posted 4 years ago

Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer in high demand

The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is in high demand producing record line rates at the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant

The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is in high demand producing record line rates at the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant. Plant Director Tony Francavilla said "we are proud of Ellesmere Port's outstanding results building cars and vans to great quality standards whilst satisfying high customer demand. I am very thankful for our workforce's continuous dedication and we are all looking forward to another successful year."

Ninety one percent of Sports Tourer were exported to mainland Europe and beyond in 2011 with 50,153 Sports Tourers sold in Germany. The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer is practical and offers vast loadspace.

The Vauxhall Sports Tourer range comprises four trim levels the ES, Exclusiv, SE ecoFLEX and SRi, but adds a variety of standard and optional equipment, including FlexFold, which allows each section of the 60:40 split-fold rear seatbacks to be lowered at the press of a button housed in the walls of the cargo compartment. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, curtain airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESP), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), an aux in socket and Active Safety Front Head Restraints.