What does ecoFLEX mean on Insignia?

What does ecoFLEX mean on Insignia?

Family Vauxhall goes green with eco-friendly upgrades Vauxhall is cleaning up its act – with an even greener version of the award-winning Insignia. The ecoFLEX variant is designed to offer all the refinement and quality of the standard car, but with reduced running costs and less of an environmental impact.

What is the top of the range Vauxhall Insignia?

Elite Nav. The Elite Nav trim level is where you get everything thrown at you. It’s the top-spec Insignia, though, which means you have to give Vauxhall all of your money in return.

Are ecoFLEX cars any good?

Even so, the new eco Vauxhall will cost very little to run on a daily basis, is good to drive and very easy to live with. It’s a solid performer. The 1.7-litre CDTI diesel is the latest entry into Vauxhall’s super-frugal ecoFLEX range, and grabs the headlines with claims of 76.3mpg economy and 99g/km CO2 emissions.

What does eco button do on insignia?

In cars with conventional automatic transmissions, the Eco system will usually execute transmission upshifts earlier then they would happen with the system deactivated. Doing so effectively reduces engine speed, and thus reduces fuel consumption.

What does the ECO button do on a Vauxhall Insignia?

Is it worth buying a Vauxhall Insignia?

In isolation the Insignia is a competent car, not especially lacking in any one area. Problems appear when you compare it with rivals – many offer more reliability, space or safety. When it comes to affordable family transport, few cars provide better value than the Insignia.

When should you change a Cambelt on a Vauxhall Insignia?

The timing belt and auxiliary drive belt, both of which have a recommended service time of 100,000 miles or 72 months, have a repair time of almost two and three-quarter hours.

When was Insignia facelift?

A major facelift was introduced in June 2013, with new exterior and interior styling, new engines, and new safety features. The car officially premiered at the September 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, before going on sale later in 2013.

What is the fastest Insignia?

Insignia GSi
The all-new Insignia GSi has become our fastest-ever production car to take on the iconic Nürburgring circuit. Find out why. Vauxhall’s all-new Insignia GSi has demonstrated its exceptional performance levels at one of the world’s most challenging race circuits, Germany’s Nürburgring.

Is the Mitsubishi insignia ecoFLEX a good car?

The Insignia is starting to feel its age but it’s still a capable car, mixing a comfortable, well equipped cabin with a relaxing drive. This latest ecoFLEX has brilliant economy and low tax bills, but drives as well as any other diesel Insignia – and it’s punchy compared to its rivals.

How fast does a Vauxhall Insignia ecoFLEX go?

Vauxhall Insignia EcoFlex Tech Line 2.0CDTi. Price: £20,545; 0-62mph: 10.4sec; Top speed: 129mph; Economy: 64.2mpg (combined); CO2: 116g/km; Kerb weight: 1240kg; Engine: 4cyl 1956cc, turbo diesel; Power: 128bhp at 4000rpm; Torque: 221lb ft at1750-2500rpm; Gearbox: 6-speed manual.

What does the new Vauxhall Insignia have to offer?

The rather long-winded name of this new Vauxhall Insignia spells it out: it’s the familiar ‘eco’ version of the 2.0-litre diesel engine with the new ‘Tech Line’ trim level. With this you get the useful addition of Vauxhall’s Navi 600 sat-nav system and a 7in colour screen.

How does the new insignia compare to the Mondeo?

The new Insignia has genuine showroom appeal. With competitive prices and comprehensive standard kit – including sat-nav on our test car – the Vauxhall represents a stern value test for the Mondeo. It also put in a strong performance at the pumps, returning an impressive 41.3mpg.