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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.7 CDTi 16V LS 5d (AC) (2004/53)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.7 CDTi 16V LS 5d (AC) (2004/53) - Owner Review

It's a really practical car, it just keeps going.

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Review submitted by
Sue Thomas on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I am a practical, pragmatic person, getting the job done.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
I don't think they notice it, it is an ordinairy car but does a great job.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, this one has proven that the Vauxhall Astra is a very reliable car.

What are you likely to buy next?
Astra or Kuga.

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?
July 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes. The vehicle was given a new MOT and I had plenty of time to test drive it.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I knew the Astra was a reliable vehicle.

What was the dealer like?
They provided a car service to pick me up from the train.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Feels very solid on the road, no flat spots, responds well on motorways, and cornering on country roads.

What's it like to park?
Very easy.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Ignition sheared, split water hose.

What's most practical about your car?
It's a really practical car, it just keeps going.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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