Opel Insignia 2008 Hatchback

This generation of Opel Insignia has been produced from January, 2008 to December, 2013. We can provide information about 25 modifications of this generation. 2008 Opel Insignia is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (12 versions) and front wheel drive (13 versions).

This Opel is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.8 litres and power of from 115 to 325 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement 2.0 litres and power of from 110 to 195 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (14 versions), as well as automatic (11 versions) gearbox.

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Opel Insignia 2008 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7 to 12 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.7 to 7.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Opel Insignia 2008 hatchback petrol engine version is Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo, consuming 7 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Opel Insignia 2008 hatchback diesel - Opel Insignia 2.0 BiTurbo CDTI for 100 kilometers consumes 4.7 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Opel Insignia real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 23 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +24% for petrol engines and +22% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Opel Insignia modification.

Opel Insignia 2008 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 179 to 272 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 154 to 177 grams per kilometer. From Opel Insignia with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Opel Insignia 1.6 which produces an average of 179 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Opel Insignia diesels least CO2 distributes Opel Insignia 2.0 CDTI - 154 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.9 seconds has Opel Insignia OPC 2.8 V6 Turbo version, conversely the tardiest one is Opel Insignia 1.6 reaching this speed only in 12.9 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 2.8 petrol 6-cylinder 325 hp version (Opel Insignia OPC 2.8 V6 Turbo) and 4 other versions.

Lenght of Opel Insignia is 483 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Opel Insignia is about 5 cm longer than Ford Mondeo hatchback. Opel Insignia gross weight is from 2020 to 2340 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Opel Insignia trunk space is 520 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1470 litres.

This Opel is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 6000 $. According to user reviews, average Opel Insignia repair costs are 440 $ per year. Users calculated Opel Insignia 2008 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3000 € cost per year and 0.20 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 54%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 21% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Opel Insignia for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Opel Insignia prices and costs.

In user reviews Opel Insignia received average grade 7.4 (from 10) which is lower than average mark for similar aged cars (8.1). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 85% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Opel Insignia modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Opel Insignia 2008 1.6 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.6 Petrol 115 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 1.6 Turbo

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 180 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 1.8 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 1.8 Petrol 140 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 Turbo Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 220 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 Turbo Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 220 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 Turbo 4x4 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 220 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 Turbo 4x4 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Petrol 220 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 Turbo Jan 2011 — Dec 2013 2.0 Petrol 250 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 Turbo 4x4 Jan 2011 — Dec 2013 2.0 Petrol 250 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 Turbo 4x4 Jan 2011 — Dec 2013 2.0 Petrol 250 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 110 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI Oct 2008 — Jan 2013

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.0 Diesel 130 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 130 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 160 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.0 Diesel 160 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2010 2.0 CDTI 4x4 Jan 2010 — Dec 2013 2.0 Diesel 160 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI 4x4 Jan 2008 — Dec 2009 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.0 CDTI 4x4 Jan 2008 — Dec 2009 2.0 Diesel 190 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 BiTurbo CDTI Jan 2011 — Dec 2013

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 195 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 BiTurbo CDTI Jan 2011 — Dec 2013 2.0 Diesel 195 HP 5.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Opel Insignia 2011 2.0 BiTurbo CDTI 4x4 Jan 2011 — Dec 2013 2.0 Diesel 195 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.8 V6 Turbo 4x4 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds

2.8 Petrol 260 HP 11.0 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2008 2.8 V6 Turbo 4x4 Oct 2008 — Jan 2013 2.8 Petrol 260 HP 12.0 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2009 OPC 2.8 V6 Turbo 4x4 Jan 2009 — Dec 2013

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds

2.8 Petrol 325 HP 10.6 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Opel Insignia 2009 OPC 2.8 V6 Turbo 4x4 Jan 2009 — Dec 2013

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds

2.8 Petrol 325 HP 10.7 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel
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Opel Insignia safety

During safety testing Opel Insignia has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Opel Insignia is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Opel Insignia got two stars.

Opel Insignia prices

Opel Insignia 2008 - 2013 hatchback price in Latvia is from 4700 $ to 7500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Opel Insignia price is average (compare hatchbacks 2008 - 2013 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Opel Insignia 2012 price 5000 $ 6500 $ 7500 $
Opel Insignia 2011 price 4700 $ 6000 $ 7000 $
Opel Insignia 2008 price 5500 $ 6000 $ 6500 $

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Opel Insignia reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Opel Insignia reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 20 percent of Opel Insignia of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 20.6%.

Opel Insignia reliability and quality
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Most reliable over 15 years old hatchbacks

Opel Insignia 2008 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Opel Insignia with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
88%
Rain sensor
79%
Conditioning
78%
Metallic paint
66%
Cruise control
49%
Adjustable steering wheel
49%
Rear parking sensors
41%
Front parking sensors
39%
Electrically adjustable seats
37%
Tire pressure control
32%
Heated seats
31%
Xenon headlights
29%
Dimming mirrors
28%
Navigation
27%
Leather upholstery
26%
Bi-xenon lights
24%

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Opel Insignia reviews

Total 19 Opel Insignia owner reviews

Opel Insignia 2011 Estate car/wagon Diesel 2.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:110`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.7 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 299.7 $ (~ 299 $ per year)
Total car rating:
5
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