Wednesday 31st October 2012
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Have you ever owned a Vauxhall Meriva? Did you have to buy any replacement parts for the vehicle? If so, how did these parts perform and what was your experience of this car? Write your review in our comments box at the bottom of the page.

Vauxhall Meriva Overview

The Vauxhall Meriva is classed as a Compact MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) and is produced by the British automobile manufacturers Vauxhall Motors. Vauxhall is the British subsidiary of the German company Opel, and is marketed as the Opel Meriva across the rest of Europe. The Meriva has rear hinged rear doors for easy access, is a comfortable ride and are well equipped. There is not much space in the rear and these are not very cheap vehicles to buy. There are better vehicles in this class, but there are also worse. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Vauxhall Meriva?

Vauxhall Meriva History

The Meriva A (2002-10) was based on the third generation version of the Vauxhall Corsa, and first appeared on the market in 2002. This is the smaller MPV to the Vauxhall Zafira and was classed as a mini MPV. It also has the ‘Flexspace’ interior design, which means the back row of seats can be moved back and forward to give more rear leg room or boot space, they can also be pushed into the floor to create more boot space. In 2006 this car received a makeover which mainly affected the front and rear end designs and more engines were added to the line up.

The Meriva B (2010-present) was classed as a compact MPV as it was slightly larger than its predecessor and is no longer based on the Corsa. The new design is in-line with the new Astra and Insignia designs, and is higher quality than previous versions. This version has the rear hinged rear doors for better access for the rear passengers. This is the current version in production.



Fuel Economy

The Vauxhall Meriva is available as a 1.4, 1.6 and 1.8L petrol and 1.3 and 1.7L diesel engines. The most economical of the available engines is the 1.3L CDTi diesel engines which offer up to 68mpg. Which engine do you have and how does it perform economically? The age, fuel type and engine size will help to determine the fuel economy of a vehicle.


The Vauxhall Meriva has the following gearboxes available: 5 and 6 speed manual and 5 and 6 speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox do you have and how do you rate its performance? Have a look at our Vauxhall gearbox section to find your Meriva gearbox parts.


We have Vauxhall Meriva parts at amazing prices through our vast network of UK Breakers. Search through this network of Breakers by entering your vehicle details in our part finder or you can visit the Meriva parts page to locate the exact parts you need for your vehicle.