What problems do Vauxhall Zafira have?

What problems do Vauxhall Zafira have?

Known problems with automatic Zafiras include a failed heat exchanger causing coolant to leak into the system, or a wrongly specified overflow pipe preventing the gearbox from getting sufficient oil. In either instance, you’re looking at a bill that will quite likely make the car uneconomical to repair.

How long does a Zafira last?

Most people sell the zafiras around 100k miles because the car is worth a small amount since the engine still has life but the zafiras that reach 200k miles or over are scrapped.

Is Vauxhall Zafira a reliable car?

Is a used Vauxhall Zafira MPV reliable? The Zafira Tourer didn’t feature in our latest reliability survey, but in the last one in did feature in it scored a good 88%, which put it in mid-position in the MPV table. Vauxhall as a brand finished in 23rd place out of 30 manufacturers.

Is Zafira based on Astra?

The first generation of the Zafira was unveiled in 1999 and it was an MPV based on the successful compact vehicle Astra. Its 7-seat capability and the car-like handling made it a top seller on the market.

When did Vauxhall stop making Zafira?

The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer was one of the very best family cars you could buy a decade ago. However, it subsequently became clear that the market for spacious people carriers simply isn’t there anymore thanks to the monumental popularity of SUVs, so the Zafira was quietly taken out of production in 2018.

Which Vauxhall Zafira catches fire?

British carmaker Vauxhall is recalling 235,000 Zafira people carriers for a third time over new fears the vehicles could catch fire. Other cars from the Zafira B range were previously recalled in two stages in 2015 and 2016 after campaigners claimed more than 300 had burst into flames.

What Zafiras are being recalled?

The Vauxhall Zafira B people carrier is being recalled for the third time in four years due to renewed safety fears. Almost 235,000 cars, all of which were built in the UK, are being recalled. Those affected were built between 2005 and 2014 and have either no or manual air conditioning.

What is the difference between Zafira A and B?

The main differences between zafiras a & b are: 1. The new car is around 5 inches longer, mainly interior space. It is based on the astra h estate, the old one is based on the previous estate.

How long do Vauxhall petrol engines last?

With regular oil & filter changes with quality parts all its life (probably much more regularly than Vauxhall specify) how about 200,000 miles plus. I adopted HJ’S oil and filter change regime when I got my 97 1.8 at 29,000 miles in 99. It’s up to 220,000.

How many Vauxhall Zafira are left?

2021 2019

Does a Vauxhall Zafira have a timing belt or chain?

The current generation 2.0D Zafira has a belt that requires replacement at 100,000 miles/six years. The first generation Zafira A had 2.0 or 2.2 chain-cam diesels or a 1.7 with a belt requiring replacement at 100,000 miles/10 years.

What Zafira is being recalled?

Car giant Vauxhall is sending out letters to hundreds of thousands of owners of its Zafira model warning them of a new fire risk. About 235,000 Zafira B vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2014 are to be recalled yet again.

Why was the Zafira discontinued?

Vauxhall has ended production of its Zafira Tourer and Astra GTC models following low sales, driven by growing demand for SUV alternatives.

How do I know if my Vauxhall Zafira needs to be recalled?

If you own a Zafira B but don’t receive a letter, you can check if your vehicle is subject to the recall by visiting this government site. You can check the car registration number to see if it’s one of the hundreds of thousands of vehicles subject of this latest recall.