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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 Club 5d (2004/54)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 Club 5d (2004/54) - Owner Review

Seats fold down to carry all manner of large objects, and carries five adults when required.

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Review submitted by
David Hood on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.6 Club 5d (2004/54)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I like sensible reliable cars and am not a badge snob.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They are all impressed by its reliability and it capability dealing with bad weather.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definetly have had Cavaliers,Victors Omegas and Carltons and the Astra has shown itself to be a very capable machine.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another Vauxhall although I hope to have my Astra for a few years yet.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
February 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes got a few hundred off, because of no trade-In.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Previous car was scrapped needed a car quickly.

What was the dealer like?
Good to deal with got two tyres fitted and one year warranty as part of the deal.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Great engine very responsive and good on fuel, holds the road well and has proved outstanding in the snowy Scottish winters.When a lot of people are stuck on the hills the Astra just coasts up them with ease.

What's it like to park?
Very easy.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing whatsoever other than usual wear and tear items tyres ,etc.car still has original exhaust and battery both of which are in good condition.

What's most practical about your car?
Seats fold down to carry all manner of large objects, and carries five adults when required.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Automatic rear wiper when reverse is selected, reasonable sound system too.

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