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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 16V SXi 5d (AC) (2000/W)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 16V SXi 5d (AC) (2000/W) - Owner Review

It's a good sized car but still has a good pulling engine.

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Review submitted by
Brett Holmes on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
With it being the 1.6 16v SXi, it's sort of mature but still wanting the sporty look.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like it, good price, nice looking car.

Would you buy this car again and why?
This is my second Astra. I would buy another - it is just a good all around car.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably a mk4 astra, a newer one.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
April 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
For the price the condition was excellent - higher mileage than I would have liked, but I'm still happy with it.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
After having a mk4 astra previously and being very happy with the running, feel and comfort I wanted the same but with a bit more power.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Comfortable and smooth.

What's it like to park?
After driving vans, parking cars is just simple. Plenty of view all around.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing as of yet.

What's most practical about your car?
It's a good sized car but still has a good pulling engine.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Lumbar support. Helps on the long drives!

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