Size counts. At least when we are talking about transport for the family.
And the nap of us, there aren't many family men or mom, who every now and then dreamed about a bus with high ceilings and space for children, babygrej and BMX bikes.
don't Worry. The solution is found in the big varebilsbusser, which among other things include the VW Multivan, Mercedes V-Class and the Opel Vivaro. It is models, which have fallen to 40,000-50,000 dollars for the latest afgiftsomlægning, but still moving in the higher price ranges.
It also applies to Opel Vivaro Tourer, Extra Magazine here testing with 145 hp diesel engine. The price for this model begins at the 584.385 crowns, but testbilens enhancement means that the final price is called 712.000 crowns.
you Can settle for the more simple Combi-equipment and a diesel engine of 95 hp, the car can be obtained from 471.000 crowns. the
Instrumentation is rustic, and there is a lack aflæggeplads. Infotainmentanlægget is a little old-fashioned. Photo: Christian Schacht
Like rock stars on tour
We seize hold of the large handles, comes up on the doorstep and jumps on board and up in height.
the View over traffic is good, we can see far, and also over the many crossover models on the road.
the Access to the rear seats is done easily with the sliding door in the right side. It is complemented by a similar to the left side, however, there are enhancements to 15,000 crowns.
It is something that can be recommended and makes the car far more flexible and roadworthy if to be loaded to the children of at the kerb.
Sidedørene slides up and reveals a cabin where the five rear seats are lined up in formation facing each other as in a DSB trains.
the Car's middle seats can be rotated and is turned backwards, so you have snuderne directed against each other. As there is also individual seats in front, has testbilen two seats fewer than in the basisopstillingen, where there are three rows with three seats each.
The removable drejesæder in number two is optional for an additional twenty thousand crowns, but they provide an extra dimension and can be supplemented with a midterbord.
You sit well in the seats, and a few children, which was used to test the bus, was ecstatic to emerge as rock stars at the VIP tour. The passengers sit well formummede behind the mørktonede windows, which is an enhancement to the modest 600 crowns.
All the rear seats are anchored in a rail at the bottom. It provides great flexibility and the ability to move the seats forward, if there is more luggage on board.
the Trunk is already huge, and it gave me a great freedom to be able to move the seats when we tried to get a bike into. The large tailgate is, however, difficult to manage - here there can be gain by choosing a two-part backdoor. the
With an adjustable sædeopsætning can be there too around indoor. The car is also available with a midterbord. Photo: Christian Schacht
the Car to ’run’
Let us get ahead in the driver's seat. Here is no doubt that the Vivaro is born as a workhorse of a van.
compared to the more personvognsagtige MPV's and SUV's here you must concentrate on ’driving’ the car. The steering wheel has a nice clearance for the manual shifting is something fixed in the code - the automatic transmission is not available and so you must correct for wind and weather.
You must also reckon with a certain rumle - and the noise level in the cabin, where the instrumentation and the finish is on it somewhat rustic varevognsniveau with hard plastic.
Multimedieanlægget is also something antiquarian with slow and gritty graphics, and so costs navigationsdelen even 20.000 dollars. Safety equipment such as lane assistant, warning for blind spots or emergency brake you need to look far.
The high center of gravity felt in the swing, and at nedbremsninger. The 1.6-liter diesel engine with biturbo, 145 hp and a torque of 340 Nm at 1.750 rpm is however adult enough to move the car.
If you are thinking of buying a familiebus, require it in a higher degree than usual, to anyone who needs to drive the car, get tried it before you buy.
Opel Vivaro Tourer 1,6 Bi-Turbo 145 hp
584.385 kr. plus the lev.
16.7 km/ (Eu norm)
four cylinder diesel engine of 1.6 litres
340 Nm/1750 rpm.
183 km/ h.
500/ 196/ 197 cm