In 2018-2019 Opel Insignia the European market enjoyed a fairly good demand, but the car is not too popular in Russia.
By volume sales model it takes only a tenth place in the class «D».
According to many automotive experts, the culprit is not very spacious interior, as well as the lack of available versions with automatic transmission.
However, there is hope to change this situation for the better, because in the autumn of this year at the Frankfurt International Motor Show was presented the updated 2018-2019 Opel Insignia th model year, which was much better and more varied in terms of complete sets, which means that will be followed by a second attempt to conquer the domestic market.
Large-scale changes in the exterior of the car the German engineers have decided not to do, afraid to seem to scare motorists, since the model successfully sold the last few years.
In addition, about 47 percent of the -th sold 2018-2019 Opel Insignia fell to corporate clients, which in Europe are quite conservative, so the “manipulation” with the appearance can have bad consequences.
If you stop at the exterior upgrades More specifically, the model-th year received nearly a modified bumper, grille falshradiatora larger size, a new form of the front and rear optics, as well as a strip of chrome at the rear, which elegantly combines stern lights.
Silhouette cars remained unchanged, there is still dominated by the dynamic and flowing lines.
Dimensions 2018-2019 Opel Insignia also undergone changes.
The length of the updated sedan remains at 483 centimeters, width up to 185.6 cm, height – 149.8 cm.
Curb weight of the machine, depending on the options and equipment installed power unit can be up to 1816 kg of ti.
It is worth noting that within the car has changed much more than the outside.
New front seat passenger and the driver is now more comfortable and got better lateral support and convenient adjustments.
The front panel is in the 2018-2019 Opel Insignia is also updated, significantly reduced the number of buttons, which are distributed mainly between the blocks on the steering wheel and center console, and the most necessary buttons are located above the screen multimedia complex.
Note that in the initial trim multimedia complex has a 4.2-inch display, while the more expensive versions installed 8-inch screen.
As a result of the restyling of the five-seater cabin does not become more spacious, which is clearly not going to like domestic motorists.
Finishing materials also have not improved, and the bottom front panel is generally cheap plastic trimmed.
The instrument panel in the 2018-2019 Opel Insignia, though changed, but information from it is better not to become read – the steering wheel still interfere, and especially true for a small growth drivers.
But using IntelliLink multimedia complex has become much easier now offered as much as 4 control method, including through voice commands.
Updated 2018-2019 Opel Insignia in the Russian market will be available with four powertrains to choose from, three of which are petrol.
As before, the engine is considered a basic 1.8-liter unit with 140 horsepower.
Its maximum torque is 175 Newton-meters.
The couple invited him to 6 A range manual gearbox.
Further, in the motor line to be the new 2018-2019 Opel Insignia 1.6-liter SIDI turbocharged engine series.
Its power is 170 hp and torque peaks at around 260 Newton-meters.
He completed a 6 A range of the same “mechanics” or 6 A range new “automatic”.
The third 2-liter petrol 249-strong unit is designed only for the top-end vehicle equipment.
Here, the maximum torque of 400 Newton-meters.
This power unit is available with an automatic 6 -speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive system.
The only diesel 2-liter engine has 4 cylinders and develops 163 horse power capacity.
It is also designed for maximum configuration, however, the data engine can be equipped with a four-wheel drive version of the car, and the front-wheel.
Maximum torque is equal to 350 Newton-meters-ti.
On the role of transmission is offered 6 A range “machine” for all-wheel drive modifications, and available and “automatic” and “mechanics” for the front-drive sedan.
The principle of the suspension of the car remained the same, but many of the elements and settings are changed.
After completions suspension 2018-2019 Opel Insignia effectively fulfills potholes and bumps, increased ride and handling, as well as decreased body roll when cornering.
As before, the active suspension FlexRide is offered only for the top configuration model or as an option for all other versions.
Note that the Russian market will be available in all three vehicle equipment – Essentia, Elegance and a top Cosmo.
In the basic version of the 2018-2019 Opel Insignia it is equipped with air conditioning, steering column adjustable for height and departure, folding in the ratio of 60 to 40 back sofa, side and front airbags, curtain airbags, 16-inch steel wheels wheeled, anti-theft system, anti-lock braking system ABS and ESP stability control.
Price 2018-2019 Opel Insignia in Russia will start from 797 thousand rubles for a basic package Essentia.
Central packaging Elegance estimated at 869 thousand rubles.
The cost of top-end version of the Cosmo range from 974,000 to 1,070,000 rubles, depending on the transmission.