- New ‘Active’ Special Edition range from Vauxhall
- Air con, alloys and CD players as standard
- Unique dials and interior trim
- Exceptional value, from only £9,495 with 0% finance
The Active family line up kicks off with the stylish Corsa Active, priced from only £9,495 on-the-road. At this price, many rivals offer basic trim levels, but Corsa Active comes with body-coloured bumpers, mirrors and mouldings, smart 15-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, white sports dials, a stereo-radio/CD player with steering wheel controls, a leather covered steering wheel, electric front windows, an alloy-effect centre console, platinum-coloured seatbelts and dark tail lights, plus a choice of Platinum or Blue Twist trim. Engine choices are 1.0i 12v and 1.2i 16v petrol, a 1.7 CDTi 16v diesel or a 1.4i 16v automatic petrol model.
Meriva Active has an even more impressive array of features. With prices starting at £12,300, the innovative and stylish mini-MPV comes with a choice of 1.4i 16v, 1.6i 16v or 1.7CDTi 16v engines, air conditioning, dark tinted Solar Protect glass, 16-inch seven-spoke alloys, a stereo-radio/CD player, steering wheel audio controls, a leather covered steering wheel, FlexSpace rear seating, chrome effect instrument surrounds and Charcoal or Blue Enigma interior trim.
Petrol engines in the five-door Astra Active include 1.4i 16v and 1.6i 16v, plus a 1.8i 16v automatic, along with Vauxhall’s acclaimed 90PS CDTi diesel powerplant. The great value-for-money offered by the Active range is no more apparent than on this great value-for-money variant of New Astra, which includes air conditioning, 16-inch alloy wheels, six airbags, a multi-function trip computer, stereo-radio/CD player with steering wheel controls, body-coloured bumpers, mirrors and mouldings, remote control deadlocking and a choice of Charcoal or Grey Tabita trim, not to mention the great driving dynamics and stylish design for which New Astra has become rightfully well known. Prices start at £13,675.
The Active line-up also sees the introduction of the first ever special edition New Zafira. Priced from only £15,695, Zafira Active comes with all of the facets of the award-winning Zafira range, including Vauxhall’s acclaimed Flex7 seating layout and a top five-star EuroNCAP rating. On top of that, standard kit includes air conditioning, 16-inch seven-spoke alloy wheels, air conditioning, alloy-effect roof rails, a stereo-radio/CD player, steering wheel audio controls, dark-tinted Solar Protect glass, body-coloured bumpers, mirrors and mouldings, full-size front and second row curtain airbags and a choice of Charcoal or Grey Tabita trim. Engine choices are 1.6i 16v, 1.8i 16v and 2.2i 16v petrol, plus the 120PS version of Vauxhall’s impressive 1.9-litre CDTi diesel engine.
What’s more, Vauxhall retailers are offering a fabulous 0% finance deal on the entire Active range, with four years’ interest-free credit on Corsa, Meriva and New Astra, and three years’ on New Zafira, subject to a minimum deposit of 40%.Published 27 October 2005