This Vauxhall Insignia includes satellite navigation, sport seats, traction control, parking sensors, cruise control, folding rear seats, lumbar support, alarm and ABS.
Diesel 51.4 combined MPG
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Take a look at this Vauxhall Insignia, the particular vehicle offers an unprecedented drive and comfort along with lots of technology to assist your driving.
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Electric rear windows with anti pinch facility, Electrically operated front and rear windows with safety auto reverse and one touch up/down facility with heated rear window, Intermittent rear wash/wipe, Laminated windscreen, Rear window wash/wipe, Solar heat absorbing windscreen with tinted windows, Two speed windscreen wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Anti-lock braking system (ABS), Cornering brake control, Drag torque control, EBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution, Electric parking brake with centre console switch in handbrake and adjustable armrest in premium centre console, Electronic Stability Programme, Emergency brake assist, Fading brake support, Hill start assist, Straight line stability control, Traction control
Lowered and uprated sports suspension
Voice control system
Cruise control + speed limiter, Speed sensitive power steering, Traffic sign recognition
Central facia display with digital clock, outside air temperature and audio information, Door/boot open warning light, Driver information - Total mileage, service indicator, oil life, Lights on audible warning, Multi function trip computer, Multimedia Navi with 7" colour touchscreen, DAB radio, USB/iPod input, Bluetooth audio streaming and Apple carplay/Android auto, traffic sign
Body colour door mirrors, Twin electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Black facia, black door panels with black premium leather effect inserts, trim inserts in dark metallic Hexagon, Silver air vent surrounds
7 speakers, Auxiliary input socket, Instrumentation - Speedometer, rev counter, low fuel gauge warning light + water temperature gauge warning light, shift up/down indicate light, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Twin USB power sockets for rear seat passengers
Exterior Body Features
Body colour bumpers, Body colour door handles, Chrome effect bar on front grille, Chrome effect upper window trim, Door sill kick plates, Gloss black finish B pillar, Matt black lower window trim, Silver roof rails, Visible VIN plate
Adaptive brake lights, Door to door illumination, Front fog lights, Hazard warning lights, High level LED centre rear brake light, LED brake lights, LED daytime running lights, LED side repeat indicators, LED tail lights, Manual headlight beam levelling, Rear fog lights, Reversing light
Dual zone electronic climate control incorporating air conditioning with variable side-to-side temperature setting, multi-zone sun and humidity sensor, Pollen filter, Rear passenger heating ducts
12V electrical accessory socket in front, drivers and front passenger sunvisors + vanity mirrors, 12V electrical accessory socket in luggage compartment, 3 spoke flat bottom electrically heated perforated leather steering wheel with satin chrome effect bezel, Additional storage compartment in boot, Alloy sports pedals, Chrome inner door handles, Dark fabric headlining, Four load restraint lashing eyes, Front centre adjustable armrest with 4 litre storage capacity, Illuminated glovebox, front door pockets + 1.5 litre bottle holder, 2 drinks holders in centre console, rear door pockets + 1 litre bottle holder, Interior tailgate handle, Leather gear knob, Luggage compartment cover, removable, Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel, Rear centre armrest, Storage tray in spare wheel well, Twin gas assisted tailgate struts
Central front and rear courtesy light, fade up/down, twin rear and front reading lights with illuminated switches, ambient LED facia/centre console, Delay courtesy light function, Footwell illumination, Illuminated load area, Premium LED ambient lighting in front doors and below audio unit, Welcome lighting
Driver Assistance Pack 1 - Insignia, Sight and Light Pack - Insignia, VX-Line styling pack - Insignia sport tourer, VXR-Line Exterior Sport Pack - Insignia
6 Airbags - Driver and passengers front airbag, two front side impact airbag, full size curtain airbags for driver, Active bonnet, Anti jam door design with burst proof door locks, Child locks on rear doors, Deactivation switch for front passenger front and side impact airbags, Deformation zones front and rear, Driver/passenger 2 stage auto adaptive airbags, Energy absorbing steering column, Front and outer rear seatbelt force limiters, Front and rear outer seat belt pre-tensioners, Front lateral airbags, Front seatbelt unfastened audible warning and warning light, Height adjustable front seatbelts, Pedal release system, Reinforced passenger safety cell, Rollover mitigation, Seatbelt reminder for driver and front passenger, Side impact protection beams, Three 3 point rear seatbelts, Two front and three point rear inertia reel lap and diagonal seatbelts
