Is Astra automatic reliable?

Reliability Survey, the Astra finished in a disappointing 19th place out of 24 cars in the class of 31 family cars. Vauxhall as a brand fared worse than rivals such as Seat, Skoda and Ford, ranking in 27th out of 31 in the same survey.

How many gears does an automatic Astra have?


Engine Size 1796cc
Valves 16
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Automatic
Gearbox 4 Speed Auto

What year is a MK4 Astra?

MK4 Astra 1998-2004: The revisions worked and the Astra was a success, particularly in the UK, despite what many claimed to be fairly bland styling – though in 3dr SXi form (as above) it looked relatively sporty.

How do you know when your gearbox has gone?

The Important Signs Your Gearbox is Failing

  1. Dashboard Warning Lights. Engine lights ignite on the dashboard for a reason.
  2. Leaking Fluid and Low Levels. This is possibly the easiest symptom on our list to spot.
  3. Smells and Odours.
  4. Audible Noises.
  5. Out of the Ordinary Behaviour.
  6. And finally.

What is the top of the range Vauxhall Astra?

Vauxhall Astra Elite
The Vauxhall Astra Elite is the top-of-the-range model in the hatchback’s line-up. As the ‘Elite’ name may suggest, its top-end placement in the Astra’s range means it comes with bags of equipment as standard.

Is Vauxhall Astra a good first car?

A good choice for a first time driver. I had a 1.4 Astra Enjoy(G) from new in 2005 that I ran until last year with no major problems, just required basic maintenance. Really reliable, comfortable and a pleasure to drive.

How many mk1 Astra GTE left?

2021 2019

How many miles can a Vauxhall Astra last?

if you are experiencing poor peformance and poor fuel economy along with poor starting poor idling & running then thats the time to start looking at a new car, otherwise, if its serviced regularly and the belts are all changed at the correct intervals you can expect another 30 or 40 maybe even 50 thousand miles out of …

Where can I buy a 2002 Vauxhall Astra?

With 6,021 used 2002 Vauxhall Astra cars available on Auto Trader, we have the largest range of cars for sale available across the UK. Be the first to own one of these cars.

When did Vauxhall Astra front wheel drive come out?

This model, which went on sale in March 1980, replaced the Vauxhall Viva in the UK. The last rear-wheel drive Kadett had also formed the basis of the Vauxhall Chevette, which remained in production until 1984. The Astra was Vauxhall’s first model to have front wheel drive.

Which is the first Vauxhall Astra to be colour coded?

The white 1800 GTE was the first UK car to be ‘colour-coded’ with body trim that matched the base colour of the car, this included wheel arch extensions, front side and rear lower skirts, mirror covers, bumpers and even the alloy wheels were painted white.

What kind of body styles did Vauxhall Astra have?

There were three body styles for the first generation Astra: hatchback, saloon, and estate, all available with two or four side doors. The saloons were styled exactly like the hatchbacks, except for a different rear window above a boot lid; from the side they looked almost indistinguishable from the hatchback, with no protruding notch at the rear.