April 15, 2019

New Vauxhall Vivaro van – Everything we know so far!

New Vauxhall Vivaro vans for sale

This is the all-new Vauxhall Vivaro which just like its predecessor will be built in Luton, joining the range in the Summer of 2019, here’s everything we know about the all-new Vivaro!

All-new Vauxhall Vivaro

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro van has finally been revealed, the British-built van secures a massive 1,250 jobs at the Vauxhall vans manufacturing plant in Luton, with the new model set to hit the roads in the summer of 2019. The new model parts ways with the Renault Trafic and is instead based on the PSA Group’s EMP2 platform shared with the award winning Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert and Toyota Proace vans.

Class leading payload

There will be a choice of three body styles to choose from on the new models: panel van, crew cab and a platform chassis, whilst the new model will equal the class leading payload set by its sister vans of 1,400kg and gain a towing capacity of 2,500kg, 200kg and 500kg higher respectively than its predecessor.

Two sizes

Like the model it is replacing, the all-new Vauxhall Vivaro van will be available in two lengths: short or long wheelbase, with the longer model boasting a load capacity of 6.6 cubic metres. A load-through flap beneath the passenger seat will give the long wheelbase Vauxhall Vivaro van the ability to transport objects up to 4.02 metres in length.

New technology

The new Vauxhall Vivaro van moves forward significantly in terms of technology, starting with a head-up display, also included are features such as: a new traction control system, lane-keeping assist, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, driver drowsiness alert, forward collision assist and automatic emergency braking.

Further updates

Other updates over the Vivaro model it is replacing include optional automatic sliding doors which are operated by kicking your foot under the sills of the van, seven-inch infotainment system, parking sensors, optional rear-view camera and optional work-site set-up with higher ground clearance and underbody protection.

Engines

All engine options on the new Vauxhall Vivaro van are approved to Euro 6.2 emissions standards. There’s two 1.5-litre diesel engine options delivering 100ps or 120ps and three 2.0-litre diesel engines with outputs of 120ps, 150ps or 180ps. All models come as standard with a six-speed manual transmission apart from the 180ps engine which gets an eight-speed automatic transmission, from 2020 the automatic option will also be made available with the 2.0-litre 120ps engine.

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Vauxhall Vivaro vans on finance

Can’t wait till the summer to get your hands on the Vauxhall Vivaro? No need! At Vanman we have a number of current Vivaro models in stock and ready to go, with cheap van finance options available including van leasing, contract hire and hire purchase. Simply fill in a contact form or call us on 0800 121 6503 to get the ball rolling today!