New Vauxhall Grandland in Malton North Yorkshire
Big on space and even bigger on kit, the Grandland ticks every box. Features like a hands-free powered tailgate and a heated windscreen are standard in Ultimate grade, and you can choose a petrol, diesel or plug-in hybrid engine. The HYBRID-e delivers up to 39-miles of electric range to slash your running costs, and all versions have handy driving aids like a reversing camera and lane keep assist, with the semi-autonomous highway integration assist fitted as standard in HYBRID-e GS Line and Ultimate grades. Choose from Design, GS Line and Ultimate grades with a petrol or diesel engine, and GS Line and Ultimate grades with the HYBRID-e. Design models have LED headlights, 17” alloys, cruise control and a 7” touchscreen. GS Line adds 18” alloys, gloss black exterior styling, a 10” touchscreen and 12” digital driver’s display. Ultimate boasts 19” alloys, front and rear parking sensors, IntelliLux adaptive LED pixel headlights, a 360° panoramic parking camera, advanced park assist, side blind spot alert and wireless charging.
Big, bold looks and a smart interior make the Grandland a pleasure to cast eyes on. The front end has Vauxhall’s new Vizor styling and LED headlights, with GS Line models boasting gloss black styling. Ultimate models get 19” diamond-cut alloys.
The Grandland is awesome to drive. The HYBRID-e kicks out 225PS (110PS in Electric mode) and returns up to 192mpg combined with a 39-mile electric range. Also offered is a 1.2 (130PS) Turbo petrol and a 1.5 (130PS) Turbo D diesel.
With 514-litres of boot space (petrol & diesel, PHEV models have a 390-litre boot) and a powered hands-free tailgate (Ultimate), the Grandland is great for families. The rear seats split-fold 60-40 and there’s a ski load-through hatch.
Living with it
All versions have Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, automatic headlights and wipers, a reversing camera, speed sign recognition and a soundproofed insulated windscreen. With so many useful features, it’s easy to nail every adventure.