Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018) Review
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018) At A Glance
Originally sat above standard Zafira B in Vauxhall line-up before eventually replacing it. Has same Flex7 seven-seat system. Spacious interior.
Expensive. Not particularly outstanding in any area.
The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer was not originally a replacement for the ageing Zafira but a bigger and more up-to-date model designed to compete with more stylish MPVs like the Ford S-MAX. In reality it’s more of the same from Vauxhall, so while it’s a perfectly competent people carrier it’s doesn't break any new ground.
The cabin features seven seats, the third row of which folds flat into the boot floor. It’s a familiar Vauxhall system but one that other manufacturers have started to do better – it’s easier to fold, unfold and access the rear row on a SEAT Alhambra or a Citroen Grand C4 Picasso than it is in the Zafira Tourer.
That said, there’s plenty of space in the cabin if you keep it in five-seat configuration, with a huge, easy to access boot and room for adults in the middle row. The middle row has three individual seats, each of which can be moved backwards and forwards plus recline. Larger passengers will struggle for shoulder room, but most will fit comfortably.
Ride comfort is very good, while the handling is predictable and secure – safety was clearly top priority for the engineers in charge of the way the Zafira Tourer drives. The result is something that’s fairly easy to get to grips with. Traction is good and steering is well weighted, but the gearboxes could be more slick and precise.
Vauxhall offers a somewhat confusing array of trim levels and a broad selection of engines – but most will need nothing more than the 1.6-litre CDTi diesel. It’s economical, produces plenty of torque and has low emissions of 109g/km. There are other engines, of course, including the familiar 1.8i petrol and 2.0-litre CDTi, which offers the most power in 195PS form.
Unfortunately the thorn in the Zafira’s side is its price. It’s more expensive than the likes of the superior Citroen Grand C4 Picasso and Ford S-MAX, so unless you can get a good deal or discount there’s not much reason to choose it over its rivals. However, if you can get a Zafira Tourer for a decent price it’s a perfectly respectable seven-seater.
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On the inside of an Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018)
The Zafira Tourer uses Vauxhall’s Flex7 seating arrangement, which is shared with the standard Zafira. The Tourer is a little larger than a regular Zafira though, meaning the system is better employed on this car. It’s fairly straightforward and easy to get to grips with, with fabric pulls in the seats to move them around. The middle row is made up of three individual seats, each of which can be reclined or moved back and forth on runners. Shoulder room is a little tight with three adults across, but it’s not too bad.
The back row will probably spend a lot of its time folded flat into the boot floor, but if you want to fold it out for use it’s very easy. You have to remove the tonneau cover, which annoyingly can’t be stowed in the cabin, but then it’s a case of tugging the fabric pull – the seats clunk into place without much effort. They’re small in terms of knee room though and so better suited to smaller children. Access to the rear row isn’t bad, but it isn’t great as alternatives like the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso.
With all the seats folded the Zafira Tourer has a huge load capacity of 1860 litres, but even with the middle row in place there’s plenty of room in the back, especially with the seats moved forward on their runners. If you have a dog or tend to shift bulky items like gardening gear then you’ll find the Zafira Tourer very practical. That practicality is helped by a flat boot floor, which makes sliding heavy objects in and out very easy. There's also a secondary floor cover that folds to cover any gaps left by shuffling seat configurations around.
Up front the Zafira Tourer is similar in its layout to the latest Astra, which is good news on the whole. Material quality is generally good, with a feeling of solidity through most of the plastics. That said, there are a few disappointments – the brushed metal trim is actually sprayed plastic and the layout of the centre stack is confusing and cluttered. There are just too many buttons, making it a chore to find the right one. Furthermore, while the instrument binnacle is fairly clear, 30mph isn’t marked properly, just 20mph and 40mph. Not ideal in town.
Standard equipment is fairly good. Entry level models get creature comforts like air conditioning, cruise control and DAB radio. The range is a bit confusing, though – there are six trim levels – ES, Exclusiv, Tech Line, SRi, SE and Elite, each of which is offered with differing engine variants and different levels of equipment. That makes picking the ideal variant a bit tricky and adds confusion when buying. Regardless of engine choice, the Zafira Tourer is a little bit on the expensive side – similarly equipped rival cars typically come in at a bit less, so try and drive a bargain.
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Driving Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018)
What's the Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018) like to drive?
