“The Opel Meriva is an elegantly-styled family vehicle packed with an array of innovative features engineered to optimise the flexible and easy use of space,” said Chris Cradock the Opel brand manager at General Motors SA.
“Unique features such as the FlexRail centre console storage system allow the driver to configure the vehicle to suit his or her needs.
The Meriva’s capabilities as an all-round family vehicle are further enhanced by the FlexSpace rear seating system coupled with the rear-hinged FlexDoors to make it a versatile family vehicle.”
The revised Meriva 1.4T Enjoy model gains a host of feature upgrades to close the gap left by the absence of the Cosmo model. Standard specification now includes a leather-bound steering wheel, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, storage trays under both front seats, folding trays on the front seat backs, front arm rests and a rear seat adaptor for the sliding centre console.
The Meriva continues use the same 103 kW turbocharged 1.4-litre ECOTEC petrol engine which has 200 Nm of torque.
Average fuel economy on the combined cycle is 6.7-litres per 100 km and carbon emissions are 156 g/km.
Existing equipment which includes a six-speed manual gearbox, ABS with EBD and BAS, six airbags, an electronic parking brake, traction- and stability control, 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, a multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, Bluetooth and USB compatibility for the audio system.
ISOFIX child seat anchors are all still fitted as standard Meriva.equipment
The Opel Meriva 1.4T Enjoy is priced at R253 800 and comes standard with a five-year/120 000 km warranty and a five-year/90 000 km service plan.