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Vauxhall Tigra Coupe running costs and reliability

1994 - 2001 (change model)
Running costs rating: 2.5 out of 52.5

Written by Parkers Published: 6 June 2019 Updated: 6 June 2019

Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.
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Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 34 - 38 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.
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Nearly as cheap to run as equivalent Corsa, but holds its value slightly better; sensible insurance and fuel costs.
Very common, so prices are affordable.

Where to begin? Tigra was developed quickly and it shows in the reliability. Owners report many problems, including starting faults and trouble with head gaskets, clutches, brakes, suspension…

Ongoing running costs

Road tax £200 - £325
Insurance group 21 - 25
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