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Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.7 CDTi 16V ecoFLEX Active Limited Edition 5d (2012/62)

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback 1.7 CDTi 16V ecoFLEX Active Limited Edition 5d (2012/62) - Owner Review

A good size boot.

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Review submitted by
Christopher Carr on

Vauxhall Astra Hatchback (09-15)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Average Joe.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
My son likes it.

Would you buy this car again and why?

What are you likely to buy next?
I like the looks of the new astra, aslong gas they are economic as they say they are.

Buying experience

4 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?
August 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Sort of had a deal on when part ex my old car.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Like the look of it.

What was the dealer like?
As any dealer would be spending a lot of money on a car, they were good.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Its good but not as economical as my old fiat bravo 1.3 petrol on my trips to Scotland, I use the a69 so not much motorway driving.

What's it like to park?
I find it easy though quite restricted view from rear window.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Not really, just having two oil changes a year and I average 15,000 miles, using Vauxhall garages to do oil changes is £125.

What's most practical about your car?
A good size boot.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Hill start.

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