Vauxhall Vivaro Life Electric in Malton North Yorkshire
With 8 or 9 seats and a near-silent, vibration-free drive, the Vivaro Life Electric is the most luxurious way to transport people. The 100% electric powertrain delivers a range up to 143-miles and you can charge from 10-80% in 30mins at a 100kW charger. It also supports 7.4kW AC speeds for up to 30-miles of range per hour. Handy driving aids like side bling spot alert, speed sign recognition and lane keep assist (Elite) make driving safer, and all this is wrapped up in a handsome body that oozes quality.
Combi, Design and Ultimate trim grades are available. Combi models are base models, with steel wheels, 9 seats, a 7” touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an electric parking brake and the excellent e-INFO instrument panel. Ultimate models are luxury models, with eight leather seats, keyless entry and powered sliding side doors, heated front seats, Multimedia Navi Pro with voice control, rear parking sensors and a panoramic rear camera, a panoramic glass roof and a tailgate with an opening rear window.
Handsome and sleek, the Vivaro Life Electric makes a confident impression. LED daytime running lights and 17” bi-colour alloy wheels ensure Ultimate models stand out, with these models also getting leather upholstery and a panoramic rear-view camera.
With 100PS/260Nm of torque, the Vivaro Life Electric is a strong performer. There’s no vibration and the drive is near-silent. Power, Normal and Eco modes let you tune the response, and there are two regenerative braking modes available.
M models have 3.9m3 of load space while L models have 4.5m3 of load space, so whichever version you choose, you have everything you need. Keyless entry and hands-free, powered sliding side doors are standard in Elite spec.
Living with it
Easy to drive with super-low running costs and congestion charge exemption, the Vivaro Life Electric is a fantastic commercial vehicle. It’s also equipped to keep drivers and passenger safe with features like automatic emergency braking.