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The Vauxhall Astra receives a 1.6 litre diesel engine

The Vauxhall company and their Astra model has been one of the biggest selling models made available in the companies long and prestigious line up. The addition of the Astra GTC has certainly proven to be a key seller for the Astra range also and now we welcome in a brand new variant of the Astra GTC model which now comes fully fitted with a diesel engine.


The likes of the Corsa and the Insignia are two of the flagship cars for the mass manufacturer which have both proven to be key ingredients into a steady succession of vehicle launches for Vauxhall. Since the original launch of the very first Astra in 1980 the car has had many different variations released onto the world wide new and used car markets. Now we celebrate a variation of the GTC Astra.


What new changes make their way to the Astra GTC model

So in regards to the changes that make their way into this diesel variant. The welcome addition of a 1.6 litre,CDTi diesel is the main feature. We currently are not aware of the performance rates that will come along with the new engine insertion as it is yet to be announced however, the same engine is used in the companies current Meriva and Zafira tourer line up.


It has been stated that with the addition of the Diesel engine, power will be boosted up to a total of 134 brake horse power and we are also set to see 320NM of Torque being delivered also. It has been confirmed that a set of brand new 20 inch alloy wheels will come along with the diesel range and you can also expect to receive a stop start system along with this particular model.


The Astra in the past has gone head to head with other big brands and similar models such as Ford and Citroen. So with some new power features and little pieces of additional equipment, will the diesel range prove to do much of the same in the near future?


When does the Vauxhall Astra GTC diesel arrive?

You can pre purchase your brand new Vauxhall Astra GTC model right now from your local Vauxhall dealership with deliveries expected to occur from September of this year. In regards to how much you can expect this vehicle to set you back when it launches, expect to be the proud owner of a Vauxhall Astra GTC diesel for a cost starting of at £22,260.

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