Drivers and passengers find Astra comfortable. The wheelbase is longer than before and gives one of the roomiest cabins in the class. There’s an excellent driving position, with well-placed pedals, an adjustable steering wheel and good visibility. Only a drab, slightly staid, interior lets down the package.
A decently sized cabin means a comfortable journey for four adults (five at a push). Ride is quiet and supple; interior a bit drab and staid.