3 height adjustable rear headrests, 40/20/40 split folding rear seat back with one touch release flexfold, Anti submarining ramps in front seats, Front headrests, ISOFIX child seat mountings incorporating top tether anchor points located on outer rear seats, Reclining front seats, Storage pockets on front seat backs
Engine immobiliser, Freewheeling door locks, Locking wheel bolts, Remote central deadlocking , operates on doors, tailgates and fuel filler flap, deadlock, central locking switch on drivers door, Remote security alarm system with ultrasonic interior sensor, tilt sensor, independent power supply, thatcham approved
Wheels - Spare
Emergency tyre inflation kit
|Badge Engine CC:||2.0|
|Based On ID:||N|
|Coin Description:||Turbo D|
|Coin Series:||SRi Vx-line Nav|
|Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07:||21E|
|NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:||N|
|NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:||N|
|NCAP Safety Assist %:||N|
|Service Interval Frequency - Months:||12|
|Service Interval Mileage:||20000|
|Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage:||60000|
|Standard manufacturers warranty - Years:||3|
|Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months:||72|
|Timing Belt Interval Mileage:||100000|
|Vehicle Homologation Class:||M1|
|Standard Euro Emissions:||EURO 6|
|Cylinders - Bore (mm):||83|
|Cylinders - Stroke (mm):||90.4|
|Engine Layout:||FRONT TRANSVERSE|
|Fuel Delivery:||COMMON RAIL|
|Number of Valves:||16|
|EC Combined (mpg):||51.4|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies:||True|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg):||61.4|
|EC Urban (mpg):||40.4|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max:||6.2|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min:||5.6|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max:||6|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min:||5.6|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max:||5.2|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min:||4.8|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max:||8.1|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min:||7.7|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max:||6.4|
|WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min:||5.9|
|WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max:||45.6|
|WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min:||50.4|
|WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max:||47.1|
|WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min:||50.4|
|WLTP - MPG - High - Max:||54.3|
|WLTP - MPG - High - Min:||58.9|
|WLTP - MPG - Low - Max:||34.9|
|WLTP - MPG - Low - Min:||36.7|
|WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max:||44.1|
|WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min:||47.9|
|0 to 60 mph (secs):||True|
|0 to 62 mph (secs):||8.4|
|Engine Power - BHP:||170|
|Engine Power - KW:||125|
|Engine Power - PS:||True|
|Engine Power - RPM:||3750|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT:||295|
|Engine Torque - MKG:||40.8|
|Engine Torque - NM:||400|
|Engine Torque - RPM:||1750|
|Emissions Test Cycle:||NEDC Correlated|
|Tyre Size Front:||245/45 R18|
|Tyre Size Rear:||245/45 R18|
|Tyre Size Spare:||TYRE REPAIR KIT|
|Wheel Style:||5 SPOKE|
|Wheel Type:||18" ALLOY|
|Height (including roof rails):||N|
|Width (including mirrors):||2093|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres):||62|
|Gross Vehicle Weight:||2240|
|Luggage Capacity (Seats Down):||1665|
|Luggage Capacity (Seats Up):||560|
|Max. Towing Weight - Braked:||1950|
|Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked:||750|
|No. of Seats:||5|
|Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb:||11.15|
The second generation version of Vauxhall's Insignia gets a useful update in this facelifted guise. Jonathan Crouch looks at what's on offer.
The second generation version of Vauxhall's Insignia has been usefully updated, now offered only in five-door hatch form and featuring a heavily revised engine range, plus smarter looks, a classier cabin and some hi-tech features. If, like many business buyers, you're browsing in the £25,000 to £35,000 bracket selecting a medium range Mondeo segment model or a mid-sized executive contender, it's a contender that you really can't afford to overlook.
