The Vauxhall Astra Exclusiv is positioned towards the mid level of trims on this hugely likable hatchback, and really does offer a fantastic solution to people who want something that looks good, drives well and doesn’t cost a huge amount. What you get is a good all rounder that does everything right and has a very positive attitude. Nothing but reliable, safe and secure, it’s easy to drive and actually quite rewarding. Practical and versatile too, it’s an ideal choice for families in particular. Affordable to run and fuel, engines are 1.4 to 1.6 litre petrols, as well as 1.3 to 1.7 litre diesels.The Vauxhall Astra Exclusiv looks good from all angles and definitely has a feisty character to it. Inside the cabin you’ll find a good amount of space, attractive trim finish and good build quality. Bright and breezy, there’s a definite practical element to it, and boot space is around 350 litres. On the kit side of things, the likes of air conditioning, steel wheels, CD stereo, cruise control, airbags, electric windows, heated mirrors and driver assists and more. Easy to drive, it’s got a good balance and no lack of grip in the corners. You’ll pay £9,000 used for one.