Opel Zafira Tourer

tuttlejw 27-02-2018 Auto
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From late 2011, the Opel Zafira Tourer is available. It is the third generation of this midi-MPV of the German brand. Again Opel has managed to combine space with comfort, practicality and elegance. You have to love it, but it's a nice lined car. And practical for both the transport of goods and persons. These Zafira can carry up to seven people.

Opel Zafira

In 1999, Opel on the market with a Multiple Purpose Vehicle which was somewhat smaller than usual, but it was larger than a regular car: the midi-MPV called the Opel Zafira. It was then the first MPV in its class with standard seven seats. The first generation Opel Zafira was on the bottom plate of the Opel Astra and also had a bigger brother: the Opel Sintra. This is later disappeared from the scene. The Zafira was also the first real competitor to the Renault Scenic, which until then was for years the only model in this segment. Only later came there ?? s car like the Volkswagen Touran, and Asians as the Mazda 5 and the Toyota Corolla Verso in. Many other brands will later join this compact MPV ?? s within the range of cars with seven seats.
The Opel Zafira was the first MPV ability to completely fold away the seats of the second and third rows in the
floor. This creates a completely flat load floor, so the car is also very practical. You can transport both many people, as well as large items. The Opel Zafira is also made available on commercial registration in a so-called Van. Despite these advantages, it remained a very practical car, because in terms of size is not very big car. That again brings advantages in traffic and parking.
The first Opel Zafira could be provided with both a gasoline engine and a diesel engine. There is also a version OPC come on the market. OPC stands for Opel Performance Center. The OPC version has a powerful 2.0 liter petrol engine with up to 192 or 200 hp. In the interior is a different and adapted to a more sports car.

Second generation

In 2005 saw the second generation Opel Zafira born. In 2002 the car had received a minor facelift. Again, the new Zafira on the same base as the Opel Astra. In terms of engines, the engines have become more powerful. The petrol engines are once again in 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 and 2.2-liter versions. The diesel engines are now 1.7 and 1.9 common rail diesel engines. The second-generation Zafira is also available with an LPG installation. Including the second generation is an OPC version entered the market, including the flagship whopping 240 horsepower from the 2.0 liter gasoline engine compresses.

Third generation ?? Opel Zafira Tourer

From the end of 2011 is the third generation Opel Zafira available. The name of the car is now officially Opel Zafira Tourer. It is again a successful fusion of the inner space, and the user-by very practical in order to deal with this space. The Opel Zafira Tourer is 10 centimeters longer than its predecessor. The Zafira has always been praised for the huge space inside, while the outside was just a practical, easy to handle vehicle.
It is not only a new look and the larger size that distinguish the new Opel Zafira. The Opel Zafira Tourer can for example be provided with an integrated bike carrier in the rear bumper. This is not unique to Opel. However, in the Zafira Tourer can carry up to four bicycles. And the valve can be opened even while the bicycle carrier is loaded with bicycles. The Zafira again offers plenty of cargo space. Even more than before. Motor, the Opel Zafira Tourer comes with a 1.6 Ecoflex or 1,8 Ecotec gasoline engine. The diesel is a 1.7 CDTI ecoFLEX engine.
In several auto tests can be found on the internet that are assigned to the Opel Zafira Tourer driving experience that let classify themselves as well. But the competition is better, they say. Especially in the area of ​​precise steering and handling, the competitor will be assessed better. That is a personal opinion and obviously can best be judged by yourself.
Disappeared in the standard equipment, but still available as an option, the seats are in the back on the third row. The Opel Zafira Tourer is a standard five-seater car and can optionally be dressed as a seven-seater. There you'll pay for ?? 895.00. Furthermore, the seats in the second row optional movable, both from front to rear as well as side to side. So you can place the chairs in the ideal zitverhoudingen. Price tag ?? 395.00. And with that Opel moves to build up the price tag, as Volkswagen does a basic car that you can dress to your liking with many options. You pay, so you decide. Not everyone is away from this system. Many people just prefer a full-dressed car at a competitive package price ?? ??. Anyway, the Opel Zafira Tourer starts at ?? 23 145 for the 1.6 ecoFLEX Selection.