Opel Vauxhall Zafira Second generation
|Also called||Vauxhall Zafira Chevrolet Zafira|
|Production||2005–2011 2011–present (Opel Zafira B Family)|
|Assembly||Bochum, Germany Gliwice, Poland (2005-2010)|
|Engine||1.6 L Family 1 I4 1.8 L Family 1 I4 2.0 L Family II Turbo I4 2.2 L Family II I4 1.9 L CDTi Diesel I4|
|Transmission||4-speed automatic 6-speed automatic 5-speed manual 6-speed manual (OPC version)|
|Wheelbase||106.4 in (2,703 mm)|
|Length||175.9 in (4,468 mm)|
|Width||70.9 in (1,801 mm)|
|Height||2005-07: 64.4 in (1635 mm) 2008-present: 1,645 mm (64.8 in)/1,670 mm (65.7 in)|
|Related||Opel Astra H|
The Zafira B debuted in Europe in 2004; sales started in 2005. It shares platform and mechanical parts with the H/C model Astra.
In February 2006, the Zafira B was launched in Singapore. By March 2006, the model had only been introduced in Europe, and Singapore. It went on sale in Mexico in April 2006 and Chile in September 2006. In both countries it was branded as a Chevrolet Zafira.
Names and markets
- Vauxhall Zafira – United Kingdom
- Chevrolet Zafira – Chile and Mexico
- Opel Zafira – Europe (except for UK), Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan and South Africa
In Mexico the Opel Zafira was discontinued after the 2006 model year, and replaced by the 5-passenger Chevrolet HHR (discontinued in Mexico since 2009).
However, by 2010, reflecting both its status as a run-out model and adverse consumer reaction to uncertainty over Opel's future, the car was outsold by the more recently face-lifted Volkswagen Touran on the German market, with 2,568 Zafiras sold in the first two months of the year against 7,270 Tourans