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Vauxhall Ranges

Most popular Vauxhall reviews

  • Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (2015 onwards) Review

    Don’t overlook the unassuming Astra: it’s a fine all-rounder

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £17,120 - £27,440
    • Low running costs
    • High levels of on-board tech
    • Engaging to drive
    • Sprightly engine range
    • Rivals are more spacious
    • Ordinary image
    • No all-out performance version
    • Styling a little questionable
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  • Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback (2014 onwards) Review

    Much improved but still feeling its age

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £11,250 - £19,450
    • Packed with equipment
    • More engaging to drive
    • Sweet 1.0-litre engines
    • Fine VXR performance
    • Heavy facelift of previous Corsa
    • Falling behind the opposition
    • Non-turbo engines weaker
    • Firm sports suspension
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  • Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport (2017 onwards) Review

    Grown-up looks and more interior space than ever

    Parkers rating: 3.9 out of 5 3.9
    New price: £18,780 - £33,415
    • Low prices and running costs
    • Lots of tech as standard
    • A fine, relaxed, motorway cruiser
    • Excellent ride quality on standard wheels
    • Unadventurous styling, smaller boot than before
    • Good to drive, but no better than the opposition
    • No hybrids yet
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Vauxhall has extensive history. Based in Luton, it started building cars back in 1903 and in 1925 General Motors (GM) bought Vauxhall for $2.5 million. Until then the focus was on racing cars, but the sale to GM was the point at which mass production of road cars really took hold.

The Vauxhall line-up includes popular cars such as the Insignia, Astra, Corsa and Zafira Tourer, alongside more unusual offerings such as the Ampera, Cascada, Antara 4x4, Adam and Mokka.

During World War Two production shifted to tanks, with Vauxhall building the British Churchill Mark 1, 2 and 3. Fast-forward to 1980 and the first of the ‘modern’ Vauxhalls was born – the Astra. Although many Vauxhall cars share their DNA with Opel vehicles from Germany, the firm retains its car production plants at Luton and Elsmere Port.

Vauxhall also has an impressive motorsport heritage. A Vauxhall competed in a time trial for the first time in the year of the firm’s inception, 1903. Since then it has taken part in rallying and seen significant success in British Touring Car racing. This pedigree has spawned a line of ‘hot’ Vauxhalls, which can be identified by their VXR badging, such as Corsa VXR, Astra VXR and Insignia VXR.

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