Compact MPV 2018-2019 Opel Meriva – a little Rolls-Royce

2018-2019 Opel Meriva second generation (code B) debuted in 2010 in the framework of the Geneva Motor Show. Russian sales of the new five-seat Meriva compact van family started in May . In our review article a detailed look at the body design and interior of the German car enamel color options, pick up tires and wheels, we try to sit comfortably in the cabin, to assess the quality of materials and assembly of the interior, filling options kitting. Learn the exact specifications 2018-2019 Opel Meriva model year, will analyze reviews owners, through which to know the real fuel consumption, as well as typical failure of a minivan. We’ll have a little test drive, find out the price of the car, the availability of spare parts and repair 2018-2019 Opel Meriva year. Our traditional helpers will be photo and video materials.


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German compact minivan – with the original system of opening the rear doors counter-motion Flex Doors. So the car is similar technical solution with the Rolls-Royce of the British company. In this case, however, the similarity ends, but the owners of 2018-2019 Opel Meriva nice compare their car with the Executive car Rolls-Royce, worth 500 thousand. Dollars. Let’s take a look at the car from all sides.

The front end with large headlamps teardrop-shaped, compact grille with chrome crossbars and frame, bumper trim with a narrow slit air and tiny eyes protivotumanok. Cute “face” of the car without any chip design looks a bit bland, but not so on the side of the body.

In reviewing kompaktven side puts on display all that he was awarded the German designers. Gently sloping aft roof, rising while broken line the windowsill, not traditionally placed rear door handle is alluding to their unusual discovery, stylish edges and vyshtampovki on the side surfaces, mirrors on powerful pillars-legs, circular wheel arches, powerful roof rack, vertical aft. In short sight for sore eyes. A simply gorgeous Meriva looks wide open all the doors. Interestingly, the owners of it so with open doors, and take pictures of your car – is not a Rolls-Royce Phantom.
Rear 2018-2019 Opel Meriva with a large and convenient tailgate, beautiful shades marker lamps stylish and original form, compact bumper with soft contours and lines.

  • German compact minivan are available in two basic colors – white (Casablanca) and blue (Royal Blue), as well as nine additional cost of 10,000 rubles: beige (Guacamole), gray-green (Pepperdust), metallic silver (Sovereign Silver), silver metallic (Silver Lake), red (Magma red), blue (Waterworld blue), blue (Oriental blue), orange (Henna) and black carbon (carbon Flash).
  • Depending on the trim level Meriva is equipped with tires 195/65 R15 or 205/55 R16 on steel or alloy wheels size 15-16. As optional equipment you can order tires 225/45 R17 and 225/40 R18 with alloy wheels in various designs.
  • Be sure to specify the external dimensions of the body 2018-2019 Opel Meriva : 4288 mm long, 1812 mm (with mirrors 1994 mm) in width, 1615 mm in height, 2644 mm wheelbase, 160 mm ground clearance (clearance).


Held for sale in Russia 2018-2019 Opel Meriva produced in the factory “Autotor” (Kaliningrad) by the method of large units SKD assembly. Production of body painting and produced in Spain, in Kaliningrad only collect cars. Machines adapted for the domestic heavy duty, large capacity battery, protection crankcase and reinforced shock absorbers.

Let’s start with the principal – the original opening system Flex Doors doors. The rear doors swing open back at an angle of 84 degrees and provide superior comfort fit, and release of the second-row passengers. Themselves are equipped with seat system FlexSpace and can not only be moved on a carriage along the interior, but also the side seats are moved to the center, you just remove the middle section of the back row. Options transform the rear compartment at the 2018-2019 Opel Meriva a great variety. Make convenient placement of three passengers – move the seat all the way back, you need a large trunk – move the seat forward, you need to download a large load – rear seats fold down to form a large flat area.

Cargo capacity depending on the position of the rear seats varies from 400 to 1500 liters. Places in the second row in all directions enough to comfortably accommodate three adult passengers due to the size of the wheelbase to 2644 mm, but if the back row pushed all the way back. When shifted forward seats legroom in short supply and only be able to accommodate children. The rear doors are locked mechanically or automatically at a speed of 4 mph, and open them only when the vehicle is stopped, in case of accident automatic locks and unlocks.
The front part of the passenger compartment of a minivan Meriva solved in the style of 2018-2019 Opel cars. Convenient steering wheel adjustable for height and depth and informative instrument panel of 2018-2019 Opel Astra, a strict form of the angled center console with a scattering of buttons and shift knob, located on the high tide in the right place. the driver and passenger seat with soft padding provides not only a convenient and comfortable fit, but also nice to support their inhabitants in the corners. Seats in the front row is enough for people growth under 190 cm.

