Opel Omega Reviews from Germany

1994 Opel Omega CD 2.016V

Model year1994
Year of manufacture1994
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 2.016V Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.0 / 10
Distance when acquired125000 kilometres
Most recent distance160000 kilometres
Previous carFord Scorpio

Summary:

Great family car but take a close look

Faults:

A common Omega B problem, the lower part of the front passenger door was rusted really bad due to a plugged water drain.

Just had stuff replaced that had gotten to old and/ or worn.

This car lost oil from a never identified spot. If there hadn't been this mysterious leak there wouldn't have been any oil loss because the engine did not burn any.

The Check Engine light came on and a readout showed there was a problem with the emissions system.

Other than that this car was working well.

General Comments:

Fuel efficiency was very good for a station wagon this size.

On its last trip to the Baltic Sea in May with speeds up to 170 km/h average fuel consumption was 8,7 Liters/ 100 kilometres (with A/C running).

Had all the electric goodies (and they worked).

Even the in-dash display had all the pixels.

Huge cargo area.

Very comfortable seats and suspension.

Great A/C.

Sold it this month and miss it very much.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 25th June, 2006

2001 Opel Omega Executive 3.2 liter, 6 cylinder

Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 3.2 liter, 6 cylinder Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.6 / 10
Distance when acquired14 kilometres
Most recent distance10000 kilometres
Previous carEagle Vision

Summary:

Excellent value and engineering, providing luxury, power and safety at a reasonable price

Faults:

Left Front Turn Indicator mounted on trim behind front wheel loosened and became detached during routine automatic car wash. Dealer replaced without charge.

"Upgraded" 17" wheels on Executive make it prone to imperfections in the road at slow speeds. At high speeds they are smooth as silk.

Car is new. Everything works perfectly.

General Comments:

Excellent, "tight" German built car.

Am American and have owned and enjoyed several US high horsepower beasts, but none came close to the handling and continuous high speed velocity of this 3.2 liter 232 horse power machine. Sits tight on road at very high speeds (120 - 130) on the German autobahn, and the air conditioning still cranks out (my other cars would "get warmer" when working hard because the AC didn't work as well when the car was working hard).

I live in the Alps with plenty of snow. Anti Lock Brakes and Traction Control, coupled with good winter tires and sometimes chains are a must. The powerful Omega, with back wheel drive, can be a trick in slippery conditions.

I tow a 7 meter caravan (1750 KG unloaded) and the Omega takes this task in it's stride!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 26th May, 2002

19th Jul 2004, 22:20

I am a Nigerian. I want to say that the Omega is one of the best cars I have ever driven, although its pads (side pads) come off easily, but it is a cool car.

Its body is a little soft, but it takes the hard Nigerian roads well.

We have an Opel 2.0i CD. I just want to say it is a cool car. I have clocked about 190km/h with her; it is so balanced and smooth.

30th Jul 2010, 06:35

I'm facing a problem with the sign of (TC) with the Maintenance signs. Both appeared suddenly, and the accelerator doesn't want to work. I can switch on the car normally, but the car moves on "D" only "drive status".

So please recommend to me what should I do? And what is the faulty part?

Some mechanics here told me you have to change the computer.

Thanks all.

Average review marks: 7.3 / 10, based on 2 reviews