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