Is 197 bhp fast?
It’s quite fast. See, this particular Astra happens to have a 1.6-litre turbocharged four with precisely 197bhp, which is quite a lot. The top speed is 146mph and it hits 62mph in a Fiesta ST-baiting 6.6 seconds.
Is the 1.6 CDTi good?
New Vauxhall Astra SRi 1.6 CDTi promises mixture of strong efficiency and great refinement. The new Vauxhall Astra SRi 1.6 CDTi ‘whisper diesel’ is a fantastic engine that lives up to its name. Stick to low revs, and it purrs away beautifully. It offers a sharp turn of pace, too.
What does SRi stand for on a car?
705 Posts. #13 · Oct 19, 2008. Only show this user. SRI = Sports rated Injection. F.
Is the Vauxhall Astra 1.4 turbo a good car?
Best for economy – Tech Line 1.6CDTi S/S ecoTEC The 1.4i turbo is great as it’s punchy enough to overtake safely but is smooth and fuel-efficient. Among other good features on the SRi Nav are the upgraded in-car entertainment and advanced driver assistance.
What is a good BHP for a car?
In general, small cars have up to around 120bhp and most family-size cars have 120-200bhp. Generally, anything more than 200bhp can reasonably be considered a high-performance car.
What is the quickest Astra?
Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme
The Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme will be the firm’s fastest ever hatchback model. The Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme will go on show at the Geneva Motor Show next month.
Are Vauxhall diesel engines reliable?
Vauxhall make pretty reliable cars, yes. They came fourth in the Telegraph’s top 20 brands for reliability, with 90 problems per 100 vehicles. They came ninth last year with 98 problems per 100 vehicles, so not only have they done extremely well, they are also improving.
Who makes the 1.6 CDTi engine?
Adam Opel AG
The Medium Diesel Engine (MDE) is a four-cylinder diesel engine developed by Adam Opel AG and branded “1.6 CDTI Ecotec” in most markets.
Does Astra SRi have turbo?
The only thing it doesn’t have is much go, though that’s because this is the base SRi with just 138bhp from a turbocharged 1.4-litre petrol in-line four….Specifications.
|Engine||In-line 4-cyl, 1364cc, turbo|
|Max power||138bhp @ 4900rpm|
|Max torque||147lb ft @ 1850-4900rpm|
|Top speed||128mph (claimed)|
Are 1.4 turbo engines good?
A 1.4-litre turbo will give the power of a 2.0-litre engine on demand, but the fuel economy of a 1.4 when taking things easy. So it’s the best of both worlds, and goes right through to new turbo engines in Porsches and Ferraris. The badge on the back is typical of car companies, who like to tell all about things.
Are Vauxhall Astras reliable?
Is a used Vauxhall Astra hatchback reliable? According to our most recent What Car? Reliability Survey, the Astra finished in a disappointing 22nd place out of 23 cars in the class of family cars. Vauxhall as a brand fared worse than rivals such as Seat, Skoda and Ford, ranking in 23rd out of 30 in the same survey.