The modelRead full 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 into 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.get the best price
The trimSee full equipment
SRi Nav will be a good option for most, as it gives you everything that you get with Business Edition Nav plus adjustable lumbar support, automatic emergency braking, 17in alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, LED headlights, front fog lights and an electronic parking brake.
The engineSee full engine specs
This diesel engine delivers adequate acceleration, although there is a noticeable pause between you squeezing your right foot and the car surging forward – especially from low revs. The optional nine-speed automatic gearbox available with this engine only compounds the problem, although not quite to the point the Astra feels frustratingly sluggish
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