For three generations, the Zafira was a compact van in Sharan format. In 2019 it was simply one size larger and thus a minibus, which is identical to the Peugeot Traveler and Citroën Spacetourer, recognizable by the new name affix Life. The good thing: Thanks to the new platform, there is also a fully electric version, the Zafira-e Life. It is always powered by an electric motor with 100 kW (136 PS) and 260 Nm. The top speed is only 130 km / h – of course to save the battery. Speaking of which, there are differences. There is a choice of 50 or 75 kWh. With the smaller battery, the Opel has a range of up to 231 kilometers, with a quick charger it is 80 percent charged again in 32 minutes. According to the factory, the 75 kWh battery manages 329 kilometers and takes a quarter of an hour longer to charge. Otherwise almost everything is like the Nitro Zafira. The car is available in two lengths and with up to nine seats, the loading space is 4.2 or 4.9 m³ exactly as large as the versions with diesel or gasoline, only the trailer load is lower at a maximum of a thousand kilograms. And the price is higher. Opel is asking for at least 53,800 euros for the Zafira-e Life, a proud price. It’s good that it can also be cheaper: carwow.de offers minibuses for up to EUR 24,041 below the list price. The current purchase premium for electric cars is already included in this.
Most of the savings can be made with the Zafira-e Life in the long version, with a large battery and in the basic “Selection” configuration. It already has two sliding doors and assistance systems such as a rain sensor and high beam assistant, drowsiness warning, lane assistant, traffic sign assistant with intelligent cruise control and a rear parking aid. The Zafira-e Life normally costs 60,625 euros. But at carwow.de you can Save up to EUR 14,471 on top of the environmental bonus (Attention: the transfer costs reduce the discount by a few hundred euros). The cheapest offers for this configuration are there from 37,334 euros. ÄThe savings potential on an absolute basis is similarly high. Then comes the minibus with a 50 kWh battery and in the shorter version, but with the same equipment. The Opel is available from this provider for as little as 32,318 euros; the RRP is actually 53,800 euros. So you can save almost 12,000 euros in addition to the environmental bonus.
Save over 23,000 euros on the top model
At the top end of the price list is the “Elegance” equipment. The standard features include a panoramic glass roof, electric sliding doors, xenon headlights, a leather steering wheel with shift paddles, front massage seats, a head-up display, a reversing camera and front and rear parking aids. The top model, the long version with 75 kWh battery, According to the list, it actually costs 72,595 euros with this configuration. At carwow.de, however, you can save up to 23,047 euros including an environmental bonus here, too. the cheapest offers are available from 49,538 euros.