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Vauxhall Zafira (2005 - )

Last updated 1 October 2014

 
3
Compact yet can house seven people. Rearmost seats fold into floor. More versatile mid-row seating than previous model. Excellent diesel auto.
Spare wheel is vulnerable to theft. Some build quality concerns. Potential catastrophes with 1.9 diesel engine.
Updated 30 September 2014

Report of gearbox bearing whine on 35ki mile 2011 Zafira 1.7 CDTI 6-speed manual. Apparently common.

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Introduction

This test is to answer an often-asked question. The World isn't exactly overflowing with 7-seater diesel automatics. So is the new Zafira diesel auto any good?

It's up against the Touran DSG, the forthcoming new Sharan DSG, the forthcoming new Galaxy 1.8 diesel automatic, the last of the old Shalambra diesel automatics. And that's about it.

Vauxhall Zafira Diesel Automatic 2006 Road Test

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3

Solid and very practical but niggly problems.

On 16 October 2014
3

better

On 29 August 2014
4

Spacious 7 seater

On 28 August 2014

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