New 2012 Vauxhall Combo gets petrol engine

A new 1.4-litre petrol van has been added to the 2012 Vauxhall Combo van range and it promises to cut CO2 emissions to just 163g/km.

It also pushes fuel economy above 40.3mpg, reducing fuel costs for drivers and ensuring costly, £100-per-day London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) charges are avoided.

The engine cuts costs by using stop-start technology capable of switching the engine off when the car is stationary in traffic in order to save fuel.

The new Vauxhall Combo was launched earlier in 2012 with bold new styling, more space and extra equipment.

For the first time, the Vauxhall Combo also comes with a choice of two wheelbases, roof heights and gross vehicle weights.

Alongside the new petrol engine, the new 2012 Vauxhall Combo comes with a choice of four diesel engines ranging from 90bhp to 135bhp. The diesel options include an eco-friendly Ecoflex unit offering the lowest running costs in the range.

The highly-specced new 2012 Vauxhall Combo includes radio/CD player, trip computer, ABS and a full steel bulkhead as standard.

Sportive versions, the second trim level, adds air conditioning, metallic paint, a sliding side door and coloured bumpers on top of the standard specification.

Optional extras for the new 2012 Vauxhall Combo include rear parking sensors, cruise control, climate control, glazed rear doors and roof bars.

These options will be available on the new Vauxhall Combo petrol van along with four years’ free servicing, warranty and breakdown assistance, says Vauxhall.

Steve Bryant, Brand Manager, Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles, said: “Certain Vauxhall customers want the option of a petrol engine especially with respect to both current fuel prices and the operator’s specific working environment.”

The 2012 Vauxhall Combo is on sale now at Vauxhall van dealerships.