Used Vauxhall Astra
A history lesson on used Vauxhall Astras
Built as a small family car, the Vauxhall Astra has been available since 1979. After a fairly recent rebrand, Vauxhall is now one of the most respected marques out there. Cars like the Astra helped revolutionise Vauxhall and, now we’re into the newest model, it continues to impress. The latest Astra came in 2010, and we were all very happy. It looked super-modern, a definite improvement over the old one and featured cleaner, more powerful engines.
With the GTC – which is the sporty version – drivers can experience a more thrilling driving experience coupled with the Astra’s great looks. A used Astra is a massively popular car, and there’s a wide range of them for you to choose from. No matter the used Vauxhall Astra you go for, there’s airbags galore, safety equipment everywhere and plenty of gadgets to keep you entertained. The quality seems to have improved over the last incarnation, too.
How a used Vauxhall Astra drives
Driving a used Vauxhall Astra is a positive and enjoyable experience. It has plenty of grip, clever tech and loads of charisma on the road. And with the SRi petrol models, you’ll be ensured of a sporty drive, too. Fairly comfortable, a used Vauxhall Astra offers a solid performance and handles reasonably well. So there’s no wonder the used Vauxhall Astra is a front-runner in the small family hatchback class. There’s been 7 generations created to date, with improvements seen in each one. It’s simple design somehow manages to be magnificent.
Popular used Vauxhall Astras include:
Is there plenty of space with a used Vauxhall Astra?
Not only does a used Astra look great on the outside, but it’s also spectacularly stylish on the inside, too. There’s plenty of interior space, with legroom or headroom unlikely to be an issue for any passenger. Though the roofline tapers, there’s more than enough space in the back of the car. It must be said that the boot isn’t the biggest. However, it is still a good size for a car of this stature.
Does the Vauxhall Astra have any awards?
With the Vauxhall Astra’s design, value for money and quality in mind, it was recognised as the “Best Family Car” at the 2017 Carbuyer Best Car Awards. The year previous, it won “Family Car of the Year” at the Auto Express Awards.
It’s an all-round brilliant car and perfect for family driving. If you’re looking for a car that will cause no trouble and safely get you around on the roads, then a used Vauxhall Astra just may be the one for you.