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Vauxhall GTC 1.6 Cdti 16V Ecoflex Limited Ed 3Dr [nav/Leather] Diesel Coupe

Overview:

Mileage: 4,617
Trans: Manual
Body: Coupe
Year: 18/18
Colour: Brilliant Paint - Summit white
Fuel Type: Diesel

Quote Reference Number: 0HV-516332

OUR PRICE: £15,490

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Specification

"Just look at what you get for your money with this car. It is pre-registered with delivery miles only and the saving from new price is phenomenal. With stunning looks and loads of specification and an industry leading finance deal why would you look anywhere else for a quality Vauxhall? We are a main franchised Vauxhall dealer and give you the best after care you can get. Come and have a look today but be quick we don't have many of these and once they're gone they're gone!!"

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Simon Parkin, General Manager

Vauxhall Knaresborough

Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cruise Control
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Leather Seats
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Low Mileage
  • 1 Owner
  • USB
Specification
Body Glass
Electric front windows
Rear wiper
Black window surrounds
Dark tinted rear windows
Brakes
Traction control
ESP
ABS + EBD + EBA
Driver Aids
Cruise control
PAS
Driver Information
Rev counter
Service interval indicator
Low fuel level warning light
Multi function trip computer
Exterior temperature gauge
Vauxhall OnStar emergency assistance
Driving Mirrors
Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
Embellishment Trims
Jet black air vent surround
Entertainment
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
DAB Digital radio
Exterior Body Features
Stainless steel exhaust tailpipe
Body colour rear spoiler
Body coloured front grille
Sports body kit
Body coloured bumpers
VXR rear roof spoiler
Exterior Lights
Front fog lamps
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Electric heater
Interior Features
Reach + rake adjustable steering column
3 spoke leather covered steering wheel
Packs
Leather pack - GTC
Safety
Side airbags
Seatbelt warning
Curtain airbags
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Front passenger airbag deactivation
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Seats
Sports seats
Driver's seat height adjuster
Rear headrests
Isofix system on outer rear seats
Front passenger seat height adjust
60/40 split rear seats
Active head restraints
Front seat back storage pockets
Security
Immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central deadlocking
Remote ultrasonic alarm system
Vanity Mirrors
Illuminated vanity mirrors
Wheels - Alloy
20" Bi-colour alloy wheels

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

Vauxhall's Astra GTC has sold well on the strength of its clean and elegant styling, but now that the refined 1.6-litre CDTi diesel engine has replaced the old 1.7-litre nail, you can now enjoy refinement, torque, low emissions and hugely impressive economy figures.

Background

Vauxhall calls the engine its 'Whisper Diesel' and that pretty much lets you know what you're in for. When plumbed into the svelte front end of the Vauxhall Astra GTC three-door, the 1.6-litre CDTi, to give the powerplant its more prosaic title, delivers a combination of style and skinflintery that's hard to top. The Astra GTC used to be fitted with a 1.7-litre diesel; an engine that delivered plenty of torque but was hardly the last word in silky smoothness. Extend that unit anywhere past 3,500rpm and it sounded like a cement mixer chewing on a breeze block, which was entirely at odds with the elegance of the GTC's exterior styling. The 1.6-litre CDTi is a far more suitable piece of engineering and looks set to prove popular.

Driving Experience

Dropping a few cubic centimetres in swept capacity hasn't hurt the power output of the diesel Astra GTC. Where the old engine made 130PS when poked with a sharp stick, this 1.6-litre replacement ups that figure to 136PS which might seem pretty small beer but also adds 20Nm to the torque figure. What's more, that 136PS power output comes at 3,500rpm rather than the 4,000rpm you needed to exert the 1.7-litre engine to, at which point you might have thought about ear defenders. No such problem with the 1.6-litre engine which is amongst the best in class in NVH measures. It's also a little quicker, shaving the sprint to 62mph from 10 to 9.6 seconds. Even in entry-level trim, the GTC adopts the sophisticated front suspension from the Insignia VXR, featuring Vauxhall's HiPerStrut (High Performance Strut), combined with the clever Watt's link rear axle for stability and handling precision. Break out the tape measure and you'll discover that both front and rear tracks are wider than the five-door car by 40 and 30mm respectively and the wheelbase is 10mm longer. The ride height is also 15mm lower, helping the big alloys fill the wheel arches.

Design and Build

Aesthetics are a distinctly personal thing yet after a quick office straw poll, we could find precisely no people who found the Astra GTC unattractive. It's not as if it's blandly attractive in a news anchor fashion. It's just flat-out sassy. "Credit for the styling job goes to the team working under Mark Adams who noted "We didn't want emotion to get in the way of functionality: the Astra GTC still needed to be clever, affordable and practical." The GTC's signature design touch is a prominently arced blade, a crisp line that sweeps up from the rocker at the front of the door, running the opposite way to other Astras. A second line strikes through the door handle, stretching to the rear, while a third line follows the roof's profile, guiding the eye to the sharply integrated spoiler. There's a 370-litre boot which underscores Adams' claims of practicality although the rear seats have typically compromised headroom. The use of an electronic parking brake frees up space on the centre console for additional stowage.

Market and Model

Prices start at £22,260 which marks a reduction in price compared to the 1.7-litre car. Okay, so it's only about two hundred pounds, but when you're getting a quicker, smoother and more responsive engine, it's churlish to complain. Vauxhall's list prices have long been a bit of a misnomer. Nobody pays this much, not even retail customers. Consider that you can buy a 150bhp diesel SEAT Leon SC for less than £20,000 and that should inform you when to bid your Vauxhall dealer good day. Standard equipment is generous no matter which GTC model customers choose. Even in entry-level Sport trim, the GTC comes equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, DAB stereo and USB functionality. Move up to the SRi, and buyers get as standard tinted glass, onboard computer, leather-trimmed steering wheel and fog lamps. Bi-Xenon Advanced Forward Lighting (AFL), which offers nine separate light beams, is optional across the range. A range of colours and materials, bespoke to the GTC, set the car apart from others in the Astra range. There's a Limited Edition trim that, for the time being at least, slots between Sport and SRi in the range.

Cost of Ownership

Fuel economy is unchanged from that of the 1.7-litre unit, with a combined economy figure of 68.9mpg. It's a shame Vauxhall couldn't have squeaked the car under the 100g/km emissions threshold, the Sport model weighing in at 104g/km while the bigger wheels of the SRi version lifting that figure to 109g/km but still remaining in the same VED and BIK taxation bands. The success of the Astra GTC has meant that there's a certain oversupply in the used market. Don't get too taken in by the depreciation figures, which look bad but are based on full retail price, which you really shouldn't come close to paying. When 'real world' pricing is taken into account the depreciation on the Astra GTC isn't that far off what you'd experience if you bought a SEAT Leon SC.

Electric front windows, Traction control, Cruise control, Rev counter, Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors, Jet black air vent surround, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Stainless steel exhaust tailpipe...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)11.6
Engine Power - BHP110
Engine Power - KW81
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM4000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT221
Engine Torque - MKG31
Engine Torque - NM300
Engine Torque - RPM2000
Top Speed113

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO2 (g/km)111 (g/km)
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)67.3
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)72.4
EC Urban (mpg)60.1
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Car Finance

Cash Price

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With thousands of models available we can offer you a competitive cash price quotation against any of our vehicles.

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PCP

PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) a simple cost effective way to buy your new or nearly new car.
You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.

This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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