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69 Vauxhall Grandland X 1.5 Turbo D Sport Nav 5dr Auto [6 Speed]

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

3.5" colour information displayDigital clock
Digital water temperature gauge with warning lightFuel gauge with low fuel level warning light
Gearshft up/down indication lightMulti function trip computer
Nav 5.0 sat nav system + 8" colour touchscreen+DAB radio+RDS traffic programme+European mapping+USB+bluetooth+bluetooth audio streaming+Apple CarPlayOutside temperature display
Rev counterService interval indicator
Speed sensitive electric power assisted steeringSpeed sign recognition
Speedometer 

Entertainment

Steering wheel mounted audio controls 

Exterior Features

Alloy effect front and rear skid platesBlack roof and door mirrors
Body colour door handlesBody colour door mirrors
Chrome effect bar on front grilleChrome side window trim
Collapsible windscreen wipersDoor to door illumination
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrorsElectrically operated front and rear windows with safety auto reverse and one touch up/down facility with heated rear window
Front fog lightsGloss black finish B pillar
Hazard warning lightsHigh level centre rear brake light
Intermittent rear window wash/wipeLED daytime running lights
LED tail lightsRear fog lights
Rear spoilerReversing lights
Side protection mouldingsSide window demist vents
Sound absorbing windscreenTinted windows
Two speed windscreen wipers with variable intermittent wipeWindscreen demist vents

Interior Features

12V electrical accessory socket in front12V electrical accessory socket in luggage compartment
220V power outlet behind front seatsAlloy effect door sill covers
Ambient centre console downlighterAmbient interior lighting
Ambient lighting in front doorsAnti submarining front seats
Centre rear head restraintChrome effect interior door handles
Covered storage compartment in centre console and in driver armrestDriver's centre armrest
Driver/passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrorsElectronic dual zone climate control with air conditioning + advanced predictive logic control using sensor + Charcoal filter + illuminated controls
Front and rear passenger assist handlesFront door pockets with 2.6 litre capacity
Front seat back storage pocketsFully carpeted luggage area
Harlekin cloth upholsteryHeated rear windscreen with timed cut-off
Height adjustable and removable front/rear head restraintsInterior courtesy light operated by all doors
Isofix attachment on front seatIsofix system on outer rear seats
Luggage compartment coverReach + rake adjustable steering column
Rear door pockets with 1.8 litre capacityRear reading lights
Two drinks holder in centre consoleVentilated glove box with lid
Welcome lighting 

Packs

Safety pack - Grandland XSight and light pack - Grandland X
Versatility pack - Grandland X 

Safety

3x3 point rear seatbeltsAnti-lock braking system (ABS)
Automatic emergency braking systemChild proof locks on rear doors
CSC - Cornering stability controlDeactivation switch for front passenger front and side impact airbags
Deflation detection sensorsDeformation zones front and rear
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsDual seatbelt pretensioners on front seats
EBD - Electronic brakeforce distributionElectronic parking brake
Energy absorbing steering columnEngine drag torque control
Front and rear outer seat belt pre-tensionersFront and rear seatbelt reminder
Front seat side impact airbagsFull size curtain airbags for driver, front passenger and outer rear passenger seats
HBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)Hill start assist
Inertia reel lap and diagonal seatbelts for all seatsReinforced passenger safety cell
Seatbelt load limiterSide impact protection beams
Switchable electronic stability programmeTraction control
Tyre pressure monitoring system 

Security

Engine deadlock and immobiliserLocking wheel nuts
Remote control central lockingRemote security alarm system
Visible vehicle identification number
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)113Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1499Compression Ratio16.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)75Cylinders - Stroke (mm)84.8
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears6 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionAUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrueWLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max6.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min5.2WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max44.8
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min54.3 

General

Badge Engine CC1.5Badge Power130
Coin DescriptionTurbo DCoin SeriesSport Nav
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0715EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years6NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %84
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %87NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %63NCAP Safety Assist %60
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage16000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months72Timing Belt Interval Mileage80000
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)9.9Engine Power - BHP130
Engine Power - KW96Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT221
Engine Torque - MKG30.6Engine Torque - NM300
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed119

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front225/55 R18
Tyre Size Rear225/55 R18Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style5 SPOKE DIAMOND CUTWheel Type18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height (including roof rails)1609Length4477
Wheelbase2675Width1856
Width (including mirrors)2098 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)53Gross Vehicle Weight2000
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1652Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)514
Max. Roof Load85Max. Towing Weight - Braked1300
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked727No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb10.5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Vauxhall Grandland X

Vauxhall finally has a credible contender in the mid-sized SUV class. But just how competitive can this Grandland X model be? Jonathan Crouch decides.

