New Chevrolet Orlando

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Performance

The Orlando comes with a choice of petrol and diesel engines. The entry level is provided for by the 139bhp 1.8-litre petrol while there is a range of 2.0-litre turbodiesel which offer a little more in the way of performance. The 128bhp version is eager once the turbo gets in motion and then there are further options with the 161bhp version coming with manual of automatic gearboxes. The 2.0-litre diesel manages a respectable 0-62mph in just under 10 seconds. The stiff-suspension makes for good body control and sweet handling and an altogether more sturdy ride. Book a test drive through this website to take it for a ride.

Running Costs

The Orlando returns an impressive 47.1mpg when packed with the 128bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine which is the most economical engine of the bunch. The grunt supplied by the engine may mean high CO2 emissions but it is vital when considering cargo and passengers. The 1.8-litre petrol model with return an average of 38.7mpg. Servicing should be reasonable for the Orlando and parts should be cheap. It also boasts best-in-class insurance ratings.

Equipment

As usual with Chevys the Orlando comes in three trim levels with the LS ,LT and LTZ. The LS is the most basic but still handsomely kitted out with air conditioning, follow-me-home headlights, electric windows and mirrors, CD/radio with MP3 connectivity, 12-volt power sockets and tinted windows. The mid-range LT add rear parking sensors, USB port, 16 inch alloy wheels, climate control, leather covered steering wheel, front fog lights, electric rear windows and upgraded sound system. The LTZ model sits at the top of the range with added 17-inch alloys, automatic cruise control, blue ambient panel lighting and chrome-effect body detailing. For full details order a brochure.