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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.8i 16V Sport 3d (1999/T)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.8i 16V Sport 3d (1999/T) - Owner Review

Boot sive, cabin size, rear head room, all very good.

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Review submitted by
Lewis Brunton on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (98-05)


2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I like the car in many ways, if the reliability was better it would be a fantastic car. In reality its nothing but a big let down. Everything thats possible has gone wrong electrically.

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

Would you buy this car again and why?
No way, its a wlking disaster.

What are you likely to buy next?
VW golf, these cars are bulletproof. I had a gti, amazing cars. Love them.

Buying experience

2 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?
November 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
No, I was ripped off. Car looked immaculate to the eye but had several underlying problems.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It looked nice and tidy, very clean and full of spec. Sporty but understated.

What was the dealer like?
No dealer.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Its got very good handling, its also very nippy, great acceleration through the gears, very sporty to drive. Excellent.

What's it like to park?
Good vision, it generally good for its size.

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes, Wiper motors, engine management sensors, speedometer fails often, traction control and ABS sensor, lots of electrical stuff.

What's most practical about your car?
Boot sive, cabin size, rear head room, all very good.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
None, they all break down.

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