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AutoExpress Review of new Vauxhall Grandland X

03/01/2018

 “We’ve already spent some time behind the wheel of Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV in the UK, but that was in a left-hand drive 1.2-litre petrol variant. This is our first chance to try a right-hooker, only this time it’s powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel,” writes Lawrence Allan for Auto Express.

 Allan argues that the 118hp unit “is one of the more refined offerings in this sector, staying subdued unless revved hard and producing a broad spread of power to ensure that you don’t need to do so. It’s flexible and happy to be driven about at very low revs, while a claimed combined economy figure of over 70mpg isn’t to be sniffed at.”

However, “whichever engine you choose, the