1995 Vauxhall Tigra MTV Special Edition 1.7 petrol from UK and Ireland
Sexy little hatchback with personality
Engine was replaced at 10,000 miles under previous ownership and still under warranty.
Since then, absolutely nothing other than a new exhaust and the cam belt changed at 50,000 (ie, 40,000 on new engine).
Can sometimes be a bit reluctant to start in the wet.
Mine is a yellow MTV special edition, bit of a girly hairdresser's car, but a real head turner - I have so loved owning and driving it.
Great handling, cornering.
Quick off the blocks and a really nifty little gearbox.
Much more comfortable than you'd expect and the boot, especially with the seats down, is very roomy - I'm a conference organiser and you wouldn't believe some of the loads I've managed to cram in.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 9th August, 2004