Ten Second Review

The Grandland X is the third member of Vauxhall's 'X' SUV family, which also includes the Mokka X and the Crossland X. With a sporty design and off-road looks, the Grandland X has elevated seating for five people, generous luggage space, good all-round visibility and a raft of safety technologies. There's plug-in hybrid technology now on offer too.

Background

It's surprising how long it's taken Vauxhall to get itself proper representation in the mid-sized 'Qashqai-class' family SUV segment. Yes, there was the Korean-built Antara model that sold between 2007 and 2016, but that car was crude, expensive to run and not very well built. Buyers almost universally ignored it. Which was a problem for the Griffin brand, at a time when Nissan Qashqais and Peugeot 3008s were flying from the showrooms. What to do? Economics meant that some sort of platform-sharing deal for representation in this sector would be essential, so Vauxhall turned to Peugeot, with whom the brand was starting to consider a merger. Well before that happened, a deal was concluded to see the creation of a small SUV (the Vauxhall Crossland X) created from the underpinnings of a Peugeot 2008. And a mid-sized model (this Grandland X) to be built using the platform and engineering of a MK2 model Peugeot 3008.

Driving Experience

Engine-wise, mainstream Grandland X buyers are offered a PSA-sourced choice of units, either a three cylinder 130PS 1.2-litre petrol powerplant or a 130PS 1.5-litre CDTi diesel. There are manual and automatic transmission options in both cases. Near the top of the range, there's an auto-only 177PS 2.0-litre CDTi range-topping model. All the variants just mentioned are front-driven. If you can afford more, Vauxhall hopes you'll consider the top petrol/electric plug-in 'Hybrid4' variant, which uses a 1.6-litre direction turbo, offers 4WD and delivers a combined output of 300PS. Whatever your choice of engine, don't expect handling to be especially rewarding; if you want that, why on earth are you considering buying an SUV in the first place? Like most of its rivals, Vauxhall has focused instead on ride and refinement and you can expect high class standards to be matched in this regard. On the mainstream front-driven models, the brand offers an optional electronic Grip Control system that ensures traction in diverse driving situations. The driver has a choice of five driving modes: for each one the system adapts the torque distribution to the front wheels, allows wheel-spin if necessary, and, with the automatic transmission, adjusts shift points as well as throttle response. This ensures traction and stable handling regardless of the road surface. The brand continues to deliver on its commitment to lead in lighting technology, equipping the Grandland X with Adaptive Forward Lighting LED headlamps. With these, functions such as cornering light, high beam assist and auto levelling guarantee optimal illumination of the road ahead.

Design and Build

At nearly 4.5m long, nearly 1.9m wide and nearly 1.65m high, the Grandland X is a touch bigger than the mid-sized SUV Qashqai-class norm - and, Vauxhall hopes, a touch more distinctive. As usual, that's a matter of perspective: ours is that the Peugeot 3008 crossover this car is based upon is slightly more eye-catching, but you may think differently. The Grandland is certainly good looking enough to stand its corner on the school run. Above the front skid plate, the bold grille proudly displays the Vauxhall Griffin badge, chrome winglets embracing the brand logo and flowing outwards to the slim, double-wing LED headlamps. Muscular, sculpted wheel arches and protective cladding on the lower body deliver the required dose of 'SUV-ness' and an optional two-tone finish, with the roof in contrasting black, adds an extra touch of personalisation. Inside, the instrument panel and centre console with touchscreen are clearly laid out and horizontally aligned to the driver. There's no sign of the 'love-it-or-hate-it' i-Drive cockpit of this model's Peugeot design stablemate, which sees 3008 buyers viewing the instrument dials over the steering wheel rim. That may be a relief for some. The centre stack has three horizontal rows of controls for fast and intuitive access to infotainment, climate control and chassis functions. Driver and passengers benefit from the elevated seating position typical of an SUV, which ensures good visibility in all situations. And this model's relatively long wheelbase provides decent space for up to five people, while the luggage compartment (with a load volume from 514-litres to a maximum of 1,652 litres) should offer more than adequate room for luggage.

