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Unreliable, but good fun to drive.

Advantages: Excellent value for money
Disadvantages: Not particularly fast for a 1.8i, crap dealership service

I have now owned my Astra Convertible for 3 and 1/2 years since it was brand new and it has just come to the end of the warranty period. In that time, I have driven 65,000 miles of mostly trouble free motoring... I have probably driven more miles in it th ...

callmebubblesdarling 11.05.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Vauxhall Astra 1.8i Convertible

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buy it

Advantages: a fairly cheap but expensive looking car, that the family can ride in, in comfort
Disadvantages: We had a few teething problems when the car first came out a year and a half ago, but nothing was major

I own a new reg europa blue convertible, and the very first thing that will strike you will be the colour, that's even before you look inside! The colour is striking, even with the roof up on a rainy winter day people will still stop and stare. When yo ...

dreke 23.03.2003 · Read full review
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Astra no go

Advantages: nice looker
Disadvantages: pile of junk

I owned the convertable in 1996 from brand new - after a delivery wait of 8 months when initially told 4 to 8 weeks which was my first niggle with the dealership I personally think for a supposedly hand built car this was a pile of junk after 6 months ...

jaffa38 24.04.2003 · Read full review
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GOOD SPORTY CHEAP ALTERNATIVE

Advantages: EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY CAR
Disadvantages: LACKS POWER BUT IS MODIFIABLE

I have owned my astra convertible for 2 years, in the first year i had a lot of problems with the fuel system and central locking systems. My car spent about 3 months of the first year in the garage being repaired for these two problems, it took inchcape ...

davesarg 08.07.2005 · Read full review
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Great Looks, Poor Performance

Advantages: Looks, Handling, Price
Disadvantages: Performance is very poor, Pretty unmodifiable

I have an N Reg Astra Convertible. It's a great looking car and the power hood is well cool. The main fault is the power is seriously lacking. It has a 1.6i engine (single injector) and 8 valves. The book quotes it as an un-awesome 56 brake horse po ...

gtaylor 16.08.2000 · Read full review

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