- Engines range from 1.4 Turbo to 2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo
- Readers report Real MPG to be between 23–59 mpg
The highlight of the Zafira Tourer is its impressively comfortable ride. It absorbs most potholes and speed bumps very comfortably, keeping the cabin serene. Indeed the Zafira Tourer is easy to drive, with light, accurate steering and fairly little body roll at most speeds. If you press on hard, then the car will wallow around a bit, but for everday driving it's more than competent. The only thing that lets it down down a little is the manual gear change, which feels stiff.
That said, the Zafira Tourer isn’t as good to drive as alternatives like the Ford the S-MAX, which has sharper handling and better steering. Indeed, while the Zafira Tourer is comfortable and refined, it’s not quite as relaxed as the likes of a Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, which is effortless to drive and very smooth. In fact there’s not much going for the Zafira in terms of the way it drives. It’s not bad – it’s just not very good.
Vauxhall offers a fairly large selection of engine variants, most of which are familiar from other Vauxhall models. The entry point is a fairly old-fashioned and gruff 1.8-litre petrol, which might suit some buyers who aren’t too fussed about refinement and economy. However most of those who demand a petrol-powered model are better off with a 1.4-litre turbo, which is a bit more expensive but is far better all around. It’s more modern, more efficient and doesn’t lose out in terms of performance.
Most buyers will go for a diesel – and there are plenty to choose from. Vauxhall produces a 2.0-litre CDTi with a selection of power outputs – 130PS, 165PS and an impressive 195PS if you go for a BiTurbo. The 130PS and 165PS diesel engines are getting a bit long in the tooth now, but they're proven engines used in various other Vauxhalls. Refinement isn't at Audi levels, but you'll get decent performance thanks to good torque figures.
The 195PS BiTurbo is a bit more up-to-date, but it's expensive and better suited to a car like the Astra. There’s also a 1.6-litre CDTi diesel which is ideal for most buyers. That’s thanks to its low emissions of 109g/km, which make it cheap to tax each year, along with decent fuel economy. The 1.6 CDTi manages an official 68.9mpg and while you aren’t likely to see that in real world driving you shouldn’t be paying huge fuel bills.
It'a a reasonably hushed engine, with next to no noise at lower engine speeds. Push on and it becomes audibly gruff, albeit in a muted sort of way - there must be some good sound-proofing between the engine and the cabin. It's no ball of fire - the Zafira Tourer is a heavy car - but the 1.6-litre diesel will propel you up slip-roads and past slower traffic without breaking a sweat. The balance it provides between efficiency, refinement and performance make it the best engine on offer.
|1.4 Turbo||42–46 mpg||9.9–10.2 s||144–158 g/km|
|1.4 Turbo Automatic||39–41 mpg||10.2–11.0 s||160–169 g/km|
|1.6 CDTi||63–69 mpg||10.6 s||109–119 g/km|
|1.8||39 mpg||10.9 s||169 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 110||55 mpg||11.5 s||134 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 130||55 mpg||10.6 s||134 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX||63 mpg||10.6 s||119 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 165||50–53 mpg||9.1–9.3 s||139–150 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 165 Automatic||50 mpg||9.3 s||150 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 170||54–58 mpg||-||129 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 170 Automatic||46–58 mpg||-||129–161 g/km|
|2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo||50 mpg||8.5 s||149 g/km|
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2012 – 2018) Models and Specs
|Kerb Weight||1580–1815 kg|
|Boot Space||152–1860 L|
|Warranty||3 years / 100000 miles|
|Alternative||Full-size spare wheel|
|Road Tax Bands||B–H|
|Official MPG||39.2–68.9 mpg|
|Euro NCAP Safety Ratings|
On sale until July 2019
On sale until September 2017
|1.4T 140 Tech Line 5dr||£20,910||42.2 mpg||10.2 s|
|1.4T 140 Tech Line Auto 5dr||£22,430||39.2 mpg||11.0 s|
|1.6 CDTi 134 Tech Line ecoFLEX Start+Stop 5dr||£23,720||62.8 mpg||-|
|2.0 CDTi 170 Tech Line Auto 5dr||£25,045||46.3 mpg||-|
