Advantages: Great Powerful drive Disadvantages: none
...This review is for the vauxhall astra 1.9 TDCI SRI nodel.
I bought this car last October, on a 58 plate, and Overall I have been very pleased with it. I was astonished at how fast it was, and loved the sport button for the extra power, at the push of a button.
For such a powerful car, the fuel economy is really good, and I regularly achieve 45-50 miles to the gallon.
The car is still...
Advantages: rear windscreen wiper and rear heater Disadvantages: glove compartment not lockable
PRICE: Mine was second hand so less than £1000 but that is for a 52 plate reg car and I can not find this particular car on the Vauxhall Astra website so am unable to provide a price for new ones.
1. Extremely large boot
2. Airbag fitted (driver and passenger)
3. Has a rev counter (unlike my 1989 Micra)
4. Economical on fuel (see above)
5. Fog lights front and back (only ever had...
Advantages: The engine, performance, looks, equipment, general finish Disadvantages: The gear change between 5th & 6th, leg room in the rear
...the new Astra Diesel gave me an opportunity to assess the latest model. It was a 1.9 turbo diesel hatchback with a six speed gearbox, from the outside the paintwork finish was excellent & all the gaps around the doors & body panels were consistent & narrow.
One you jump inside the quality theme continues, the upper dash & upper door trims were finished off in a quality rubbery plastic finish often...