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Opel Grandland Hybrid4 300 PHEV: What is the price of the most expensive and powerful Grandland?

In brief

Restyled model of Grandland X

Plug-in hybrid

300 hp, 520 Nm, 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds.

59 km of WLTP autonomy in 100% electrical

Unique Ultimate Finish €55,400

The Opel Grandland X, offered in 2017, already adopted the technical underside (platform, engine, field) of the Peugeot 3008, even earlier than PSA purchased Opel from General Motors. Identical methods, however very totally different types, to not say the reverse. Grandland X contrasts a discreet classicism with the modernity of its Sockx cousin, however not unappealing to the phase of prospects on this phase of compact SUVs, which was extra conservative.

Being a Grandland, this Opel retains a traditional stance, however the restyling offers it a very new entrance finish, the “Visor” grille pioneered by the Mokka, and now the model’s stylistic signature. It brings him a very redesigned dashboard, not so widespread throughout a mid-career touch-up.

Before the restyling of the Opel Grandland “X”.
After restyling, here it is
After the restyling, right here is “Grandland”. He has modified loads.

A face that embraces the new Opel styling identification

Thus we see a bow reworked by adopting this new grille. Extremely vertical, it has a black panel in its extension, LED optics, right here the matrix, the complete is framed by a chrome border, which supplies the impression that the complete factor varieties a single block. The defend is additionally closely revised, with an aluminum-colored insert and vertical vents that direct airflow towards the wheels.

It fully transforms the look of the Grandland and suits completely into the vary’s new identification.

At the rear, the modifications had been rather more discreet, with solely the look of “Grandland” lettering on the tailgate. And this model at all times has the risk to undertake a black contrasting roof as customary.

Up front, everything changes: the grill
In entrance, the whole lot modifications: “Vizor” grill, optics, defend. It is the new stylistic identification of the model.
Back on the opposite side, almost no changes, except for Grandland letters which appear on the tailgate.
Back on the reverse aspect, virtually no modifications, apart from Grandland letters which seem on the tailgate.

A very revised dashboard

And in the passenger compartment, a spotlight for a restyling, the dashboard has been fully redesigned. It stays much less fashionable than the cousin 3008 however appears extra up-to-date than different opponents in the market. It really adopts the idea seen in the smaller brother Mokka, once more often called the “pure panel”. These are two digital screens embedded in the identical black lacquer panel. In entrance of the driver, a configurable 12-inch display shows driving data and driving aids. And as an extension, there is a 10-inch multimedia display. The latter nonetheless makes use of the previous PSA system, which is now dated in its graphics. Less environment friendly than the new Stellantis system or what’s carried out in Renault or Volkswagen, it nonetheless works very truthfully, albeit a bit slowly, and is appropriate with Apple Car Play and Android Auto.

In the passenger compartment, the dashboard has been reviewed from A to Z.  It accepts the concept
Inside, the dashboard has been revised from A to Z. It adopts the “pure panel” idea seen on the Mokka. Two digital screens mixed in the identical black lacquer body. It’s extra fashionable than ever. Finishing and ergonomics are profitable.

In any case, the ergonomics are good, Opel determined to maintain, for instance, separate bodily controls for the air con. And the high quality of supplies doesn’t need to be ashamed to match with the common competitors, because it was already earlier than the restoration.

Life on board is additionally nice, with loads of storage, first rate house in the again (however no sliding bench seats, as a result of of the hybrid system battery), and a boot quantity of 390 liters, additionally lowered by the battery (514 liters thermal mannequin). With the seats folded, 1,528 liters is determine on the different hand. And there are small compartments in the trunk flooring to retailer charging cables, at all times good to have.

Legroom is fine, but the seat, because of the hybrid battery, doesn't slide.
Legroom is high quality, however the seat, as a result of of the hybrid battery, would not slide.
The trunk displays a volume of 390 liters with the bench seats in place, 124 liters less than the thermal model.  With the bench folded, it's 1,528 litres.
The trunk shows a quantity of 390 liters with the bench seats in place, 124 liters lower than the thermal mannequin. With the bench folded, it is 1,528 litres.

59 km of 100% electrical theoretical autonomy

The restyled Grandland additionally retains the identical mechanics as earlier than with this improved plug-in hybrid system. In this most superior configuration, the energy unit, primarily based on a 200 hp 1.6 Puretech, two electrical motors (110 hp at the entrance and 113 hp at the again), which makes it the solely 4-wheel drive model, evolves the 300. Increasing HP and 520 Nm of torque. It is formally declared at 1.3 liters per 100 kilometers and 29 to 30 grams of CO2 per kilometer. It is mated to the E-EAT8 field like all Stellantis plug-in hybrids.

