Vauxhall Astra 1.6 CDTi 16V 136 Tech Line Nav 5dr Diesel Hatchback

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  • 3 Years Servicing
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Fuel: Diesel

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Manual

Fully carpeted load area, Side window demist vents, Electronic Stability Programme, Cruise control + speed limiter, Speedometer, Dipping rear view mirror, Black facia with antelao sand trim inserts, R4 Intellilink infotainment Sat Nav, 7" screen, DAB, traffic program, USB/iPod/Bluetooth audio stream, microphone, 2D map, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto...

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MPG

Combined - 64 mpg EC Extra Urban - 72 mpg EC Urban - 53.

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Road Tax

Ten Second Review

Vauxhall has delivered us a smarter, cleverer and more efficient version of its British-built seventh generation Astra. A fresh range of three cylinder petrol and diesel engines bring the oily bits up to date and make a big difference to running costs. Plus safety now meets today's higher class standards and you can specify extra high-end luxury features you couldn't have had before. In short, this Astra's now worth a second look.

Background

Despite Vauxhall's best efforts over more than three decades and six different generations, their Astra has rarely been the family hatchback its drivers would ideally have chosen to own. Not because it's ever been a bad car: just never a class-leading one. The kind of model you bought because it was good value. Or more likely, because you were given the keys by your company Fleet Manager. This seventh generation version was tasked to do better - and the signs are that in this facelifted guise, it just might. As you may expect, it's smarter-looking, but more importantly, it's significantly more efficient than before thanks to a range of fresh 3 cylinder petrol and diesel engines; the most frugal diesel can eke nearly 65 miles out of a gallon of DERV on the now much-stricter WLTP official test. And even the petrols can get around 50mpg. It still drives well too.

Driving Experience

The key changes here lie beneath the bonnet. Previously, there was just a single 3 cylinder engine in the range. Now the old units have gone and the line-up is built around this format. There are two fresh petrol units, a 1.2 developing either 110, 130 or 145PS and mated to 6-speed manual transmission. And a 1.4 putting out 145PS which has to be had with a new 7-speed CVT auto 'box. All the engines develop reasonable pulling power, with outputs ranging between 195 and 236Nm. Vauxhall's particularly pleased with throttle response with these engines, claiming that 90% of their pulling power is available within 1.5 seconds of pressing the accelerator. The diesel engine is new too, a 1.5-litre three cylinder powerplant offered in two states of tune, 105PS and 122PS. The more potent unit gets the option of a new 9-speed auto gearbox. These engines feature an electrically-activated turbocharger with variable geometry turbine vanes and, similar to their petrol counterparts, a balance shaft in the block for additional refinement. Torque output figures vary between 260 to 300Nm. There are no suspension or handling changes, which means that this MK7 model continues with a relatively simple torsion beam rear suspension system, a set-up enhanced with a so-called 'Watts linkage' feature to improve cornering stability.

Design and Build

You'd struggle to recognise this facelifted model as being different from earlier versions of the MK7 Astra design. The only visual changes lie with small tweaks to upper and lower sections of the front grille, these apparently contributing to a more aerodynamic profile. As before, buyers choose between the standard five-door hatch body shape, or a five-door Sports Tourer estate variant. Fortunately, the exterior lines of the silhouette are wearing well. A nice touch is the 'floating' roof, an effect created by a dark trim on the C-pillar and highlighted by a chrome strip that runs the length of the roof. Inside, there are no changes but extra comfort can be specified in the form of high-end features like a wireless charger, a heated windscreen and a BOSE sound system. As before, infotainment's taken care of by the available Multimedia Radio, Multimedia Navi and Multimedia Navi Pro systems. All systems are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone-mirroring and the top-of-the-line Multimedia Navi Pro set-up has an eight-inch colour touchscreen and can also be operated by voice control. Rear seat space is class-competitive, as is boot space, 370-litres in the hatch and 540-litres in the Sports Tourer.

Market and Model

Prices aren't very different from before, starting from just under £19,000 and range up to around £28,000 across the range of hatches and estates spread across the usual wide range of trim options. Vauxhall wants to emphasise that safety standards have taken a decent step forward with this facelift, courtesy of the installation of a new digital front camera, which is both smaller and more powerful than before thanks to a faster processor. It now not only recognises vehicles, but also pedestrians, greatly improving safety. Furthermore, thanks to the high-resolution camera, traffic sign recognition can now process more traffic signs and show them as symbols on the display. The digital rear view camera, available on selected models, is also more powerful, and works in conjunction with the new Multimedia Navi Pro infotainment system. Most models get Connected Navigation services with real-time traffic information, a set-up that uses online map updates to make the journey more relaxed, while the navigation display itself appears with redesigned symbols in a fresher, more modern look. The same applies to the instrument cluster, which features a redesigned digital speedometer. Optionally available is the E-Call emergency call function. If needed, help is just seconds away by pressing the red button. If the seatbelt tensioners or airbags are deployed, the system automatically makes an emergency call.

Cost of Ownership

Put simply, you're not going to find an Astra that's going to cost you a huge amount to run. Even the 1.4 petrol turbo returns up to 49.6mpg on the WLTP cycle and up to 132g/km of WLTP-rated CO2. For the two 1.2-litre units, the WLTP figures are up to 54.3mpg and up to 120g/km of CO2. The 1.5-litre CDTi diesels will manage much more. Both the manual black pump-fuelled models manage up to 64.2mpg and up to 117g/km. While the 122PS auto returns up to 57.6mpg and up to 130g/km. Vauxhall reckons these figures are helped immeasurably by this Astra's slippery bodywork - it's the most aerodynamic car in its class with a sleek 0.26Cd. For the Sports Tourer, the figure is 0.25Cd. The aero-benchmarks have been achieved through numerous measures, including an engine compartment cover, deflector-shaped rear axle control arms and a full-face shutter. The upper and lower portions of the new Astra's radiator grille automatically open and close independently of one another, further improving the frontal airflow. The underbody optimisation improves the drag coefficient by reducing turbulence. With all the new engines, integration of the water-cooled exhaust manifold in the cylinder head contributes to quick engine warm-up, which lowers emissions after a cold start. And the diesel unit gets passive oxidation catalyst, an AdBlue injector, an SCR catalyst and a Diesel Particulate Filter.

