Advantages: Very large boot, huge interior space, looks good Disadvantages: Nasty engine, unrefined, average spec, heavy in town, stone age DPF system
...I bought a Zafira 1.9 CDTi 120 because I wanted a decent size car to transport my children, to carry large items, and be useful for holidays. And if I were to base the review on just these three parameters, then it would be a decent buy - however there are a few flaws with this model of Zafira.
The zafira, even with its van like proportions, is very handsome to look at. It certainly...
Advantages: Great Powerful drive Disadvantages: none
...This review is for the vauxhall astra 1.9 TDCI SRI nodel.
I bought this car last October, on a 58 plate, and Overall I have been very pleased with it. I was astonished at how fast it was, and loved the sport button for the extra power, at the push of a button.
For such a powerful car, the fuel economy is really good, and I regularly achieve 45-50 miles to the gallon.
The car is still...
Advantages: The engine, performance, looks, equipment, general finish Disadvantages: The gear change between 5th & 6th, leg room in the rear
...the new Astra Diesel gave me an opportunity to assess the latest model. It was a 1.9 turbo diesel hatchback with a six speed gearbox, from the outside the paintwork finish was excellent & all the gaps around the doors & body panels were consistent & narrow.
One you jump inside the quality theme continues, the upper dash & upper door trims were finished off in a quality rubbery plastic finish often...