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For The cabin looks and feels classy, and there’s plenty of room in the first two rows. The cleanest diesel has very low running costs and every Vauxhall Zafira Tourer comes well equipped.

Against The rearmost seats aren’t comfortable for adults, while the middle three are heavy and not that easy to flip up or fold down. The ride and handling could also be better, and the diesel versions sound rough.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer MPV
33 5stars

The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer is a decent MPV, but the best rivals are easier to live with because they’re more practical and refined.

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There are 43 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer versions available

MPV 1.8i 140 Tech Line 5dr £20,145
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Tech Line 5dr £20,450
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Tech Line S/S 5dr £20,790
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.8i 140 ES 5dr £21,370
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 Tech Line 5dr £21,850
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 e'FLEX T'Line S/S 5dr £22,075
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.8i 140 Exclusiv 5dr £22,370
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Tech Line 5dr £22,465
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 110 ES 5dr £22,625
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Exclusiv 5dr £22,675
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Exclusiv S/S 5dr £23,015
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 ES 5dr £23,075
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 CDTi 136 ecoFLEX Tech Line 5dr £23,175
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX ES S/S 5dr £23,300
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Tech Line Auto 5dr £23,750
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 SRi 5dr £24,025
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 SE 5dr £24,070
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 Exclusiv 5dr £24,075
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX Excl S/S 5dr £24,300
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 SRi S/S 5dr £24,365
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 SE S/S 5dr £24,410
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Exclusiv 5dr £24,690
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 CDTi 136 ecoFLEX Exclusiv 5dr £25,400
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 SRi 5dr £25,425
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 SE 5dr £25,470
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Elite 5dr £25,570
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX SRi S/S 5dr £25,650
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 ecoFLEX SE S/S 5dr £25,695
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4T 140 Elite S/S 5dr £25,910
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Exclusiv Auto 5dr £25,975
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 SRi 5dr £26,040
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 SE 5dr £26,085
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 CDTi 136 ecoFLEX SRi S/S 5dr £26,750
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 CDTi 136 ecoFLEX SE 5dr £26,795
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 130 Elite 5dr £26,970
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 SRi Auto 5dr £27,325
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 SE auto 5dr £27,370
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Elite 5dr £27,585
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo SRi S/S 5dr £27,690
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo SE S/S 5dr £27,735
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 CDTi 136 ecoFLEX Elite S/S 5dr £28,295
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 165 Elite Auto 5dr £28,870
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 2.0 CDTi 195 BiTurbo Elite S/S 5dr £29,235
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer is sold alongside the standard Zafira, but is a more upmarket offering, with some extra practicality.

There are two petrol engines to choose between, a 138bhp 1.8 litre or a pricier turbocharged 1.4 with the same power but better efficiency. There's only one 2.0-litre diesel, but it comes in 109bhp, 128bhp, 163bhp and twin-turbo 192bhp forms.

The Tourer comes in a wide range of trims, too, with the third rung on the ladder – Tech Line – the best option. It has more kit than the two trims below it, yet strangely, it actually costs less.

We'd avoid the top two trims because they push the price too high, although they do bring more versatile 'Lounge Seating'. This works in much the same way as the seating in lesser models, but the central seat in the second row can be folded upwards to create an armrest. The outer seats then slide backwards and inwards, giving their occupants improved legroom and shoulder room.

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