Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 - )
Last updated 5 November 2013
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Called the Zafira Tourer, the third generation Zafira sits above the Zafira in Vauxhall’s 2012 line-up and according to Vauxhall, raises the bar for design, luxury, flexibility and innovation in the MPV sector.
The production car’s design, shown in these first official images, has deviated very little from the Geneva concept, illustrating design-chief, Mark Adams’ continued influence on the look of all new Vauxhall products, and reinforcing his ‘Sculptural artistry meets technical precision’ mantra.
While the Zafira Tourer will continue to use Flex7 seating, which set new standards for seven-seat integration in the original 1999 Zafira, the system has evolved radically in the new car to offer even greater levels of flexibility, innovation and comfort. Improved material quality, more cabin space and an overwhelmingly airy cabin further define the Zafira Tourer from its compact MPV Zafira sibling.
Road test and video: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2011 Road Test and Video