|2.0 CDTi 170 Tech Line Start+Stop 5dr||£23,920||57.7 mpg||-|
On sale until April 2017
On sale until June 2016
On sale until August 2015
|Elite 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£27,365||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
|ES 1.8i 16v VVT 140 5dr||£21,760||39.2 mpg||10.9 s|
|ES 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£23,460||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
|Exclusiv 1.8i 16v VVT 140 5dr||£22,800||39.2 mpg||10.9 s|
|Exclusiv 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£24,500||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
|SE 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£25,885||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
|SRi 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£25,850||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
|Tech Line 1.8i 16v VVT 140 5dr||£20,575||39.2 mpg||10.9 s|
|Tech Line 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 5dr||£22,275||55.4 mpg||10.6 s|
On sale until December 2014
|Elite 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 5dr||£27,635||53.3 mpg||9.1 s|
|Elite 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 Auto 5dr||£28,920||49.6 mpg||9.3 s|
|Elite 2.0 CDTi 16v 195 BiTurbo Start/Stop 5dr||£29,285||50.4 mpg||8.5 s|
|Exclusiv 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 5dr||£24,740||53.3 mpg||9.1 s|
|Exclusiv 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 Auto 5dr||£26,025||49.6 mpg||9.3 s|
|SE 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 5dr||£26,135||53.3 mpg||9.1 s|
|SE 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 Auto 5dr||£27,420||49.6 mpg||9.3 s|
|SE 2.0 CDTi 16v 195 BiTurbo Start/Stop 5dr||£27,785||50.4 mpg||8.5 s|
|SRi 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 5dr||£26,090||53.3 mpg||9.1 s|
|SRi 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 Auto 5dr||£27,375||49.6 mpg||9.3 s|
|SRi 2.0 CDTi 16v 195 BiTurbo Start/Stop 5dr||£27,740||50.4 mpg||8.5 s|
|Tech Line 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 5dr||£22,515||53.3 mpg||9.1 s|
|Tech Line 2.0 CDTi 16v 165 Auto 5dr||£23,800||49.6 mpg||9.3 s|
On sale until June 2014
|Elite 1.4i 16v VVT 140 Turbo Start/Stop 5dr||£25,915||46.3 mpg||9.9 s|
|ES 2.0 CDTi 16v 110 5dr||£22,630||55.4 mpg||11.5 s|
|ES 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 ecoFLEX Start/Stop 5dr||£23,300||62.8 mpg||10.6 s|
|Exclusiv 1.4i 16v VVT 140 Turbo Start/Stop 5dr||£23,020||46.3 mpg||9.9 s|
|Exclusiv 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 ecoFLEX Start/Stop 5dr||£24,300||62.8 mpg||10.6 s|
|SE 1.4i 16v VVT 140 Turbo Start/Stop 5dr||£24,415||46.3 mpg||9.9 s|
|SE 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 ecoFLEX Start/Stop 5dr||£25,695||62.8 mpg||10.6 s|
|SRi 1.4i 16v VVT 140 Turbo Start/Stop 5dr||£24,370||46.3 mpg||9.9 s|
|SRi 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 ecoFLEX Start/Stop 5dr||£25,650||62.8 mpg||10.6 s|
|Tech Line 1.4i 16v VVT 140 Turbo Start/Stop 5dr||£20,795||46.3 mpg||9.9 s|
|Tech Line 2.0 CDTi 16v 130 ecoFLEX Start/Stop 5dr||£22,075||62.8 mpg||10.6 s|
- Zafira Tourer judged to be 'Best MPV' in annual 2012 Towcar Awards.
- No button to switch off ESP for added traction in snow.
- Centre seat cannot take three full sized child seats across.
- Poor parking brakes.
What to watch out for
06-12-2012: Complaint of continual electrical problems from 3 weeks old to 8 months old.
21-2-2017: Report of EGR cooler failing on 2014/64 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTI, leaving oil in the coolant and a mess on the owner's driveway. Repaired under warranty with instructions to bring back in a month to re-flush the cooling system. Owner thinks the heater is not as effective as before.
30-9-2017: Complaint of very poor lights on 2015 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer.
6-11-2017: Report of glowplug no 4 failing in engine of 2015 Vauxhaull Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTI at 36,000 miles. Car had been serviced at 33.500 miles, but service light came on at 36,000 miles. Two fault codes found relating to engine overboost and cylinder 4 glow plug malfunction control circuit. Required replacement of cylinder 4 plug. Quoted £180-£200 to replace, but this should be under warranty.
