Vauxhall has announced pricing and specification for the new fully electric Combo-e Life, which is available to order now.
A fully electric variant of its Combo Live van-derived people carrier, prices start from £31,610 on-the-road, including the plug-in car grant of £2,500.
Available in five and seven seat configurations, the Combo-e Life provides a range of up to 174 miles (WLTP) and supports up to 100kW rapid charging, with an 80% charge taking 30 minutes.
The new Combo-e Life is available exclusively in SE trim, with two sizes offered: Medium and XL. Medium variants measure 4.40m long and are available in five or seven-seat configurations. Larger XL variants measure 4.75m long and are exclusively offered with seven seats.
Medium variants with five seats feature up to 597 litres of boot space, extending up to 2,126 litres of space with the rear row folded. XL variants come with 850 litres of space, and up to 2,693 litres with the rear rows folded.
The front passenger seat can be fully folded, extending the length of the load area so that larger items can be carried inside the vehicle.
The new Combo-e Life is also rated to tow up to 750kg and comes with trailer stability technology that reduces vehicle speed when it detects the trailer swerving.
A 50kWh lithium-ion battery and a 136PS electric motor, with up to 260Nm of torque, enables the Combo-e Life to accelerate from 0-60mph in 11.2 seconds.
Drivers have access to a two-mode regenerative braking system, with ‘B’ mode increasing the regenerative braking for maximum energy recovery.
All SE models come standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, nearside and offside sliding side-access doors, LED daytime running lights with high-beam assist, a panoramic rear-view camera and automatic windscreen wipers.
SE models also get body-coloured bumpers and side protection mouldings as well as electrically adjustable and foldable door mirrors.
Inside, all models come standard with Vauxhall’s Multimedia system with an eight-inch colour touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Also included is Vauxhall Connect, which allows drivers to access vehicle information and charge status and live traffic updates when on the move.
Vauxhall Connect also comes with Vauxhall’s e-Call and b-Call technology, where in the event of an emergency or breakdown drivers are put in touch with a trained advisor with just the touch of a button. SE models also come standard with a 3.5-inch colour instrument display.
Furthermore, the Combo-e Life comes standard with a high level of safety and driver assist feature, including rear parking sensors and panoramic rear-view camera, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, cruise control with speed limited and speed sign recognition.