1988 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 Merit

Lot: 356

Sold for (£): 583
Offered for sale is a 1.297L 1988 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 Merit manual that has been with the current owner for the last 30 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 90 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Smart, second-generation, one owner car with the Merit package...

  • Finished in Glacier White with a Grey Mosaic cloth interior
  • Incredibly, one owner from new with the original bill of sale and V5
  • Well cared for throughout its life and showing just over 100,000 miles
  • Maintained by a Vauxhall mechanic and comes with a good history file


Lot Details

Registration: F85 HMY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1988 Engine size: 1.297L
Make: Vauxhall Odometer reading (miles): 100480
Model: Astra 1.3 Merit MOT expiry: 2019-08-21
Warranted: No Chassis number: WOL000034JE217815

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 90 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


I have owned this car from new, it has always been garaged, it has never had any bodywork done and there are no dents or scrapes in the bodywork. For the last 25 years it has not been used during the winter


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


The inside is immaculate, the carpets have the original floor mats and the boot has a Vauxhall hatch boot liner. The seats show no visible wear with no cuts or tears


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


The car has been serviced most of it's life by a Vauxhall Mechanic and latterly by a private mechanic. Most of the miles were motorway miles.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


There is no crunching from the gears and the car drives smoothly. Mostly a motorway car in its youth.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


All good brakes and tyres etc have been replaced as required as well as front shock absorbers a few years ago


Minor: Major:


Everything in the car works and the original radio which was removed when the car was new is included in the sale

Vehicle History


The car has been serviced by a Vauxhall Mechanic privately most of its life and the bills are available as well as other work which has been done on the car

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history