Review: Vauxhall Astra Estate (2004 – 2010)
Striking good looks and very roomy. Response yet economical engines. Good long-distance load-hauler with very tidy handling. Reliable.
Front suspension bushes can wear prematurely. Failed waterpump can fling off the timing belt on 1.9 CDTIs in just 40k miles.
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Four reports of mirror glasses falling out of two 56/57 reg Astras and two 56/57 reg Zafiras, all owned by the same family, but kept in different places and doing different mileages. Read more
56k mile 2006 1.4 required new throttle body and new 'Motronic' control unit at a cost of £1,719 (presumably an 'Easytronic'). Read more
Same Brake Pressure Sensor problem in ATE/Teves Mk 60 ABS/ESP module as VAG cars and some Fords, Volvos and Mazdas. Can be fixed from from £225 by http://www.sinspeed.co.uk ; http://www.ecutestion.com... Read more
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