VAUXHALL

3rd January 2020

It’s time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira

Maybe PetrolBlog has consumed too much Christmas gin, but it's going to kickstart 2020 with a question: is it time to appreciate the Mk1 Vauxhall Zafira?
2nd December 2019
Vauxhall Belmont stolen car

Remember when the Vauxhall Belmont was Britain’s most stolen car?

Stolen Shatchback! In 2003, the Vauxhall Belmont was Britain's most stolen car. Home Office figured showed that 99 were stolen for every 1,000 registered.
23rd October 2019
Honda Jazz SUV based on Isuzu MU

The Honda Jazz was a Japanese Vauxhall Frontera

A new Honda Jazz is coming. While this is exciting, it's worth noting that, once upon a time, the Honda Jazz was essentially a rebadged Vauxhall Frontera.
3rd December 2018
Vauxhall Astra Mk3

It’s time to appreciate the Mk3 Vauxhall Astra

PetrolBlog spots a Mk3 Vauxhall Astra and wonders whether it's time to appreciate the 90s hatch as a rising gem. Or, has PB been sniffing highlighter pens?
17th March 2016

Auto Trader Mandy and her topless Vauxhall Cavalier

Twenty years ago, when you advertised a car for sale in the Auto Trader, Mandy would arrive in her topless Vauxhall Cavalier.
28th July 2015
A pair of Vauxhall Tigras

It’s time to appreciate the Vauxhall Tigra

On the Radar, featuring the original Vauxhall Tigra, which PetrolBlog reckons is fast becoming a desirable coupé from yesteryear. What do you think?
7th May 2015
Rob buys a redish Vauxhall Corsa Active

Rob buys a pinksh Vauxhall Corsa Active

Rob Griggs-Taylor returns to PetrolBlog to tell us about his new purchase - a pinkish Vauxhall Corsa Active. He saved it from the scrapyard. Hoorah.
22nd April 2015
Red Vauxhall Corsa VXR in Scotland

The PB review: Vauxhall Corsa VXR

PetrolBlog returns from Scotland after driving the new Vauxhall Corsa VXR. It's good, but it can't vanquish the Ford Fiesta ST.
21st April 2015
Rear of MK1 Vauxhall Cavalier

The Nine Worthies of Vauxhall 


When PetrolBlog does history: Daniel Bevis steps back into the Middle Ages and compares a selection of noble Vauxhalls to The Nine Worthies.
16th April 2015
Vauxhall Insignia diesel

European Dawn Raid in a Vauxhall Insignia diesel

Would you wake up at 4am to go for a dawn raid in a Vauxhall Insignia diesel? PetrolBlog would.
1st October 2014
All-new Vauxhall Viva revealed

Exclusive: new Vauxhall Viva revealed ahead of Paris

Exclusive news: ahead of its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, PetrolBlog gets the lowdown on the all-new 2015 Vauxhall Viva.
18th March 2014
2014 Vauxhall Meriva review on PetrolBlog

Counting sheep: driving the Vauxhall Magnolia

PetrolBlog takes a drive through the Somerset countryside in the new 2014 Vauxhall Meriva. Whisper this, but the new 1.6-litre diesel engine is quite good.