If you perceive Vauxhall's Insignia as a middle management mainstream company car, then the brand reckons it's time you had a re-think. The second generation version of this model launched in 2017 was a decent step forward and now, that design has been lightly updated, primarily with a thoroughly revised range of engines. Continuing attributes include a spacious cabin, plus there's an optional slick-shifting 8-speed auto gearbox and a clever 4WD system at the top of the range. Think of a feature you can get in a pricey compact German premium brand - LED matrix lighting, Lane Keep Assist, Head-up Display, cutting-edge media connectivity. All of it's on offer here, plus use of Vauxhall's brilliant OnStar concierge system. It's a strong package.
On the move, this Insignia feels like the bigger car it's now become, the suspension floating you over broken surfaces that would have troubled and impeded previous generation models. The engine range for this revised design features three and four-cylinder units, beginning with two three cylinder powerplants, a 1.4-litre (145PS) petrol engine and a 1.5-litre (122PS) diesel. The three-cylinder engines are up to 50kg lighter than their predecessors in the outgoing version of this car. There's also a 174PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel. All these three engines can of course be ordered with auto transmission (a CVT belt-driven set-up for the 1.4-litre petrol and a conventional torque converter 8-speeder for the two diesels). You have to have an auto gearbox (a new 9-speeder) if you go for the 2.0-litre petrol engines: there are two, offering either 200PS and 230PS, the latter unit reserved for the Nurburgring-tuned Gsi sporting model which gets AWD and a state-of-the-art rear torque vectoring system for greater cornering traction and sharper turn-in. Those handling aids might be nice to have, but they're not really relevant for typical buyers of this model, so we'll finish by summarising the key things you need to know. This Insignia now easily matches class-leading Passat and Mondeo models in terms of drive dynamics and, more importantly for likely customers, it's just as refined at cruising speeds as those two rivals. Plus features like the optional 'Intellilux' matrix headlamps and a range of camera-driven safety systems mean that there's pretty much all the sophistication you'd get from a German premium brand model in this segment too. As a result, you'd not only like one of these but you might even conceivably want one. For Vauxhall in this part of the market, that has to represent a big step forward.
The brand has now deleted the slow-selling Sports Tourer estate bodystyle (and its SUV-inspired 'Country Tourer' variant spin-off), so Insignia buyers are now restricted to the 'Grand Sport' five-door hatch. Vauxhall believes that this Insignia has 'the aura of a car from the premium, upper class'; you decide. The brand reckons that this improved model looks smarter - thanks to the adoption of piercing Intellilux LED headlights. And the company's stylists believe the car also looks lower and wider than it previously did, thanks to the position of the air inlets with their integrated fog lamps. The prominent grille and those slim-line headlamps enhance the wide horizontal design of the front end and provide it with a bold appearance. Inside, the cabin now feels a little plusher than it did before, thanks to the addition of precisely placed chrome accents. As previously, the driver sits quite low and is surrounded by clean lines, pleasant surfaces and impressive build quality, a highlight being the frameless touchscreen of the IntelliLink infotainment system. Cabin width in the rear remains a strong Insignia selling point - as you'd expect it might be given that this car is wider than supposedly much bigger 'E-segment' models like BMW's 5 Series or Mercedes' E-Class. Unfortunately, mitigating against that is the height of the centre transmission tunnel and the fact that the rear bench has been sculpted so that any middle occupant must position themselves on an uncomfortably-raised section of foam. The hatch model does though, boast a roomy 490-litre boot.
Insignia buyers get a five-door Grand Sport hatch model. There are five trim levels available - 'SE Nav', 'SRi Nav', 'SRi VX-line Nav', 'Ultimate Nav' and 'Gsi'. The asking figures start at around £23,000 and range to around £39,000, pricing that offers extremely strong competition to the German premium-badged compact executive models that Vauxhall would ideally like to target. There's plenty of clever equipment features that should interest that target market. The 'IntelliLux LED matrix light' for example, which illuminates with 32 LED segments and integrates in this Insignia's smarter, slimmer headlamps. Other driver assistance systems include a Head-up-Display, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Vauxhall is still one of the few manufacturers to offer seats certified the 'Campaign for Healthy Backs'. And, as for media connectivity, well, as you would expect, the IntelliLink infotainment system is compatible with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Insignia Grand Sport buyers also get Vauxhall OnStar, the brand's the ground-breaking connectivity and service assistant. This offers services ranging from Automatic Crash Response to Stolen Vehicle Assistance. A new concierge service is available to Insignia Grand Sport customers, enabling passengers to ask OnStar advisors to select a hotel and proceed to room reservation. Furthermore, up to seven devices can be connected to the car's Wi-Fi Hotspot.
