Opel Ascona Review from Czech Republic

1987 Opel Ascona 2.0i

Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership1996
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 2.0i Manual
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired95000 kilometres
Most recent distance191000 kilometres
Previous carSkoda Favorit

Summary:

Powerful, comfortable and economic

Faults:

At 125.000 km wrong aquatic pump (leaked)

At 160.000 km rope of clutch was broken.

At age of 14 years heating of rare glass stops work.

From 120.000 km step by step I changed breaks (front and back disks, plates) exhoust (middle, back), back dumpers.

General Comments:

Excellent engine - very powerful, quiet and economical.

Very gog and economical gearbox - at 3000 rpm runs 140 km/h.

Low consumption of gas (on long distances consumption 6,5 liters - even in constant speed 140-150 km/h on highways and in mountains)

Very good space, comfort and variability of 5 door hatchback, which is not uselessly big.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd January, 2003

Average review marks: 8.6 / 10, based on 1 review