The Astra Sports Tourer continues to offer a fine estate car choice, but doesn't quite match the refinement, interior quality or passenger space of the best rivals. The plug-in hybrid is the most compelling choice in the range, and makes a solid case for itself against the competition.
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This entry-level Astra Estate comes with 16in alloy wheels, automatic lights and wipers, LED headlights, climate control, keyless ignition and cruise control.
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The 130 has plenty of grunt from low revs, making it effortless to drive around town, with a pleasing sense of urgency at higher revs. The 0-62mph time of 10.0sec means it isn’t a swift as a Seat Leon 1.5 TSI Evo 130. As well a manual, the 130 is available with an eight-speed auto gearbox.
Estate has bland handling and average performance, but majors...
Competitive in lots of areas but not outstanding