Written on: 04/05/2010
this is the best car ive owned!and i have had all sorts from fords to fiats.
the zafira gsi is fast,fun and brilliant for the family,it will do o-60 in 7.3 secs and do 140mph how many so called hot hatches do that!!i have had no probs what so ever cheap 2 run get abt 30 to gallon(normal driving)if youre thinging off getting one dont hessitate turn yourself into daddy cool!! (read more)
Written on: 08/02/2010
As a whole the vauxhall zafira gsi turbo is a very fast mpv.I0ve owned mine for about 3 years, and apart from m.o.ts, car tax and insurence,oh and new front tires every 5-6 months (as i like to leave little boy racers 4 dust at traffic lights) its been pretty reasonable on cost to run and mentain.So if your thinking of buying one then do so,you wont be dissapointed. I also still think gsi zafira looks better than the vxr zafira.But not as fast (read more)
Written on: 15/01/2010
I had my Zafira GSI turbo for 18 months and loved every second of owning it. Humiliating boy racers with the kids and dog in the car is always a fun way to brighten the journey. The only MINOR niggle was that it can be heavy on front tyres if you drive enthusiastically and I had to replace the nearside outer cv joint twice in the time i owned it. However i think that may be partly due to an abundance of roundabouts where I live and the fact i have a very heavy foot. As for fuel economy, I... (read more)
Written on: 16/12/2009
had the GSi for 6 years.,.. great , the wife loves it... however have a fault on it at the moment that the local dealer has given up on...tells me it will cost a fortune to investigate , just be careful as it seems they have built a car they cant diagnose faults on.. (read more)
Written on: 06/10/2009
We brought our Zafira new, it has been a brilliant car loads of room, its also a fantastic little van and has saved us hundreds of pounds on deliveries of items like large tv's tumble dryers etc. It is so very comfortable as well. Drives like a dream on both long and short journeys. The only thing I don't like about the Zafira is the auto cut out where the onboard computer tells its self that the engines flooded, though green flag did show me how to get round this pretty quick. I also... (read more)
Written on: 25/08/2009
i bought a used vauxhall zafira 1.6 16v in the first year it was ok then it had really bad problems the recycling valves twice then the worst was the starting motor when it went in and turned it got stuck then when i went to collect my son it wen up in smoke with my two little kids in it all together it had 46 problems and the engine management light kept on coming on and when vauxhall put it ion the computer it was the totally wrong thing. then just in april 2009 we got a ford c max 1.6... (read more)
Written on: 02/08/2009
Bought the zaffy private with 59k miles, ive had no problems at all as yet, ive only spent money on maintaining the car,ie cambelt etc,the gsi was my option as ive always enjoyed high performance cars, so along with the 7 seats and spacious interior it became my top choice. The gsi goes really well indeed with options to improve performance up to 300bhp without causing unreliability issues,so if your like me, a dad with a need for a toy as well as a family car then the Vauxhall Zafira GSi... (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2008
I have had the zafira gsi for 4 years... i have never felt let down by it in any aspect... has enough space even with a full car the engine gives rapid respone and you just dont realise you are driving an mpv.... just cant say enough.... mean machine (read more)
Written on: 29/06/2008
A pleasure to drive, very comfortable and spacious. A sports car rolled into a family size car - can't ask for any more! (read more)
Written on: 24/02/2008 by andy and julie (1 review written)
Goes like "off a stick" for a family mpv not a lot can touch it for performance. Very thirsty and if you have any engine trouble its down to Vauxhall for there little chaps with the computer at nice prices NOT...! (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2008 by pete3003 (1 review written)
I have the Zafira Design 2.0 DTI and I am not at all impressed as I have had Peugeot and Citroen in the past without ever any engine faults so beware if you have suddenly have high oil consumption. (read more)
Written on: 12/08/2007 by linziscott (1 review written)
Great versatile car (looks/space etc) but def for the older family! I use to have a galaxy and the Zafira is certainly a come down. I'm now looking to change it, cannot find a 7 seater that can accommodate 7 people and 2 buggies and shopping! (read more)
Written on: 08/07/2007 by chin00k47 (1 review written)
Love this for the speed, we live in Germany and it turns heads when you drive past on the motorway at 125mph! (read more)
Written on: 09/06/2007 by wainwright70 (1 review written)
I have had this Vauxhall Zafira for 7 months and would not change it. I have 3 children and find there is plenty of room for everyone. The two rear seats, when folded flat do not restrict load space. The engine is very rapid for an MPV and will leave the boy racers in their GTI's standing at traffic lights and junctions. I have an Arden Blue colour and think that it is the best colour for this model.
