Prices range in the £35,000 to £50,000 bracket and two main trim levels are available - 'Edition' and 'Elite', both available with either the 'Medium' or the 'Long' body styles. the Vivaro-e Life BEV model (priced from around £32,500 after deduction of the government's Plug-in Car Grant) comes only in 'Long' form. With conventional power, 'Edition'-spec is offered with the 120PS 1.5-litre diesel engine. The 'Elite' comes with a couple of 2.0-litre diesels, either a 140PS variant with a manual gearbox or a 180PS version with an 8-speed auto. With the 'Edition', there's a premium of around £300 to upgrade from the standard 'Medium' body shape to the lengthened 'Long' version. With the 'Elite. The premium for the 'Long' body style is around £1,000.
Even base-spec 'Edition' models get a DAB radio, Bluetooth 'phone connectivity, cruise control with a variable speed limiter, central locking with selective door locking and deadlocks, powered heated mirrors, a multi-function trip computer, a USB port and front electric windows. Latest generation electronic driving assistance devices include a 'driving time warning system', 'Driver Attention Alert', a 'Road sign reading with speed limit recommendation system' and an 'Active Safety Brake' set-up. You could also add 'Blind Spot Monitoring' and a 'VisioPark surround view camera system - both useful on a vehicle of this size.