Over a six-year period I have had two of these. Where the interior of the cars may lack a little spice for some, they almost have a German (VW) feel about them - nothing too fancy, but practical and sturdy. Road-holding is very good, and the ride is firm and comfortable, even on those long trips to Cornwall. Club and above versions with entertainment controls on the steering wheel are a big plus, and air-con is also an advantage. Boot space is good, and is also aided by folding the rear seats down as with all hatchbacks. I have never had any trouble engine-wise, in fact it's hard to knock this model at all. Suffice to say it's a solid, sturdy, economical and comfortable vehicle. It must be good, because I've just purchased a 1999 1.6 Club estate as my new work car. Viva Vauxhall! PS When are Vauxhall going to adopt the Holden Commodore from Australia? It's a beaut!!
Dave Robinson, Shropshire, July 21st 2007