Keep Cosy, Comfortable And Safe Whilst Winter Driving

Keep Cosy, Comfortable And Safe Whilst Winter Driving
Keep Cosy, Comfortable And Safe Whilst Winter Driving

Years ago, certain safety and comfort features would have featured on a few luxury cars, however they are now becoming more mainstream, which is great news for motorists.

From ways to keep warm when on the road, to features to help drivers ‘get a grip’, local retailer , , has compiled a list of the top winter-friendly features from :

• Vauxhall OnStar – Vauxhall’s personal on-board assistant gives drivers peace of mind, as it brings technology, safety and security features to Vauxhall owners who register for OnStar services for their OnStar equipped car. Available 24/7 and 365 days a year, OnStar Advisors are located at the OnStar service center at Vauxhall’s headquarters in Luton. At the push of a button, OnStar users can request assistance whenever they want, for example, in an emergency

• Front Camera System – Available in a range of models, the system keeps an ever-watchful, never-tiring electronic eye on the road ahead, supporting your own road sense to help you stay in lane, keep track of speed limits, maintain a safe distance to the vehicle in front and warn you of potential collisions, making life safer for you and your passengers

• Intelligent four-wheel drive – As road surfaces change, a four-wheel drive system automatically re-distributes drive between a vehicle’s front and rear wheels, optimising road grip. With Descent Control, drivers can take models such as the New Mokka X 4X4 off-road and control speed on steep downhill gradients without having to brake

• IntelliLux LED Matrix Headlamps – Available on the Astra and the New Insignia, integrated LED elements enable the various light patterns to adapt to the traffic situation precisely to give greater quality of light distribution and light intensity

• Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) – Available on a range of models, LED headlights adapt automatically to common driving situations, to give drivers the best visibility. They light the road better as you turn into bends, and mean you never have to switch manually between high and low beam

• Heated seats and heated steering wheel – to keep drivers cosy and comfortable in cold conditions

• Dual zone climate control – allows driver and passenger to tailor the temperature to suit their side of the car, available on many models including the Insignia and Astra

• Hill Start Assist – stops a vehicle rolling back unintentionally on steep hills and automatically releases the brakes at just the right moment. Available on many models including the spacious Astra Sports Tourer

• Rain-sensitive windscreen wipers – automatically come on when rain is detected

• Anti-dazzle rear-view mirror, ideal for reducing the blinding glare from following motorists

Aron Brown, Dealer Principal at Evans Halshaw Beverley at Evans Halshaw, comments:

“With the weather taking a turn for the worst, we are keen to remind drivers that Vauxhall offers a range of features and options that will help make life on the road much more pleasant and safer during the cold, dark, icy months.”

“We are warmly inviting motorists to step in from the chill and chat to our team of expert advisors to find out more about winter-friendly features on a range of our models.”

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