Is Vauxhall Meriva a reliable car?

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 is wrong with Vauxhall Meriva?

Power steering fault It has been known for the power steering to go on the Vauxhall Meriva, making the vehicle extremely difficult to move. This fault has even been known to cause the steering to jam and it is a very common problem on this vehicle.

Is a Vauxhall Meriva a small car?

The Vauxhall Meriva is a small MPV that has unique backwards opening rear doors and a clever seating system.

What Insurance Group is a Vauxhall Meriva?

The Vauxhall Meriva’s insurance groups range from 9 to 15 for petrol-engined models, depending on how much power the engine makes and what trim you choose. The 1.6-litre diesel engines vary from group 13 to 17. Meriva insurance prices are likely to be generally higher than those for a Hyundai ix20 or Ford B-MAX.

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

This suffers from official fuel consumption of 39.8mpg and CO2 emissions of 166g/km. The version with five- speed manual gears does a little better with 47.9mpg and 139g/km.

Is a Vauxhall Meriva bigger than a Corsa?

The Vauxhall Meriva has a spacious 397-litre boot with an underfloor compartment, which means it’s 100 litres bigger than the Corsa supermini. The seats also fold completely flat to create an enormous 1,500-litre load space that’s 1.75 meters long, and the wide and square tailgate makes loading easy.

What has replaced the Vauxhall Meriva?

Crossland X
The Crossland X is replacing the Meriva MPV, and the styling seems to reflect both the need to appeal to MPV drivers, and the ever-growing group of SUV-lovers.

What is the road tax for a Vauxhall Meriva?


Annual Road Tax Six-monthly Road Tax
1.6 CDTi 16V Exclusiv 5d £30.00 N/A
1.3 CDTi Exclusiv (11/13-) 5d £135.00 £74.25
1.3 CDTi Exclusiv 5d £135.00 £74.25
1.4i 16V Exclusiv (11/13-) 5d £165.00 £90.75

What is the road tax on a Vauxhall Meriva?


Annual Road Tax CO2 Emissions (g/km)
1.7 CDTi Life 5d (AC) £180.00 143 (Band F)
1.4 16V Life 5d £220.00 154 (Band G)
1.4 16V Life 5d (AC) £220.00 154 (Band G)
1.6i 16V Life 5d £220.00 159-161 (Band G)

Is the Vauxhall Meriva good on fuel?

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.