Written on: 09/06/2012
me acostado 1600E y tiene 17 años pero esta como nuevo ya que era de una persona mayor y nunca piso campo ni tiene remolque es un jugete maravilloso. (read more)
Written on: 03/02/2011
what a terrible car. simply the worst car imaginable. here's why (1) over heating all the time, especially when towing horse box - the only reason we had the damned thing in the 1st place (2) the hose bursting even when not towing - steam billowing out of the engine, this would happen at the first sight of traffic jam or even in mcdonalds drive thru - the frontera could not take the pressure(!) - (3) the alarm had a mind of its own and would set off like a monosyllabic albatross and I could... (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2010 by billericay beaufighter (1 review written)
I have just been given this Frontera Sport from my mother who has given up driving for health reasons. I have always maintained it and it really hs been a cherised vehicle. 33,000 miles in total and absolutely mint. Overall it has been extremely reliable and items that have been unexpectedly replaced were really due to it remaining unused for long periods of time. Starter motor, alternator, rear diff seal,discs and a couple of batteries and just recently a couple of split fuel hoses. ... (read more)
Written on: 18/03/2010
DO NOT BUY ONE. I had mine no longer than 6 months, broke 2 radiator hoses on seperate occasions, radiator broke, then head gasket. Absolutely rubbish vehicle. I left mine by the side of the road, thats what I think of them. (read more)
Written on: 01/02/2010 by ramtec (1 review written)
We have owned a 54 reg Fontera Sport 3.2l V6 (SWB) since new. The shocks supplied by the factory were faulty when new. The factory's inspector visited the dealer and pronounced them as ok, without knowing that we had already put them on a rig. One front shock had 25% of the damping of the other. The fault was potentially lethal. Lesson 1: If you get a Frontera don't let a Vauxhall employee anywhere near it.
This episode prompted me to buy some new Koni 4x4 adjustable shocks and, when paired... (read more)
Written on: 28/01/2010 by Amygirl (1 review written)
I bought the Vauxhall Frontera Sport 2.0i as an introduction to 4x4 owndership. And I'm glad I did. For a highly competative, cheap price, I got a real 4x4 and not a Suzuki/Diahatsui toy. I found the car comfortable to drive, very good on interior space and not a financial burden to own. The well proven Vauxhall 20i engine has been highly reliable, provided sufficient power, and with the recent snow, it's been a Godsend. The boot space isn't fantastic as its very small. Its like this has... (read more)
Written on: 16/01/2010
Had discoverey and freelander before for towing horses. Discovery kept breaking down and the freelander broke and had to be scrapped after towing a lightweight horse trailer. Didnt have a lot of money saw fronterra love it goes anywhere and tows anything - not that bad on petrol but I do have another small car as well. Did have problem with alarm going off and having a mind of it's own but that is sorted. Good cheap strong cars much better than a landrover (read more)
Written on: 13/01/2010
frontera sport apache,bought this cheap with full service history,13 years old,for shooting,dog,fun,work,spare car.
never been stuck,comparible with mates land 90
comfy/space/versatile,better than mates landy 90
roof comes off
every thing works
good drive (slow aceleration)
brilliant off road
best shooting vechicle ever
good ground clearance
wife loves it
am very impressed with overall,worst bits that alarm*+*^,20/30mpg!.
Having owned 4x4 hilux,have... (read more)
Written on: 17/08/2009
Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport is very reliable. Great drive bit slow but thats not a problem. 20/25 to a gallon more on a run. Very happy with it. Pulls anything beat my mates range rover in a tug of war. Handling not great but ok when i got use to it. Would recommend it to anyone. Love it. (read more)
Written on: 05/07/2009 by robbob
The Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport is great for every thing sits on motorway great country roads great and you dont get stuck anywhere (read more)
Written on: 04/07/2009 by techwondo
Ive had my Frontera Sport now for over 9 years and covered well over 100K miles. Ive enjoied every single inch travelled. Dont believe "pub experts", the Frontera is just as good as a defender 90 off road - ive wiped the smug smirk off Def 90 owner's faces quite a few times. (read more)
Written on: 19/06/2009
bought a Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport! not a lot of money! well reliable and alright inside! but quite slow! quite thirsty! not as good on the road as a normal car! and not good off road! no clearance and independant front end! (read more)
Written on: 18/03/2009
i own a green Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport sport and i wouldn't swap for anything. its on a p (1997) plate. hardly any ware and tear inside and out.
