Vauxhall Movano review

Category: Large Van

Section: Costs & verdict

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Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

The Vauxhall Movano’s updated 2.3-litre engine has resulted in a significant step forward in the competitiveness of its running costs. MPG has risen across the board by as much as 8mpg, with the best performer, the 148bhp engine, officially returns 32.2mpg under the WLTP testing regime.

While the Movano’s starting price and options are mid-pack, the total cost of ownership is hampered by its 25,000 mile servicing intervals; that's relatively frequent compared with some rivals.

Safety systems in the Movano are impressive, though, with new features including Side Wind Assist and Active Emergency Braking.

With no specific trim levels to choose from, the Movano’s spec is as flexible as you want to make it, but we would encourage you to consider the Convenience Pack and the 7in touchscreen to really maximise your comfort and connectivity.

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Overview

The Vauxhall Movano is a solid all-rounder in the large van segment. There’s an abundance of body lengths and engines to choose from, plus an options list that lets you tailor your needs specifically to the van.

  • Wide range of bodies and options
  • Excellent interior storage
  • Strong driving experience
  • Disappointing automatic gearbox
  • Biggest vans must be RWD
  • Uninspiring visually

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