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by jagot
Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Looking to change my car. Astra 1.6T or something else?
Replies: 11
Views: 1684

Re: Looking to change my car. Astra 1.6T or something else?

I think knowing what your budget is would help people make other recommendations. Other similar warm hatches though include the Seat Leon with the 1.8TSI engine (although the 1.4TSI 150hp is supposed to be good, as referenced here against the Astra and a couple of others) , and the Kia Ceed GT.
by jagot
Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 2018 1.6 Elite Nav.
Replies: 23
Views: 2968

Re: 2018 1.6 Elite Nav.

Regarding the fuel... Since you are a data geek, perhaps you can help me out on this one: Most speedometers are about 5% off, meaning 60mph on the speedometer is about 55 or so in real life. I assume the trip odometer also reads the same percentage off, since I dont beleive that the trip odometer i...
by jagot
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 2018 1.6 Elite Nav.
Replies: 23
Views: 2968

Re: 2018 1.6 Elite Nav.

Regarding the fuel economy, I'm a bit of a data nerd, so I keep a spreadsheet for this. I purchased the car at 18 months old and 20k miles last Febrary. My average MPG over the last year and 5k miles has been 37.9. Other things to point out from the data: Early on, before lockdowns kicked in, I drov...
by jagot
Fri May 22, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Oil for 1.6T, did we get to the bottom of it?!
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Oil for 1.6T, did we get to the bottom of it?!

The owners manual on my.vauxhall.com where I've registered my 68 reg 1.6T says dexos 1 gen 2:

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by jagot
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Astra K 1.6t turbo boost and absolute sensor location
Replies: 1
Views: 2044

Re: Astra K 1.6t turbo boost and absolute sensor location

Unfortunately don't have an answer for you, but keen to hear how you get on as haven't come across anyone else using a chip with their 1.6T and will be looking to do the same once my warranty is up. Good luck.
by jagot
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Quick question about my engine code
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

Re: Quick question about my engine code

Yep, B16DTE