Vauxhall Astra 1.4T 16V 150 SRi Nav 8000 miles pa £172.08 per month £1032.08 initial (23+6) dep £198 fee @ Nationwide vehicle contracts
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Vauxhall Astra 1.4T 16V 150 SRi Nav 8000 miles pa £172.08 per month £1032.08 initial (23+6) dep £198 fee @ Nationwide vehicle contracts

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Found 11th MarEdited by:"bigbaz"
Free metallic, 8" touch screen Sat nav, Alloys, onstar, 0-62 7.8 secs, in stock 7-14 days
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I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal that I got off this site.

Really not looking forward to the lease finishing in Oct and having to either pay a lot more for a similar motor, pay the same for a much lesser car, or buy something 6 years old and miss out on the creature comforts of a new car

Or buy a new dacia...
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supersharpshot24 m ago

I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal …I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal that I got off this site.Really not looking forward to the lease finishing in Oct and having to either pay a lot more for a similar motor, pay the same for a much lesser car, or buy something 6 years old and miss out on the creature comforts of a new car Or buy a new dacia...


You got a fantastic deal, what was the miles and initial deposit.






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supersharpshot24 m ago

I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal …I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal that I got off this site.Really not looking forward to the lease finishing in Oct and having to either pay a lot more for a similar motor, pay the same for a much lesser car, or buy something 6 years old and miss out on the creature comforts of a new car Or buy a new dacia...


Yeah I was going to say, this price seems to be high compared to what it's been in the past. I know my missus had the Diesel option in Elite trim and she was paying less than this. Like anything though, I guess the past is the past, and this is the deal now so it's not a bad deal. I just wouldn't be able to pay it knowing what it has been offered at previously.
I don't know exactly what my partner paid as she had to up the mileage, but the original offer was 10,000 miles, at £150 ish per month and £650 down.That was for the Diesel CDTi Elite which costs more than the 1.4 petrol. She had it from jet finance.
Edited by: "R0adRat" 11th Mar
R0adRat4 m ago

I know my missus had the Diesel option in Elite trim and she was paying …I know my missus had the Diesel option in Elite trim and she was paying less than this. Like anything though, I guess the past is the past, and this is the deal now so it's not a bad deal.


In the past few months, there have been a surplus of new diesels so fleets are getting them cheaper in the first place and residuals aren't the worry they would have otherwise been. However, we are already seeing manufacturers simply not building as many (given they're more expensive to make than petrols), so diesels won't be as heavily discounted, yet residuals will still be poor and for that reason leasing prices will have to rise.
m5rcc1 m ago

In the past few months, there have been a surplus of new diesels so fleets …In the past few months, there have been a surplus of new diesels so fleets are getting them cheaper in the first place and residuals aren't the worry they would have otherwise been. However, we are already seeing manufacturers simply not building as many (given they're more expensive to make than petrols), so diesels won't be as heavily discounted, yet residuals will still be poor and for that reason leasing prices will have to rise.


This was 2 years ago when everyone wanted a Diesel, she's still go tit though as extended the lease for another year.
Edited by: "R0adRat" 11th Mar
R0adRat44 s ago

This was 2 years ago when everyone wanted a Diesel


Everyone?
m5rcc1 m ago

Everyone?


Haha fair point, I certainly didn't but in terms of total car sales I'll take a guess that they were more popular.
R0adRat1 m ago

Haha fair point, I certainly didn't but in terms of total car sales I'll …Haha fair point, I certainly didn't but in terms of total car sales I'll take a guess that they were more popular.


There were certainly many who bought or leased diesels for their frugality. Unfortuantely, what many missed was the maintenance costs of modern diesel engines.
m5rcc2 m ago

There were certainly many who bought or leased diesels for their …There were certainly many who bought or leased diesels for their frugality. Unfortuantely, what many missed was the maintenance costs of modern diesel engines.


