Costs and real consumption: Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport

The Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport for 53,140 euros. We show what the car costs in everyday use and how much fuel it consumes.

The engine in the Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport is still part of the GM heritage. It goes by the name of LSY and, in addition to the Insignia petrol models, also powers some Cadillac and Buick SUVs. In the Insignia GSi it always comes with all-wheel drive and a nine-speed automatic transmission - we show what the fun costs and how much fuel the car consumes in everyday life.

Our test consumption

The Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport comes with a 230 hp 2-liter four-cylinder petrol engine, which consumes 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers according to the WLTP standard. In our test, the Opel consumed 8.9 liters, which means fuel costs of 19.05 euros for this route. The Eco consumption value is significantly lower at 7.0 liters - the petrol costs here are 14.98 euros. Sports drivers chase an average of 10.4 liters through the four combustion chambers - makes 22.26 euros. The fuel costs are calculated using the daily updated fuel price on our partner portal mehr-tanken.de (as of March 17, 2022, Super E5: 2.14 euros per liter).

Monthly maintenance costs

The annual vehicle tax for the Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport is 245 euros. According to Allianz Direct* , liability insurance costs 461 euros in the same period. Partial casco insurance costs 151 euros per year, and fully comprehensive insurance covers 721 euros. If you drive 15,000 kilometers a year, you have to budget for monthly costs of 344 euros. At 30,000 kilometers, the amount increases to 620 euros. Added to this is the loss of value.

How to test

The auto motor und sport test consumption consists of three differently weighted consumption runs. So-called “commuter consumption” accounts for 70 percent. This is a journey from home to work, which averages 21 kilometers. A particularly economical, approx. 275-kilometre-long eco-lap is included in the rating with 15 percent. The remaining 15 percent is accounted for by the sports driver lap. The length is roughly the same as the eco lap, but the route includes a larger proportion of motorway and thus higher speeds on average. The calculation basis for the fuel costs is always the price information of the portal "more refueling" from the day the article was created.

The monthly maintenance costs include maintenance, wear part costs and vehicle taxes assuming an annual mileage of 15,000 and 30,000 kilometers without loss of value. The calculation is based on the test consumption, a three-year holding period, no-claims class SF12 for liability and fully comprehensive insurance with Allianz Direct, including discounts for garage parkers and the restriction to certain drivers (accident-free/15,000 km per year, resident in the postcode area 70174, not under 21, partner drivers older than 25 years).

Conclusion

The Opel Insignia GSi Grand Sport with 230 hp 2-liter four-cylinder petrol engine costs at least 53,140 euros and consumes an average of 8.9 liters, which means fuel costs of 19.05 euros per 100 kilometers. With an annual mileage of 15,000 kilometers, the monthly maintenance costs are 344 euros. If the mileage increases to 30,000 kilometers, the sum increases to 620 euros.

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