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Price Is Right For Vauxhall's Insignia Country Tourer


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LUTON, UNITED KINGDOM – Sept 20, 2013: Vauxhall’s rugged SUV-inspired all-purpose Insignia Country Tourer is available to order now with prices starting from 25,349 on-the-road, up to 5,000 cheaper than its D-segment crossover rivals.

Known as the Insignia Country Tourer, and based on the Sports Tourer model, but with all-wheel drive, higher ground clearance and tougher styling, the new addition to Vauxhall’s highly-acclaimed Insignia range received a rapturous reception when it was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week.

Customers can choose between two trim levels, Country Tourer, priced from 25,349 to 29,709 on-the-road, and Country Tourer Nav, priced from 26,499 to 30,859 on-the-road.

Country Tourer trim features generous standard spec including bi-xenon adaptive front lighting, power tailgate and front and rear parking sensors. On top of this, Country Tourer Nav gets Navi 900 IntelliLink sat nav with 8-inch colour touch screen, multi-function touch-pad controller and an 8-inch digital instrument cluster as standard.

Each model has a choice of two powerful 2.0 CDTi engines, including a 163PS with start/stop and a hot 195PS BiTurbo unit. The 163PS engine is available with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, and the BiTurbo comes with the automatic gearbox only.

Crucially, entry-level Insignia Country Tourer Nav pricing undercuts that of key D-segment crossover rivals including the Audi A4 Allroad by over 5,000 and the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack by 2,400.

“With competitive pricing and generous standard equipment levels, the Insignia Country Tourer looks set to shake up the D-segment crossover sector,” said Stuart Harris, Vauxhall’s Head of Carline Brand. “The Insignia Country Tourer is perfect for a winter holiday, on snowy roads, or simply when the going gets tough. Even on urban roads its robust looks give it strong stand-out appeal.”

First deliveries of the Insignia Country Tourer are due in dealers in January.