Vauxhall Reviews

Good: Has the qualities of the standard Corsa with tidy handling and a neat cabin, designed as a van from the outset so impressively practical for a small vehicle.
Bad: None of the engines particularly sparkle but the 1.2-litre petrol is best avoided.
Good: Improved comfort with better seats, increased payload, very well equipped as standard with DAB and electric windows, steering now adjusts for both height and reach.
Bad: 1.3 CDTi engine is still quite noisy, strong competition from the Fiesta van, a revamp rather than an all-new van.
Good: Available with Vauxhall's strong 1.7 CDTi diesel with, good to drive with neat handling.
Bad: Interior can suffer with hard daily use.
Good: Commodious yet compact van based on a stretched Corsa platform, decent to drive, one Combo van recorded 505,000 miles.
Bad: DPF failures of 1.3 MultiJet diesels have become legendary.
Good: Essentially a rebadged Fiat Doblo Cargo, good value for money, economical CDTi diesel engines, petrol version also available.
Bad: Smaller diesels are noisy at motorway speeds.
Good: Practical small van with one-tonne payload, will carry items up to 3440mm in length, can seat up to three in the front.
Bad: Most of the smart tech costs extra, no high roof option, petrol engines won't arrive until late 2019.
Good: Comfortable and easy to drive, three Isofix points, very spacious and practical, twin sliding doors make getting in simple, available as a long wheelbase seven-seater, modern interior.
Bad: Citroen Berlingo is more stylish.
Good: Vauxhall version of the Renault Trafic, reliable and well built, comfortable ride and a good all-rounder.
Bad: Getting long in the tooth and starting to show its age now, gear linkage problems are common.
Good: Impressive 1.6-litre diesel, very quiet and refined on the move, DAB as standard, similar cargo area (to old Vivaro and Trafic) means existing racking and conversions will still fit.
Bad: Doesn't quite feel as high quality as the Transit Custom.
Good: Easy to drive, affordable running costs, will carry up to 1450kg.
Bad: Not as practical as the old Vivaro, side sliding doors feel cheap, cheapest model has no alarm or air con.
Good: Excellent practicality, will carry up to nine adults, comprehensive driver assistance aids, excellent eight-speed auto.
Bad: Expensive to buy new, numb steering, not a lot of bootspace on nine-seater versions.
Good: Low loading sill with the front-wheel drive models makes it easy to load heavy goods, strong engines and slick gearboxes, low running costs and 25,000-mile service intervals.
Bad: Insubstantial-feeling plastics, the 100PS model feels underpowered on the motorway. ESP not fitted as standard until 2014.
 

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