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Vauxhall Adam 1.2I Energised 3Dr Petrol Hatchback

Overview:

Mileage: 545
Trans: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Year: 17/17
Colour: Black Jack - Metallic
Fuel Type: Petrol

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Quote Reference Number: 056-510115

Specification

Manager Pic Keith Guy, General Manager
Manager's Comment
"Demonstartor model - great looking with black alloys - fantastic drive, good fuel economy and represents great value for money"
Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Metallic Paint
  • Alloy Wheels
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Low Mileage
  • USB
Specification
Body Glass
Laminated windscreen
Brakes
ABS
Traction control
Hill start assist
ESP plus
Communication
Bluetooth system
Driver Aids
Cruise control + speed limiter
Speed sensitive power steering
Driver Information
IntelliLink infotainment system
On board computer
Rev counter
Service interval indicator
Digital clock
Low fuel level warning light
Electronic odometer and trip odometer
Driving Mirrors
Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror
Entertainment
Auxiliary input socket
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
4 speakers
Radio/CD + MP3
Exterior Body Features
Front grille bar - Black jack
Body colour door handles
Exterior Lights
LED daytime running lights
LED tail lights
Adaptive brake lights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning
Air recirculation control/activation light
Interior Features
Leather steering wheel
Morrocana cloth upholstery
Luggage cover
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Front door pockets
2 rear cupholders in centre console
Sports pedals
12V power socket in centre console
Driver/front passenger assist handle
Facia, door panel inserts in exterior colour
Interior Lights
Illuminated load area
Interior courtesy light operated by all doors
Packs
Black roof colour pack with tinted rear windows - Adam
Roof colour pack (Black Jack) - Adam
Safety
Tyre pressure monitoring system with individual tyre pressure display
Side impact protection beams
Side airbags
Seatbelt warning
Seats
Height adjustable driver's seat
Front seats - 'Easy Entry'
Front seat back map pockets
50/50 split folding rear seat
Front body-lock seatbelt pretensioners
Driver/front seatbelt pretensioners
Security
Anti-drill door locks
Electric tailgate lock with touchpad
Immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central locking
Folding key
Vanity Mirrors
Twin sunvisors with document holders and drivers covered mirror
Wheels - Alloy
17" Hurricane alloy wheels in black gloss finish
Wheels - Spare
Tyre inflation kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

Vauxhall's ADAM is a fashionable little citycar that did much to pioneer the whole concept of almost endless buyer personalisation when it comes to models in this segment. If you'd rather than the Griffin brand did the job for you though, then this 'Energised' derivative might be up your street. You have to have it with the 1.2-litre petrol engine and it comes with a pleasingly bespoke feel for the money.

Background

The ADAM has proved to be a small but significant player in the compact car segment for Vauxhall and since it was first launched, the brand hasn't stopped continually trying to improve it. First, there was a pokier 1.0-litre direct injection turbo petrol engine. Then a 'Rocks Air' convertible bodystyle. Then an 'S' hot hatch model. And now this 'Energised' high value version. The 'Energised' package is quite a simple one to get your head around. It involves taking the most affordable 69bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine, then matching it with a classier look, 17-inch gloss black alloy wheels, part-leather seats and the Intellilink infotainment system for less than £2,000 more. Sounds promising.

Driving Experience

So what's it like behind the wheel? Slide into the seat and there's a very different feel from that provided by a Corsa - or any other conventional supermini come to that. The commanding driving position, the big chunky MINI-like wheel, the wide, low glass area. It all makes you eager to tackle the urban jungle, with the promise of secondary road sportiness beyond. Not too much mind. In this 'Energised' derivative, you only get the feeblest 69bhp 1.2-litre non-turbo petrol engine, so performance is leisurely to say the least. 62mph from rest takes 14.9s and the engine does struggle a little with the task of pushing nearly 1.1-tonnes of ADAM up the road with any real zip. As with most models of this kind, while you'll be quite comfortable in attempting a motorway trip of a few hours, you will notice at and around the legal limit that refinement isn't quite as good as you first thought.

Design and Build

At under 3.7m in length, this ADAM is actually shorter than many citycars and a full 300mm shorter than Vauxhall's Corsa supermini. But there's more to it than that. The tall height and the considerable width - it's actually wider than a Corsa - positions it visually as a bigger car than it actually is. A clever trick, which also pays dividends inside. As in a Fiat 500, the high roof gives a spacious feel, something that here is further underlined by the greater width and glass area. But all the smoke and mirrors in the world can't create space where there isn't much and Vauxhall's claim that this design can 'comfortably seat four adults' requires for fulfilment the directive that those in the front should be very short-legged indeed. And at the wheel? The dash is dominated by the 7-inch LCD colour Intellilink infotainment system, one of the first to be able to communicate with both Apple and Android devices and applications and operable either via the touchscreen itself or through steering wheel switchgear. Out back, a prod on the rear Griffin badge reveals a 170-litre boot that lies size-wise somewhere between slightly smaller shape of a MINI and the slightly larger one of a Fiat 500.

Market and Model

The 'Energised' package adds 17-inch gloss black alloy wheels, a black roof and black exterior detailing. Plus you also get LED daytime running lights and LED tail-lights included. Inside, you'll find part-leather seats, sports pedals and the Intelliink infotainment system. The complete package costs an extra £1,845 on top of the normal car and the only extra is the optional OnStar system. Buyers get a choice of five colours but unfortunately, they can only have Vauxhall's older 1.2-litre petrol engine - you can't specify the more modern 1.0-litre direct injection unit. The one thing that isn't optional on this ADAM - and shouldn't be - is safety. This model gets the expected twin front, side and curtain airbags and ABS brakes, plus the ESP stability control that some rivals charge extra for on their baseline models. Some of the fancier safety systems borrowed from larger cars that other rivals have started offering are missing though. Obvious rivals include Fiat's 500 and ritzier versions of Volkswagen's up!

Cost of Ownership

Because this 'Energised' variant can't be had with Vauxhall's most economic 1.0 ECOTEC engine - or any sort of diesel option - the running cost returns on offer here can't be in any way exemplary. Still, a combined cycle figure of 53.3mpg and a CO2 return of 124g/km is hardly ruinous. You can monitor your progress in frugality by keeping an eye on the 'Eco Drive Assistant' - basically a section of the trip computer that monitors energy consumption and indicates when to shift up. Residuals will probably be a touch behind, say, a MINI Hatch 3-door or a Fiat 500, but perhaps only until the market adjusts to the idea of as desirable fashion-led small Vauxhall.

Colour-keyed fleece velour carpets, Laminated windscreen, ABS, Bluetooth system, Cruise control + speed limiter, IntelliLink infotainment system, Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror, Auxiliary input socket...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)14.9
Engine Power - BHP70
Engine Power - KW51
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5600
Engine Torque - LBS.FT85
Engine Torque - NM115
Top Speed103

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions
CO2 (g/km)125 (g/km)
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption
EC Combined (mpg)53.3
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)65.7
EC Urban (mpg)39.2
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