2019MY Updates

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AstonVauxhall
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2019MY Updates

Post by AstonVauxhall » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:19 pm

Quite a few changes, happy reading!

https://www.astonvauxhall.co.uk/news/as ... ar-update/
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nsanderson
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Astra Model: 1.4T SRi 150
Astra Options: Parking sensors, under boot storage, mudflaps
Astra Colour: Deep Sky Blue

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by nsanderson » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:06 pm

So the SRi no longer gets rear floor heater ducts?!?? Why would you take them away?

And while the AGR seat is a nice addition to the SRi, the price has increased by the cost of an AGR seat...

OnStar is officially dead.

Be interested to see what the new centre console design introduced providing larger storage compartment looks like...?

Overall, what a mess of a once nice car with so much potential.
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tomzzi
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Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by tomzzi » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:31 pm

They will destroy model, brand!
Rear floor heater ducts no longer available? Seriously?


cooldad
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Astra Colour: Power Red
Location: SE London

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by cooldad » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:36 pm

Makes rather unhappy reading for me! ;) :shock: :? :roll:
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Crosseyxpower
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Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by Crosseyxpower » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:34 pm

Only bit which sounds interesting is the revised centre console storage so hopefully we can retrofit it to previous astras as the little slit below the heater controls are a waste of time.


danh23
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Astra Colour: Metallic mineral black

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by danh23 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:54 pm

If they keep these changes when my fianace is up then I'm looking for a different make and model
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Finston Pickle
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Astra Colour: Flip Chip Silver

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by Finston Pickle » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:47 pm

Death by a thousand cuts comes to mind.


Ah well - back to the Japanese again for my next car - or perhaps the Koreans.
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Scotty_b
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Astra Colour: Summit White

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by Scotty_b » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:44 pm

Revised centre console sounds interesting. Retro fit to MY16?

The rest is a bit naff...
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Steve
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Location: Denmark (but from England)

Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by Steve » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:05 pm

The car's "development" has been going mostly the wrong way since the start, when they started eliminating sound insulation and the watt's link...
Then the changes just kept on coming. which push the car down in quality.
I guess that's what Peugeot wants, and then they can just dispose of Opel/Vauxhall.
I think it's a crying shame - the Astra has a lot of potential and with a few improvements it would be absolutely best in class.
The last thing it needs is to feel cheaper.
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obees
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Astra Options: Tow bar, Headlights and spare wheel package
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Re: 2019MY Updates

Post by obees » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:57 am

Peugeot is replacing the engine package to that of it's own making, It pays GM to use the original engine packages and I presume to do so a new revised sub frame would be needed and the brunt of the savings would have to be made to cover those costs.


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