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For Unparalleled personalisation options make a owning a unique car a genuine possibility. The Adam also has a smart cabin and all versions are well equipped.

Against The ride is too firm on the versions we’ve tried so far, and the handling isn’t assured enough at speed. The Adam isn’t that cheap, either, and there’s very little space in the back.

Vauxhall Adam Hatchback
33 5stars

The Vauxhall Adam has bags of style and luxury equipment, and a classy cabin. However, the versions we’ve driven so far are just too uncomfortable to recommend.

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There are 60 Vauxhall Adam versions available

Hatchback 1.2 Jam 3dr £11,405
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam S/S 3dr £11,700
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Jam 3dr £11,730
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Urban Pack 3dr £11,805
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Technical Pack 3dr £12,005
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Style Pack 3dr £12,100
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Urban Pack S/S 3dr £12,100
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Jam Urban Pack 3dr £12,130
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam 3dr £12,255
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Technical Pack S/S 3dr £12,300
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Jam Technical Pack 3dr £12,330
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Style Pack S/S 3dr £12,395
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Jam Style Pack 3dr £12,425
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Extreme Pack 3dr £12,495
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam S/S 3dr £12,550
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Urban Pack 3dr £12,655
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Jam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £12,790
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam 3dr £12,800
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Jam Extreme Pack 3dr £12,820
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Technical Pack 3dr £12,855
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Style Pack 3dr £12,950
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Urban Pack S/S 3dr £12,950
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam S/S 3dr £13,095
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Glam 3dr £13,125
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Technical Pack S/S 3dr £13,150
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Style Pack S/S 3dr £13,245
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam 3dr £13,300
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Extreme Pack 3dr £13,345
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Technical Pack 3dr £13,400
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Style Pack 3dr £13,495
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam S/S 3dr £13,595
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Slam 3dr £13,625
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Jam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £13,640
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam 3dr £13,650
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Technical Pack S/S 3dr £13,695
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Glam Technical Pack 3dr £13,725
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Style Pack S/S 3dr £13,790
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Glam Style Pack 3dr £13,820
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Extreme Pack 3dr £13,890
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam Technical Pack 3dr £13,900
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam S/S 3dr £13,945
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam 3dr £14,150
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Glam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £14,185
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam Technical Pack S/S 3dr £14,195
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Glam Extreme Pack 3dr £14,215
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Slam Technical Pack 3dr £14,225
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Technical Pack 3dr £14,250
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam Extreme Pack 3dr £14,295
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Style Pack 3dr £14,345
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam S/S 3dr £14,445
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Tech Pack S/S 3dr £14,545
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.2 Slam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £14,590
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 87 Slam Extreme Pack 3dr £14,620
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Style Pack S/S 3dr £14,640
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Extreme Pack 3dr £14,740
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam Technical Pack 3dr £14,750
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Glam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £15,035
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam Tech Pack S/S 3dr £15,045
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam Extreme Pack 3dr £15,145
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.4 100 Slam Extreme Pack S/S 3dr £15,440
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Clearly the temptation with the Adam is to take advantage of the almost limitless powers of personal expression, but care needs to be taken: the more outlandish you make your Adam, the smaller the number of people who’ll want to buy it from you.

You can, for instance, spec an array of mad dashboard surrounds called foils, some of which are LED backlit to create a great look and weird light in your Adam's cabin. However, when you get bored or need to sell, you can buy something more sober for just £75, which your dealer should be able to fit in minutes. You may then even be able to sell your old foils to someone else on eBay.

So far, we’ve only driven versions on big wheels and sports suspension. They haven’t impressed us, but we’re hoping that cars on smaller wheels and a softer set-up will be better.

Reader test team says:

Vauxhall Adam Hatchback 1.2 Jam 3dr

I decided to downgrade my car for economy costs so I bought the vauxhall Adam 1.2 Glam With the technical pack, it basically drives like a corsa but…

Robert Dunsmore

4 out of 5 stars
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