Tell me about it....I was forever putting in ADblue into my work BMW X5, luckily I wasn't paying for it.
supersharpshot56 m ago

I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal …I'm paying £118pm for the same car in Elite trim. Was a fantastic deal that I got off this site.Really not looking forward to the lease finishing in Oct and having to either pay a lot more for a similar motor, pay the same for a much lesser car, or buy something 6 years old and miss out on the creature comforts of a new car Or buy a new dacia...


Come the end of the year, the car distributors get better deals out if they are not going to meet their sales targets. Corporate Ford will tell Ford UK that they have to sell so many cars in a year. If they're not going to make it they will do good lease deals which are not profitable for them. You will get some good deals in October.
m5rcc24 m ago

There were certainly many who bought or leased diesels for their …There were certainly many who bought or leased diesels for their frugality. Unfortuantely, what many missed was the maintenance costs of modern diesel engines.


The take maintenance with the lease. No brainier.
taylope112 m ago

The take maintenance with the lease. No brainier.


That does not exempt you from the cost of having to do a forced regen at the garage because one bought/leased the wrong vehicle nor the time wasted having to deal with a breakdown/go to a garage. Besides, I was actually referring to the long-term maintenance costs of running a diesel.
This car . . . is it brrmm , brrmm , brrmm or rev , rev , rev ?
Or is it for supermarket trips?
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zzzz34 m ago

This car . . . is it brrmm , brrmm , brrmm or rev , rev , rev ?Or is it …This car . . . is it brrmm , brrmm , brrmm or rev , rev , rev ?Or is it for supermarket trips?


Its the sporty model, my sister has this and loves it. I have this car with the eco tec engine, it looks good inside and out and its very well equipped.
Edited by: "bigbaz" 11th Mar
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bigbaz1 h, 30 m ago

You got a fantastic deal, what was the miles and initial deposit..


Was this one
hotukdeals.com/dea…468

Only 8k miles but as I only live 8 miles from work that's just fine for me.

Hopefully something similar will crop up closer to the time.
This isn't a bad deal they were available cheaper a year or so ago we have one in elite form, Engine is fairly decent don't expect to get above 40mpg unless you use the motorway though.
I'm not into leasing but for me this is too steep for a car as dull as an Astra, the expired Jaguar XF for £160 deal is the kind that would persuade me to lease. I couldn't bring myself to shell out this much to rent a blandmobile. Might as well get a used honda Civic for a couple of grand and drive it until a really good deal comes up on an intersting car.
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spaceinvader26 m ago

I'm not into leasing but for me this is too steep for a car as dull as an …I'm not into leasing but for me this is too steep for a car as dull as an Astra, the expired Jaguar XF for £160 deal is the kind that would persuade me to lease. I couldn't bring myself to shell out this much to rent a blandmobile. Might as well get a used honda Civic for a couple of grand and drive it until a really good deal comes up on an intersting car.


I'd rather have a Jag, but I certainly wouldn't call this astra dull, it looks good inside and out, has sporty performance and is very well equipped.
The Jag only had a 5k mileage allowance and is no longer available.
If you get a banger to run around in it could well go wrong before another Jag comes up.
spaceinvader33 m ago

I'm not into leasing but for me this is too steep for a car as dull as an …I'm not into leasing but for me this is too steep for a car as dull as an Astra, the expired Jaguar XF for £160 deal is the kind that would persuade me to lease. I couldn't bring myself to shell out this much to rent a blandmobile. Might as well get a used honda Civic for a couple of grand and drive it until a really good deal comes up on an intersting car.


Shhh. People don't want a reliable car that they can keep. They'd rather have a garbage car on lease to show everyone they have a new plate car.
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CouldntThinkOfAUsername12 m ago

Shhh. People don't want a reliable car that they can keep. They'd rather …Shhh. People don't want a reliable car that they can keep. They'd rather have a garbage car on lease to show everyone they have a new plate car.


