Used Vauxhall Agila (2000 - 2007) Safety & Reliability

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014
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Although very similar to the Suzuki Wagon R+, the Agila has some key differences that means it's more than just a Suzuki with a Vauxhall Grille. Firstly it comes with 1.
2.5 out of 5

Safety

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Although the driver's airbag comes as standard, you have to pay extra for a passenger airbag on some early models and the general safety features of the Agila are a little sparse. Despite the boxy body seeming sturdy enough, there has been no Euro NCAP crash test as yet to fully test the Agila's safety credentials.

4 out of 5

Reliability

Not a motorway workhorse, but the Polish built Agila, does feel well put together and is reliable enough to not let you down. The original one-year warranty was a little miserly compared with the Suzuki equivalent, although since November 2001 all Agilas have had a three-year warranty.

Car check problem points

Body

Check for parking dents.

Engine/Gearbox

Service history will be important as engines work hard.

Other

Agila has very bright interior plastic, so check for stains from kids and animals etc.