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Forum: Astra General 04-26-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

These "rated" figures are too optimistic and have nothing to do with real life.
That's why real experience is so valuable.
Thanks a lot to all who answered!
Forum: Astra General 04-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

I would not trust those figures like 5l for corolla. Real people never got better than 7l on highway. Mine gets 8l.
And true, speed is a big factor for all cars, perhaps especially so for hatchbacks...
Forum: Astra General 04-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

You guys should not complain. Just cross the border and fill up for about dollar a litre. :)
Forum: Astra General 04-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

Isn't it the case with every car? Cold starts in winter eat lots of gas. My old corolla(392K and counting) consumes 8-8.5l in summer and 9.5-10 this terrible winter (mostly highway)!
Yours doing...
Forum: Astra General 04-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

I have read some reviews ar Edmunds, and there are very different experiences. Apparently, there are some lemons, but most people mentioned good fuel economy, 30mpg or better (8litres or less per...
Forum: Astra General 04-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
Re: How about gas mileage?

Fusion has a choice of 4 engines: 2.5l, 2.0, 1.6 and 1.5.
Which one you're referring to?
Let's not forget, these Astras are already 6+ years old. My old Corolla with 1.8l also sucks on gas mileage:...
Forum: Astra General 04-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By CreepyD
Re: Caliper repair kits canada!!

Where did you find that $90 shipping?
Many e-bay sellers now charge reasonable shipping and canadian taxes upfront. Another option - pick up in US, if you live close to the border.
Also try...
Forum: Astra General 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By CreepyD
How about gas mileage?

I am currently contemplating the purchase of 2008-2009 Saturn Astra and would like to know its real-word fuel economy.
So, lucky Astra owners, please post your mpg here, city and/or highway.
Thanks!
Forum: Astra General 04-11-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 61,547
Posted By CreepyD
Re: Saturn ASTRA reliability (please sign up if you own one)

I am currently contemplating the purchase of 2008-2009 Astra and stumbled upon this forum.
So, you lucky owners of Astra, any regrets? Would you buy this model again?
I like how this car looks...
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