Vauxhall car reviews

Until recently, it looked like Vauxhall might sever its 85-year connection with General Motors but it's now looking like its future still lies under the umbrella of the American giant. Vauxhall goes head-to-head with Ford in the charge to lead the sales charts in the UK but somehow it has never quite knocked Ford off its podium. 

Impressive new models such as the Insignia and new Astra give Vauxhall the opportunity to move the game on. Certainly the brand needs to improve its standing in the reliability and customer satisfaction tables. 

New Vauxhall reviews

12 New Vauxhall reviews available

Vauxhall Adam reviews

The Vauxhall Adam is the first city car developed entirely by Vauxhall, as its previous efforts have been rebadged Suzukis. It's a small three-door hatchback designed to compete with the Ford Ka and Fiat 500.

Vauxhall Agila reviews

The current Vauxhall Agila is the identical twin of the Suzuki Splash. Unlike the below-par first-generation Agila, which was based on the Suzuki Wagon R+, the new one is a great all-round package. It's roomy, easy to drive and has proved reliable so far.

Latest model: Vauxhall Agila (2008-)

Vauxhall Ampera reviews

The Ampera, a sister model to the Chevrolet Volt, is Vauxhall's first entry into the electric car market - and it's a convincing one, too, thanks to a range-extending petrol engine that allows it to go further than other plug-in cars such as the Nissan Leaf.

Latest model: Vauxhall Ampera (2012-)

Vauxhall Antara reviews

The Vauxhall Antara, launched in 2007, was a latecomer to the compact 4x4 sector - and it hasn't exactly set the market on fire. While it has its strengths, it doesn't really shine in comparison with talented rivals such as the VW Tiguan and Ford Kuga.

Latest model: Vauxhall Antara (2007-)

Vauxhall Astra reviews

The Vauxhall Astra is a stalwart of the British car market - it first appeared on our roads in 1980. Ever-popular, it's now into its seventh generation and remains a strong rival for the Ford Focus and VW Golf. The current five-door Astra hatchback arrived in 2009; it was joined by a Sports Tourer estate in 2010 and a sporty two-door GTC in 2011. 

Latest models: Vauxhall Astra (2009-), Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer (2010-) & Vauxhall Astra GTC (2011-)

Vauxhall Cascada reviews

The Vauxhall Cascada, based on the Astra plaform, replaces the less than successful Astra TwinTop. There's room for four adults, but you'll have to travel light, as boot space is limited, particularly with the roof down.

Latest model: Vauxhall Cascada

Vauxhall Corsa reviews

Vauxhall's bread-and-butter Corsa has been on the UK's best-seller list for around 20 years. It remains a sales hit, even in the face of talented newer rivals like the Ford Fiesta and VW Polo. While the Corsa may not set owners' hearts on fire, it's a sensible, reliable supermini. 

Latest model: Vauxhall Corsa (2006-)

Vauxhall Insignia reviews

Large Vauxhalls have always represented great value-for-money - and the Insignia very much follows this story-line. It's offered in four-door saloon, five-door hatchback and Sports Tourer estate forms.

Latest models: Vauxhall Insignia (2008-)Vauxhall Insignia Sport Tourer (2009-)

Vauxhall Meriva reviews

The Meriva is Vauxhall's entry-level MPV. While the first generation Meriva was quite small, the new one has grown in size and sprouted novel rear-hinging doors at the back for extra practicality. But can it match rivals like the Ford C-Max and Citroen C3 Picasso?

Latest model: Vauxhall Meriva (2010-)

Used Vauxhall reviews

11 Used Vauxhall reviews available

  • Vauxhall Insignia reviews

    2 reviews available (2009 - 2013) | Used price: from £9,095

    Large Vauxhalls have always represented great value-for-money - and the Insignia very much follows this story-line. It's offered in four-door saloon, five-door hatchback and Sports Tourer estate forms.

    Latest models: Vauxhall Insignia (2008-)Vauxhall Insignia Sport Tourer (2009-)

  • Vauxhall Combo Tour reviews

    1 review available (2007 - 2011) | Used price: from £6,275

    Vauxhall Combo Tour grey side profile
  • Vauxhall Antara reviews

    1 review available (2007 - 2012) | Used price: from £8,425

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    The Vauxhall Antara, launched in 2007, was a latecomer to the compact 4x4 sector - and it hasn't exactly set the market on fire. While it has its strengths, it doesn't really shine in comparison with talented rivals such as the VW Tiguan and Ford Kuga.

    Latest model: Vauxhall Antara (2007-)

  • Vauxhall Tigra reviews

    1 review available (2004 - 2009) | Used price: from £4,695

    Vauxhall Tigra 1

    The Vauxhall Tigra is a strict two-seater convertible with a clever folding steel hard-top to make it usable all year round. It really doesn't feel like a proper sports car to drive, though - it's based on the humble Vauxhall Corsa. The 1.8-litre petrol version offers the best performance. 

  • Vauxhall Meriva reviews

    2 reviews available (2003 - 2013) | Used price: from £2,225

    Vauxhall Meriva 1

    The Meriva is Vauxhall's entry-level MPV. While the first generation Meriva was quite small, the new one has grown in size and sprouted novel rear-hinging doors at the back for extra practicality. But can it match rivals like the Ford C-Max and Citroen C3 Picasso?

    Latest model: Vauxhall Meriva (2010-)

  • Vauxhall Signum reviews

    1 review available (2003 - 2008) | Used price: from £2,450

    Vauxhall Signum 4
  • Vauxhall Vectra reviews

    2 reviews available (2002 - 2008) | Used price: from £1,650

    Vauxhall Vectra Estate 1

    Vauxhall has sold vast quantities of the Vectra over the years, and with good reason - it represents cheap, roomy, practical, comfortable family transport. A direct rival for the Ford Mondeo, it was offered in hatchback, saloon and estate forms.

    Latest models: Vauxhall Vectra (2002-2008); Vauxhall Vectra Estate (2003-2008)

  • Vauxhall Corsa reviews

    2 reviews available (2000 - 2014) | Used price: from £1,695

    Vauxhall Corsa 2012 1

    Vauxhall's bread-and-butter Corsa has been on the UK's best-seller list for around 20 years. It remains a sales hit, even in the face of talented newer rivals like the Ford Fiesta and VW Polo. While the Corsa may not set owners' hearts on fire, it's a sensible, reliable supermini. 

    Latest model: Vauxhall Corsa (2006-)

  • Vauxhall Agila reviews

    2 reviews available (2000 - 2013) | Used price: from £1,275

    Vauxhall Agila 1

    The current Vauxhall Agila is the identical twin of the Suzuki Splash. Unlike the below-par first-generation Agila, which was based on the Suzuki Wagon R+, the new one is a great all-round package. It's roomy, easy to drive and has proved reliable so far.

    Latest model: Vauxhall Agila (2008-)

  • Vauxhall Zafira reviews

    2 reviews available (1999 - 2013) | Used price: from £1,595

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    Since 1999, the Vauxhall Zafira has offered superbly practical seven-seater family transport. Now in its second generation, the Zafira line-up has expanded to include the Zafira Tourer.

    Latest models: Vauxhall Zafira (2005-) & Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (2011-) 

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