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Vauxhall Astra

The Vauxhall Astra is a popular family car that has been a huge sales success since it was first released in the 1970s

The 6th generation Vauxhall Astra is Vauxhall’s flagship family car, bringing technology and innovation to the compact five-door hatchback class. Find and compare car insurance for your Vauxhall Astra with uSwitch.

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Vauxhall Astra models

There is huge choice and versatility with the Vauxhall Astra. The hatchback is the standard family car, the Vauxhall Astra estate is practical and spacious and for added thrills there is a Vauxhall Astra cabriolet and the sporty VXR.

Vauxhall Astra engines and fuel consumption

With plenty of engine choices fuel economy with the Vauxhall Astra varies. You can expect 50+ miles per gallon from the most economical, but half the economy with the fastest Vauxhall Astra models.

  • petrol engines: from 1.4 to 2.2L
  • diesel engines: from 1.2 to 2.0L

Vauxhall Astra Euro NCAP safety ratings

Safety levels have increased with each new generation of the Vauxhall Astra, with the 5th generation model achieving 5 stars.

  • adult: 5/5
  • child: 4/5
  • pedestrian:1/4

Vauxhall Astra facts

  • The Vauxhall Astra has sold over 18 million units worldwide since its release in 1979.
  • The 2008 movie Vantage Point features the Vauxhall Astra in a high speed car chase.

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