SUMMER UPGRADES TO MOVANO MODELS

18-May-2012

Vauxhall is introducing a mid-summer package of improvements to Movano. Running changes include an upgrade to the range’s infotainment package, alongside major enhancements to further improve CO2 emissions and fuel economy figures.

 

Improved infotainment spec

From mid-June onwards, infotainment systems across all Movano models will be upgraded to include Bluetooth® and USB connectivity as standard. This change also applies to the optional Office Pack and Comfort Pack. Virtually universal in compatibility, Bluetooth® connectivity makes mobile phone communication a whole lot safer.

More economical engines

The other major change to Movano this summer sees reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy across the vast majority of models. These improvements have been gained through specific modifications to the oil and steering pumps, tyres, gearbox oil and electrical control systems.

 

The changes will be introduced from mid-June onwards and apply to the following engines:

 

  • FWD 2.3CDTI 16v 100PS manual
  • FWD 2.3CDTI 16v 125PS manual
  • RWD (single) 2.3CDTI 16v 100PS manual
  • RWD (single) 2.3CDTI 16v 125PS manual

 

As the table below demonstrates, the fuel savings can amount to as much as £1,390 for F3500 L3 H2 100PS and 125PS models over a 100,000 mile operating cycle.

 

Full details are as follows:

 
Current (combined cycle)
Improved (combined cycle)
Estimated Saving (£)
R3500 L3 H2 100/125
249
30.1
240
30.5
371
463
 
CO2
mpg
CO2
mpg
80k miles
100k miles
F3500 L1 H1 100/125
218
34.4
205
36.0
742
927
F3500 L2 H2 100/125
221
34.0
209
35.1
556
695
F3500 L3 H2 100/125
226
32.8
209
35.1
1112
1390

*CO2 and fuel figures shown are preliminary. Diesel assumed at £1.44/litre.

 

CO2 improvements for other engines are scheduled for introduction during the final quarter of 2012.

Crew Cab Tipper models

As a running change to our Movano conversion models, Model Year 2012 rear-wheel drive Crew Cab Tipper variants now feature a single passenger seat. This change does not affect front-wheel drive versions which continue to feature a dual front passengers’ bench seat as standard.