Saloon car carefully assembled, as the materials used are soft, and in places and hard plastic, fabric. The saturated versions can order seat upholstery made of artificial or genuine leather.
Family compact car 2018-2019 Opel Meriva is available in four trim levels. Some Essentia version is equipped with a fairly modest: FlexDoors and FlexSpace system, electric mirrors, electric handbrake, electric front windows, two airbags, ABC and ESP, hill start assistant in tires 195/65 R15 on steel rims. For necessary in a modern car air conditioning, heated front seats and an audio system need to pay extra.
The equipment Enjoy the above equipment is installed as standard and added wheels 205/55 R16, rear electric windows, side airbags and curtain airbags, FlexRail system (storage box and cup holders), the combined color upholstery.
Design Edition Version complemented foglights, advanced audio CD400 with control on the steering wheel, cruise control, trip computer, tires 225/45 R17 on the alloy wheels.
It seems to be the most chic accessories Cosmo will be packed to capacity, as it is not so. For climate control, parking assistant (Park Pilot), sports equipment transportation FlexFix system, color 7-inch screen and navigator NAVI 600 have to pay extra.
Needless to 2018-2019 Opel Meriva in addition to the options offered an extensive range of accessories. Pads for the body, protective films, mud flaps, roof racks, tow bars, mats in the interior, seat covers, child seats, roof rack trays and more.

Specifications 2018-2019 Opel Meriva : The machine is built on a front-wheel drive platform, upgraded the senior in the line of German manufacturer minivan 2018-2019 Opel Zafira. Front suspension on McPherson struts, rear torsion beam set. Used steering electro-hydraulic power variable depending on the speed of the effort, all disc brake wheel.
In Russia, the Meriva compact van is offered to motorists with three petrol and one diesel engine.
gasoline:

  • 1.4-liter XER (100 hp) mated to a 5 speed manual accelerates hard car to 100 mph for 13.9 seconds, and is capable of a top speed of 177 mph. Fuel consumption according to the manufacturer from 5.1 liters on the highway and 7.8 liters in the city.
  • NEL 1.4-liter (120 hp) in tandem with the automatic gearbox 6 automatic transmission will provide momentum to 100 mph in 11.9 seconds and a top speed of 195 mph. Consumption of gasoline on the passport from 5.8 liters in the country to 9.6 liters in city mode.
  • The turbocharged 1.4-liter NET (140 hp) with a 6 speed manual delivers cars with a driver to the first hundred in 10.3 seconds, top speed 196 mph. Fuel consumption by the plant manufacturer promises from 5.3 liters on a suburban road to 8.4 liters in city traffic.

Diesel:

  • 2018-2019 Opel Meriva 1.7-liter turbo diesel the DTI (110 hp) with a 6 speed manual (or automatic transmissions Automatic transmission 6) is able to disperse a minivan up to 100 kmh in 9.9 (11.8) seconds, dial 196 (182) mph top speed. The engine is content with 4.5 (5.0) liters on the highway and 6.5 (7.9) liters of diesel fuel in the urban cycle.

The analysis reviews the owners can be called the real fuel consumption of engines Meriva. Gasoline engines consume up to 0.5 liters more fuel than the manufacturer. Diesel is satisfied with 5.5-6.5 liters on the highway and 8.7 liters in the city.

Test drive 2018-2019 Opel Meriva: the suspension can hardly be called comfortable, if a small and medium-sized pits running even copes, before openly large depressions in the road passes, especially if they are sharp-edged. Large potholes clearly transmitted strikes on elements of suspension and interior. Steering does not possess the information content, the impression that the manager is not a car and a computer stimulator. What exactly like in the provocation, it is tenacious and informative brakes, good by the standards of insulation class interior, and especially the turbocharged 1.4-Adjustment knob gasoline engine mated to a 6 speed manual.

What is the cost to buy an 2018-2019 Opel Meriva model year in Russia: the price of a compact family van with the original opening system 2018-2019 Opel Meriva rear doors in the salons of official dealers starts to 599000 rubles for basic equipment with petrol Essentia 100 hp motor. Cost of sales of cars in showrooms soars to 843,500 rubles for 2018-2019 Opel Meriva Cosmo with a diesel engine and automatic transmission 6. Having packed the car to capacity with additional options, the price is easy to be over 900 thousand. Rubles.
Issues such as maintenance, tuning, repair and spare parts costs to professionals authorized service station 2018-2019 Opel. However, there are plenty of options for the purchase of spare parts and consumables for the Meriva their own through the Internet, which will significantly reduce vehicle maintenance costs.