Model was axed months ago but order books remained open due to remaining stock, which has now run out

The Vauxhall Cascada is no longer available in the UK or Ireland, after it was axed earlier this year. 

Vauxhall continued to offer the Cascada while stocks remained, but the decision to withdraw the car from sale was made earlier in the year following poor sales and a renewed focus on SUVs. The model remains available in other European markets as the Opel Cascada. 

The Cascada found only 220 homes in the UK in 2017. At its peak, during the first full year after its introduction, Vauxhall shifted 850 Cascadas. 

The C-segment convertible market has shrunk considerably since its peak last decade, with only premium offerings such as the Audi A3 convertible and BMW 2 Series convertible remaining; once, many mainstream manufacturers had an entrant in the segment. Past rivals of the Cascada include convertible versions of the Ford Focus, Peugeot 308 and Renault Mégane, all of which have already gone off sale.

The Cascada is the latest in a slew of Vauxhall models to be cut amid poor sales. A few weeks ago, the SUV-like Adam Rocks supermini was clipped for being too slow-selling, while the GTC and Zafira Tourer also got the chop this year, with the growing SUV segment taking the blame.

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Our Verdict

Vauxhall Cascada
The Cascada is as big as cars like the Audi A5, but it’s priced more like an A3

The Vauxhall Cascada is a four-seat convertible with some desirable touches, but does it have the allure to coax buyers away from options like the Audi A5 Cabriolet?

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11 July 2018

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

typos1 - Just can’t respect opinion

11 July 2018
xxxx wrote:

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

It's largely down to the cost of leasing .... high depreciation on volume brands mean there is barely any difference in cost between running one of these or the BMW or Audi equivalent.  Which one do you think barbie would choose?

11 July 2018
xxxx wrote:

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

What do you mean "true non German" ? - the Cascada WAS German, it was just an Opel with a Vauxhall badge on it. "Vauxhalls" have been entirely German since the late 70s.

XXXX just went POP.

FMS

12 July 2018
typos1 wrote:

xxxx wrote:

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

What do you mean "true non German" ? - the Cascada WAS German, it was just an Opel with a Vauxhall badge on it. "Vauxhalls" have been entirely German since the late 70s.

 

 

xxxxas you are very well aware is an uninformed, bone idle psuedo-contributor, who would much rather blather stuff and nonsense, than prepare accurate copy, just a TWIT.

12 July 2018
FMS wrote:

typos1 wrote:

xxxx wrote:

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

What do you mean "true non German" ? - the Cascada WAS German, it was just an Opel with a Vauxhall badge on it. "Vauxhalls" have been entirely German since the late 70s.

xxxxas you are very well aware is an uninformed, bone idle psuedo-contributor, who would much rather blather stuff and nonsense, than prepare accurate copy, just a TWIT.

Not you again, Read above thick o

typos1 - Just can’t respect opinion

12 July 2018
typos1 wrote:

xxxx wrote:

Seems the days of a true non-German brand 4 seater convertible are fading away. Not so long ago there was Saab, Volvo, Vauxhall, Peugout, Ford, Renault,  now it's just Audi, BMW, Merc.

Apologies to who I've missed

What do you mean "true non German" ? - the Cascada WAS German, it was just an Opel with a Vauxhall badge on it. "Vauxhalls" have been entirely German since the late 70s.

I mean "In March 1929, General Motors (GM), impressed by Opel's modern production facilities, bought 80% of the company, increasing this to 100% in 1931." OPEL/Vauxhall was  owned by GM (American) they're now French. Thought I better tell you as you nothing. I suppose you still think MINI is British

typos1 - Just can’t respect opinion

11 July 2018

The Cascada was too expensive. An Ecoboost Mustnag soft top was not that far away in price, and a much bettter bet. Having said that, its a real shame that there is less and less choice out there. Surely not everyone wants an SUV?

12 July 2018

Surprised it's still on sale elsewhere, seeing that it's effectively a previous generation Astra convertible.

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