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Vauxhall Zafira B (2005 - 2014)

Last updated 19 July 2016

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. Avoid any 1.9 diesels more than 6 years old as a used buy.
Updated 19 July 2016
2nd phase of Vauxhall Zafira B recall to commence in August 2016

to replace the standard soldered heater motor resistor fuse with an anti-tamper wax fuse resistor, reducing the opportunity for owners to bridge it and cause a wiring fire if the heater fan motor overheats....

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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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Owners' Reviews


dreadful bluetooth, dreadful customer service

On 6 July 2016
Activ SE 1.8
By dombat

Ok for the price

On 22 January 2016
By JM Prieto


On 18 August 2015

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