The Vauxhall Astra SXI is one of a range of sporty versions of this popular hatchback, that delivers exactly what you’d want. It’s great to look at, seriously good to drive, well equipped and nothing but positive. With a lot of character and a definite performance oriented attitude, it’s safe, secure and reliable, but always keen and eager to get out onto the road. Spacious inside, there’s appeal for a wide range of drivers, but families and sports fans will enjoy it a whole lot. Under the bonnet you’ll find 1.4 to 1.6 litre petrol engines, as well as 1.7 and 1.9 litre diesels.The Vauxhall Astra SXI is a great looking car, despite being from a previous generation, and you can definitely tell it’s sporty. With a sleek profile and plenty of bodywork upgrades, it’s definitely the real deal. Inside the cabin things are light and bright, spacious, practical and very well put together. On the gadget front, you’ll note the likes of air con, alloys, CD player, cloth sports seats, electric windows, heated mirrors, driver assists, sports suspension and media connectivity. Take this car out on the road and you’ll be impressed with the agility and level of grip, especially in the corners. You’ll pay £6,000 used.