New Vauxhall Vivaro-e Electric
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Electric van review - medium-sized, fully electric van
We have new Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans in stock at our van centre in Surrey. This stalwart of the commercial vehicle world has gone full electric and you can come and test drive one today.
The Vauxhall Vivaro-e Electric van is a versatile performer in more ways than one. The Vivaro-e delivers competitive payload capacity, comfort, and impressive performance. It is also full of safety features and had a battery range in excess of 200 miles. This electric van is highly suited for commercial use and suits a huge range of business types that wish to become more environmentally friendly. The van is available in two 2 trim levels: Dynamic and Elite.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Range and Charging
The Vivaro-e Electric offers a battery capacity choice of either 50kWh or 75kWh which offers a range of 143 miles and 205 miles. These batteries come with an 8 year/100,000 mile guarantee, assuring you that you're covered within this period. A basic 7.4kW home charger/wall box will charge the smaller battery in approximately 7 hours 30 minutes and 11 hours 20 minutes for the larger battery. An 11kW charger would decrease charge time to 4 hours 45 minutes and 7 hours. For fast charging, powerful public chargers can provide an 80% charge in 30-45 minutes for the smaller and larger batteries.
The Vivaro-e provides an exciting and comfortable driving experience for daily journeys. The Vivaro-e provides instant torque using it's 134bhp electric motor, allowing you to carry the Vauxhall's maximum payload with ease. Three driving modes are available: Eco, Normal, and Sport. Eco mode limits the power of the motor to conserve range, whereas Sport mode will allow faster acceleration and a more positive drive. These modes make the Vivaro-e and very flexible van for a range of uses.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Capacity & Size
The Vivaro-e comes in two choices of body lengths, (named L1 and L2). Both share the same roof height, making them compact enough for city centre car parks.
The table below shows the exterior dimensions:
|Vauxhall Vivaro-e Electric Exterior Dimensions||L1||L2|
|Exterior length (mm)||4,959||5,309|
|Exterior height (mm)||1,905-1,940||1,935|
|Exterior width with door mirrors (mm)||2,204||2,204|
|Exterior width without door mirrors (mm)||1,920||1,920|
|Front overhang (mm)||881||881|
|Rear overhang (mm)||803||1,153|
|Ground clearance (mm)||150||150|
The Vivaro-e offers an impressive payload of over 1,000kg, with a towing capacity of 1,000kg, making it suitable for all trades.
The table below states the van space dimensions:
|Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric van space dimensions||L1||L2|
|Maximum standard load length (mm)||2,512||2,862|
|Load length with FlexCargo (mm)||2,017||2,365|
|Minimum load length (mm)||2,185||2,535|
|Maximum load height (mm)||1,397||1,397|
|Maximum load width (mm)||1,628||1,628|
|Width between the wheelarches (mm)||1,258||1,258|
|Rear door opening height (mm)||1,220||1,220|
|Rear door opening width (mm)||1,282||1,282|
|Standard load volume (cubic metres)||5.3||6.1|
|Load volume with FlexCargo (cubic m)||5.8||6.6|
The Vivaro-e boasts impressive comfort and ride quality thanks to the smooth running of the electric motor and exceptional shock absorption. It also boosts hands-free sliding doors which can really help on those "hands full" kind of work days. The interior has been designed for comfort and usability as a daily working tool. Features include adjustable ergonomically designed seats, high driving position, tablet support, USB sockets, smartphone holder and several storage spaces. Other features include a sizable glove box, dashboard compartment, under passenger seat storage, central overhead space, large door pockets and cupholders.
Technology and Safety
The standard Dynamic trim level is equipped with cruise control, a 7-inch colour touchscreen infotainment system, rear parking sensors, automatic lights/wipers and an electronic hand brake. The Elite trim level comes with a built-in satellite navigation, rear-view camera, lane-departure warning system, speed sign recognition and a drowsiness alert system for improved safety. Both trim levels are designed with technological features to keep you safe on the road while providing convenience and efficiency.
More Electric Vans
Here at Loads of Vans we know that nothing is quite like experiencing it for real, which is why we have plenty of electric vans in stock for you to browse and test drive today. There are so many benefits for making the jump to electric, such as saying goodbye to the ULEZ charge if you drive around London, but if you’re unsure, our knowledgeable and friendly team are here to help you take the next step and help break everything down for you. Loads of Vans is easily commutable from the centre of London. A car journey is just 15 miles from the capital via the A3 or A24 roads. If you would prefer to travel via train, Worcester Park train station is nearby, which we can arrange to pick you up from the station when you arrive. You can plan your train journey here.