Auto Trader cars

Skip to contentSkip to footer

Vauxhall Ampera

  • tick85 per cent of daily UK commutes fall within its electric range
  • tickIt can go beyond the limited electric charging infrastructure
  • tickIt’s good to drive

Vauxhall Ampera Hatchback (2012 - 2016) MK 1

The Vauxhall Ampera can manage 85 per cent of UK commutes with zero emissions and zero fuel consumption and then switch to petrol power for longer trips. But, it is pricey and you’ll need a suitable home or place of work to charge it up regularly.
Our verdict

Is the Vauxhall Ampera a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

Vauxhall Ampera interior

Space, materials, boot size and comfort.

Vauxhall Ampera performance

Power, handling, fuel and range.

Vauxhall Ampera how good does it look

Vauxhall Ampera practicality

Vauxhall Ampera drive

Vauxhall Ampera reliability

Vauxhall Ampera equipment

Our expert review

See what our expert review team say about this car

The steering wheel is familiar and this is a Vauxhall, but it’s not a Vauxhall as we know it: the dash-mounted touch-screen display looks more prominent and jutting, but it’s the complete lack of gauges which grabs your attention. Instead, there’s just a very black space – at least until you turn the ignition and the Ampera’s animated instruments spring into action, accompanied by the sound of a Star Wars Speeder Bike powering up. There’s an incredible amount of well-presented information on tap, focussed around an ‘energy ball’. Drive as economically as possible and this stays green and central in its gauge. Accelerate or brake too hard and it will turn orange and sink or rise accordingly to softly point out the error of your ways. Interior quality is good, with colour-coded door cards and a multi-layered dash adding to the Ampera’s contemporary feel. However, it struggles to match the quality of conventional models from BMW, Mercedes and Audi at a similar price.

Vauxhall Ampera buying and leasing deals

With 22 used Vauxhall Ampera cars available on Auto Trader, we have the largest range of cars for sale across the UK.

BRAND NEW DEALS

There are no results. Search all brand new deals

NEW & USED CARS

Find 22 new & used Vauxhall Amperas

LEASING DEALS

There are no results. Search all leasing deals

Price range

Find out how much the Vauxhall Ampera new and used cars sell for on Auto Trader

Most popular trims on Auto Trader

VVT
£5,495 to £9,995
Find 20 cars
i
£5,495 to £9,995
Find 20 cars
Electron
£5,750 to £9,995
Find 10 cars
Positiv
£5,495 to £9,495
Find 9 cars
Earth
£6,450 to £6,450
Find 1 cars

Used

Electric and hybrids

Whether you’re ready to go 100% electric, or want to test the waters with a petrol/diesel hybrid, these vehicles will help you save money on fuel and reduce CO2 emissions.

View more

Owner Reviews

There are no owner reviews of the newest generation.

Read more owner reviews.

The latest Vauxhall Ampera articles

View more