Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra


Introducing the all-new Astra from Vauxhall. Ready and waiting for your test drive at our showroom in Colchester and Clacton.

Discover the all-new Astra for 2022. With its sharp, distinctive look, muscular style and striking new Vauxhall Vizor design, it’s got attitude. It’s a car you’ll want to drive, not just one you need. Visit Underwoods and choose the right model for you.

Click on the link below to see our latest Vauxhall Astra offers.


Learn more about the New Astra below or call your local Underwoods in Colchester or Clacton.


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Underwoods Garage (Tiptree) Ltd are committed to protecting and respecting any personal information you share with us in whatever format it is given. The policy below describes the type of information we may hold as well as with whom it may be shared. It also shows how you can manage the information we hold and how to contact us.

We will always give you the option not to receive marketing communications from us. We will never send you unsolicited “junk” emails or communications and we will never share your data with anyone else who might. We do not sell your information to third parties but we do work closely with selected partners who help us to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us. For example, WMS who provide insured products on our behalf.

The contents of this statement may change from time to time so you may wish to refer back to our policy that is published on our website to ensure that you are still happy to share your information with us.

This version of our Privacy Policy is live from 25th May 2018

What information do we collect?

Underwoods Garage (Tiptree) Ltd collect information about you and your vehicle when you engage with our web site, vehicle sales, authorised repairer, parts and body shop facilities. We only collect information, which is necessary, relevant and adequate for the purpose you are providing it for. The information we collect includes some or all of the following –

  • Personal information (first name, surname, address and date of birth)
  • Contact information (telephone number, email and social media tags)
  • Credit application information (time at address, previous address, current and previous employment and bank details)
  • Business information (job title, company contact details (as above), fleet size and type of business)
  • Digital information (IP address, GPS location where you have permitted this, internet browser and devices you are using, Cookie, Pixel, Beacon, the pages you visited and for how long on our website, the website address from which you accessed our website)
  • Voice recordings of calls made to and from our premises.
  • Live chat transcripts from our website.
  • Vehicle information (manufacturer and type of vehicle, registration number, VIN, service and MOT reminders, date of registration, security codes, mileage and warranty repair information)
  • The date and time you used our services.
  • Details of any transaction between you and us.
  • Any information within correspondence you send to us.
  • How do we use your information?
Underwoods Garage (Tiptree) Ltd will only process your information that is necessary for the purpose for which it has been collected. You will always have the option not to receive communications from us (and you can withdraw your consent or object at any time). We will never send you unsolicited ‘junk’ communications or share your personal information with anyone else who might.

There are various ways in which we may use or process your personal information, as listed these below.


  • Contact you regarding your vehicles MOT and annual service due dates.
  • Contact you from time to time about promotions, events, products, services or information which we think may be of interest to you.
  • To share your personal information with our selected and recommended third party partners so that they can contact you with information about their products and services (we will of course give you the details of these third parties before you give your permission for us to send your information to them).
You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us –

By Post The Data Protection Officer, Underwoods Garage, Scotts Corner, Ipswich Road, Colchester. CO4 9HS


Or by using the unsubscribe option included in all emails we send you.

Contractual performance

We may use and process your personal information where this is necessary to perform a contract with you and to complete your orders, purchases, information requests made to us by you and other transactions entered into with us (or one of our selected partners).

Legitimate interests

We may use and process your personal information as set out below where it is necessary for us to carry out activities for which it is in our legitimate interests as a business to do so.

Processing necessary for us to support customers with sales and other enquiries

  1. To respond to correspondence you send to us and fulfil the requests you make to us (for example: test drives, service requests, brochure requests or information about specific vehicles)
  2. To provide vehicle support and services (for example warranty services);
  3. Processing necessary for us to respond to understanding customers and drivers’ needs
  4. To analyze, evaluate and improve our products and services so that your visit and use of our website, applications, and dealerships are more useful and enjoyable (we will generally use data amalgamated from many people so that it does not identify you personally); to provide service, maintenance and warranty information and reminders, unless you object.
  5. To undertake market analysis and research (including contacting you with customer surveys) so that we can better understand you as a customer and provide tailored offers, products and services that we think you will be interested in. We will only send marketing communications to you if you have provided your consent for us to do so or which we have obtained in the ways mentioned in the paragraphs above;
  6. Processing necessary for us to promote our business, brands and products and measure the reach and effectiveness of our campaigns
  7. To send you marketing information from time to time after you have purchased a product or service from us or made a purchasing enquiry, closed your browser with items in your shopping basket or requested a test drive, brochure or other information of interest. We will only contact you with information about our own products and services (and in ways the law allows), which we hope you will like. You have the right to object to us sending you this information at any time.
  8. To contact you from time to time with marketing information (unless you object) if you have expressly indicated to us that you are acting on behalf of a business or an online or public business directory. In relation to any such information we send by email or SMS, we will include an option allowing you to object to receiving future messages by unsubscribing.
  9. To contact you with targeted advertising delivered online through social media and other platforms operated by other companies, unless you object. You may receive advertising based on information about you that we have provided to the platform or because, at our request, the platform has identified you as having similar attributes to the individuals whose details it has received from us. To find out more, please refer to the information provided in the help pages of the platforms on which you receive advertising from us.
  10. To identify and record when you have received, opened or engaged with our website or electronic communications (please see our Cookie Policy for more information).
  11. To administer competitions and promotions that you enter with us from time to time and to distribute prizes.
  12. Processing necessary for us to operate the administrative and technical aspects of our business efficiently and effectively.
  13. To verify the accuracy of information that we hold about you and create a better understanding of you as a customer.
  14. To inform you of updates to our terms and conditions and policies.
Legal obligation

