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Used Vauxhall VX220 cars for sale


One of the finest sports cars around, the Vauxhall VX220 is known for superb performance, a sporty appearance and for being enormous fun to drive! Buying a second-hand Vauxhall VX220 means you get all of the fun at a reduced price, so why not search the selection at

Finance Available £314 pm
  • Engine Size2.2L
  • 33.3kMiles
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • TransmitionManual
  • Body StyleConvertible

Timeless Classics Ltd

Finance Available £184 pm
  • Engine Size2.2L
  • 62.5kMiles
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • TransmitionManual
  • Body StyleConvertible


  • Engine Size2.2L
  • 33.7kMiles
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • TransmitionManual
  • Body StyleConvertible

Austen Trading Ltd t/a Big Van World

About Vauxhall VX220 cars on

  • What's the most popular Vauxhall VX220 colour? Silver
  • What's the most popular Vauxhall VX220 fuel type? Petrol
  • What's the Vauxhall VX220's average power delivery? 160 BHP
  • What's the Vauxhall VX220's average fuel economy? 33 MPG
  • What's the Vauxhall VX220's average price? £12,745
  • What's the Vauxhall VX220's average mileage? 63,294

Vauxhall VX220

If you’re in the market for a small 2 seat, 2 door sports car that’s incredibly agile and handles superbly, the Lotus Elise might be the obvious choice. However there’s actually another one to consider that could be easier on the budget- the Vauxhall VX220. Offering better performance for less money, the Vauxhall might not have the kudos and pedigree of Lotus, but it can certainly compete out on the road.

The Vauxhall was made between 2000 and 2005, and was actually based on a similar chassis to the Elise, which explains the comparable characteristics. However different designs and engines mean the VX220 has a lot of individual plus points to offer, and it really does excel as a driver’s car. With low weight, a mid engine setup and an excellent balance, it’s not difficult to see why it was so popular. There’s even a cabriolet version with a removable hard top roof.

On the style side of thing, the Vauxhall looks fantastic. Loads of sharp angles, big alloy wheels and the side rear air intakes in particular make it stand out, but the bold colour schemes also help. It looks every bit the speedy sports car from the outside, and the inside is just as attractive. It’s cosy and laid out nicely with some ergonomic buttons that come to hand easily. Not particularly well equipped or practical, the main thing is to have somewhere to sit in order to enjoy the driving experience.

Performance and handling are by far the best things about this car. The steering is so responsive it’s like the car knows instinctively where you want to go, and the amount of grip in the corners is just awesome. While it’s great at normal speeds, thrashing the life out of it on a track is like entering a whole other world. The VX220 has a series of small but powerful engines, with the 2.2 litre being a standout option. Later models had a 2.0 litre turbo which was even better, with its mind numbingly high speeds.

While the Vauxhall was quite popular, there are comparatively few around as not many people wanted to give up such driving perfection. Despite this, at you can find a superb selection of second hand cars for sale at monstrously reduced prices, and a high quality used Vauxhall VX220 will certainly be among them. Pay less for something that’s out of this world and bag yourself a bargain.

The simple fact is that the Vauxhall VX220 is still an awe inspiring car. Regardless of its small size, it could bite your hand off if it wanted to. A truly sublime auto in terms of driving experience and performance, it looks great and is actually incredible value for money. If you want something to put a smile on your face, here it is.