Vauxhall Astra Air
The Vauxhall Astra Air is a hugely likeable hatchback that really does offer a lot. Absolutely stylish, practical, positive to drive and versatile, it’s nicely refined and well kitted out too. Appealing to families or anyone who wants a car that seems to do everything right, it’s great value for money and features some excellent safety and reliability scores as well. One of the mid levels of trim, you’ll find 1.4 and 1.6 litre petrol engines under the bonnet, along with 1.7 litre diesels.
Compared to models of old, the Vauxhall Astra Air is a revelation in terms of design. What you get is something that looks great both inside and out, has a fantastic build quality and very appealing cabin. Boot space is around 350 litres which means practicality isn’t an issue. In terms of equipment, the likes of air conditioning, alloy wheels, cloth seats, electric windows, airbags, driver aids, CD stereo, remote locking and much more is on offer. A solid performer on the road, the Air is easy to drive, responsive and quite lively. Get yours for £6,000 used.