Review: Vauxhall Agila (2000 – 2007)


Cheap, roomy and perky enough around town. Easy to get in and out of.

Only four seats. Unrefined on the open road. Lacklustre handling and ride.

Recently Added To This Review

12 February 2011

Readers report receiving letters from Vauxhall offering to check camshaft retaining bolts of 1.2 engines. Read more

1 August 2005 Range updated to include Twinport engines

Improvements for 2005 include Twinport engine for 1.2 and ABS on Expression model. Read more

4 December 2002

On VINs 2 G 053611 to 2 G 059025 and 3 G 000004 to 3 G 011908 there is potential for a "soft" brake pedal and reduced brake performance due to water induced corrosion of the master cylinder and consequential... Read more

Vauxhall Agila (2000 – 2007): At A Glance

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32–54 mpg

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Car keeps stopping and refusing to start - what's the fault?

I’m having some problems with my Vauxhall Agila. Recently the EPS light came on then the engine cut out. The car would not restart, but eventually fired up after it was taken to a local garage. It was recommended to replace the crankshaft sensor, which I have had done, any other suggestions?
Probably separate issues. The EPS requires a power supply so won't work if there is no power supply. The engine requires the crankshaft sensor to be working correctly for the engine to work. if the sensor has been replaced then I'd suspect the connectors at either end or the cable.
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