This improved Insignia consumes up to 18 per cent less fuel than the outgoing model thanks to powerful new high-efficiency engines. The engine range features three and four-cylinder units, including a 1.5-litre (122PS) diesel unit that achieves CO2 emissions of 120g/km WLTP. The three-cylinder engines are up to 50kg lighter than their four-cylinder predecessors in the outgoing model. Above these are two 2.0-litre petrol engines with 200PS and 230PS, as well as a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel. All Insignia diesel units are fully RDE2 compliant, meaning no four percent BiK surcharge. The 1.5 Turbo D unit puts out a very competitive 120g/km of WLTP-rated CO2, which rises only as far as 123g/km if you opt for the 2.0 Turbo D engine (or 132g/km for the auto). The 2.0-litre petrol engines are the first Vauxhall engines with cylinder deactivation. Unless the driver needs a lot of power, the variable camshaft control deactivates two cylinders, significantly reducing fuel consumption. The 2.0 Turbo petrol manages 171g/km of CO2 in 200PS form - or 193g/km in 230PS GSi guise. As for residual values, well these will depend on whether the industry recognises this Insignia's more recent slight shift up-market. Even if it does, the depreciation levels won't match those of premium German rivals. But then, you'll be paying less up-front in the first place, so it's swings and roundabouts. 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. Plus 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.
Overall, we're reasonably impressed by what Vauxhall has delivered here. This smarter package builds on the strengths of the original version of this model - which primarily centred around a spacious rear cabin, decent equipment levels and a pretty efficient range of engines. The Insignia might still not be quite good enough to beat the premium German makers at their own game, but it's certainly now one of the classier propositions in the volume part of the D-segment. Which makes it all the more astonishing that it's so much more affordable than obvious rivals. It's time to change the way you think about Vauxhall's Insignia. If you doubt that, you need to try one.
June Neary is impressed by Vauxhall's classy medium-range challenger, the Insignia Grand Sport
A Vauxhall Insignia isn't a car that I would ever have previously considered as a private purchase. This was a fleet rep mobile, something that I'd have been stuck with if I'd worked for a photocopying sales company. Getting away from that kind of image has to be something of a challenge but with this car in its latest Grand Sport form, I reckon that Vauxhall have managed it. To be honest, I was pretty shocked when this much improved Insignia rolled up on my driveway: it's now arguably the best looking of all the 'C'-sector Mondeo-sized cars - at least the volume brand ones. It also demonstrates just how far Vauxhall design has come in the last few years. First the ADAM lifestyle citycar. Then the swoopy Cascada convertible. Now this: all great-looking cars by anybody's standards.
So, it looks good, whether you order it in five-door Grand Sport form or in Sport Tourer estate or 'Country Tourer' estate guises. The five-door hatch version has a bowed roofline which drops dramatically towards the rear and, perhaps the Insignia's signature stylistic device, the "blade" feature that's cutaway behind the front wheelarches. In profile, you better appreciate the changes made to the size of this car, a 55mm increase in length enough to take this Vauxhall from being one of the smaller offerings in the D-segment to being the very largest car of this kind you can now choose. The biggest change existing Insignia customers will see when they sit in the car is a completely re-designed centre console and instrument cluster. The centre console has been simplified and now has fewer buttons for more intuitive operation of common functions, such as air conditioning and infotainment, while the instrument cluster has new dials and a cleaner look. Vauxhall has worked at improving the perceived materials quality and offers better grades of leather and cloth as well as enhancing the look and feel of dashboard materials and door trims. Still, I've tried plenty of cars that were good-looking inside and out but fell down majorly when it came to practicality. This one though, should suit most family buyers, even though luggage space has fallen a little over the previous model - to 490-litres in the five-door Grand Sport version I tried, with the cargo area extendable to 1,450-litres by flattening the split-folding seats. In the Sport Tourer estate, that total rises to 1,665-litres.
