Some owners complain that the automatic gearbox is erratic and unreliable. Dealers can fit modified parts under warranty.
Some small items of trim can work loose, and rattles can develop. A poke around, and a test drive, should expose problems.
The Verso's airbag system has been the subject of two recalls. Dealers can tell straight away if they've been sorted.
The 1.8-litre petrol engine can develop a thirst for oil. Dealers will change engine parts if it uses more than one litre of oil per 1000 miles.