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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.8i 16V SRi 3d (AC) (2003/53)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.8i 16V SRi 3d (AC) (2003/53) - Owner Review

Petrols consumption isnt bad as long as you don't drive it fast or keep goign above 3000 rpm

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Review submitted by
Jason Williams on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
love the colour and the tinted windows like the power it has too

Would you buy this car again and why?
if i was to buy this again i would certainly consider the gsi instead, or possibly the astra H

What are you likely to buy next?
escort cosworth or a lotus carlton i hope!!! in reality probably a focus st170 or an impreza, see how the money is

Buying experience

4 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?
February 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
when i bought it the car was in immaculate condition and none of the alloys were kurbed damaged. good price compared to carcraft in newport for a similar model which was in poor condition

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
looks, colour, model, extras

What was the dealer like?
not bad, no trouble no lies

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
excellent on the motorway, plenty of torque, pulls excellent in every gear, even in fifth cruise control is great very nippy car off the line, also keeps going no dull spots traction control helps keep it under control too only thing that can be irritating is the power steering can be a bit slow to kick in sometimes, like if you want to turn the wheel fast

What's it like to park?
very easy to park, just like any other car really

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Not yet

What's most practical about your car?
Petrols consumption isnt bad as long as you don't drive it fast or keep goign above 3000 rpm

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
cruise control and the xenon headlights, also love the prodrive bodykit it came with traction control is good too

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