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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 2.0 DTi 16V SXi 5d (2004/53)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 2.0 DTi 16V SXi 5d (2004/53) - Owner Review

Its economical whilst getting from A to B quickly. Roomy when seats are down. Swallows a drum kit, guitar and amp easily.
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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Budget conscious but with a touch of sportiness.

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. This car puts a smile on my face when I drive it.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably another Astra Diesel.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,500

When did you buy the car?
November 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Slightly higher than average mileage but picked up £1000 below list price.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Best economical compromise when trading in thirsty and expensive to run Xsara Picasso. Something with a little sporting touch also.

What was the dealer like?
Good, gave me a test drive and a proper going over.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Superb handling, wicked turbo acceleration. On the motorway will cruise at 90mph all day.

What's it like to park?
-

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
None, new tyre. Electrice have been a tiny bit tempremental in minus 6 temperatures.

What's most practical about your car?
Its economical whilst getting from A to B quickly. Roomy when seats are down. Swallows a drum kit, guitar and amp easily.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
None

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