Vauxhall Grandland X 1.5 Turbo D Ultimate 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Vauxhall Grandland X 2021
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RRP £34,420What Car? Target Price£30,662
Review

The Vauxhall Grandland X is competitively priced in most trim levels, and is well equipped and spacious enough for most families. However, it's hard to ignore the fractionally cheaper Skoda Karoq, which has a nicer interior, is sharper to drive and has a range of more refined engines. Company car drivers who are in the market for a family SUV will find the hybrid Grandland X models cost-effective.

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Ultimate comes packed with every optional extra Vauxhall offers, featuring heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, wireless mobile phone charging, a Denon premium sound system, a 360deg panoramic camera, premium LED adaptive forward lighting and adaptive cruise control with pedestrian detection.

This 118bhp diesel can’t match the speed of the 1.2-litre petrol, but its solid mid-range shove pulls the Grandland X ably enough, even when it’s fully loaded. Average fuel economy is second only to the hybrid models and even then, the diesels will be more efficient than a plug-in with a flat battery.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

54.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

514

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

136

g/km

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