Opel Insignia Country Tourer was first shown to the public at Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013, along with the facelift of all Insignia model range. The car is based on the Sports Tourer (estate) body of Insignia, but it has greater ground clearance and protection for the body as an SUV. Opel Insignia Country Tourer was initially available only with an all-wheel drive system, but later on also with FWD.


Details

Make: Opel

Model: Opel Insignia / Opel Insignia Country Tourer BiTurbo

Production: 2013-

Body type: estate/break, 5 seats

VIN: WOLGT8ENXE1021317

Price without VAT: 34,504 Euros

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,956 cc) in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with two turbines, direct injection. The maximum output is 143 kW / 195 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (or 295 lb-ft), available between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.

Gearbox: 6-speed automatic transmission (with torque converter)

Tyres: Continental ContiSportContact 235/50 R18 W

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 9.9 seconds

Top speed: 210 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 6.6 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU5, 174 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 70

Dimensions (mm): L 4,920 / w 1,856 / h 1,522

Luggage compartment capacity (liters): 540 | 1,030 | 1,530

Wheelbase (mm): 2,737

Weight: 1,953 kg

Cd:

Front suspension: Independent McPherson, coil springs, sway bar, electronic dampers.

Rear suspension: Independent multi-link, coil springs, sway bar, electronic dampers.


Main standard equipment

Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; ABS; ESP; front/rear electrically powered windows; dual-zone automatic climate control; front sport seats; board computer; fog lights; central locking system; electric parking brake; heated side mirrors and electrically adjustable; LED DRL.


Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)

Metallic Paint (403); electrically adjustable driver seat, with memory (423); 18-inch Country Tourer alloy wheels (362), OPC interior pack (508) consisting OPC leather steering wheel, aluminium pedals, gear shifting paddles on the steering wheel; winter pack (411) consisting front heated seats and washer for headlights; Bose Navi Pack (1,250) consisting Bose sound system, IntelliLink infotainment system, CD player and MP3 player; driver pack (1,036) consisting AFL headlights, front/rear parking sensors.


Comments

+ roomy
+ comfortable ride
+ decent engine performance
+ good soundproofing
+ good seats
+ modern controls
+ nice interior
+ good quality

– no start/stop system
– slow automatic gearbox
– heavy
– unintuitive touchpad


Driven by Adrian M. for 515 km, 8.6 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 29,848 km total mileage of the car.


Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni


Opel Insignia Country Tourer photos

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