So you're saying brand new cars are unreliable
£216.16 per month over the 2 years
Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???
A claimed 150hp ? Maestro did 6.8s to 60 on 150hp nearly 30 years ago
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zzzz11 m ago

Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp …Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp ? Maestro did 6.8s to 60 on 150hp nearly 30 years ago


A fairer comparison would be the bhp compared to engine size.
Edited by: "bigbaz" 11th Mar
zzzz21 m ago

Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp …Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp ? Maestro did 6.8s to 60 on 150hp nearly 30 years ago


150bhp out of a 2 litre turbo

The older cars were lighter due to lack of safety equipment etc., but to be fair the old Maestro turbo did have a pretty impressive 0-60 time.

Not a single good feature otherwise though, sadly.
Maybe bhp per ton . . . My mondy is a fat ass car claiming 155hp and 0-60 same as the sri none 16v !!
Whatever , claimed bhp is pretty micky mouse nowadays.
There just has not been much performance increase the last few years.
I bet you have to rev this car right round to get it to move.
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Snapdrag0n34 m ago

£216.16 per month over the 2 years


A lot cheaper than depreciation. No road tax,mots, repairs, and you shouldn't need any tyres.
£5200 for the rights to use a car for 2 years moderate motoring not including insurance.

I have spend about £8000 total for buying, taxing and maintaining a used vehicle for the last 10 years and the car is still going strong and has around £1500 residual value. That is about £50 per month and going down each year - for a premium 250BHP family car. Only 1 breakdown - fixed within 15 mins on the side of the road with the help of an insulation tape and a spare fuse.

Leasing new vehicles is quite an expensive way of motoring if you are looking for cheap and cheerful ride. However, the more of you get the brand new leased cars - the better for me. I will have more to choose from once I'm again on the market for a car that someone else paid for most of its depreciation haha
Get the new top of the line Insignia GSI 2l turbocharged petrol though.
Nearly 200 quid for Vauxhall??? Serious??? Cold!!!
m5rcc11th Mar

In the past few months, there have been a surplus of new diesels so fleets …In the past few months, there have been a surplus of new diesels so fleets are getting them cheaper in the first place and residuals aren't the worry they would have otherwise been. However, we are already seeing manufacturers simply not building as many (given they're more expensive to make than petrols), so diesels won't be as heavily discounted, yet residuals will still be poor and for that reason leasing prices will have to rise.


From what i can see the residuals on diesels are holding up fine. Going by both the WBAC and autotrader that is. Its true they arent making as many. The lead in for my new one was 26 weeks.
zzzz2 h, 10 m ago

Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp …Similar performance to my 12 year old mondeo 2.2 diesel ???A claimed 150hp ? Maestro did 6.8s to 60 on 150hp nearly 30 years ago


You diesel does 0-62 in 8.4 seconds, 2.5ltr V6 of that age did it in 7.7, this 1.4 4 cylinder does it in 7.8. That's pretty impressive considering all the new safety features etc. I have a '97 4.6 V8 and it isn't much faster than that.
Rys_Ochodzki1 h, 31 m ago

£5200 for the rights to use a car for 2 years moderate motoring not …£5200 for the rights to use a car for 2 years moderate motoring not including insurance.I have spend about £8000 total for buying, taxing and maintaining a used vehicle for the last 10 years and the car is still going strong and has around £1500 residual value. That is about £50 per month and going down each year - for a premium 250BHP family car. Only 1 breakdown - fixed within 15 mins on the side of the road with the help of an insulation tape and a spare fuse.Leasing new vehicles is quite an expensive way of motoring if you are looking for cheap and cheerful ride. However, the more of you get the brand new leased cars - the better for me. I will have more to choose from once I'm again on the market for a car that someone else paid for most of its depreciation haha Get the new top of the line Insignia GSI 2l turbocharged petrol though.


