2000 Opel Zafira Elegance DTi 2..0 turbo diesel from UK and Ireland
Versatile roomy family car
My main gripe is poor driver visibility. Wipers on all UK Zafiras I have seen are set for continental drivers. Negotiating sharp right hand bends, eg traffic islands, in the wet leaves a dangerous blind spot with the combined effect of the wide pillars and the 3-4 inches of the screen not swept by the wipers.
Great value if purchased as an import. Paid £12,750 with VAT for a car with ABS breaking, Cruise Control, alloy wheels etc.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 8th November, 2002
21st Sep 2003, 16:18
I am planning to buy a Zafira, but am worried about the poor visibility due to the wide pillar sort of thing. Haven't noticed the wiper thing you mentioned in the test ride - will try to find that out. Do you think one really gets used to driving with this apparently dangerous blind spot? After all there are so many Zafira's on road...