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Key Standard Features*

  • 16" Structure Wheel
  • Solid - Agean blue
  • Reclining backrests
  • Comfort front seats - 8 way driver and 6 way front passenger
  • Height and reach driver seat adjustment
  • Reach adjustable for front passenger seat
  • Solid paint
  • Talino cloth Upholstery
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Front passenger vanity mirror
  • Talino cloth - Jet black
  • 16" alloy wheels
  • Tyre inflation kit
Specification
Body Glass
Heated rear window
One touch electric front/rear windows
Tinted windscreen
Solar glass windscreen
Side window demist vents
Tinted windows
Electric front/rear windows/one touch facility
Two speed windscreen wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Windscreen demist vents
Heated rear screen with timed cut off
Solar heat absorbing windscreen
Intermittent rear wash/wipe
Brakes
ABS
ESP
Trailer Stability Programme
Electronic Stability Programme
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Traction control
Hill start assist
Communication
Voice control system
Mobile App interface
Apple car play/Android Auto
Driver Aids
Cruise control + speed limiter
Electric speed sensitive power steering
Driver Information
Low fuel level warning light
External temperature gauge
Service indicator
Intellilink Nav 900 European sat nav with 8" touch screen
Speedometer
Digital fuel gauge with low fuel warning light
Oil life monitoring system
Lights on audible warning
Central facia display with digital clock, outside air temperature and audio information
Left Key in ignition audible warning
Digital water temperature gauge with warning light
Service due indicator
Monochrome display in instrument cluster
Gearshft up/down indication light
Rev counter
Multi function trip computer
Driving Mirrors
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Dipping rear view mirror
Manual folding door mirrors
Twin electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Body coloured door mirrors
Embellishment Trims
Black facia with antelao sand trim inserts
Instrument panel bar in polar silver
Polar silver trim inserts on front doors
Entertainment
4 speakers
R4 Intellilink infotainment satnav with 7" screen,DAB, traffic program,USB/iPod,Bluetooth audio streaming A2DP,microphone & Apple Carplay/Android Auto
DAB Digital radio
USB port
Bluetooth connectivity including audio streaming
R4 IntelliLink with satnav system including colour touchscreen, DAB radio, USB, bluetooth, bluetooth audio streaming, smartphone interface
R4 Intellilink infotainment Sat Nav, 7" screen, DAB, traffic program, USB/iPod/Bluetooth audio stream, microphone, 2D map, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
6 speakers
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Exterior Body Features
Chrome effect upper window trim
Body colour door handles
Chrome front grille
Chrome headlight surround
Body colour rear roof spoiler
Matt black finish B pillar
Gloss black finish C pillar
Exterior Lights
Reversing light
Halogen Projector Headlamps
Automatic lighting control
Rear fog lights
LED side repeat indicators
Manual headlight beam levelling
High level LED centre rear brake light
Front fog lights
Hazard warning lamps
Door to door illumination
Adaptive brake lights
LED daytime running lights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Four adjustable facia vents
Air conditioning
Interior Features
Glovebox
Driver's storage box
3 spoke leather covered steering wheel
12V power point front
4 Lashing eyes in boot
Centre console with covered storage and cupholders
Interior tailgate handle
Glovebox with lid
Front centre armrest with storage
Storage compartment in centre console
12V electrical accessory socket in front
Twin gas assisted tailgate struts
3 spoke leather covered steering wheel with accent stitching
Satin chrome effect bezel on steering wheel
Black door panels with black atlantis cloth inserts
Plain black fabric side bolsters and surrounds
Four load restraint lashing eyes
Two drink holders in centre console
Folding storage box on driver side lower facia
Driver and front passenger sunvisors
Reach + rake adjustable steering column
Front and rear door pockets
Adjustable front armrest
Chrome interior door handles
Luggage compartment cover
Titanium headlining
Interior Lights
Front/rear courtesy lights
Front reading lights
Rear courtesy lights
Front courtesy lights
Fade up/down courtesy light
Illuminated load area
Safety
Front seat side impact airbags
Front and rear curtain airbags
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Outer rear seatbelt pretensioners
Six airbags - Driver's dual stage airbag/front passenger's dual stage airbag/front seat side impact airbags/full size curtain airbags
Height adjustable front seatbelts
Seatbelt warning
Passenger airbag deactivate switch
Seatbelt pretensioners on front/outer rear seats
Pedal release system
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Child locks on rear doors
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Seats
Front head restraints
Height adjustable front/rear head restraints
Isofix system on outer rear seats
60/40 split rear seats
60/40 split folding rear seat
Isofix child seat mounting points on outer rear seats
Height adjustable and removable rear head restraints (x3)
Height adjustable front head restraints
Security
Remote central locking
Remote ultrasonic alarm system
Deadlock
Electronic engine immobiliser
Visible vehicle identification number
Freewheeling door locks
Remote control central locking
Engine Immobiliser & Deadlocks
Electronically protected audio
Remote control ultrasonic security alarm system
Locking wheel bolts
Vanity Mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.8
Engine Power - BHP136
Engine Power - KW100
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT236
Engine Torque - MKG32.6
Engine Torque - NM320
Engine Torque - RPM2000
Top Speed132

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