Leasing a Vauxhall Vivaro Life
Engines and performance for the Vivaro Life
The entry level model of the Vauxhall Vivaro Life features a 1.5 litre turbocharged unit producing other 100 PS or 120 PS. It features start-stop technology to boost the economy and is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. The Vivaro Life also has the option of a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel for the Elite trim and fuel economy for the engines is around 47 mpg. The firm also introduced an eight-speed automatic transmission in 2020.
Equipment and handling
For those who are missing the Vauxhall Zafira, then the new Vauxhall Vivaro Life is for you. There's space for up to nine people in a spacious cabin with excellent engines delivering low running costs. And while the Vivaro Life is obviously based on a van, it actually handles like a car and is an agile performer around town and is also nimble on motorways. The Edition model has been designed with families and taxi operators in mind and the flexible seating makes it a practical choice and the exterior has a bold design. The electrical sliding doors can be opened using a foot movement in just seconds. The model is also available with the panoramic roof and removable leather seats and despite the dimensions, it's an easy MPV to drive. The Elite model comes with a much higher price tag and features panoramic glass, heated leather seats, rear camera and head up display. The seating configuration is available in either five, six or eight seats, while the Elite trim offers electric seats with massaging function, two movable leather chairs, while VIP passengers can sit facing each other with more legroom. The Vauxhall Vivaro Life handles well on motorways and country roads and many will find that the IntelliGrip control system delivers excellent traction and boosts confidence when used on loose surfaces. Safety features include lane departure warning, lane keep assist as well as intelligent speed adaptation and speed limit information. There's also an easy to use touchscreen with smartphone connectivity and the satnav has a telematics service which delivers real-time traffic information as well as an emergency call function should you be involved in a collision. In the driver's seat, there's good all-round visibility and the rear view camera helps with parking and reversing. Essentially, the Vauxhall Vivaro Life offers a practical and sophisticated people carrier for those who want to move their family in a spacious offering - and for those wanting a more luxurious MPV creation then your needs will be met too.