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Vauxhall Astra VXR

8/10
Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Vauxhall Astra VXR

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Running costs and reliability

The old Astra VXR could empty a tank as quickly as it could strip the rubber from a set of tyres. The new one still isn’t up with the class best, but economy is better: nearly 35mpg on paper. It’s £5k more expensive than a basic Ford Focus ST, the new class bargain, but standard kit reflects this. Then there’s the power, torque and acceleration advantage…

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