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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 2.0 DTi 16V LS 5d (AC) (2001/51)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 2.0 DTi 16V LS 5d (AC) (2001/51) - Owner Review

Suspension set up seem soft - floats at high speed. Doesn't like wet roads. Electric steering light and lacks feel.
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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Value

3 out of 5

Seemed the best choice at the time - company car.

Costs

4 out of 5

45mpg and 1 litre of oil every 7000 miles. No other cost.

Driving

3 out of 5

Suspension set up seem soft - floats at high speed. Doesn't like wet roads. Electric steering light and lacks feel.

Performance

4 out of 5

Not bad for a diesel. Seen 130 on the clock - in Germany!

Reliability

3 out of 5

No major problems so far.

Image

2 out of 5

Boring, bland and inoffensive.

Comfort

4 out of 5

No problems for the front. Back seat passengers complain.

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Insurance group: 15

Security

3 out of 5

No one's nicked it, but it should have an alarm as standard.

Service

1 out of 5

Went to the dealer once with a minor problem. I was left for 2 hours without being informed on progress and the problem still occurs.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
Termostat seems to sometimes stick open. Temperature drops to cold on the motorway.

Gearbox
-

Other
-

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
Yes

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No