The GSI seems to be a rare car which is good and still turns heads.
Anybody who needs a... (read more)
Written on: 09/05/2007 by garyr55 (3 reviews written)
I have covered around 7000 miles since I bought my GSI around 7 months ago and have enjoyed every minute.
Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo appear to be quite rare in my opinion especially in silver (like mine) as I have not seen many on the road (just travelled a 700 mile round trip and saw only 2) and this is exactly how I like it as I like to drive something a bit different.
The car has good performance and handling and leaves people wondering what it carries under the bonnet as they struggle to... (read more)
Written on: 25/01/2007 by big laddie (1 review written)
I traded in a 3.0 litre v6 diesel vectra for this model as I needed more space with pace - I never really thought that a car this size would actually have me smiling so much! I got a cracking deal on the Zafira GSi Turbo in the first place and to date have had no issues with it, although the car only averages around 29mpg - worst mpg was 22 - arrrrgh (this is somewhat acceptable when you consider it would rival most GTI's off the lights!)
I read some earlier comments about the car eating... (read more)
Written on: 24/09/2006 by wayner (1 review written)
Would recommend this Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo car to anyone young or old, it has everything to keep everyone happy. I can't fault it, it's big, good looking and quick! (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2006 by r34gtr (1 review written)
I can't wait to get rid of my Vauxhall Zafira, hardest ride ever, feels every pot hole, every stone.
Drinks more fuel than my 400bhp Skyline
2 years old turbo failed dumped oil into exhaust thank god for warranty, fixed 2 days later head gasket went (warranty thank god)
Front wheel fell off ball joint snaped
Worst car I have ever owned but that what you get for buying a Vauxhall (read more)
Written on: 08/04/2006 by WakeyGSi (1 review written)
Everyone said that the Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo was a thirsty car but at 30mpg per tank, I think it's pretty good really. Beats my old 4X4 by loads. Loads of space for our 3 dogs and 4 passengers! Rocaros are great, driving position is clear, and acceleration, well we've got the fastest dog kennel for miles around. Driving 150 miles to work is a pleasure again (read more)
Written on: 14/02/2006 by Andy Hume (1 review written)
I've had the Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo for about a month now and can't fault the car now the turbo problem is fixed. The model I have has full Recaro leather interior with heated front seats which is excellent. It is a very practical family car and an excellent sports car rolled into one. The only problem is that my wife and I argue to see who is driving it (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2005 by stureay (1 review written)
Bought my new GSI in sept o4, had a hard time trying to find one to test drive. Nearly bought a second hand for £17,000. 1 week later Reg Vardy knocked £3,700 off the list price of their new ones. Knew straight away I was going to enjoy owning this car, first time I've bought a car and thought I could keep this for a while, normally have a car a few month and think right which car am I going to buy next. Handles great, boot space great for all the kids things, only thing missing is a few... (read more)
Written on: 14/06/2005 by GSI NICK (1 review written)
Got Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo People Carrier at one year old. Owned now for five months, Have been towing a large caravan about which it handled fantastic, the key to this was the superb torque at low revs, followed by plenty of turbo, with the 16 valves then kicking in, the power curve seems endless with no turbo lag. (read more)
Written on: 06/04/2005 by davidb2972 (1 review written)
I harped on for months to my wife to let me trade in our old Vectra Estate 2.2 for the Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo and when she relented, could I find one...no! Then as if by magic I got the call that one had come in locally, I went to see and drive it and bought it in about 20 minutes.
