How does the Vauxhall Astra VXR fare against its rivals? 0

The Vauxhall Astra VXR is superb vehicle with a great deal of style, power and aggression. The speedy hatchback segment is one of the most fiercely contested in the UK car market. So how will the VXR cope against rivals, who themselves are looking to make a huge impact this year.

Compared to rivals, many experts believe that the Vauxhall hot hatchback simply has not thrived as well as it should have this year. Many believe that the car’s rivals offer a drive that has a lot more fun. The car is extremely fast and stylish but owners will not drive the car just for the sake of having fun, according to some.

The Vauxhall Astra VXR has quite a high price tag, with the vehicle costing £26,995. That is quite an expensive price for such a vehicle but the car does come with a huge reputation. There many VXR fans out there who would be more than willing to pay such an amount.

That price also represents perhaps the cheapest of all possible choices. A downside if the expensive fuel bills on top of other running costs. Insurance costs are said to be quite high. Major rivals include the RenaultSport Megane, the Ford Focus ST and the Volkswagen Scirocco R.

All of these high powered hatchbacks have something special to offer. The Volkswagen Scirocco R is an upmarket type of hot hatchback, costing £5,000 plus more than the VXR.

The car combines a great deal of style, power and spectacular looks. There is a great deal of options available with the car being extremely versatile. It comes with a DSG twin clutch gearbox too. The car is certain to produce a great deal of fun for any owner. The Renaultsport Megane 265 is designed to deliver an almighty exciting driving experience.

The Cup chassis which comes as standards has been highlighted by a number of reviews. It could prove to be the decisive factor for many purchases. Out of all vehicles mentioned here, the Renault Megane is certainly the best and most fun to drive out of all of it’s rivals. The inside contains a great deal of room, making it a practical day to day car at the same time. In our opinion the RenaultSport Megane beats the Vauxhall VXR and the rest hands down.