Vauxhall Astra vs rivals - specifications

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On-the-road price/total as tested £20,460/£24,450 £19,135/£19,520 £19,905/£19,905 £18,105/£18,105 £20,560/£23,550 £21,245/£21,245
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000) £9,330/45.6% £7,807/40.8% £8,101/40.7% £6,717/37.1% £7,648/37.2% £7,691/36.2%
Depreciation £11,130 £11,328 £11,804 £11,388 £12,912 £13,554
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £737/£1,473 £727/£1,454 £717/£1,433 £724/£1,448 £740/£1,480 £807/£1,615
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles) £1,597/£2,662 £1,388/£2,313 £1,817/£3,028 £1,576/£2,626 £1,198/£1,996 £1,539/£2,565
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 24/£723/D/£120 22/£643/F/£125 23/£723/E/£120 20/£601/F/£125 15/£706/D/£120 18/£564/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £250 (3yrs/30k) £250/£240/£250 £830 (5yrs/62,500) £230/£280/£230 £189/£230/£189 £563 (3yrs)
Length/wheelbase 4,109/2,578mm 4,490/2,640mm 4,255/2,620mm 4,569/2,578mm 4,419/2,685mm 4,337/2,640mm
Height/width 1,479/1,786mm 1,470/1,755mm 1,460/1,765mm 1,462/1,769mm 1,510/1,814mm 1,497/1,839mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/1,968cc 4cyl in-line/2,184cc 4cyl in-line/2,204cc 4cyl in-line/1,968cc 4cyl in-line/1,686cc 4cyl in-line/1,997cc
Peak power 138/4,200 bhp/rpm 148/3,500 bhp/rpm 138/4,000 bhp/rpm 140/4,000 bhp/rpm 123/4,000 bhp/rpm 134/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 320/1,750 Nm/rpm 360/1,800 Nm/rpm 340/2,000 Nm/rpm 320/1,750 Nm/rpm 280/2,300 Nm/rpm 320/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd 6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 55 litres/sp. saver 55 litres/sp. saver 50 litres/sealant 55 litres/sealant 56 litres/sp. saver 53 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 350/1,305 litres 300/1,360 litres 485/1,326 litres 560/1,455 litres 370/1,235 litres 385/1,247 litres
Rear legroom 780mm 740mm 810mm 780mm 750mm 750mm
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 1,299/611/1,500kg 1,453/512/1,500kg 1,468/422/1,500kg 1,395/600/1,400/kg 1,393/479kg/N/A 1,391/559/1,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 10.9 metres/0.31Cd 10.9 metres/0.30Cd 11.1 metres/0.31Cd 10.2 metres/N/A 10.9 metres/0.32Cd 10.4 metres/0.32Cd
Basic warranty/recovery 3yrs (60k)/1yr 3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs (90k)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/1yr 3yrs (60k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/223 12,500 miles/159 12,500 miles/196 10,000 miles/135 20,000 miles/404 12,500 miles/781
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 16th/21st 10th/14th 5th/4th 1st/2nd 33rd/29th 21st/27th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./points 97/84/61/5 stars* 4/3/2/80 79/76/67/5 stars* 4/4/2/81 N/A 5/4/2/90
0-60/30-70mph 9.5/9.1 secs 8.8/8.7 secs 8.8/8.4 secs 9.1/8.7 secs 12.0/11.6 secs 9.0/8.7 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.9/6.4 secs 3.7/6.2 secs 3.9/6.0 secs 3.8/6.2 secs 4.6/7.4 secs 3.5/5.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 7.9/11.0 secs 7.0/8.9 secs 6.8/9.0 secs 6.9/9.0 secs 9.9/13.5 secs 6.6/8.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 130mph/1,800rpm 127mph/1,900rpm 127mph/2,000rpm 129mph/2,000rpm 122mph/1,800rpm 126mph/2,000rpm
Lap time/lane change ESP on/off 33.0s/54.7/60.7m 33.2s/53.7/52.9m 33.5s/54.0/55.0m 33.5s/61.7/60.7m 33.9s/60.7/61.3m 33.5s/55.1/54.2m
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.0/36.0/9.4m 51.0/37.2/9.9m 49.2/36.4/9.0m 50.2/36.7/9.1m 54.7/39.7/10.5m 48.8/36.2/9.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph 62/43/60/67dB 61/43/62/72dB 64/44/62/66dB 66/48/62/68dB 62/46/61/72dB 64/42/60/68dB
Auto Express economy/range 37.2mpg/450 miles 42.8mpg/518 miles 32.7mpg/360 miles 37.7mpg/456 miles 49.6mpg/611 miles 38.6mpg/450 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 46.3/68.9/58.9mpg 40.9/62.8/52.3mpg 42.2/62.8/53.3mpg 40.4/60/1/51.4mpg 49.6/68.9/60.1mpg 40.3/62.7/51.3mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 203/129g/km/18% 177/144g/km/19% 231/139g/km/18% 201/145g/km/20% 153/124g/km/18% 196/144g/km/19%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors Seven/yes/£400 Six/yes/yes Six/yes/yes Six/yes/yes Six/yes/£365 Six/yes/£225
Auto box/stability/cruise/clim ctrl £1,305/y/y/£415 No/yes/yes/yes No/yes/yes/yes No/yes/yes/no No/yes/yes/£285 £1,500/y/y/£400
Aux-in/Bluetooth/sat-nav/CD changer Y/£390/£1,620/£360 Yes/yes/yes/yes Yes/yes/yes/no Y/£690/£1,540/y Y/£175/£815/£350 Yes/£900•
Leather upholstery/heated seats £1,730/£350 £1,243/yes No/yes £1,400/£250 £1,000**/£1,000** £1,750^/£1,750^
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go £410/no/no £385/£739/yes £400/no/yes £400/£600/no £395/£750/no £425/£1,750^/no

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