Opel Grandland Hybrid: The range grows with 136 HP micro hybrids

Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid

Stellantis is gradually electrifying the ranges of its respective brands. Abarth, Citroën, Fiat, Opel o Peugeot are "getting their act together" with different options, among which a new access engine stands out that will surely be positioned as one of the most in demand. On this occasion it is the Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid the one who joins this "fashion" to offer a cheaper version in terms of consumption and total CO2 emissions.

as you well know The Grandland is the largest SUV that the Rüsselsheim company offers on the market. Since it was presented and hit the market, it has occupied a special place in the market although it has never been among the best sellers. Be that as it may, with this new micro hybrid version, those responsible hope that the data will improve. And all while His generational change is simmering to the technical "heat" of its cousin Peugeot 3008. Be careful.

The exterior and interior design of the new Opel Grandland Hybrid does not vary from its range siblings...

Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid

If you take a look at the photos you will see that the new Opel Grandland Hybrid does not change compared to its range brothers. This model was updated on an aesthetic and technical level a few months ago with a restyling that gave it a more modern and attractive style. And with the new micro hybrid engine it will remain as is except in some design details that are unique. Of course, to find them you have to open your eyes wide because they are minimal and hidden.

Opel Grandland Front
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And in this case they follow exactly what the saying says "Beauty is inside." Behind closed doors, the style and design of the Grandland remains as is with the exception of the new digital instrument cluster. Depending on whether the energy from the thermal or electric motor is used, the numbers change color, being white in the first case and blue in the second. Besides, the screen that replaces the rev counter is divided into 3: Power, Eco y Load.

The key is in the new 1.2 PureTech engine with 136 HP and 230 Nm of torque…

Vauxhall Grandland Hybrid

All in all, the big news about the Grandland Hybrid is under its hood. It is the new 1.2 PureTech engine with 136 HP and 230 Nm of torque which is associated with a 21 kW electric motor (28 HP and 55 Nm of torque). This is integrated into the gearbox and is fed by a 48V lithium ion battery and with a 432 Wh net capacity (890 Wh gross), which is recharged through recovery and the gasoline engine. Everything autonomously according to its use.

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For its management there is a new electrified 6-speed dual-clutch transmission which has also been specially designed for hybrid applications. Furthermore, there is the possibility of choosing between three driving modes. Eco for more efficient use, Normal for all use and Sport. In the latter, the gasoline engine does not turn off in order to guarantee optimal performance. When it hits the market we will have more details…

Source - Opel


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