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    Default Facelift Vectra SRi v Elite

    Hope Iím not going to stir up a hornetís nest, so Iím not going to ask whatís the best out of the Vectra (facelift) Sri or Elite.

    What Iím interested in finding out is Iím looking at the 150bhp version of the 1.9 diesel. What is the difference between the Sri and the Elite? Such as ride, do they have different suspension and also the trim?

    How much would I need to buy a facelift Vectra Sri or Elite?

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    afaik elite has leather and more toy's than the sri, but handles like a barge..................

    sri handles better but alass no leather or as many toy's...

    elite and lower it would be a good buy imo
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    Vehicle : Vectra C Facelift

    Trim : Elite

    Engine : CDTi 150

    Year : 2005

    Mileage : 71000

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    get the elite fit new springs an dampers an you have the best of both worlds

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    Vehicle : Vectra cdti estate

    Trim : Get a

    Engine : Dirty diesel

    Year : 2006

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    Get the Elite and fit Eibach springs

    I did........along with a few other things

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    got the elite so that i can lower and get the best of both worlds

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150

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    IMO the SRI drives/handles better because of the lowered/stiffened suspension, Sports seats and faster steering rack. I had an 'Active' 1.8 previously with standard suspension, as on the Elite, and it was nowhere near as sharp to drive.

    If you want REAL leather seats, get the Elite.

    Of course you can modify either to get it to handle as you want or to have the comfort you want or the toys you want.

    IMO If you are not really bothered about serious modifications, like me, get the SRI.
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    i bought an elite has all the toys and put a koni suspenson kit on to lower and stiffen it up now handles loads better..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caterman View Post
    Get the Elite and fit Eibach springs

    I did........along with a few other things
    So did I ....

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