmission.
Set apart from the 2.0 liter that employs Tecshift transmission, the two else engines are equipped with a Start/ Stop system in order to deliver lowered fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The Combo boast a host of standard features such as remote central door locking, full-steel bulkhead, trip computer, electric power steering, driver’s airbag, ABS with EBD, CD/radio and a 12 volt power outlet.
Vauxhall also introduces one more new Sportive trim level which features air conditioning, metallic paint, body-color bumpers and door mirrors, nearside sliding door, driver seat with height adjustment, armrest along with lumbar support and full wheel covers.