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Calling all Vauxhall Astra owners

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Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 16:00:54

Am seriously considering getting one and wondered whether they are good family cars. I am looking at a X reg and 51 Reg tomorrow.
Any info gratefully received. Thanks Blossomx

suedonim Fri 18-Mar-05 16:33:12

We've got an Astra estate as a company car and it's a great workhorse, never misses a beat. It's comfy, nice to drive and easily swallows up the luggage when we go away. Hth!

Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 16:42:50

Thanks Suedonim

noddyholder Fri 18-Mar-05 16:46:56

we have an astra estate and it is great tbh not the fanciest car on the road but it is like suedonim says a great working car with more space than most Very reliable and cheap parts too

Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 18:50:35

bump for the evening crowd

ja9 Fri 18-Mar-05 18:56:14

we have a bog std model. 52 reg. we both LOVE it - great sized boot; fits our bulky mamas and papas travel system + more stuff. i think it looks really nice too.

Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 18:58:15

Thanks. All very positive so that's good news

tabitha Fri 18-Mar-05 19:11:42

I've had 4 Vauxhall Astras over the years - does that answer your question . The most recent one was a 52 reg. I've always found them to be reliable, easy to drive and, for the diesel ones anyway, they had great fuel economy. I would recommend them.

Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 20:11:00

Yes that's very reassuring thanks Tabitha

misdee Fri 18-Mar-05 20:14:31

ooooooo get a new astra. they are lovely. will be sad to see mine go next week.

Blossomhill Fri 18-Mar-05 20:16:36

I can't get a new, new Astra misdee. Will have to be about 4 years old.

Yorkiegirl Fri 18-Mar-05 20:17:09

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expatinscotland Fri 18-Mar-05 20:20:34

We have a P-reg, 5 door, diesel Astra and LOVE it! VERY easy to drive, terrific fuel economy, and good sixed boot.

Blossomhill Sat 19-Mar-05 17:16:25

Thanks everyone. Am now the proud owner of a 51 Reg Astra.
The only thing is that I am too scared to drive it as it is so big.

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