from what ive seen of other this seems to be the case with them also. overall a very fun durable machine. (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2009 by THE Liam (4 reviews written)
The Vauxhall Frontera is the best car ive ever had, goes anywhere off road, loads of room, plenty of kit (electric windows, central locking, power steering), no one gets in your way and best of all, the roof comes off in summer. I loved this car, unfortunately i couldnt keep it as it did 20 MPG on a good day! If your after a cheap 4x4, you cant go wrong with one of these beasts... (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2008
The Vauxhall Frontera is just a really great all-rounder to be honest. The room inside is great, the practicality is good, the off road experiance is second to none and it will pull almost anything
The parts are very cheap. Very cheap reliable mechanical and electonically and cheap to run. Great to drive. (read more)
Written on: 29/06/2008 by mramano (1 review written)
My Vauxhall Frontera is easy maintenance, less stress to drive than a car. It took me over the French Alps (deep snow, and I had to sleep in it up there). I went to maliga, via all over Spain & France. No problems at all. I've done 160,000 miles now and only been garage for MOT.
I've fitted mud tires. They was an excellent choise. Don't let garages put you of.
I also own a deisel car but will never sell my Frontera. (read more)
Written on: 10/04/2008 by plumbstar
Great drive, holds well for a 4x4, I ve got 2.0 petrol it does about 33mpg, nice driving perdition very cheap to maintain. best car I ve had very reliable. (read more)
Written on: 29/03/2008 by emsley22 (1 review written)
Any one looking to get a cheap 4x4 that looks good performs well Get a Frontera. I love these 4x4's I've had a few different 4x4's and 3 Frontera's the first one I bought I wasn ' t to impressed with as the cam was on the way out so I sold it but it was good on fuel 30MPG the 2econd one and the one I have now have been really reliable they are good on road and even better off road. I give mine some real punishment I've jumped it 5ft high I've had it in 4ft deep mud bog I've climbed hill you... (read more)
Written on: 17/03/2008
Cheap, reliable motor, driving position is fine ease of mechanics. Back comes off great for summer. A good motor for not a lot of money. Loads of fun. (read more)
Written on: 23/03/2007 by claudia2006 (1 review written)
I have a 2.2dti RS and was in a serious accident in December 06 whilst towing my horse on the motorway 4 loose horses ran in to my Vauxhall Frontera. The car saved my life. Obviously it was a write-off. I now have another one I do like it but since the accident I'm a little nervous. I would recommend this 4x4 for towing and general traveling, I drive to Manchester every day and have had no problems. Two of my friends have bought one. Very good car, not that bad on on diesel I'd say, about... (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2006 by dizzyfizzy1 (32 reviews written)
This is my 2nd Frontera and my 3rd 4 wheel drive. I use it as a second car as it is a great work horse. I have had both this one and my previous one of road on a number of occasions and they cope excellent, you don't get many creature comforts but after all it is an outright 4X4 and not a modern SUV. There is plenty of leg room for both front and rear passengers and is a comfy enough ride. All the controls are basic so they are easy to get used to. When the rear seats are folded it has the... (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2006 by red frontera
Brought a 1997 model Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport, 2 owners with service history and low mileage, very cheap. 75000mls on clock,excellent condition, not been used for off-road before or used for towing. I find it nice to drive and good road handling, but I find it hard to get used to the reversing as high up position and lack of viewing from rear window, apart from that I am sure I shall get used to it in time. (read more)
Written on: 23/03/2006 by fredflintstone1964
As stated earlier with Vauxhall Fronteras that I find irritating is the lack of after market spares other than things like service items ofcourse good stocks. But anything more than that they are impossible to buy in the after market sector like rear lights or light lenses or even bushes for example and the list goes on with that one.
