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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i 16V SXi (103ps) 3d (2004/53)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6i 16V SXi (103ps) 3d (2004/53) - Owner Review

The sporty feel of it, not very good MPG around town but decent enough on motorway
5

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Review submitted by
Simon Grindle on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Speedy but not to chavy

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Love it

Would you buy this car again and why?
if i would then i would buy the VXR

What are you likely to buy next?
Seat Leon TDi 150 FR

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,500

When did you buy the car?
November 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, FSH, good mileage. overall beautiful car

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Not to big, but big enough

What was the dealer like?
not to bad, quite helpful

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Beautiful, very quick for a 1.6... i got 126mph of out this!! handles very good around corners if u have the SXI twinport

What's it like to park?
not to bad but hard to see out of tinted windows at the rear

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing has gone since i have bought this car which was 2 years ago... only basic wear and tear of the tyres and brakes which i have had to replace, apart from that it is very reliable

What's most practical about your car?
The sporty feel of it, not very good MPG around town but decent enough on motorway

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Electronic windows, ABS, AC, sport seats and of course the Twinport SXI injection

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