2018-2019 Opel Meriva – a new compact van

New 2018-2019 Opel Meriva to show the public back in 2010 in Geneva. Sales of cars in Russia started in the spring of 2011, with the release of the latest series of bodies is carried out in Spain, and the assembly – in Kaliningrad. Note that all of the cars 2018-2019 Opel Meriva are adapte

d to domestic conditions of operation: there is a qualitative case protection, reinforced shock absorbers are installed, and more capacious than in Europe, batteries.

Before minivan nothing special is impressive – a short sloping hood, large drop-shaped headlights, grille modest, small-sized bumper, almost invisible fog.


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kompaktvena Foods received a convenient back door, smooth shape taillights, bumper compact.

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The greatest compliment deserves a lateral part of the German cars: Get stylish window-sill line kinks, smooth roll back the roof, unconventionally placed rear door handles, side vyshtampovki elegant, massive mirrors and roof rack legs.

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At the same time a wide-open rear doors (which open to the outside), car looks very extravagant.

  • Dimensions 2018-2019 Opel Meriva are as follows: length – 4288 mm, width – 1812 mm, height – 1615 mm, wheelbase 2644 mm dimensions and 160 mm ground clearance (clearance).
  • Depending on the equipment model, Meriva can be equipped with protectors 195/65 R15, or 205/55 R16, mounted on steel or alloy wheels 15-16 inch.
  • Optional possibility of installation of tires 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18 alloy wheels on the corresponding diameter.

The basic colors are blue minivan and white, for an additional charge provided the opportunity to choose from 9 color options: green, gray, beige, two shades of metallic silver, blue, red, orange, blue, and black carbon.

The build quality of interior elements – at the highest level, used plastics and fabrics are of high quality. Optionally provides the ability to seat upholstery natural or artificial leather.

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The front half is made in the traditional style of German cars – steering wheel in two planes falls conveniently to hand, the dashboard perfectly readable. The center console has received strict form, on it there are many different control buttons, which are located below the handle of a check point. Both front-row seats are soft and comfortable, in addition, they provide excellent lateral support, gently holding the passengers and the driver in tight turns; there is enough space to comfortably accommodate even very tall passengers.

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Note the unique Flex Doors system provides an open back doors in the opposite direction at an angle of 840, providing passengers comfortable embarkation and disembarkation. You also have the manual or automatic (starting with the velocity of 4 km / h) rear door lock. Their unlocking is possible only in the case of a complete stop the car, or when hit in a traffic accident, automatic self relieves unlock.

back row seats have a family kompaktvena FlexSpace system, thanks to which they can be moved along the interior, as well as shift the outboard seats to the center – it is necessary to remove the middle part of the second row. With multiple options for the back row of transformation, to create an optimal space layout for a particular purpose it is very easy.

Transformation of the back row

To comfortably accommodate three passengers, enough to move the seat back as far as it will go. When needed a larger amount of luggage, you should move the seat forward – in this case, behind only children can comfortably accommodate. If the resulting space is not enough, the rear seats can be quickly folded, thereby forming a large, flat space. Thus changing the location of the seats, luggage compartment volume will vary in the range of 400 – 1500 liters.

The car is available to domestic motorists in 4 versions: Basic Essentia has a quite modest – above FlexSpace system FlexDoors, Heating Electric, electric handbrake, electric windows glass front doors, 2nd bags, the ABC, the ESP , an assistant start downhill, Protectors 195/65 R15 with steel rims. Unfortunately, to get a long time have become a necessity in the modern cars with air conditioning, audio system and heated front seats, will have to pay.

The next version – the Enjoy, all of these systems get right, swap the wheels – to 205/55 R16. Also added Rear power windows, side curtain airbags, side airbags, Flex Rail System (implies storage compartments, cup holders), the combination of interior decoration.

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Equipment complete Design Edition replenished advanced audio system, fog lights, trip computer, cruise control, trip computer, tires 225/45 R17, mounted on a light-alloy wheels.

Although the positioning of the Cosmo version, as the most “advanced”, it will be necessary to pay for the installation of parking assistant, climate control, FlexFix system (transportation equipment), 7-inch monitor and navigation. Of course, in addition to the proposed kitting German manufacturer has not forgot about the possibility of individualization of cars in accordance with the preferences of the owner – it offers a huge range of body pads, protective films, mud flaps, tow hitch, trunk, floor mats, seat covers, pallets and many other things.

2018-2019 Opel Meriva specifications

Kompaktvena basis is modernized front-wheel base of the older “brother» – 2018-2019 Opel Zafira, making the technical characteristics of the model are not presented any surprises: front – a MacPherson , behind – torsion beam. Naturally, using electrohydraulic power steering, capable of changing the force depending on the speed. The brakes on all wheels on this platform – disc.

On the territory of the Russian car is available with a diesel power unit and three petrol. Turbo 1.7-liter engine (110 hp) is aggregated with 6-speed manual stupas, or a 6-speed automatic transmission , which dispersed cars to the first “hundred” for 9.9 (11.8) seconds, with a maximum speed 196 (182) km / h. Claimed by the manufacturer consumption is 4.5 (5.0) liters komborezhime and 6.5 (7.9) liters when driving in the city. Motorists say about the actual flow rate in the 5.5-6.5 liter when driving on the highway, as well as 7-8 liters in the city.

power plant

Ruler gasoline engines opens a 1.4 liters (100 hp) engine, teamed with a 5-speed manual stupas. Motor accelerates to 100 km / h for 13.9 seconds, developing the highest speed of 177 km / h. Claimed consumption is 5.1 – 7.8 liters, depending on traffic conditions.

The next power unit also has a 1.4-liter (120 hp), and works with a 6-speed automatic transmission, driving kompaktven to first “hundred” in 11.9 seconds, and developing the maximum speed of 195 km / h. The official rate consumption – 5.8 liters while driving on the highway, 9.6 liters while driving in the city.

The most powerful gasoline engine is a turbocharged 1.4-liter (140 hp), is aggregated with 6-speed manual transmission. Cars with this engine will drive up to the first 100 km / h 10.3 seconds, with a top speed of 196 km / h. Claimed fuel consumption of 5.3 liters while driving on the highway, 8.4 liters – in the city. It should be noted that the owners of cars, gasoline engines have received, argue that the actual flow rate exceeds the stated approximately 0.5 liters.

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On the road, cars shows quality assured “middling”: informative steering can not be called, and the suspension of family kompaktvena satisfactorily cope with only minor irregularities, to pass large pits is not recommended – blows are transmitted into the cabin, as well as a significant influence on handling. But there are distinct advantages to those necessary to carry excellent brakes, good sound insulation, and the perfect combination of 1.4-liter turbocharged engine with 6-speed manual stupas.

2018-2019 Opel Meriva price

Our price 2018-2019 Opel Meriva fully democratic: basic equipment Essentia (do not forget about the unique system of opening the rear door) is estimated at 599 000 rubles – for the money cars equipped with 1.4-liter (100 hp) gasoline engine. The following equipment is much more expensive cars: Cosmo version with a diesel engine and 6-speed automatic transmission is 843 thousand rubles. Price most elite version of the 2018-2019 Opel Meriva will cost a little more – just Bole 900 thousand rubles. It should be noted that the vast majority of motorists are advised to all issues related to the maintenance, tuning, repairs and purchase of spare parts to decide on the company’s certified service stations – so reliable, and sometimes cheaper.