We may process your personal information to comply with our legal requirements (for example to register your car with the DVLA).

Watch this video to learn all about the New Vauxhall Astra

All-new Astra 

With a sporty confident stance, a new uncluttered interior and state-of-the-art technology throughout. The New Astra is here giving you you brilliant handling, high-speed stability, superb safety standards. Plus the latest advanced and drive-assistance technology. It’s all here.


The future of driving

Other cars have everyday grilles. The All-new Astra has the forward-looking signature Vizor. This striking panel is pure form-follows-function design. Sleekly integrating front-end devices, sensors and functions into a single sweep. And its taut surfaces give a sporty confident stance. All-new Astra - the future is here. 

Outstanding interior

Step inside and discover the new and improved digitally-detoxed Pure Panel® that streamlines driver information. Relax in Ergonomic Active Front Seats11 with ventilation and massage function. Enjoy the space, technology and uncluttered comfort, thanks to state-of-the-art connectivity. 

Brilliant from every angle

Pure design, clean lines, perfect balance. The  All-new Astra ticks every detail. Its precise proportions follow a compass principle - even the high-mounted energy-saving rear LED lights perfectly harmonise with the look. And you can add your own personal style with a choice of sleek white or black accent roof.

Roll with the best

Maximize your individuality. Choose new Astra's special lightweight alloy wheels. Available in a range of bold and pure style options, they add your own sporty look.


Intellilux® Pixel Lights

The Astra features the latest IntelliLux® Pixel lights, a leap forward in headlight technology that radically improves visibility. And its permanent glare-free high beams automatically adjust to avoid dazzling oncoming drivers. Brilliant. 

Extended head-up display

Science fact, not science fiction. The Extended Head-Up Display (E-HUD) projects essential information directly onto the windscreen, comfortably within the driver's field of vision. There’s more. This latest generation E-HUD technology can be set to show different pages linked to the Instrument Panel, including pop-up alerts, incoming call and media information.

Intelli-drive 1.0

This system combines three of the All-new Astra’s most technologically advanced features to give you command and control of your journey. Intelli-Drive 1.0 integrates Lane Positioning Assist (LPA), which gently corrects steering to help you stay between the lanes. Plus Lane Change Assist lets you know if another vehicle is quickly approaching you from behind or driving into your blind spot. And Rear Cross Traffic Alert warns you of anything approaching while you’re reversing from as far as 40 meters away. 


Great all round view. The Intelli-Vision activates automatically when you put the All-new Astra into reverse (or on-demand) and uses four cameras placed around the car. Switch between cameras to see any approaching cross-traffic and make parking in the snuggest spot a breeze. 

Intelli-Drive 2.0

Intelli-Drive 2.012 is our most advanced assistance technologies working together to make the new Astra the safest and most relaxing driving experience we’ve ever built.  The system integrates multiple features, including Curve Speed Adaptation (CSA) which calculates and adapts Astra’s acceleration during high-speed bends. Advanced Intelligent Speed Adaptation (A-ISA) monitors road signs and offers to slow down or speed up accordingly - it even compensates for weather conditions. And Semi-Automated Lane Change (SALC) detects when you’re switching lanes and can steer for you. 

Keyless entry and start

The All-new Astra’s Keyless Entry & Start, paired with smart door handles, means you don’t have to break stride when starting a new journey. Simply slide in, press start and go. 


Ergonomic active seats

The All-new Astra's Ergonomic Active Seats1 bear the AGR2 (Campaign for Healthier Backs) seal of quality. They have adjustable head-rests, electronically-adjustable lumbar support, and extendable thigh support. Incredibly comfortable, they help provide a healthy posture for long-term driver and passenger wellbeing. Ah, that’s better.

