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Vauxhall Astra GTC Coupe 1.6T 16V SRi 3d (2011/61)

Vauxhall Astra GTC Coupe 1.6T 16V SRi 3d (2011/61) - Owner Review

Good use of space for a coupé.

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Review submitted by
Frank Williams on

Vauxhall Astra GTC Coupe (11-18)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Enjoy a different style of car.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Nice looking sporty car.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No I would look for a car with a better build quality for the money spent.

What are you likely to buy next?
Ford Focus ST.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
March 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?
Not prepared to offer a reasonable deal due to new model.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Good engine performance, excellent road handling over various types of a, b roads and motorways. Drives well using the 6 speed gearbox, very sporty 1.6l engine.

What's it like to park?
Very poor rear vision with no warning system fitted.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
D R L drivers side bulb blown, Passenger electric window not working, oil light frequently warns for no reason, front of car suffers badly with paint chips, algae growth on underside of rear light lenses, drivers floor mat worn through.

What's most practical about your car?
Good use of space for a coupé.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Built in hands free phone.

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