Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer (2016 -) Costs

Review by Keith Jones on
Last Updated: 04 Apr 2016
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Following on from the 2015 launch of its hatchback sibling, the spacious Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is the estate car member of the family. Like the Vauxhall Astra hatchback, the Sports Tourer is the seventh-generation of estates to wear the name, its lineage stretching back to 1980.

4 out of 5

Running costs

  • Turbocharged engines are efficient and sprightly
  • Ecoflex fuel-saving measures improve economy further
  • Best in the range’s official claim is 85.6mpg

An efficient range of largely turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, plus a 135kg weight saving compared with its predecessor, means that running costs are lower than ever for the Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer.

Efficiency champion of the range is the 1.6-litre CDTi engine in 110hp form with Ecoflex fuel-saving measures. Fitted with 16-inch alloy wheels Vauxhall claims this Sports Tourer will average 83.1mpg and emit just 89g/km of CO2.

The company expects the 136hp edition of this motor to be the range’s best-seller – it posts figures of 74.3mpg and 101g/km, again on 16-inch wheels.

If you don’t cover the kind of annual mileage to warrant going for a diesel then the 1.0-litre petrol’s your best choice: Vauxhall claims averages of 62.8mpg and 103g/km of CO2.

Looking for the one to avoid? While the turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol’s good for 200hp, it costs the most to run as its 45.6mpg and 142g/km of CO2 figures confirm.

* based on most recent data

Estimated fuel cost for 10,000 miles per year

Unleaded

£841 - £1,281 *

Diesel

£696 - £1,050 *

The estimated fuel cost figure is a guide to how much this model will cost to fuel each year, so you can compare between cars. It's calculated by using the model's average mpg (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price. It's based on the following cost-per-litre: petrol 124p and diesel 127p. Prices are updated daily.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period

Every 12 months or 20,000 miles, whichever is sooner

Warranty

Three years or 60,000 miles, whichever is sooner

Road tax (12 months)

£0.00 - £0.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

3.5 out of 5

Green credentials

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    147
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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

A career as a detective isn’t necessary to conclude that CO2 emissions closely follow the fuel efficiency trends, meaning the 110hp Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 1.6-litre CDTi Ecoflex is the least-polluting of the range at 89g/km of CO2.

The expected popular choice of the 136hp diesel weighs in at 101g/km, providing you stick to 16-inch wheels, while the similarly-rimmed 1.0-litre petrol manages to keep to 103g/km.

Highest-emitting of the Astra Sports Tourer range is the 1.6-litre petrol turbo at 142g/km of CO2.

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