Last Vauxhall I will own; shame as really nice looking car!
I manage an estate agency, so my car is in constant use. I purchased this car four months ago (with 12k miles on it) and have had constant problems with the handbrake disengaging (luckily this seems to alway happen whilst the handbrake is being applied); however my car is never off the road long enough to have this sorted out. I find it very disconcerting to hear many other owners have not been so fortunate. This has prompted me to ring Vauxhall and have the car booked in for early next week.
The other problem happened at Thursday just gone lunchtime. I have noticed a little play in the gear knob, and it has come away in my hand and shot across the car. It won't stay on for very long; quite annoying apart from the fact I never intended to buy a manual anyway (can't stand changing gears)
On the upside the car does run well, and seems effortless to drive. This is definitely the last manual for me though; back to a stick shift!
Can anyone else let me know if they have had the same problem with the gear stick falling off?
Regards and thanks for reading this.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 11th August, 2007