Are Vauxhall Merivas reliable?

Are Vauxhall Merivas reliable?

The Meriva has a good reputation for reliability, as did its predecessor, with few reported breakdowns. It’s known for being one of the more reliable cars in the small MPV class. Vauxhall as a brand finished in 18th place out of 32 manufacturers in our latest reliability survey.

What goes wrong with Vauxhall Meriva?

Unfortunately, the Meriva has been known to have power steering issues. If the power steering goes out, it can be very difficult to move the car. It may cause the steering on the car to jam up as well. Many Vauxhall dealers may be willing to fix this fault for free.

How much is road tax for a Vauxhall Meriva?


Annual Road Tax First Year Rate
1.6 CDTi 16V Exclusiv 5d £30.00 N/A
1.3 CDTi Exclusiv (11/13-) 5d £130.00 N/A
1.3 CDTi Exclusiv 5d £130.00 N/A
1.4i 16V Exclusiv (11/13-) 5d £155.00 N/A

How fast is Vauxhall Meriva?

104 mph
It’s a front-wheel drive front-engined small MPV with 5 doors & 5 seats. With 89 BHP, the naturally aspirated 1.4 Litre 16v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this Meriva 1.4 90 to 62 mph in 13.8 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 104 mph.

Is the Vauxhall Zafira a good car?

While the Zafira is far from cutting edge, it’s still a very usable family car. Affordable to buy, the Zafira is reliable, too, although it’s no class leader. If you’re keen to impress the neighbours, it’s probably not for you, but that’s part of the appeal – it doesn’t look like you’re trying too hard.

Is there a recall on Vauxhall Meriva?

Vauxhall have issued a notice recalling the Meriva due to reports that under some circumstances the seatbelt may not function properly. 67,142 cars built between February 2010 and February 2016 are affected. Full Notice: Repeated occupant movement into the seat over the fastener, leading to bending of the steel cable.

Does a Vauxhall Meriva have a Cambelt or chain?

Very likely to be a chain. Should last the life of the engine. Subject to regular oil and filter changes. I’d suggest the opposite – it’s likely to be the Opel/Vauxhall Family I /Ecotec engine which is definitely belt.

How many miles to the gallon does a Vauxhall Meriva do?

How much does it cost to run a Vauxhall Meriva MPV? The most economical version of the Meriva is the 1.6 CDTi 110, with claimed average fuel consumption of 74.3mpg and 99g/km of CO2 emissions. The 1.3 CDTi diesel managed a maximum of 68.9mpg, while the best petrol-engined car was the 1.4T 120 with a claimed 47.9mpg.

What is the road tax for a Vauxhall Astra?

Breeze Plus

Annual Road Tax Six-monthly Road Tax
1.7 CDTi 16V (100ps) Breeze Plus 5d £155.00 £85.25
1.4i 16V Breeze Plus 5d £170.00 £93.50
1.6i 16V (115ps) Breeze Plus 5d £210.00 £115.50
1.8i VVT Breeze Plus 5d Auto £315.00 £173.25

What engine size is Vauxhall Meriva?

1.4 L I4
Meriva B (2010–2017)

Meriva B
Engine 1.4 L I4 (petrol) 1.4 L I4 turbo (petrol) 1.3 L I4 (diesel) 1.7 L I4 (diesel)
Transmission 5-speed manual 6-speed manual 6-speed automatic
Wheelbase 2,644 mm (104.1 in)