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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i Club 5d (2002/02)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i Club 5d (2002/02) - Owner Review

It's reliable, simple engine that is unlikely to have any serious problems.

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Review submitted by
Michael Forcer on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That i can't afford anything better :).

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think it's reliable, a good run about.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, but newer model.. i'm a fan of Astras.

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

Buying experience

5 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?
May 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
I thought so yes, it didn't have many miles for it's age.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I like astras.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It's great to drive, i am a fan of Astras because of their ease of use to drive.

What's it like to park?
It's easy to park, it's a nice size to get in a space easy.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing beyond normal wear and tear... the thermostat stopped working but apparently this is a known problem with this car, a £10 replacement from ebay fixed it.

What's most practical about your car?
It's reliable, simple engine that is unlikely to have any serious problems.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
It doesn't have many extras such as gadgets.

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