Review: Vauxhall Astra Coupe/Convertible (2000 – 2004)

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The Turbo is extremely rapid and the better overall drive. Convertible looks smart.

The ride and handling aren't up to scratch. The 2.2 is especially disappointing to drive. Mundane styling of the coupe.

Recently Added To This Review

3 May 2017

Problem with 2005 Vauxhall Astra G Bertone convertible soft top. Owner loaded something into the boot and locked the car. When he unlocked the car an hour later, the boot would not unlock using the... Read more

1 March 2001 Convertibles launched

Convertible from Spring 2001 is much prettier than the coupe. Turbo Convertible from March 2002 offers same performance as turbo coupe but with soft top at £19,995. It's the quickest four seater... Read more

1 October 2000 Warranty extended

Three year warranty from October 2000. Read more

Vauxhall Astra Coupe/Convertible (2000 – 2004): At A Glance

What does a Vauxhall Astra Coupe/Convertible (2000 – 2004) cost?

List Price from £18,660
Buy new from £15,755
Contract hire from £162.05 per month

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Horrible valuation from We Buy Any Car

I have recently been made redundant and am planning on going to college after the summer. As such I will no longer need my car and really can't afford (and don't need) to run it at the moment. So I am looking for a relatively quick sale. I have received a valuation of under £700 from WBAC, and to be honest I would rather SORN it and keep it offroad until I can afford to run it again for that much. The car is 8 years old, MOTed and has done 48000 miles so I was hoping for around £2000 if sold privately. I've put up private ads but have received no offers. Am I likely to get a better deal using BCA suresell, factoring in their fees? Are there any other options that I could consider?
Not worth using http://www.sure-sell for a car worth less than £1,000. Trade book for this is £900. Try a photo ad in a newsagent's window. £2,000 is too much for a private sale. £1,500 more tempting.
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