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Opel’s new generation of light commercial vehicles rolls into Irish dealerships – Connacht Tribune

Opel’s new generation of light commercial vehicles rolls into Irish dealerships – Connacht Tribune

Opel has announced pricing and equipment for its new generation of light commercial vehicles, with the vans already in Irish showrooms. Three models make up the complete range: Combo, Vivaro and Movano

Each of the new trio features new exterior styling and a redesigned cockpit with the welfare of the driver and passengers in mind. All are loaded with better safety equipment and are available in both diesel and all-electric,

“Year to date, Opel LCV registrations have seen a major uplift of 53% in Ireland, gaining an 8.2% market share and maintaining 5th place in the marketplace,” said James Brooks, managing director of Opel Ireland.

“Now, armed with our new light commercial vehicle range that benefits from significant styling updates and much-enhanced safety equipment added as standard, we look forward with confidence to welcoming more new customers to the German brand.”

The compact new Opel Combo is available in Komfort and Sportive trims, in two lengths (L1 and L2), and boasts a maximum load length of 3.4m, a load volume of up to 4.4m3 and a payload of up to 1000kg. The Combo Comfort level one trim, L1H1 1.5 turbo diesel 100hp, retails from €26,495 plus delivery.

The level two Combo Sportive trim, retailing from €28,895 plus delivery, with a 10” touchscreen, a 10” multi-colour driver information screen, Matrix LED headlamps, 180-degree rear view camera, body-coloured bumpers, body-coloured door handles, and body-coloured rail covering and moulding.

The Opel Vivaro is available in Komfort and Sportive trims, and in two lengths, offering a voluminous cargo area with a maximum load length of 4m, load volumes of up to 6.6m3 and payload up to 1,400kg. The Vivaro Comfort L1H11.5 turbo diesel 120hp retails from €35,995 plus delivery.

The level two Vivaro Sportive trim, retailing from €37,995 plus delivery, boasts 17” wheels with full-size covers, uplevel front grille, body-coloured door handles, body-coloured power folding electric and heated door mirrors, body-coloured front and rear bumpers, front fog lamps, and 180-degree rear view camera.

The large new Opel Movano is available in Comfort trim, in panel van body type offering three length and three height variants, and a chassis cab body type. The Movano offers a payload of up to 2 tons and towing capacity of up to 3 tons, with a load volume of up to 17m3 (5 Euro pallets). The Movano Panel Van Comfort model retails from €38,295 plus delivery. DAB radio with 5” colour screen, manual air con, 16” wheels and spare wheel.

Battery-electric versions of the trio will continue to offer class-leading driving ranges, with the new Movano Electric covering up to 420km on a single charge (WLTP). This is made possible by state-of-the-art battery technologies and improvements such as increased drive efficiency. The new Combo Electric, Vivaro Electric and Movano Electric also continue to offer the full operational capability of their counterparts with internal combustion engines.

Equipped to handle even the most demanding tasks of everyday work, the new Combo and Vivaro models are currently in Opel Dealer forecourts nationwide and will be followed by the new Movano in the coming weeks.