Vauxhall Astra Eco 4 Reviews
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Newest Review: ... and drag, leading to better fuel consumption. WHY I DICIDED TO BUY THIS CAR: 1) From all European manufactured cars in 2003, ... more
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Customer Vauxhall Astra Eco 4 Reviews (2)
by - written on 22/02/08, updated on 22/02/08 (Useful, 642 readings)
USELESS INFORMATION: The ECO4 was developed as an economical 4 litre per 100km (71 Miles per Gallon) car by the Germans - Hence the name ECO4. WHAT MAKES IT DIFFERENT FROM OTHER ASTRAS? It features the following unique fuel saving modifications: 1) Rear spoiler to improve drag 2) Plastic cover under engine and chassis to improve drag. 3) Lower suspension to improve drag. 4) Longer fifth gear to improve fuel consumption by running at lower revs. 5) "Tea biscuit" 165 tyres to improve road friction and drag, leading to better fuel consumption. WHY I DICIDED TO BUY THIS CAR: 1) From all European ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/02/02, updated on 03/02/02 (Useful, 2996 readings)
I believe that we should be taking action about the enviroment. So I decided to look into car which had good mileage. I immediatly started with Diesils and to my suprize one of the best cars in my price range was the Vauxhall Astra Eco4. As the name suggests this is their fourth attempt at an enviromentaly friendly car. It looks like any Vauxhall Astra, but it has been specialy built with economy in mind. This gives an amazing 64 mile to the gallon, which you have to agree is excellent. However, it also results in a few drawbacks. For instance, the performance of the car is severly reduced (not that it's good in the regular Astra), but it is noticable. Also all of ... Read the complete review
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