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    which model of astra should i get?

    Hi there

    Im new to the forum, i currently drive a 2007 corsa D but sadly due to it not being mine its getting sold. Anyways im looking into getting a astra because there nice cars and i can pick one up for my target of £1500. Now i was looking into the 2.0 dti because its a diesel but its only got a crazy 99bhp even though it gets 35mpg. The 1.8i petrol gets 25mpg but 123 bhp which sounds more like it. I like the idea of the petrol but its going to be thirsty, tax will cost more etc. Although i have seen a 1.8i sri astra down the road for just £1200 :O.

    Any tips guys? I would prefer a diesel but 99bhp sounds poor?

    thanks in advance

    jfgb

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    Hello & welcome 2 the club m8.
    I have an 1.8 & i dont find it expensive 2 run atall.
    Its cheaper 2insure & uses less fuel than our Mk4 1.4 Golf.
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    yeh go for the 1.8 sri m8

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    I have gone from 1.8 to a 2.2 and the running costs haven't changed. MPG has stayed the same 30-32ish.

    Only my insurance group has gone up, so the insurance does.

    I was happy with my 1.8 sport. It always seemed pretty nippy around town and up to 70.

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    I have got a 2.0 hatch back and i have droped down to a 1.8 convertible, i can feel the difference in speed but it isnt really that much! So depends really what kinda money your willing to spend on insurence
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    how much you wanting for your 2.0 btw mate your selling?

    thanks for the advice guys i am considering the 1.8 more now, no diesel heads here ey?

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