11-1-2018: Report of December 2016 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer suffering an intermitten misfire with water dripping from the middle of the engine area. Possible fracture sending coolant onto the coil packs?
28-2-2018: Report of exhaust sensor failing 9 days after used purchase on 2015 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTI. Sensor replaced, but then failed again a further 8 days later and after being fixed failed 3 days adfter that. Dealer has agreed to swop the car but has muttered things like “there is a known recall on these sensors, can we fix it?”
4-3-2018: Report of electric rear hatch lock of 2014 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer unlocking intermittently whil driving. Owner worries that it is a safety issue that could mean a load deck of heavy items being ejected onto the road. Probably moisture in the hatch lock servo, but too worrying to suggest that a squirt of WD40 might fix it.
30-4-2018: Another Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 1.4T owner reported the same symptions as 11-1-2018.
9-11-2018: Report of 2012 Zafira Tourer Elite Auto with 23,000 miles fitted with LED DRLs within a cluster as assemblies. The LED bulbs cannot be replaced. One Running light in an assembly has an intermittent fault and sometimes is not lit. The car failed its MoT because of this fault. Vauxhall eventually refunded the whole cost of the replacement Light Assambly as a Goodwill gesture.
30-8-2019: Report of engine management light and service warning message on 48k mile February 2016 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer SRI CDTI 1.6. Always dealer serviced on time. AdBlue always added when light came on. Dealer diagnosed need for new AdBlue module and pump at a cost of £1,400. Vauxhall refused to contribute.
6-1-2020: Report of engine problem with 2015 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 1.4 1.4T 140 Auto SE, owned from new. Just before service due in 2019 it indicated oil change needed. Owner took it to independent for service and oil change, no problems until New Year’s Eve driving home on A1 and lost power, car didn’t want to accelerate. Driver put foot to the floor. Eventually it picked up through the gears but very slowly. There was a slight rattle coming from one side of the engine. Decided to pull over, checked the oil and it was almost empty. Car indicating 19% oil, topped it up, rattle eased off, drove a further 100 yards noise got worse power dipped again then white smoke and car died. Waiting for Vauxhall garage diagnostics. Seems to be the engine problem for which there was a manufacturer recall on 21-2-2018.
11-7-2016 R/2016/138: Vauxhall Insignia and Zafira C: POSSIBLE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL. The thread on the swivel pin of the track rod end might not be to specification. Therefore when the nut was tightened onto the thread the correct clamping force may not have been attained. After high mileage damage might occur and develop. If not attended to there is a possiblility that the component might fail and steering control would be lost. Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and check the thread on the swivel joint of the track rod end. Where it does not conform to specification replace the track rod end. VINS: G 1 095256 to H 1 000059 and G 1 098482 to G 1 100930. Build dates: 7-4-2016 to 20-4-2016.
08-06-2016: R/2017/158: THIRD SEAT ROW SEATS AND SECOND SEAT ROW SHOULDER BELTS MAY BE INSECURE. Third row seat retaining bolts and second row seat belt shoulder anchor retaining bolts may not be tightened to the correct specification. Fix: Re-tighten the second rear seat shoulder belt bolts, the third row seat bolts and the third row seat shoulder belt buckle bolts to the correct specification. VINS: F 1 098564 to H 1054906. Build dates: 20-07-2016 to 02-02-2017.
17-03-2017: R/2017/027: Front seat airbag may deploy incorrectly: A front seat, side air bag may not deploy as intended. Fix: On affected vehicles replace the airbag module assembly. VIN: W0LPD9EC0H1008887 to W0LPD9E38H1018793; W0LPF2E65HG012068 to W0L0XEP08H6011457; W0LSD9EC4G4354495 to W0LSH9EM7G4358005; W0LJC7E80H4020934 to W0LJC7EE6H4031765: Build dates: 25-08-2016 to 01-12-2016.
