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New engine for revised Astra range

VAUXHALL has introduced a revised Astra line-up featuring a new turbodiesel engine, new models and extra equipment as standard. Prices rise by between £100 and £300, although certain models are reduced in price, including the CDX 1.8i 5-dr which falls by £485.

A new 1.7-litre DTi 16v direct injection turbodiesel engine producing 74bhp and a combined economy figure of 58.9mpg replaces the previous 1.7-litre turbodiesel unit and two new sports models have been introduced - a 1.8 SXi and 1.8 SRi.

On-the-road prices include Envoy 1.6i 3-dr - £12,095; SXi 1.6i 3-dr- £13,295; LS 1.7DTi 5-dr -£14,045; Club 1.6i 16v 5-dr - £13,295; CD 1.8i 5-dr - £14,495; CDX 1.8i 5-dr - £15,995. Ford's Focus ranges from £13,000 to £15,500 on-the-road.

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