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For Roomy interior with space for four adults, generous standard equipment, good refinement and stable handling.

Against Limited engine range that lacks an economy hero, heavy body makes for tardy performance and it’s pricey compared with some similarly usable cabriolets.

Vauxhall Cascada Convertible
33 5stars

The Vauxhall Cascada is a comfortable four-seat drop-top, that’s quiet and spacious enough for everyday use, but it falls short of the of the best in class for running costs and dynamic poise.

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The full Vauxhall Cascada review


There are 9 Vauxhall Cascada versions available

Convertible 1.4T 140 SE S/S 2dr £23,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Convertible 2.0 CDTi 165 SE S/S 2dr £26,075
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Convertible 1.6T 200 SE 2dr £26,210
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Convertible 1.4T 140 Elite S/S 2dr £26,675
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Convertible 1.6T SIDI 170 SE Auto 2dr £27,090
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Convertible 2.0 CDTi 165 Elite S/S 2dr £28,175
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
Convertible 1.6T 200 200 Elite 2dr £28,310
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Convertible 1.6T SIDI 170 Elite Auto 2dr £29,190
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Convertible 2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo Elite S/S 2dr £29,660 TBA

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The sweet spot in the Cascada range is the 1.4 petrol, which is slow, but is also refined and pleasant to use if you don’t expect rapid progress. The 1.6 petrol is a new engine, but it looks expensive as it’s automatic only.

The 168bhp 2.0 diesel manual offers the gutsiest drive, and a happy medium for affordability, running costs and potential resale value if you plan on doing high mileage.

The entry-level SE spec is well equipped, but it’s worth adding sat-nav because it also brings with it a colour screen that will make the car a nicer place to be and more appealing to prospective second buyers. Bluetooth is the only other essential option. Don’t pay the extra for the adaptive dampers; the standard suspension setup is more than good enough.

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