Vauxhall Zafira a Popular MPV

Vauxhall Zafira 2017 6
Mar17

New Model with some great changes

A recently launched vehicle of Vauxhall has been leading the chart of sales and this is a verdict of being preferred among buyers. Last year sixteen thousand units were sold in UK and surpassed the rivals particularly in that part of world. It is biggest MPV of the manufacturer in size and is challenged by Renault and Volkswagen seven-seat models.

Vauxhall Zafira SideView 2017

Vauxhall Zafira SideView 2017

That is why an update has been provided and exterior seems much inspired of Astra so you would see similarity in both. Headlights are identical and a chrome line can be noticed that extends to front lights. It has gained a muscular look with new wheel arches so impression is grand. Vauxhall Zafira new model apparently has got more width and also becomes lower to attract potential buyers more.

Limited Engine Range

Available engine range is not big just two are there to choose from. One of the two is petrol and other uses diesel as fuel. A turbocharged 1.4-Liter petrol engine produces 138bhp that is enough to run it efficiently. The 2.0-Liter diesel engine with 168bhp is more efficient and capable of 168bhp.

Vauxhall Zafira Engine 2017

Vauxhall Zafira Engine 2017

Fuel economy is also better with 57.7 miles per gallon and carbon emission is 129g/km. Gearboxes of both can be selected either six-speed automatic or manual. To maximize fuel economy there is Fuel economy is also better with 57.7 miles per gallon and carbon emission is 129g/km. Gearboxes of both can be selected either six-speed automatic or manual. To maximize fuel economy there is stop-start system in manual versions of the vehicle.

Vehicle for Big Family

So when you want a big family car with fuel economy then straight away this model is one of the top choices. Power is also a concern and to shove a vehicle of seven passengers better you need it all the time that is missing in the earlier option.

Vauxhall Zafira

Vauxhall Zafira

Refinement requires more attention for suggested engine as cranky sound can disturb you particularly when it is made work hard. Road and wind noise are also sources of disturbance when you move at pace no matter what terrain you choose.

Interior has been designed for maximum utility

Windscreen pillars are trimmed to make visibility further driver friendly and it is better when a comparison has been made with most of multipurpose vans present in market.

Vauxhall Zafira Interior 2017

Vauxhall Zafira Interior 2017

Though at T-intersections you have to move neck upward for a clear view to make a right decision but still it is quite improved in this regard. Parking has become much easier as front and rear sensors are there to assist you for safety purpose. Camera at back is also a reasonably priced option that can be availed for the same objective. With driver seat adjusting lever this seat can be positioned in the manner that suits a driver most but access to that lever is not easy.

Infotainment System

Infotainment System

The Infotainment system has been placed precisely on dashboard so no extra stretch is required to enjoy the features. Navigation also remains vivid but icons present on screen sometimes appear very small that deter recognition without special effort. Android Auto and Apple Car-Play has been included so that the owners do not need to pay for satellite navigation.

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Callum Wright is an auto enthusiast with years of experience in the automotive industry and now he is a regular contributor to Replacement Engines Blog.





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