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Old 09-19-2019, 07:45 AM   #15
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1999 SL2
2001 SL1
Default Re: Problem areas to look for when buying an Astra

Well I couldn't do it. Too many unknowns. I ended up buying a 2012 Ford Focus SEL with manual transmission. It's optioned up pretty well and so far I'm pretty happy with it.

I did look at a few other Astra's but I couldn't get the price down to where I thought it should be to take the risk on one.

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1999 SL2 MT (287,130 km @ 10/2019)
2012 Ford Focus SEL HB MT
2011 Suburban LT

Past Saturns
2001 SL1 MT (438,500 km 11y)
1993 SW2 AT (10y)
2001 LW200 MT (3.5y)
1992 SL2 MT (5y)

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