Review: Vauxhall Astra Sporthatch (2005 – 2011)
Eye-catching looks. Excellent balance between sharp handling and a comfortable ride. Perky yet economical engines. Reliable.
Poor rear visibility. Waterpump failure can throw 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
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
On 1.9 diesel engine, absolutely crucial to change the waterpump at the same time as the timing belt otherwise the tension of the new belt can wear its bearing very rapidly, leading to seizure and throwing... Read more
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