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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.7 CDTi 16V ecoFLEX SRi (99g/Km) (06/12-) 5d (2013/63) - Owner Review

Boot. Good size and shape.
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Review submitted by
Stuart Ritchie on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (09-15)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Don't know and don't really care.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Don't know - not had it that long.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Too early to say, but so far so good.

What are you likely to buy next?
Not sure, but I like the new mini crossovers, such as Vauxhall Mokka, Renault Captur.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£11,800

When did you buy the car?
November 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Fair deal. Fair enough part exchange price. Full three year warranty. Zero % finance.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Zero tax band. Low fuel consumption stats. Adequate performance.

What was the dealer like?
Very helpful. Not at all pushy. Professional.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Overall good, although can be a little bit jittery when cold.

What's it like to park?
Fine. Parking sensors would help, but no problem really.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
One small glitch with an exhaust sensor, but booked in and part replaced with no hassle. Service desk staff very courteous and professional.

What's most practical about your car?
Boot. Good size and shape.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise control. Steering wheel mounted controls. Strange one, but I like the center console arm rest.

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