Vauxhall Viva (2015–2019)

Model History

December 2014

New Vauxhall Viva revealed

On sale from Spring 2015 at prices from around £7500. Built by Daewoo in South Korea as successor to the Chevrolet Spark.

3,675mm long x 1,595mm wide (mirrors folded) x 1,485mm high on 2,385mm wheelbase, making it one of the narrowest cars currently available new in the UK.

Has same advanced 1.0 litre three-cylinder manifold in head engine as facelifted Corsa and Adam, but specifically tuned for the Viva. Peak power is 75PS, torque 95Nm with emissions expected to be less than 100g/km and ECDC combined economy around 60mpg.

Standard kit includes a touchscreen using IntelliLink to link to smartphones. Optional parking sensors, cruise control, heated seats and a heated steering wheel.

Standard ESP featuring traction control, ABS with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution and Hill Start Assist. Lane Departure Warning optional.

Ten exterior paint colours, selection of alloy wheels from 14" to 16". Mark Adams styling follows larger models like the Corsa and Astra, with corporate grille design and lines stretching rearward from the door handles.

April 2015

Vauxhall Viva prices announced

SE: £7,995; SE with a/c: £8,170; SE ecoFLEX: £8,170; SL: £9,495. All prices OTR ('delivery' not extra). 75PS from 1.0 manifold in head 3 cylinder engine. 95Nm torque at high 4500rpm.

Standard ECDC combined: 62.8mpg. 104g/km CO2. (£20 VED)

ecoFLEX ECDC combined: 65.7mpg. 99g/km CO2. (Free VED)

All have ESP, traction control, cornering brake control, emergency brake assist, straight line stability control and hill start assist. All also feature six airbags, AM/FM radio with aux-in and steering wheel controls, electric front windows, electric/heated mirrors and remote central door locking.

SL trim brings electronic climate control, Morocanna seat trim, leather steering wheel and 15-inch alloy wheels. Other highlights include six speakers, USB audio connection, Bluetooth music streaming and mobile phone portal.

September 2016

Vauxhall Viva Rocks revealed

The Viva Rocks features an increased ride height that enables better visibility and improved response to uneven surfaces – such as country lanes or potholes. Also suited to city conditions, VIVA ROCKS gives occupants excellent connectivity, while retaining the practicality of the Vauxhall VIVA with five doors, five seats, compact dimensions and a luggage capacity in excess of 1,000 litres.

Silver roof rails, rugged front (including fog lights) and rear bumpers with integrated skid pads, muscular wheel arches, and unique 15-inch bi-colour look alloy wheels.

Optional R 4.0 IntelliLink system brings the world of smartphones to the VIVA ROCKS via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, also providing navigation through Apple Maps or Google Maps. Alternatively, Navi 4.0 IntelliLink offers an integrated navigation system. Connectivity offering of the VIVA ROCKS is completed with the availability of Vauxhall’s personal connectivity and service assistant, Vauxhall OnStar.

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