Motoring journalists might tell you that this car isn't quite as sharp as a Ford Mondeo but most actual owners probably won't notice a difference which is pretty slight anyway and primarily centers on a slightly vague steering response. Anyway, the Insignia holds an advantage when it comes to the more important issue of ride comfort and there are all manner of hi-tech handling solutions to counter Ford's justified hold on budding Lewis Hamiltons. As for engines, well most buyers will continue to want a diesel, with the majority of sales likely to go to the 1.6-litre Turbo D unit I tried, offered with either 110 or 136PS. It was the pokier variant that I tried, a car capable of 65.7mpg on the combined cycle and 114g/km of CO2. If you trade up to the 170PS 2.0-litre diesel, efficiency drops off markedly, though there's the compensation of 400Nm of pulling power, a figure that will be improved further if you go for the 210PS biturbo variant. Prefer petrol? Well small capacity turbocharged engines that use unleaded are very much in vogue at present and the 1.5-litre unit supplied here should suit that trend, offered with either 140 or 165PS. Further up the range sits a potent 260PS 2.0-litre petrol Turbo model that showcases both of what are arguably the two most significant engineering developments introduced with this second generation Insignia. One is the super-slick 8-speed auto gearbox that's optional on lesser models. The other is a sophisticated new intelligent all-wheel drive system that uses a state-of-the-art rear torque vectoring system for greater cornering traction and sharper turn-in.
Despite the fact that this Insignia has been pushed up-market, prices have been kept very competitive - and indeed have been sharpened so that they more accurately fit the latest 'BIK' 'Benefit-in-Kind' categories. In fact from launch, Vauxhall claimed that some versions of this MK model Insignia Grand Sport were up to £1,500 less expensive than their direct first generation predecessors. To be specific, we're talking about a range priced in the £17,000 to £28,000 bracket. Those really are very affordable figures for a car of this size. There's a £1,500 model-for-model premium to pay if you want the extra luggage space of the Sports Tourer estate variant, a bodystyle that's also available in raised 4x4 'Country Tourer' guise if you want an alternative to an SUV. This time round, there's no saloon Insignia variant. All models get alloy wheels, auto headlamps, keyless entry and usual executive niceties like air conditioning, heated mirrors, a leather-trimmed multi-function steering wheel and cruise control with a speed limiter. As for media connectivity, well as standard, there's an 'Intellilink' infotainment system that includes a seven-speaker DAB audio set-up and smartphone 'Projection' via either 'Apple CarPlay' or 'Android Auto'. All of this works via a colour centre-dash 'Intellilink' screen that's 7.0-inches in size and, as you'd expect, there's also the convenience of Bluetooth 'phone connectivity, a USB connection and an aux-in socket. But that's just the start of the media cleverness. My favourite feature, which is standard on every Insignia, is the 'OnStar' personal connectivity and service assistant package. Once you've used 'OnStar', you'll wonder how you managed without it: you'll never be stranded after a breakdown or an accident and almost anything you might ever need to know about any journey you ever take will be just a button press away. The 'OnStar' package also allows you to create in your car a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, plus there's a smartphone app that can remotely lock or unlock the doors, check your oil life or, if you've lost this Vauxhall in a busy carpark, it can sound the horn or flash the lights. Plus if your Insignia is stolen, 'OnStar' can disable it so it can't be started. In summary, no other rival has a system that can match the range of services that 'OnStar' has to offer.
For the first time, Vauxhall has produced a medium range family car that I really would be proud to have on my driveway. All right, for budding Lewis Hamiltons, this car might not be as sharp to drive as its Mondeo rival but there's not much in it. On the debit side? Well, there's not too much to report here, unless you're worried about depreciation or the unremarkable fuel economy of the 2.0-litre diesel variant. Overall, what's important is that the basics seem to work within a stylish, attractive and most of all desirable package.
Mr Trevor Long - 14/08/2019, owner of a Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer 1.5T Design Nav 5dr 2018
User rating: 5/5
Mr John Lawrence - 17/07/2018, owner of a Vauxhall Insignia Techline Cdti Ec
User rating: 4/5
Mr Mariusz Garczarek - 04/01/2018, owner of a Vauxhall Insignia Techline Cdti Ec
User rating: 4.5/5
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