A car with a large carrying area behind the seats, accessed by a door at the rear.
- It looks like an estate car, it drives like an estate car and, with the rear seats down, it offers the load space of an estate car.
- It is neither an estate car nor a saloon, and is bigger than the cars that compete with its Vectra sibling, so it occupies a largely untapped niche.
- With many companies turning to car-derived vans for drivers more normally used to an estate car for field work, the resistance to driving a van home could be reduced here.
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