Reliability of the Opel Zafira

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Opel models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Opel Zafira.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Opel Zafira.

Opel Zafira Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
36,4 27,1 26,2 21,7 20,5 12,8 8,3 5,1

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
44,5 40,5 31,3 28,1 19,8 16,8 9,7 7,4

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Common Breakdowns

  • Exhaust gas recirculation (2010-2013)
  • Exhaust pipe, pot (2010)
  • Battery (2010-2013)
  • Generator (2010)
  • Ignition coil (2010-2011)

Source: ADAC

owner  Opel Zafira owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Recent Opel Zafira Recalls

16. 08. 2021

The centring pin for the rear suspension spring may not be properly welded. This could lead to the rear suspension spring … .

06. 02. 2021

The wheel screws are not tightened with the required torque. This could lead to a wheel being lost during driving, increasing … .

12. 01. 2021

The seat locking mechanism may not engage. This may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident. The … .

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