Dealers have opened order books for the new Vauxhall Combo van, at prices starting from £15,630.
The Vauxhall Combo, Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo are all built on the same platform, combining the PSA Group’s EMP2 modular car platform at the front with a commercial vehicle rear chassis.
All the new Combo variants will go on sale at lower prices than previous equivalent models. The £15,630 price of the entry-level Edition Diesel compares to £16,125 for the outgoing version. The mid-range Sportive Diesel costs from £17,703 (previously £18,670) and the top-level LE Nav from £18,905 – all prices plus VAT.
Standard equipment on Edition models includes a four-way adjustable driver’s seat. storage under the passenger seat, 15-inch wheels, a fixed steel bulkhead, a kerbside sliding door and overhead storage.
The dash includes a five-inch display radio with Bluetooth and DAB, one-touch windows and electric and heated exterior mirrors.
Sportive versions add two extra adjustments to the driver’s seat including lumbar support, as well as an armrest and storage, and four-way adjustment on the passenger seat.
Larger 16-inch wheels, air conditioning, metallic paint, front and rear body-colour bumpers, rear parking sensors, cruise control (with speed limiter) and an alarm are also part of the standard Sportive package.
Body-colour exterior mirrors, exterior door handles, side protection mouldings, a front bumper with skid plate, 16-inch alloy wheels and an eight-inch touchscreen with navigation feature on LE Nav models.
Vauxhall also offers a Combo Crewvan, at prices from £18,605. It is fitted with a fold-flat passenger seat and a two-position caged bulkhead that moves forward when the second row seats are folded down. A protective bag is included to prevent damage to the interior and dashboard from longer loads.
First deliveries of the new Combo van are expected in December.