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UNITED KINGDOM
Midlife redo - big infotainment upgrade
Opel/Vauxhall’s facelifted Insignia looks like it means business
Published: Tue, 19 November 2013 18:21:03 GMT
 

Vauxhall Insignia 2014MY facelift

Originally launched in late 2008 as a replacement for the archetypal repmobile, the largely unloved Vectra, the Insignia was lorded with the prestigious European Car of the Year award in its first full year
of production in 2009. 

5 years later Opel/ Vauxhall have tweaked this still elegant Upper-Medium sector vehicle inside and out If early success is any guide, Opel/Vauxhalls’ Insignia has turned into an outright winner for its creators. 

Not only did it climb into the UK’s top ten best selling model league table during the first year of its model life, with 36,233 UK sales that year, it also dethroned Ford’s Mondeo as Britain’s top-selling Upper-Medium sector car in its debut year.

167,000
Insignias sold in the UK since 2009 showroom debut


With some 167,000 UK sales since launch, Britain remains Insignia’s biggest European market. 

Sales of the Insignia, which made its UK showroom debut in early 2009, peaked at 46,324 in 2011, capturing 6th position in the UK’s full year top ten. 

Among its stable mates only Astra fared better, taking the only slightly higher 5th position that year 
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