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 drive Disadvantages: Economy suffers when driven hard.
...I had a couple of these as hire cars, covering about 15000 miles over 6 months. They were pre-facelift models (04 and 54 reg). If I was in the market to buy a car in this class. this would be a sure contender.
The SRi badge is probably pushing things a little. I always associated SRi's with BIG engines, and certainly not diesels! However, while the diesel (150ps) does a good job, I have to say...
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...