Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Opinion about Opels

asked by on

What do you think about Opels?

Believe it or not, the first car I’ve ever owned was an Opel. I paid 550 bucks and really drove it a lot from high school until I went to graduate school. It was fun, but I only paid 550 for it. Now, they don’t sell Opels in the United States anymore. They haven’t for years. Realize that Opel is one of the early German car manufacturers. I mean, they’ve been around for a long time. I know they sell them all over Europe, but here in the United States, it is hard to get parts for them. Even when I had one, it was almost impossible to get parts for it. In Europe, I’m sure it is easier to get parts for it, so it wouldn’t be too bad.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Opinion about Opels

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Advice on buying a used Opel Astra

My old Opel was really reliable but it was a '67 and it was a long time before that. They haven't sold Opels in the United States for a long time other than those Cadillac Atheros, which were just re-badged...

Q: Driving problem

Hi there. The transmission your vehicle has is a AODE. The overdrive band in the transmission has burned up and is not working causing the loss of power to the 4th gear when driving after pulling something heavy. I recommend...

Q: Multiple misfire codes on an 'O4 Opel Astra

It definitely can. Realize that the fuel injection and ignition systems are all run by computers. The computer needs to have a certain parameter of voltage. If the voltage goes below a certain parameter, it can have problems and not...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.