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

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

the folding rear seats
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Review submitted by
Johnathon Hoskins on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
cheap

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think I should have bought a Passat or Octavia instead.

Would you buy this car again and why?
no, should have bought the sport instead

What are you likely to buy next?
likely to buy a TDI as I only do 2000 miles a year.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

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

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£40

When did you buy the car?
February 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
no, paid far too much.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
chrome dials

What was the dealer like?
never been.

Driving it

1 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
mines not good. its got loads of body roll and the gears stick.

What's it like to park?
not bad but watch the bollards!

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
yes loads. new cambelt, exhaust, tyres every 2000 miles, new gearbox and crankshaft. headgasket also went, I think I had a bad example.

What's most practical about your car?
the folding rear seats

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
chrome dials

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