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Other Vauxhall Astra (1998 - 2005) models:

  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    It's a practical workhorse and no-one notices it.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    practical, they understand the reason and also I seem to be asked to help in a lot of garden clearing etc with the big boot!

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    no, it was bought for a reason, however I have serious respect for it as its bullet proof and just simply works every day.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Volvo S80

  • Buying experience

    3 out of 5 3.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Independent

    Did you buy this car new?

    No

    What price did you pay?

    £2,000

    When did you buy the car?

    January 2007

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Needed practical car

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Needed a practical car for house renovation, part ex'd my TT for this car plus cash

    What was the dealer like?

    Fine

  • Driving it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Great, does the job, it was bought as a workhorse for a house renovation

    What's it like to park?

    easy, great visibility

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    nothing ever, bought it at 150k and sold it at 180k, nothing ever went wrong. regular oil changes.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Space, its simply huge

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    the car is so basic it has no gadgets!