The modelRead full review
The Vauxhall Astra Touring Sports 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.
The trimSee full equipment
The top-spec Astra Estate brings a sportier look to it, with black 17in alloy wheels, a black roof and black exterior highlights. You also get dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, keyless entry, ambient lighting and front and rear armrests.
The engineSee full engine specs
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.
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