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: 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...
...and from work, which is a 60 mile round trip. As petrol prices are quite high at the moment, this works out at £45 per week at £1.01 per litre. Which works out around 30 mpg.
~ Insurance ~
Insurance Group 5, pretty reasonable if you keep it standard, the Astra is a popular car to add expense too.
~ Price ~
I purchased my 5 door, silver Sxi 1.6 16v Twinport (with 17,500 miles on clock...