Vauxhall Crossland 1.2 Turbo [130] Ultimate 5dr Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Vauxhall Crossland 2021 RHD
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RRP£26,760
Review

The Vauxhall Crossland is a creditable car in some respects, offering good equipment levels, excellent seating flexibility on select trims and a sizeable boot, but the competition has, in the main caught up, run it into the kerb and driven off into the sunset. The worst thing is that you have to pay extra for safety kit that should be standard these days, but it's also mediocre to drive and the rear seats are cramped. If you can get a fantastic deal that makes it much cheaper than anything else then fine, we respect why you would. Otherwise, stick to the Ford Puma, the Skoda Kamiq or the Volkswagen T-Roc – to name but a few of the better alternatives – instead.

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The extra power of the 128bhp 1.2 (130PS) Turbo is welcome. It pulls really well from around 2000rpm, so there's no need to thrash it to get up to speed. It’s the only petrol that’s available with the option of the six-speed automatic gearbox, which is fine but it doesn’t change down as swiftly as a few of the rival autos, including the Volkswagen T-Roc.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

410

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

132

g/km

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