Warming features

Defrost and defog quickly with a ThermaTec® Heated Windscreen3. Get comfy with heated front3 and even outer-rear seats3.  And a heated steering wheel3 gives you a warm grip on cold mornings.

Panoramic sunroof

Bright and airy driving. The panoramic sunroof3 floods the interior with light and can be vented or opened all the way. 


Intelli-Air is a new high-efficiency air filter, which helps keep the cabin´s air quality fresh and clean. And it gives you info on the air quality, too. 



Take your boldest beats or chilled tunes on the road. The new fully-digital Pure Panel® has a 10˝ instrument cluster and 10˝ centre touchscreen that wirelessly integrates your smartphone via Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ . The new user interface can be fully personalised with individual profile management including driver recognition.

You also get Connect services emergency and breakdown call plus automatic updates over-the-air.  The Multimedia system include features like AM/FM/DAB+ radio, Bluetooth® audio streaming and dual USB-C ports for great sounds wherever you go.

Wireless charging

Say goodbye to tangled wires. Charge your compatible devices using the integrated wireless charger8. Rapid-movement detection prevents wireless overload damage to your device's battery when you’re driving over bumpy roads and tracks.

Connect services

Smart technology systems and related services4 offer connectivity and innovative services to keep you safe and ensure a good trip.

Peace of Mind: the emergency and breakdown call5, Vehicle Status and Information give you mileage, fuel levels or maintenance alerts - so you’re in the know.

Convenience: The e-Remote Control service6 checks battery level, charge management and air-condition settings via the myVauxhall app.

Drive Smart: relax when you travel thanks to Connected Navigation Pack Plus7 and Trip and Drive Management service.


The state-of-the-art navigation system is packed with services. Like online traffic, parking information, POI search and weather updates9. Route guidance is shown on the Extended Head-Up Display (E-HUD)3, instrument cluster or centre touchscreen, whichever you prefer. The smart system will even follow your voice commands with the wake-up word of "Hey !". Connected navigation services include map updates and there’s an 8-speaker HiFi system3.Send your destination to the car with your smartphone and the myVauxhall app or get last-mile guidance to complete your route from wherever you park. 


Next-Gen Engines

The All-new Astra has been engineered around a whole new platform for agility, drive ability and comfort. Take your pick from a range of technologically enhanced turbo-charged powertrains. All are smooth, reliable and have low running costs & low CO2 levels.

Options include responsive 1.2 petrol or and high-efficiency 1.5 diesel, both delivering up to 130hp and with stop/start features.


Dynamic yet economical transmissions. Both diesel and petrol engines come with a precision-engineered six-speed manual transmission or exceptionally smooth 8-speed automatic. 

Hybrid driving range

Choose the Driving Mode10 that suits your journey, road conditions and mood. NORMAL balances range and power, while ECO optimizes efficiency. For full-out fun, just hit SPORT to make every drive a thrill.

All-New Astra HYBRID-e

Our all-new Astra comes in a plug-in hybrid.

Make your mark in the new Astra Hybrid - the first compact plug-in hybrid from Vauxhall. It’s kitted out with class-leading technology like the next-gen fully digital Pure Panel. Giving a digitally-detoxed space focused around the driver, so you can drive your way.

High Energy Hybrid

Experience innovative power. At the heart of the All-new Astra HYBRID-e is a high-voltage 12.4kw capacity battery. Lightweight yet energy-dense, it drives the electric motor. Select Hybrid or Pure Electric Mode. And the battery supports the Astra HYBRID-e’s low centre of gravity for outstanding driving dynamics.

Performance without Compromise

Get performance and efficiency, without compromise. The responsive 1.6 Turbo petrol engine delivers 180PS, working in harmony with an 81kw electric motor.

Dynamically Different

Range, power, efficiency and instant acceleration. The All-new Astra HYBRID-e gives you everything you need. Plug-in Hybrid technology maximises power and performance. And the smooth Efficient Automatic Transmission 8-speed (EAT8) delivers 320Nm of chunky torque. 

Ready for anything

The all-new Astra has three powerful driving modes to match your journey, road conditions and mood. HYBRID balances range and power. Electric delivers zero CO2 emissions and complete silence. And for full-out fun, just hit SPORT to make every drive a thrill. 

Keep going further

This is smart. The All-new Astra HYBRID-e uses the iBooster energy-recovering system. It recaptures power normally lost while braking and decelerating. And  iBooster not only uses energy generated when you brake, it also kicks in when the Astra HYBRID-e is coasting. Even smarter. 

Smart driving

The All-new Astra HYBRID-e’s Vehicle Data Monitoring systems keep you in the know and in command. Providing an intuitive overview of driving conditions and energy consumption.  All streamed to the Pure Panel® display cluster in a stylishly simple, digitally-detoxed flow.