The Grandland still offers a plug-in hybrid block pushing 300 hp and 520 Nm.  It uses a 1.6 Puretec with 200 hp and two electric motors, one between the engine and gearbox (110 hp) at the front and the other at the rear.  Excel (113 hp).  Which makes it the only 4x4 in the range.
The Grandland nonetheless provides a plug-in hybrid block pushing 300 hp and 520 Nm. It makes use of a 1.6 Puretec with 200 hp and two electrical motors, one between the engine and gearbox (110 hp) at the entrance and the different at the rear. Excel (113 hp). Which makes it the solely 4×4 in the vary.

Its efficiency is stable with a prime pace of 235 km/h and a 0 to 100 shot in 6.1 seconds. Just like the previous mannequin. Similarly, the 13.2 kWh hybrid battery, whose capability has not modified, nonetheless permits 59 kilometers of autonomy in 100% electrical in response to the WLTP cycle. It’s not unprecedented, however the 3008, and for good cause as a result of it has the identical mechanics, would not do higher. Only the Toyota Rav-4, if we keep inside the common model, does higher with 75 km of autonomy on 100% electrical energy, because of a big battery of 18.1 kWh.

As customary, the Grandland solely has a 3.7kW charger, which might be recharged in round 4 hours in a strengthened socket and 7 hours in a family socket. As an possibility (€400), you’ll be able to select a 7.4 kW/32A charger, which reduces the charging time to 1h50 for an appropriate terminal (most public terminals are 11 or 22 kW).

Actually rather less…

There is no change in any case at this stage, and there is no change if you obtain the wheel of this mannequin

Let’s get rid of consumption for now. In 100% electrical mode, we coated 44 km. A determine that might have been barely greater had we not taken a piece of the 110 motorway on our route. But reaching the theoretical 59 km nonetheless appears tough.

In hybrid mode, full battery, we noticed a median consumption of 4.2 liters, and a battery that lasted virtually twice as lengthy (82 km). The battery is empty, consumption goes up, and we nonetheless get a satisfying 6.1 liters with out taking the freeway to 130 km/h. In compelled battery cost mode, the consumption will increase to greater than 10 liters. This mode is completely important to keep away from, except it’s essential drive a 100% electrical automotive to your vacation spot.

This vitamin-packed Grandland’s efficiency is according to energy so long as the battery is sufficiently charged. Accelerations are tonic, occasions are very constant regardless of being ballasted at 360kg resulting from the hybrid system. On the different hand, we find yourself with 100 horsepower much less as quickly as the batteries are empty, and the 1.6 Puretech offers much more voice, as a result of it wants much more energy and efficiency at revs. So curiosity, in regular use, to recharge as typically as potential, each price, efficiency, however noise.

A superb compromise between consolation and mobility

The chassis is devoted to what it was, ie an excellent compromise between dynamics and consolation. It’s definitely agency, extra so than a Citroën C5 Aircross or the Korean mannequin, however rather less so than the 3008, and by no means uncomfortable. Motor effectivity is by no means faulted, particularly in 4×4 mode (which additionally works in 100% electrical mode). Of course, in very dynamic driving, at the restrict, the Grandland turns into surprisingly understeer, which is factor for the common driver, as it is easy to regulate.

On the road, the 300 hp Grandland Hybrid4 is efficient (when its battery is full), quiet, and offers a good compromise between comfort and dynamics.  A pleasure to drive behind the wheel.
On the street, the 300 hp Grandland Hybrid4 is environment friendly (when its battery is full), quiet, and provides compromise between consolation and dynamics. A pleasure to drive behind the wheel.

The steering is nice, not overly useful and fairly communicative, and the braking is dealt with very properly right here, switching easily from regenerative braking to hydraulic braking. Well carried out Opel. Overall, the Grandland is nicer on wheels than a C5 Aircross, or a Volkswagen Tiguan, extra dynamic than its Korean opponents, and not too far behind the 3008, which is nonetheless a bit extra dynamic, however solely barely, and that owes primarily to really feel resulting from its smaller steering wheel.

Complete gear, happily priced

Let’s end with its instruments. As far as might be stated instantly, it is fully greater than that. And for good cause, the Grandland outfitted with this engine solely exists in a single “Ultimate” end, the most upscale. Absolutely sure, however very expensive. In reality, after a rise of €900 on September 1, it seems at €55,400, which has began to significantly falter. Especially since above €50,000, plug-in hybrid fashions are now not eligible for the €1,000 bonus.

The equipment is ultra-complete.  Fortunately, given the high price of €55,400!
The gear is ultra-complete. Fortunately, given the excessive price of €55,400!

For this price, nonetheless, the stuffing is full (see additionally gear web page), stage 2 autonomous driving, matrix LED lights, built-in navigation, 18-inch rims, electrical, heated and ventilated entrance seats, heated steering wheel, heated windshield, smartphone induction charging. , 360° digital camera, energetic parking help, blind spot car warning, lane departure warning, black distinction roof, roof bars and many others.

The solely choices are leather-based upholstery (€990), evening imaginative and prescient system (€1,000), motorized tailgate (€290) and 19-inch rims (€540).

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