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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i 16V Sport 3d (1998/S)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i 16V Sport 3d (1998/S) - Owner Review

Sure footed and composed chassis
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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Value

1 out of 5

Bought it second hand, but had far too many problems

Costs

1 out of 5

In 10 months: Needed a new radiator at £50, new distributor pack and exhaust gas release valve at £450, new steering rack at £850, new engine thermostat at £80 and new back box at £110

Driving

4 out of 5

Sure footed and composed chassis

Performance

3 out of 5

When the car actually works, it's ok

Reliability

1 out of 5

Where do i start?

Image

1 out of 5

Bought it because it's cheaper than a Golf, but then again, i wouldn't have half as much trouble with a Golf

Comfort

3 out of 5

Firm suspension is communicative

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Insurance group: 13

Security

1 out of 5

Rubbish. No alarm

Service

2 out of 5

Decent service if you shop around or play dealers off one another

Problems

Bodywork
None

Engine
Everything that could have gone wrong has - see above list!

Gearbox
None

Other
None

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No