Vauxhall Ampera Owner's and Service Manuals

Vauxhall Ampera Owner's and Service Manuals
Vauxhall Ampera

The Vauxhall Ampera packs the punch you’d expect from a V6 and does it with whisper-quiet power. So you get all the performance, with none of the noise. Delivering a dynamic, fun driving experience, only the Ampera makes it exhilarating to be ‘eco’, with 370Nm torque powering you from 0 to 60mph in less than nine seconds.

The Vauxhall Ampera is a game-changer. The first ever Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV), it offers uncompromised everyday usability, from short commutes to long journeys. A dynamic, spacious five-door electric hatchback with range extension capability, the Ampera is in a class and category all of its own.

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Vauxhall Ampera 2011 Owner’s Manual
Vauxhall Ampera 2013 Owner’s Manual
Vauxhall Ampera 2012 Owner’s Manual
Vauxhall Ampera Specification
Vauxhall Ampera 2011 – 2014 fuse box diagram

POSITIV £28,750 inc. Plug-in Car Grant (P-ICG)

  • Airbag driver and co-driver, side and curtain airbags, knee airbag driver’s and co-driver’s side
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP-Plus) with traction control and brake assist
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • CD/MP3 CD player, AM/FM/DAB digital radio
  • USB audio connection and aux-in socket
  • RDS with Traffic Programme
  • Hands-free mobile phone system
  • Advanced on-board computer
  • Electronic climate control
  • Electronic cruise control
  • Automatic lighting control
  • Electric parking brake
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front and rear electrically-operated windows
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
  • Security alarm
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Alloy wheels 7 J x 17, in 5-Y-spoke design with aero inserts, tyres 215/55 R 17
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Comfort seats with leather-trimmed surfaces, heated, for driver and co-driver
  • Leather-covered steering wheel
  • Front and rear parking distance sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Rear seat central storage compartment in armrest

ELECTRON £30,495 inc. Plug-in Car Grant (P-ICG)
Additional features over and above Positiv model:

  • Satellite navigation/CD/MP3 CD/DVD player/AM/FM/DAB digital radio
  • Satellite navigation system with voice activation
  • ‘Pseudo 3D’ street level mapping for 20 European countries
  • CD/MP3 CD/audio DVD/video DVD (when vehicle stationary) player
  • Hard Drive Device (HDD) with 30GB music file capacity
  • Bose ‘Energy Efficient Series’ sound system with six high performance speakers and single subwoofer

Revolutions are about breaking free and bringing about change. The Vauxhall Ampera has a positive environmental ethos that benefits your lifestyle and mobility. It uses electricity alone to drive for up to 50 miles and uses a petrol-powered generator to provide the electricity that allows you to drive up to a further 310 miles. Read on and discover how the Ampera is redefining electric vehicle innovation and why a panel of 59 leading motoring journalists from 23 European countries voted it European Car Of The Year 2012.

Driving electricity Further
This philosophy has put Vauxhall at the
forefront of developing alternative propulsion that uses renewable resources, reduces our dependency on oil and offers you numerous benefits. The Vauxhall Ampera is an Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) – the first of its kind on sale in Europe. And it succeeds where pure battery cars are limited, by combining extended-range with improved performance, reliability and handling.

The 16kWh rechargeable lithium-ion battery powers the Ampera for up to 50 miles* of cost-effective battery-powered motoring – making it ideal for commuting. For longer trips, the innovative petrol-powered generator provides the electricity to power the drive unit, allowing you to drive up to another 310 miles* without having to recharge or refuel.

The ampera’s shape is beauty with a purpose. Aerodynamics and airflow played a key role in the sculptured design. Reducing drag improves efficiency, meaning you can drive further and for longer. The sleek and smoothly sculpted front, streamlined roof and aerodynamic door mirrors are designed to improve airflow. Vertical slots on the rear bumper and the lightweight polycarbonate wheel inserts not only reduce drag, but also add to the Ampera’s sporty, high-tech appearance.

The interior of the Vauxhall Ampera combines elegant comfort and roominess with state-of-the-art functionality and usability. From its interactive colour central instrument display to voice recognition technology, all contained within the dynamic flow of the wrap-around facia. Two high-definition displays and superb in-car ergonomics offer you a clear view of the gauges and easy access to functions and controls. Standard features include a leather-trimmed interior, with a choice of complementary interior colours, a leather-covered steering wheel and Electronic Climate Control.