21-2-2018: Manufacturer recall of Astra K model fitted with 1.4T engine. Engine 1.4L (LE2) BX14XFL/T build 2016 - 2017. <<Metallic noise in engine and sporadic loss of power. Typically observed during hard acceleration with low rpm. SPI (Stochastic Pre Ignition) most commonly occurs at low speeds during a period of rapid acceleration. SPI coud be caused by droplets or particles in the combustion chamber caused by fuel and/or oil. Therefore also see TSB 3319 and recommended use of branded fuel (higher additive contrent). Short distance driving profile increases SPI risk. MORE ROBUST CALIBRATION WAS INTRODUCED WITH MY18. Rectification requires Labour Operation 2810075. Engine Control Module Reprogramming with SPS. In case of customer complaint, program the Engine Control Modue (K20) via SPI the latest software available on TIS2Web. After successful programming perform Configuration & Setup function. NOTE: The improved software will be on TIS2Web beginning of March 2018. Please also refer to TSB 17-E-3319 for usage of Dexos 2Gen 2 engine oil.>>https://www.astrakforums.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=4493&p=40015#p40015 The recommended oil for 1.4T and 1.6T petrol engines is Dexos1 Gen2. down to minus 25C: SAE 0W-30 or SAE 0W-40 / or SAE 5W-30 or SAE 5W-40.
27-08-2019: R/2019/286: Fixed roof luggage carrier railes may become loose. Fix: Check and replace the fixed roof luggage carrier railes if necessary. VINs: W0LPC9EM0D2075960 to W0VPD9ECXJ1157482 . Build dates: 23-11-2011 to 29-05-2018.
- February 2011: Vauxhall’s Zafira Tourer Concept shown
- May 2011: Vauxhall confirms the Zafira Tourer for production
- March 2013: Engine line-up extended
- September 2016: Improvements to Zafira Tourer announced
- October 2017: Zafira now available with Navi 4.0 IntelliLink infotainment system
- April 2018
Vauxhall’s Zafira Tourer Concept shown
Vauxhall’s Flex7 seating makes a welcome return in the concept, but in this application it has evolved still further. With two rows in place, providing five-seat capacity, the Zafira concept can be transformed at the push of a button into a four-seater with limousine levels of space. A clever new folding mechanism allows the centre section of the second row to fold down, revealing two armrests for occupants in the outer seats. These seats can then slide back and towards each other, creating generous levels of space around passengers. Extended footrests complement the seating system still further.
The concept’s tilt-able three-piece headrests are electrically powered, though for safety reasons the driver’s remains in a vertical position when the car is in motion. In the ‘lounge’ setting, with the exception of the driver’s headrest, each swivels 90 degrees to the horizontal position while the outer elements curve slightly forward.
Up front, a large touch-screen display dominates the centre console, above which a covered storage compartment can hold a tablet PC like an iPad. The heating can be controlled using two turn knobs below the display, and air conditioning via touch-buttons.
Vauxhall confirms the Zafira Tourer for production
Called the Zafira Tourer, the new model will sit above the current Zafira model in Vauxhall’s line-up and is set to raise the bar for design, luxury, flexibility and innovation in the MPV sector.
The Zafira Tourer will also hold great driver appeal. A new chassis, using key components from the Insignia, with a longer wheelbase (complementing its 190mm increase in overall length) and wider tracks, will provide outstanding dynamics, while offering occupants more cabin space and ride comfort. Vauxhall’s acclaimed FlexRide adaptive damping system – a rarity in this class – will also be available as an option.
A great emphasis has been placed on safety in the Zafira Tourer, with a plethora of driver-assist systems making a first appearance in the new model. Traffic Sign Recognition, Side Blind Spot Alert and Advance Park Assist – which helps drivers find an adequate parking space and guides them in to it – are among the option highlights.
Two new engines – a 1.4 Turbo petrol and a 2.0 CDTi diesel (with three outputs) – join a 1.8-litre petrol unit to offer a spread of power options from 110PS to 165PS.
The entire third row can still be folded flush with the floor of the luggage area, but rather than being a bench, the second row now comprises three separate seats that can be folded and moved fore and aft through 210mm, giving third-row passengers the potential of extra room compared with the current Zafira.
Passengers in the second row also benefit from new levels of space and versatility. Thanks to a clever folding mechanism (available on certain models), the back of the middle seat now folds forward and rotates, providing occupants in the outer seats with individual armrests. So configured, the outer seats can move fore and aft through 280mm (+80mm compared with the current Zafira) and also move by 50 millimetres towards the centre of the car, giving passengers improved shoulder and elbow room, and the feeling of limousine-levels of space and comfort.
