Vauxhall Astra 1.2 Turbo SE 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
2019 Vauxhall Astra front
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RRP £18,890What Car? Target Price£17,947
Review

Attractive company car tax bills and big discounts for private buyers are the two main pulls of the Vauxhall Astra. If you’re looking to inject a little excitement to your daily commute, the Ford Focus is a better bet, but the Astra is still a fair choice if you just want a down-to-earth family hatchback.

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Entry-level SE is worth considering, because you get 16in alloy wheels, air-conditioning, cruise control and a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system. Disappointingly, though, there’s no automatic emergency braking or alarm.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

54.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

370

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

119

g/km

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