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2006-05-12 09:20

Meet the new Zafira

The 2.2 Enjoy with its latest generation direct injection petrol engine and automatic transmission and the 1.9 Elegance powered by a 110kW CDTI diesel engine will become available during July as they become available from Opel in Europe.

It is probable that a high performance OPC (Opel Performance Cars) version of the Zafira will become available in South Africa towards the end of the year.

All models in the Zafira range feature a high level of both safety and comfort specification together with advanced engine technology.

The range starts with the 1.6 Esssentia base model and builds on that specification level through the Enjoy and Elegance levels. Major features are as follows:

Zafira 1.6 Essentia (R182 000)

  • 1.6 litre Opel Twinport engine: 77  kW @ 6 000  r/min, 150 Nm @ 3 900 r/min
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • 16 inch alloy wheels fitted with 205/55 R16-91H tyres
  • Full size spare wheel (steel rim)
  • Rear disc brakes
  • ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Power steering
  • Reach and height adjustment for the steering column
  • Jacquard cloth trim
  • Height adjustable driver's seat
  • Air conditioner with pollen filter
  • Power windows front and rear
  • Power side mirrors
  • Central locking
  • Flex organiser rail system in luggage area
  • Anti-theft alarm and transponder immobiliser
  • Deadlock system on door locks
  • Luggage security net
  • Driver, passenger frontal airbags; front side airbags; curtain side airbags covering front two rows of seats.
  • Radio/CD combination with seven speakers. CD30 and MP3 compatible.
  • Board info display

    Zafira 1.8 Enjoy (R202 500)

    The following items are added to the basic specification of the 1.6 Essentia at this specification level:

  • 1.8 litre multi-valve engine: 103kW @ 6  300  r/min, 175  Nm @ 3 800  r/min
  • 16 inch alloy wheels fitted with 205/55 R16-94V tyres
  • Electronic stability programme
  • On board computer

    A Panoramic Roof with its four large glass panels and centre storage compartments is available as an option from this level up in the range.

    Zafira 2.2 Enjoy (R222 800)

    This model follows the specification but adds a number of features that come as a package with the 2.2 litre direct injection petrol engine.

  • 2.2 litre direct injection petrol engine: 110kW @ 5 600  r/min, 215Nm @ 4  000  r/min
  • 4-speed automatic transmission
  • 16 inch alloy wheels fitted with 205/55 R16-91H tyres
  • Switchable Sport Mode for enhanced throttle and steering response

    Zafira 1.9 Elegance <(r253>

    This top of the range Zafira offers diesel engine technology together with a full suite of electronic driver aids. Added features are:

  • 1.9 litre CDTI diesel engine: 110kW @ 4  000  r/min, 320Nm @ 2  000  r/min
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 17 inch alloy wheels with 225/45 R17-94V tyres
  • Hill start assist
  • Trailer Stability Programme (TSP)
  • Detachable towbar (with TSP)
  • Sports type front seats
  • Electrochromatic rear view mirror
  • Tyre pressure monitor with deflation detection
  • The switchable Sport Mode included in the 2.2 Enjoy package is not available on this model.

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