Opel Record Reviews

1978 Opel Record CARAVAN 2.0 from Romania

Model year1977
Year of manufacture1978
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 2.0 Manual
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 3 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.0 / 10
Distance when acquired300000 kilometres
Most recent distance384000 kilometres
Previous carSkoda 110R

Summary:

I LOVE IT

Faults:

My engine blew at 380,000 km.

Rust is present on the rear fenders.

The gas consumption it's normal for a almost 30 year old car 14-20l/100km in the city.

General Comments:

It's a very stable even in tight corners.

The handling is almost perfect even whithout servo.

It is a big car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th January, 2006

1973 Opel Record D Coupe 1.9 from Yugoslavia

Year of manufacture1973
First year of ownership1985
Most recent year of ownership1993
Engine and transmission 1.9 Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10
Distance when acquired110000 kilometres
Most recent distance180000 kilometres
Previous carZastava 101

Summary:

Opel are No. 1

Faults:

Small rust around the door - quickly fixed.

Generally ran very well. Now belongs to my friend and is still running well.

General Comments:

Very good and attractive car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 25th November, 2000

Average review marks: 7.1 / 10, based on 2 reviews