This Opel Insignia 2.0 CDTi 170 4×4 featured here is the facelifted version of the first generation Insignia – a D-segment car made by Opel and also sold as Buick Regal in the USA. Both Opel and Buick brands are owned by giant General Motors (GM). The facelift adds to Insignia new features like touch commands for climate and seat heating, new instrument panel design, with a big display placed between analog gauges. The 2.0 CDTi 170 hp engine is new in Opel’s range.

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Make: Opel

Model: Opel Insignia / Opel Insignia 2.0 CDTi 170 4×4

Production: 2008-

Body type: liftback/hatchback, 5 seats

VIN: WOLGT6E1XF1094903

Price without VAT: 31,475 Euros

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,956 cc) in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with one turbine, direct injection. The maximum output is 125 kW / 170 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (or 295 lb-ft), available between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.

Transmission: 6-speed manual gearbox and 4×4 (All Wheel Drive – AWD)

Tyres: Pirelli Sottozero 245/45 R18

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

Top speed: 215 km/h

Declared average fuel consumption: 5.4 liters of diesel per 100 km

Emissions: EU6, 144 g CO2/km

Fuel tank (l): 70

Dimensions (mm): L 4,842 / w 1,856 / h 1,498

Luggage compartment capacity (liters): 508

Wheelbase (mm): 2,737

Weight (DIN/EU): 1,713 kg/1,788 kg

Cd: 0.26

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; TC; 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; cruise control; board computer; leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel; frontal central armrest; rear central armrest; electronic damper control; Start/Stop; LED DRL; fog lights.

Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)

Metallic Paint (403); Indian Night premium leather interior (2,185); OPC Line interior pack (508); fast heating system (129); keyless access (161); side-rear sun stoppers (116); new driver pack II (1,532); Bose & Navi (1,129); digital instrument cluster (322).


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

– feels heavy
– unintuitive touchpad

Driven by Adrian M. for 657 km, 8.6 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 5,273 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni

Opel Insignia 2.0 CDTi 170 4×4 photos

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