Wednesday 13th March 2013
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If you have ever owned a Vauxhall Belmont and had to replace any parts, let us know about your experience of this vehicle. Also let us know how the parts performed when fitted to the car. Write your review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Vauxhall Belmont Overview

The Vauxhall Belmont is classed as a small family car which was produced by the British automobile manufacturing company Vauxhall Motors. Vauxhall Motors is the British subsidiary of the German manufacturers Opel. The Belmont is the saloon version of the Vauxhall Astra and was based on the popular European Opel Kadett E. This vehicle was in production from 1986 to 1991. It became popular due to the very large boot, which was larger than most on the market at the time. They were cheap to buy and were fairly reliable. Not only was the boot spacious, but the cabin was not to bad either. Does this sound anything like your experience of this car?

Vauxhall Belmont History

The Vauxhall Belmont was released in 1986 and replaced the previous Vauxhall Astra Saloon. The Belmont is basically a saloon version of the Astra. The Belmont name was only ever used in the UK, and came at a time when most manufacturers were releasing saloon versions of their popular small family car hatchbacks. The main differences between the Astra and Belmont were a better interior design in the Belmont, more space in the cabin and a much larger boot. When the next generation Astra was introduced, the Belmont name was discontinued and renamed the Astra. The Belmont was proved to be the most stolen car in the UK in the early to mid 2000's.

Model Types

Merit Club Jubilee Swing L Diamond Tiffany GL LX

Fuel Economy

The Vauxhall Belmont was available in 1.3, 1.4, 1.6 and 1.8L petrol and 1.6 and 1.7L diesel engines. The diesel engines were the more economical of the available engines and were pretty good for their time. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? Remember to think about the fuel type, engine size and age of vehicle when considering fuel economy.


The Vauxhall Belmont was available in both manual and automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? We have a section of our website dedicated to Vauxhall gearbox parts where you can begin to search for your Belmont gearbox parts.


We have Vauxhall Belmont parts available here at Breakeryard. You can find these parts at incredibly low prices by searching our comprehensive network of UK Breakers. Either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Belmont parts page to locate the exact parts you are looking for.