Is the 1.7 CDTI engine any good?

Is the 1.7 CDTI engine any good?

While its sturdy build quality suggests the Astra 1.7 CDTi should be a reliable choice, it dropped way down the order of our 2014 Driver Power survey by 21 places to rank 124th. However, Vauxhall does throws in a unique warranty that lasts the lifetime (or 100,000 miles) of the car.

How long do Opel Astras last?

Vauxhall Astra under great care can cover more than 100k miles comfortably, but neglected one can even cove 70k miles. As you can see, care and maintenance is the key secret to the longevity of your vehicle.

What engine is in the Astra 1.7 CDTI?

Inline 4 diesel engine
With 123 BHP, the turbocharged 1.7 Litre 16v Inline 4 diesel engine accelerates this Astra 1.7 CDTI 125 to 62 mph in 11.5 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 121 mph. Having a kerb weight of 1373 kg, it achieves 62.8 mpg on average and can travel 773 miles before requiring a refill of its 56 litre capacity fuel tank.

What BHP is a Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTI?

123 bhp

Power 123 bhp
Top Speed 122 mph
0-60 mph 10.7 secs
Torque 280 Nm, 206 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions 119 g/km

Who makes the 1.7 CDTi engine?

General Motors
It is a 1.7 L; 102.9 cu in (1,686 cc) Diesel inline-four engine originally designed by Isuzu but now owned by General Motors. The engine is used in Europe by GM’s Opel subsidiary and by Honda….

Circle L engine
Power output 65–130 PS (48–96 kW)
Torque output 130–300 N⋅m (96–221 lb⋅ft)

When should I change the timing belt on my Astra 1.7 CDTi?

The official line on when they should be replaced in 6 years or every 100,000 miles, whichever comes the soonest. Tensioner pulley and guide pulley are also recommended to be replaced.

How much oil does a Astra 1.7 CDTi take?

5,4 litres
The quantity needed to change the oil in your engine is 5,4 litres.

How much is tax on a Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi?


Annual Road Tax Six-monthly Road Tax
1.7 CDTi 16V Life (100ps) 5d (AC) £155.00 £85.25
1.7 CDTi Life (80ps) 5d £155.00 £85.25
1.7 CDTi Life (80ps) 5d (AC) £155.00 £85.25
1.4 Life 5d (11 Nov 2006 – 28 Feb 2010) £170.00 £93.50

What does CDTi mean on a Vauxhall Astra?

Common rail Diesel Turbo Injection
CDTi (Common rail Diesel Turbo Injection) is an acronym developed by Opel to denote turbo diesel engines with Common rail direct fuel injection system.