Opel Astra 2016 specs, news, interior
The Opel Astra is basically a small family car which is being manufactured since 2009. The upcoming version of this car, Opel Astra 2016 will be coming with advanced quality. Apart from excellent quality, this car will be having a better appearance, as compared to previous model. Overall, you will be seeing a much better vehicle with this 2017 model.
Opel Astra 2016: Redesign Exterior and Interior
In response to new models of C segment, this vehicle will present a new presentation and shall have a modern look. Both exterior and interior will be redesigned. This vehicle will be available in as much as eleven different colors. It will be having 16 inch alloy wheels. Since this vehicle will be based in general Motors redesigned D2XX platform, the concept shall remain faithful to Monza concept from 2013. Use of lighter weight will reduce its weight, rumored to be about 100 pounds less. Exterior features of Opera Astra 2016 include sporty lines and lamps, which are redesigned.
When it comes to interior, the cabin of Opel Astra 2016 will be more spacious, thanks to higher body. Fine materials will be used in the entire interior. It will be coming with a touchscreen having navigation and entertainment controls. Tire pressure monitoring, blind spot assistance, departure warning, forward collision alert, air conditioning and cruise control are amongst other interior features. All of these exterior and interior features are part of standard equipment.
If one wants more features, they are allowed to add other features such as daytime running lights, fog lights and even larger wheels. The GTC version of Opel Astra 2016 will be one of the sportiest one. This version will be featuring lower sports suspension, large panoramic touchscreen and sporty seats. This car will also be coming with a 5 door hatchback along with other variants.
Opel Astra 2016: Engine Specs
There will be a newly developed six speed manual gearbox under the hood of Opel Astra 2016. This will be matched with diesel and gasoline engine. Most sought one will be a 1.6 liter CDTI engine having capability of producing 110 to 136 HP and torque ranging from 220 to 236 lb ft. Stronger versions of Opera Astra 2016 will be having a turbo 1.6 liter SIDI engine capable of producing almost 200 HP.
Most powerful version will be OPC model, with 2 liter turbo engine capable of producing 284 HP and a maximum torque of 295 lb ft. When it comes to transmission, there will be a manual transmission with six gears. There will also be the availability of automatic transmission, having same number of gear.
Opel Astra 2016: Release Date and Price
Announcement has been made from the company that Opel Astra 2016 will be reaching market in second half of this year. However, exact date is not yet announced. Hatchback will be the first to reach market, just as expected. Other models will soon follow after that. Similarly, there are no exact details regarding price of this vehicle yet. Pricing shall start at around $ 26 500 for the base model.