But no matter where these parts are purchased it takes nothing away from the very fact the Frontera is a very underestimated 4x4.
I myself much prefer the... (read more)
Written on: 07/02/2006 by carl Groombridge (20 reviews written)
The Vauxhall Frontera is a nice car that is often knocked (SHAME). Very reliable and a pleasure to drive. The servicing is often expensive if you don't DIY it! If you are thinking of getting one get a diesel. (read more)
Written on: 08/09/2005 by Loopylou (6 reviews written)
I can highly recommend the Vauxhall Frontera, but they do drink petrol. I sold mine in April 2005 with 106,000 miles on it (S Reg and I was responsible for 60,000 of those miles over 3 years). This car can take a hammering! Being a Vauxhall, they are reliable (I have heard other people complaining about them for reliability). I didn't have this car from new, but over the 3 years I did have it, I had changed a couple of bulbs, a battery, and a couple of tyres through wear and tear (even... (read more)
Written on: 24/06/2005 by Fkgallimore (1 review written)
My Vauxhall Frontera is the best buy I have ever made, It is perfect for all terrain operations, Great handling capabuility on road mud and snow, Good design which stands out above the rest of the 4x4s.
All spares easily accessable should any be required and very cheap compared to foreign makes and models. Mine is an N reg and has done 90,000 miles without a breakdown, uses no oil, and no leaks anywhere, I will never get rid of it for a newer model. (read more)
Written on: 05/12/2003 by abductee (1 review written)
The Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport looks fantastic, and drives great in all conditions, with great visability. if you're looking to buy one, take your time as there are a few work horses out there that haven't been looked after - I was lucky enough to get my sport with loads of modifications, the previous owner must have loved the car as much as I do now. (read more)
Written on: 28/11/2003 by richard jordan (1 review written)
I love my Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport, its a good all-rounder.never let me down, brill on petrol, its like running a cavelier 2.0i. But i've had it too long, i need a change. (read more)
Written on: 19/11/2003 by reptilian (1 review written)
when i first got my Frontera sport i thought the steering felt a little "vague" to what i am used to, but this is normal for this car and believe me, a couple of drives and your used to it. They are great fun to drive, cheap to maintain and for one of the cheapest 4x4 to buy they look the best in my opinion. Have not off-roaded as yet but totally love the beastie and am going to keep it no matter what. (read more)
Written on: 30/09/2003 by Kazandra (1 review written)
As a lifelong lover of Vauxhalls, I have been in a quandary these last few years, since meeting a Farmer and settling down. The lifestyle was just too cruel for my old Cavalier, and had to sell him in the end. Have been driving an ancient Mitz Shogun for a couple of years, but the Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport keeps calling my name.....
Sooooo, does the Sport come in diesel by any chance?, as I have heard the petrol versions are rather thirsty.
Any other tips and inside info would be... (read more)
Written on: 01/05/2003 by Willy.
Bought a late `95 6 mths ago looks great but as you can tell from above there are lots of bad points to it. I use it to tow a 23ft twin axel caravan if you keep it to 60mph on m/ways it doesn`t have enough power especially going up slight inclines or overtaking HGV`s., you need to keep changeing gears, the only option is to keep the revs over 3,200 in 5th which means a juice supping 65-70mph not the safest bet. Same prob on small winding roads not enough torque. The boot is also a joke! you... (read more)
Written on: 16/08/2002 by AG.
4 years ownership of 2.0 litre Sport Vauxhall Frontera. Faultlessly reliable which is something Landrover seem unable to achieve! Tows caravan with relative ease. Good offroad - as long as all 4 wheels are kept on the ground as of course no difflock or limited slip diff. Exhaust system (not cat.) perished at an unreasonably early stage. Removable moonroof and windows just a nonsense in British climate as they cannot be stored in the vehicle. The power unit is proven over millions of Company... (read more)
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