The Zafira Tourer’s load volumes have also increased over the existing Zafira. In five-seat mode, the luggage area can now hold up to 710 litres (up 65 litres versus current Zafira), and up to 1860 litres (+40 litres) when all rear seats are folded.
FlexConsole, a central storage system running between the front seats (similar to that found in last year’s Meriva), allows occupants to keep the large cabin tidy and ordered. An armrest module, incorporating a stowage cubby, and a cup holder slide and lock into the desired position, giving front passengers greater flexibility while they’re on the move.
For the first time in a Zafira model, a new-generation FlexFix is also available. The integrated bicycle carrier neatly fits into the rear bumper and pulls out like a drawer to accommodate two bikes, without the need for any special fixing tools.
Compared with the current Zafira, the Tourer’s wheelbase and tracks have all grown substantially, improving both the ride and stability of the car. The wheelbase is now 2760mm (+57mm), while the tracks are 1584mm at the front (+96mm) and 1588mm in the rear (+78mm).
The Zafira Tourer’s diesel engine range will comprise three versions of Vauxhall’s Euro-5 compliant 2.0CDTi common rail unit, also found in the Insignia and Astra. Power outputs start with a choice of either 110PS or 130PS, while the most powerful engine has been upgraded to produce 165PS.
The petrol range comprises a downsized 1.4 Turbo unit, producing 140PS, and a naturally aspirated 1.8-litre with 140PS. Availability of Start/Stop on certain petrol and diesel engines will be revealed later in the year.
Six-speed manual transmissions will be standard with all 1.4T and 2.0 CDTi engines, with the option of a six-speed automatic on certain models. A five-speed manual ‘box is available with the 1.8-litre petrol model.
Engine line-up extended
First of European GM line up to get GM's new 136PS/320Nm 1.6 CDTI engine. Along with a high 136PS (higher than Renault's and Hondas's new 1.6 diesels) the new CDTi unit has a decent 320Nm of torque while official economy figures are 68.9mpg in the Zafira Tourer. Performance looks good with a 0-62mph time of 10.4 seconds and Vauxhall is promising low levels of noise and vibration which is good news given the criticism of the unrefined 1.7 CDTi which the new engine will eventually replace.
Improvements to Zafira Tourer announced
New model in showrooms from October 2016 across the UK, priced from £18,615 on-the-road. 2017 Zafira Tourer comes with an attractive new exterior and interior that emphasises its spacious design and outstanding in-car connectivity. The latest model comes with all the well-known virtues of its predecessor such as the Flex7 seating system, ergonomically-certified AGR front seats, the Flex-Fix bicycle carrier and FlexRide adaptive damping. The new Zafira Tourer range includes Design, Energy, SRi, SRi Nav, SE, Tech Line, Elite and Elite Nav trim levels.
The latest generation Vauxhall IntelliLink infotainment systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and OnStar, including 4G/LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, ensure the Zafira Tourer offers optimum connectivity while on the road. Vauxhall has also introducing full LED Adaptive Forward Lighting headlamps to the Zafira Tourer range.
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£18,615|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£20,135|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£21,625|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£22,750|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£21,735|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£23,255|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£24,745|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£25,870|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£23,280|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£24,800|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£26,355|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£27,415|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£23,980|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£25,500|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£27,055|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£28,115|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£23,265|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£24,785|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£26,275|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£27,400|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£20,310|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£21,830|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£23,320|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£24,445|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£24,745|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£26,265|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£27,820|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£28,880|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo||£25,445|
|1.4i 140ps Turbo Auto||£26,965|
|2.0CDTi 170ps S/S||£28,520|
|2.0CDTi 170ps Auto||£29,580|
Zafira now available with Navi 4.0 IntelliLink infotainment system
Featuring a seven-inch touch screen and Bluetooth-connectivity, Navi 4.0 IntelliLink is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The navigation system delivers route guidance and offers European roadmaps displayed in 2D or 3D.
Thanks to Vauxhall Onstar, all passengers can surf the internet using their mobile devices via the OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot. As an alternative to speaking to an OnStar advisor and when it is safe to do so, you can also have destinations sent straight to the Navi 4.0 IntelliLink navigation system (Destination Download) via the My Vauxhall smartphone app.
Rumour that production of Zafira Tourer to end, presumabkly due to product conflict with Citroen C4 Grand Space Tourer (formerly Grand Picasso).
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