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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 16V SXi 5d (AC) (1999/V)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 16V SXi 5d (AC) (1999/V) - Owner Review

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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Value

4 out of 5

Good value compare to what it offers

Costs

4 out of 5

Very cheap insurance, excellent for new drivers

Driving

4 out of 5

Ok

Performance

4 out of 5

Very lively for a 1.6

Reliability

1 out of 5

Absolutely ridiculous, power steering rack changed, shock absorbers changed, air con. tub burst, very loud squecky breaks and this is all in just 18 months

Image

4 out of 5

Very good if you add spoiler and alloys, otherwise very average, very dull interrior, needs wood effect on the dash.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Average.

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Insurance group: 11

Security

4 out of 5

So far, so good

Service

4 out of 5

Good service, but they always try to bend the rules to try and not pay for certain repairs under warranty

Problems

Bodywork
Good

Engine
No problems, good

Gearbox
Noisy and hard, just needed lubrication

Other
If you do'nt buy this car under warranty, it will cost you £1000 a year for repair. P.S they don't renew the warranty if the car is older than 5 years old, no notice of this will be given

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