Written on: 31/07/2013 by warmington
I have just recently bought my Vauxhall zafira 1.9 cdti diesel just under 5 months from a used car dealer. mileage was 63650. very clean, sporty look,handled very well, very fast for a seven seater. must I say it came with a 12 months gold rac warranty, so overall sale and package quite decent. but it been a absolute torrid of a time. 1st month the egr went. under warranty paid to get fix from main dealer £1870. after getting the car back,two week later the water pump,cam and belts all... (read more)
Written on: 01/03/2013
I would like to post this as awarning to any owner or potential owner of a late model Vauxhall Zafira, or any other late model Vauxhall car that uses the electric driven power steering pump. This component can begin to fail at very low mileages, if you notice a whining noise that is not engine speed related and can be altered by operating the steering, then you may be in the early stages of this components failure. Best advice is get rid quickly. you will get no help from Vauxhall, and the... (read more)
Written on: 05/02/2011
EGR faults galore, alternator failure, whole new exhaust system (took 4 weeks), new gearbox, windscreen wiper fuse always blows weekly in winter, terrible sttitude at Vauxhall Head Office.
Do not buy this car, it does not work! (read more)
Written on: 30/05/2010
Useless. owned the car from new 06 plate, full service history and is kept immaculate. Both sets of wires to the rear doors have snapped due to the doors opening and closing?, vauxhall cutting costs and leaving the wires too short for the purpose they are meant for. No central locking, windows wont work and no audio to the rear speakers.
Two egr valves in 2 years at £250 each.constant power problems.
Alternator has now failed at 39000 miles.
so now i have a shiny good looking car that... (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2008
My second Zafira, the first was a 2l dti elegance did 62000 and NOTHING went wrong! This one a Design 150 cdti, I bought from new, it's now done 4000 mls far superior performance & handling than the old model. Push it and you will get in the high 30s drive for economy watching the trip computer & I recently got 55mpg over a 205 mile journey. A fantastic car. (read more)
Written on: 13/08/2006 by davids5468 (1 review written)
A very clean car, a pleasure to drive performance very good, there are only a couple of issues for vauxhall to look at. (read more)
Written on: 21/06/2006 by hughtippett (1 review written)
In some respects the Vauxhall Zafira 150 is an improvement on the Mk1, but if you regularly drive any distances I would recomend that you avoid the Design / SRi models running on the 17" 225 tyres. (read more)
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