Market and Model

So, let's get to the pricing, which is mainly pitched in the £24,000 to £35,000 bracket - pretty much what you'd expect these days for a family-sized Qashqai-class compact Crossover with cutting-edge design. There's a choice of five trim levels - 'SE', 'Business Edition Nav', 'SRi Nav', 'Elite Nav' and 'Ultimate Nav'. The most affordable variants use an impressively efficient three cylinder 1.2-litre 130PS turbo petrol unit - and that might be all you really need if your annual mileage is quite low. Most customers though, are likely to want to pay extra for the 1.5-litre CDTi diesel variant, this engine offered with 130PS. Model for model, the diesel is around £1,500 more expensive to buy. Both engines come with the option of automatic transmission. There's also a petrol/electric plug-in Hybrid4 variant available at the top of the range, available with the top four trim levels at prices ranging in the £40,000 to £45,000 bracket. Across the range, the Grandland X offers a selection of ultra-modern assistance and comfort features. Adaptive Cruise Control with pedestrian detection and Automatic Emergency Braking, Driver Drowsiness Alert, and Advanced Park Assist are just some highlights. AGR-certified premium ergonomic front seats, a heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats and a smart powered tailgate that opens with a kick, all ensure driver and passenger comfort. Grandland X drivers and passengers can enjoy cutting-edge connectivity with the latest generation of IntelliLink infotainment systems and the personal connectivity and service assistant Vauxhall OnStar, which now includes new services such as hotel booking and parking space search. Smartphones can easily be integrated to the infotainment system and charged wirelessly via inductive charging on handsets with this function.

Cost of Ownership

It used to be that there was quite a big running cost penalty for choosing any sort of Crossover SUV over a conventional Focus-sized family hatch and the reason why was mainly down to weight. Take a Ford Kuga, for example, which weighs a hefty 1.6-tonnes, around 300kgs more than the Focus it's based upon. If, in contrast, you compare this Grandland X with its counterpart, the Astra hatch, the difference is around half that. Match that to cutting-edge engine technology with stop/start efficiency and you'd expect this Grandland X to deliver a near class-leading set of running cost returns - which it pretty much does. The 1.2-litre petrol model manages up to 44.8mpg on the WLTP combined cycle and up to 116g/km of NEDC-rated CO2, while the 1.5-litre CDTi version delivers up to 53.3mpg and up to 111g/km. The 2.0-litre diesel manages 53.3mpg and 128g/km of CO2. The other option is the petrol/electric Hybrid4 variant, which when fully charged, offers a 31 mile WLTP-rated driving range. The battery can be charged fully in just 1hr 45mins using an optional 6.6kW wallbox. The WLTP combined cycle fuel figure is a faintly unbelievable 166mpg and the NEDC CO2 figure of 36g/km will mean low tax bills. 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.

Summary

Vauxhall hasn't bought us anything particularly new or innovative here, but it has given itself a fighting chance of getting an important slice of sales in this vitally important fast-growing market segment. The Grandland X is comfortable, good-looking, well-equipped and practical, all attributes that will endear it to likely showroom browsers. Don't expect it to be particularly dynamically rewarding; few SUVs are. You can though, have much higher expectations when it comes to ride and refinement. In short, if you want an SUV in this class, there's no real reason why you shouldn't consider this one. And that, for Vauxhall, is a big step forward.

Performance
70%
Handling
70%
Comfort
80%
Space
80%
Styling
60%
Build
70%
Value
50%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
70%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£309
Deposit£309
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate3.5%
Cash price£20,498
Credit amount£20,189
Guaranteed future value£9518
Total amount payable£24,350
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge9.0p per mile
Representative APR6.9%
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