Which is better Opel Astra or Ford Focus?
The Astra is more ideal as a family car with more room in the back and the boot, and also offers better value for money. The Focus, on the other hand, offers more choices for those looking for something sporty, and has more sophisticated tech like park-assist and lane assist.
Does Opel Astra have timing belt?
Engines are chain-driven, except the 1.2 turbo, which has a wet cambelt with no fixed replacement interval. Only cars built from 2019 have this, so none have needed a new belt yet; neither Vauxhall nor its dealers could give us a cost to fit one.
Which is more reliable Vauxhall or Ford?
Safety and reliability Both Ford and Vauxhall have a good reputation for reliability, although the J.D. Power 2019 UK Vehicle Dependability Study – an independent customer satisfaction survey – ranks Vauxhall a few places higher than Ford.
Is Vauxhall a good car brand?
Vauxhall make pretty reliable cars, yes. They came fourth in the Telegraph’s top 20 brands for reliability, with 90 problems per 100 vehicles. They came ninth last year with 98 problems per 100 vehicles, so not only have they done extremely well, they are also improving.
What’s the top speed of a 2007 Opel Astra?
The new 1.6 ECOTEC with 85 kW/115 hp offers even better driving performance thanks to an extra 10 hp and 5 Nm of torque compared to the entry-level 1.6-liter TWINPORT (77 kW/105 hp). With this new engine, the Astra GTC accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 11.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 193 km/h.
When did the new Opel Astra come out?
With new, more economical engines, a refined look, enhanced technology and an expanded equipment range, the new edition of the Opel Astra is available at dealerships from February 2007.
Is the Vauxhall Astra a good looking car?
With a strong engine line up and sharper driving manners than ever before, this Astra is no poor relation. One of the best looking cars in the family hatch sector, it also possesses that crucial spark of desirability. (3/5 hatchback, 5dr estate 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 turbo, 1.7, 1.9 diesel [SXi, Design, SRi, VXR, Expression, Life , Club, Elite])
What kind of suspension system does Vauxhall Astra have?
One thing that Vauxhall trust will be immediately apparent is the Astra’s ride quality, courtesy of an advanced suspension system. It’s the first car in its class to feature Continuous Damping Control (CDC), electronically controlled shock absorbers that continuously adapt to the road surface and the driver’s style.