Astra – Best Family Car Under £16,000



“The new Astra is entertaining and sure-footed to drive, while big leaps in interior design and quality make it feel more premium than ever.” – What Car?

What Car have awarded the new Ecoflex design Astra the best family car for under £16,000.

What Car? says:   The Vauxhall Astra is one of the best family hatchbacks around. It’s much cheaper than an equivalent VW Golf, and a better all-rounder than a Ford Focus.


The full Vauxhall Astra review

·         Performance 4 out of 5 stars Higher-powered 1.4-litre petrol is strong
·         Ride & Handling 4 out of 5 stars Agile handling and a decent ride
·         Refinement 3 out of 5 stars Diesel engine isn’t the most refined around
·         Buying & Owning 4 out of 5 stars Relatively cheap to buy; good running costs
·         Quality & Reliability 4 out of 5 stars Interior feels reassuringly solid
·         Safety & Security 4 out of 5 stars Good levels of safety and security kit
·         Behind The Wheel 3 out of 5 stars Decent driving position and visibility
·         Space & Practicality 4 out of 5 stars Generous space for people and luggage
·         Equipment 4 out of 5 stars Well-kitted SRi and Tech Line trim make most sense