I love this car, sure it has a few niggles like the low fuel consumption but what do you expect with a car that will do 0.6 in 7.5 seconds, on the motorway it's fine with very little cabin noise, smooth ride,... (read more)
Written on: 06/11/2004 by atbooth (1 review written)
I love the Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo People Carrier - its the perfect combination of everything and suits me perfectly! I used to drive a 400bhp Sapphire Cosworth which I loved for the speed and fun factor, plus it came with full Recaro black leather, but no safety elements other than ABS. It was also 14 years old and started to get unreliable, and drank fuel with 11mpg around town and 24mpg at best on the motorway.
I then changed to a BMW 320d Touring - I loved the diesel economy and the... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2004 by sad dad (1 review written)
I started looking at a used Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo and soon realised that a new car could be had for similar money (if you are prepared to wait)I've had the car for a few weeks and first impressions are of an excellent cruiser and tow vehicle. The quality of the interior plastics is good but not up to the same standard as the VW golf or even a Ford Focus in some areas. I love the way that the car stands out from the crowd and that it is almost uncatchable in a straight line. The ride is... (read more)
Written on: 14/04/2004 by taichibob (2 reviews written)
I bought my Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo back in the middle of 02 from a dealer. It wasn't even out yet but had seen it on the tv and in magazines. I was giving up a Vectra SRI V6 for this so was a bit reluctant but when I took delivery and drove it the Vectra quickly became a distant memory. I got it with parking sensors and roof rails for 21.5k and I absolutely love this car..
Recaro's - these are the most comfortable seats ever..excellent support
looks - best looking 7 seater... (read more)
Written on: 24/03/2004 by zafgsi2 (1 review written)
Picked up our new Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo in Oct 03. Done 4k now. Love the way the car looks both inside and out. Performance is brilliant and as with the other reviews its great to see boy racers beaten at their own game. For Philseck68 hear goes; the drive is top class, however with the low profile tyres you do feel the potholes. The cabin quality is good but the middle bench seat is quite firm. Versitility, what do you think its an MPV!! Gearing is spot on. See bad points. (read more)
Written on: 29/01/2004 by music29 (1 review written)
Got my Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo for 14k very pleased with myself.
Silver, tinted windows, leather(Moo) 17s it's fast and feels really safe. I drive it more sensibly than other cars as it needs respect.
I love the young hatch kids who pull up next to you only to be left behind wondering how on earth that happened!.
If you read this Buy One. (read more)
Written on: 29/11/2003 by Sian (1 review written)
After a 6 month wait we trundled off to Trade Sales in Slough in Sept 02 and picked up ourVauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo , a year on it has almost 6k on the clock, no problems, lots of admiring looks, two boosted egos, 3 grinning kids and we're off to pick up an ex demo to bring home to be my one on Tuesday - I kicked up a fuss as I never get to see it myself as that Daddy Cool keeps pinching it! and er, yes there is a Boney M Greatest Hits cd in the glove box! (read more)
Written on: 18/07/2003 by Simon Orsborn. (1 review written)
Bought one of these in March this year. Just run it in. It's a very competent car.
I've tweaked the wastegate to get a little more oomph a low speed but it will shortly be undergoing the madatory chip upgrade and airbox conversion to up the power to a more respectable 235BHP from the 194BHP standard.
Wife, dog and kids love it.
Suspension's a bit on the soft side but lowering kit is on order. (read more)
Written on: 22/07/2002 by Lee. (1 review written)
The Vauxhall Zafira GSi Turbo adds AC, ABS, TC, EBS, Air bags everywhere, Trip computer, tinted glass, leather, 17 inch alloys and body kit with huge air intake to top spec.
Oh and did I mention it's also extremely fast, and to think I can also carry the wife and kid in it too!
140mph, 0-60 in 7.5s, 192BHP what else to you need to know... (read more)
Written on: 22/03/2002 by James. (1 review written)
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