Vauxhall Road Tests

Given the success of cars like the MINI, the FIAT 500 and the Citroen DS3, it’s easy to see why Vauxhall decided to introduce the Adam.
Sun, 13 Oct 2013
Vauxhall's fashion-conscious Adam gets taller, chunkier and comes with a folding canvas roof - but is it a case of style over substance?
Mon, 08 Sep 2014
The Agila is Vauxhall's version of the Suzuki Splash. So is there a good reason to choose this one?
Wed, 16 Apr 2008
The extended range Ampera electric car doesn't suffer from range anxiety thanks to its clever generator technology. But it's not cheap either.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012
Vauxhall has developed a new 1.6-litre diesel engined designed to be refined and economical. So is it any good?
Mon, 21 Jul 2014
With this version of the British built Vauxhall Astra, the firm has come pretty close to producing the perfect all-round hatchback
Wed, 07 Oct 2009
Vauxhall has taken the new Astra very seriously indeed, making a real effort to ensure it is one of the best family hatchbacks available.
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
The latest Astra faces more competition than ever so do changes for 2020 mean it can compete with the best hatchbacks around?
Thu, 29 Aug 2019
The Astra BiTurbo is available as hatch, GTC or Sports Tourer and offers a strong combination of performance and economy thanks to its twin-turbo 2.0 CDTi engine.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012
Vauxhall's notoriously unruly Astra VXR has been tamed, with more composed handling to complement its high performance 280PS engine.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012
Peugeot-Citroen based and hugely practical, but will the new Vauxhall Combo Life win over the Zafira Tourer crowd?
Fri, 21 Sep 2018
Vauxhall's popular hatchback gets a new turbocharged engine - but can it compete with the best selling Ford Fiesta Ecoboost?
Thu, 19 Mar 2015
It's one of the most popular hatchbacks around so does the new Corsa look like carrying on a winning formula?
Wed, 22 Nov 2006
Cheap to run, well-equipped and easy to drive, the Vauxhall Corsa is the embodiment of the small car all-rounder.
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
The Vauxhall Corsa GSi is a cheaper-to-run alternative to the full-fat Corsa VXR. But is it exciting? Not really...
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
There is no denying the new Vauxhall Corsa VXR has pace and power, but does it have enough magic to shine as the the best in class?
Wed, 15 Apr 2015
The Vauxhall Crossland X is a family-friendly, spacious and comfortable crossover. It also comes with good engine choices and generous standard kit.
Tue, 16 May 2017
Like the smaller Crossland X the Grandland X features a rugged design, with highset LED headlights, metal skid plates and plastic cladding.
Sun, 17 Dec 2017
The Vauxhall Insignia makes a lot of sense, with affordable prices, good fuel economy and decent levels of standard kit.
Tue, 24 Nov 2009
Vauxhall's jacked-up Insignia for the country-set proves surprisingly good to drive - but is that enough to make you want to buy one?
Wed, 27 Nov 2013
Five years after it was launched, the Insignia finally gets a facelift with big improvements to refinement, an overhauled interior and more economical engines.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013
This time around the Insignia is longer, wider and more spacious, but it's also cheaper than before.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017
The new GSi version of Vauxhall’s latest Insignia aims to deliver a more rewarding and engaging experience.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018
The second-generation Vauxhall Meriva is a huge step-forward from its predecessor.
Wed, 28 Apr 2010
The Mokka is Vauxhall's compact SUV attempt to rival the Nissan Juke and Skoda Yeti. But it falls short in too many key areas and is expensive too.
Thu, 11 Oct 2012
Vauxhall has improved on some of the main criticisms of the original Mokka and added a new ‘X’ suffix, which will appear on all future Vauxhall crossovers.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016
Vauxhall has brought back the Viva name to reinvigorate its city car offering. But will its 1960s legend be good enough to match the class of 2015?
Fri, 29 May 2015
If all you want in a car is something to get you from A to B, you're probably the buyer Vauxhall has in mind for its Viva city car.
Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Vauxhall updates the Zafira Tourer with a new 1.6-litre diesel engine. The new engine is designed for efficiency and refinement so how does it perform?
Mon, 02 Sep 2013
The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer was not originally a replacement for the ageing Zafira but a bigger and more up-to-date model.
Fri, 07 Oct 2011
 

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