That's not going to be true for everyone though. Just before my mum got rid of her 5 year old Honda Jazz it had a huge repair bill, same for my brother S2000, both which are two of the most reliable cars around. My old Fiat Abarth 500 has so so much work needed doing for its first mot just before the warranty ran out. My dads defender was leaking from so many different places when it was five years old.
All anecdotal evidence, but do is yours really. I would never buy a new car unless it was leased and any second hand cars I get are only for a bit of fun. Leasing is great if you don't want to have your life momentarily turned around when you get a massive repair bill.
bigbaz4 h, 7 m ago

So you're saying brand new cars are unreliable


No. A Honda with a bullet proof engine and reliability you can keep or a garbage Vauxhall on lease......such a tough choice. See lots of old Civics on the road still but not many Astras from the same year and above. Wonder why, rotting in a scrapyard somehere.
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CouldntThinkOfAUsername39 m ago

No. A Honda with a bullet proof engine and reliability you can keep or a …No. A Honda with a bullet proof engine and reliability you can keep or a garbage Vauxhall on lease......such a tough choice. See lots of old Civics on the road still but not many Astras from the same year and above. Wonder why, rotting in a scrapyard somehere.


Auto Express best hatchback 2018

. 1 VW Golf. 2 Vauxhall Astra 5.Honda Civic 10 BMW 1 series

best hatchback 2018
Edited by: "bigbaz" 11th Mar
bigbaz26 m ago

Auto Express best hatchback 2018. 1 VW Golf. 2 Vauxhall Astra 5.Honda …Auto Express best hatchback 2018. 1 VW Golf. 2 Vauxhall Astra 5.Honda Civic 10 BMW 1 seriesbest hatchback 2018


10 years time, the VW and Vauxhalls will be dead. The Japanese cars and BMW will be still going strong. Who cares how they drive for the week they test them, lets seem them retest the same cars after ten years of use. Pointless tests to shift EU cars to the clueless.
Aleksandr_Cepurnych3 h, 23 m ago

Nearly 200 quid for Vauxhall??? Serious??? Cold!!!


Care to elaborate why £200 for a Vauxhall should be considered cold?
MIDURIX4 h, 25 m ago

That's not going to be true for everyone though. Just before my mum got …That's not going to be true for everyone though. Just before my mum got rid of her 5 year old Honda Jazz it had a huge repair bill, same for my brother S2000, both which are two of the most reliable cars around. My old Fiat Abarth 500 has so so much work needed doing for its first mot just before the warranty ran out. My dads defender was leaking from so many different places when it was five years old. All anecdotal evidence, but do is yours really. I would never buy a new car unless it was leased and any second hand cars I get are only for a bit of fun. Leasing is great if you don't want to have your life momentarily turned around when you get a massive repair bill.


Wow, that's either a huge amount of bad luck or your family does not know what they are buying or how to use or service or repair cars without being ripped off.

Anyway, many leasing deals are commented as "cheap motoring", but it's just not. If you lease a brand new vehicle for 3 years, you are in fact paying for the huge, near 50% depreciation. Add the necessary scratch repairs before you hand it back (these beyond fair wear and tear). Buying/leasing new is also no guarantee you will have a trouble free motoring, however admittedly the chance of failure is smaller when driving a new vehicle.

Leasing is certainly not a bad choice for people who want a new car every 2-3 years and really the only choice if they can't afford to buy it outright, but want to drive a new car.
m5rcc19 h, 20 m ago

Why not opt for the 1.4T 16V 150 SRi Vx-line for the same price?


No built in Sat Nav which may or may not be an issue
MIDURIX12 h, 20 m ago

You diesel does 0-62 in 8.4 seconds, 2.5ltr V6 of that age did it in 7.7, …You diesel does 0-62 in 8.4 seconds, 2.5ltr V6 of that age did it in 7.7, this 1.4 4 cylinder does it in 7.8. That's pretty impressive considering all the new safety features etc. I have a '97 4.6 V8 and it isn't much faster than that.



I remember jeremy clarkson liked the 2.5 v6 mondeo.
I'm not impressed by this cars figures. Ford little ST models playing same exagerated hp game.
Edited by: "zzzz" 12th Mar
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