2016 Opel Astra Redesign, Release and Changes

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2016 Opel Astra Changes

If you are looking for a new car that’s powerful and looks great then you might give the Opel Astra 2016 a look over. The 2016 Opel Astra K is a smaller car that packs a big punch. The previous versions of this car model has been reliable and perfect for anyone to drive, but also popular with those who like a sleek box style models with a sports car like feel. It’s also really fast so it works for those who like a lot of power in their cars as well.

When many brands are thinking about launching their best models in 2016, Opel could not stop itself to launch the 2016 Opel Astra with some big updates. It will be a hatchback and spearhead the Holden’s upcoming assault on vital small models class having lighter and smaller size. Key features of it are turbocharged three cylinders engine with a quicker VXR with a five door design. Opel’s Astra had made its debut in 1991. The new future Astra is planned to be run in the roads of Europe during 2015. This will sit upon a modified and improved version of current model Delta II concept platform before this generation. After this, it will switch to General motor created new modular designed architecture which will be introduced later.

Three values are decisive for the new Astra efficiency, innovation and dynamic performance, said Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl Thomas Neumann. Our engineers developed it from the proverbial white sheet of paper. The new Astra is up to 200 kilograms lighter than its predecessor and its athletic design makes this outwardly visible. Its dimensions are smaller but both spaciousness and comfort have been increased considerably. Under the hood the Astra will only feature engines of the latest generation. Numerous technologies and assistance systems from higher segments increase the comfort and safety of the Astra passengers, with our personal connectivity and service assistant Opel OnStar, ultra-modern phone integration and the ground-breaking new adaptive full-LED matrix light IntelliLux leading the way.

2016 Opel Astra price

2016 Opel Astra Price

Pricing for the new 2016 Opel Astra has been set at $26,120 – $35,670 based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the 2016 Opel Astra we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.

2016 Opel Astra Release Date

Following the recent return of the current Astra GTC and VXR to Holden showrooms, an Australian version of the new bread and butter could also be on the cards, and if it were to be sold as a Holden it would likely share showroom space with the next-generation Cruze, a car which occupies a very similar space in the small car segment.

We weren’t meant to see the new Opel Astra until the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September but following a leak earlier today the European arm of General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has revealed the car in full. Right now we only have a look at the regular five-door hatchback but new versions of additional Astra variants such as the Sedan, Sports Tourer wagon and three-door GTC are also in the pipeline.

2016 Opel Astra Interior

2016 Opel Astra Specs

The 2016 Astra will be a bit smaller as compared to current version. VW’s Golf is the smallest compact car. Comparing to it, Astra will be longer. It is difficult to understand why one would want a longer car of this class. Small cars will be more fuel efficient, easy to park and drive and many more facilities will be there.

Although the overall design of this new Opel Astra 2016 will retain from its current model, some rumors mentioned that there will be improvement a for its dimension. Through this rumor, this new Astra edition by Opel seems to have larger and bigger dimension compared to its predecessor. However, rumors also mentioned that some parts such as rear and front bumpers will get restyled to be sportier in look for making its exterior looks fresher.

The consequence of the enlargement dimension for its bodywork will not make it looks slightly huger outside, but, it may also able to increase the capacity and spacious feel of its cabin. Well, the enlargement bodywork of this new Opel Astra 2016 cannot be denied to be able in improving the nuance inside to be better. In addition, some features and technologies inside will be upgraded for ensuring your best driving experience inside of the cabin on this new Astra edition by Opel.

Consisting of 16 LED segments eight on each side of the vehicle – the new LED matrix system automatically and constantly adapts the length and distribution of the light beam to every traffic situation. In the process, it works with the Opel Eye front camera. As soon as the vehicle exits urban areas, the high-beam lighting is automatically switched on and it always remains on. At driving speeds of 80 km/h, drivers detect objects at the side of the road around 30 to 40 meters sooner than with conventional halogen or xenon low beam lighting. This gives them around 1.5 seconds more time to react. Dazzling other road users is also not a problem. When the camera detects light sources from oncoming or preceding traffic, individual LEDs in the relevant zone are deactivated, simply “cutting out” the area around the vehicles. The rest of the road and its surroundings remain brightly illuminated. With this degree of precision and adaptation, LED matrix light elevates lighting technology to the next level.

Apart from Opel OnStar and IntelliLux LED, future Astra owners can look forward to a string of further safety, driver assistance and comfort systems – many of which are unrivalled in this segment. The Traffic Sign Assistant and the Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning along with Following Distance Indication and the Forward Collision Alert with Collision Imminent Braking not only make driving the new Astra more comfortable but also safer. Cruise control with speed limiter ensures that the speed is always within the legal boundaries. Advanced Park Assist increases comfort and can park the car automatically at the push of a button. The rear view camera is activated once reverse gear is selected. And Side Blind Spot Alert recognizes obstacles within a 3-meter radius on either side and behind the car that are hidden from the driver’s vision.

The design of the new Astra also depicts efficiency and once again the Monza Concept was the role model. The evolution of the Opel design philosophy ‘Sculptural Artistry meets German Precision’ ensures that the new Astra catches the eye with a lighter, more athletic appearance instead of a muscular look. The Opel Blitz in the center of the chrome bar on the grill and the characteristic ‘blade’ raising towards the rear make the new Astra immediately recognizable as a member of the Opel Family. The front headlamps melt into the radiator grille to form a graphic unity. The most significant design cue is the divided C-pillar, creating the impression of a floating roof. The interplay of light and shadow is emphasized by the horizontal crossbar above the brand logo linking the rear lights. The Astra does not just look smaller – it is smaller. With a total length of 4.37 meters it is almost five centimeters shorter than its predecessor. With a height of 1.46 meters it is also 2.6 centimeters smaller. The dimensions obviously have an impact on aerodynamics and efficiency with the new Astra boasting a drag coefficient below 0.30.

2016 Opel Astra Concept

2016 Opel Astra Engine

Though the official announcement is yet to take place, still it is expected that the 2016 Opel Astra will have 1.0 liter, three cylinders based engine having at least two separated forms. These forms have 66 kW and 85 kW powers. Both engines will produce 166 Nm amounts of torque which is enough to produce around 1800 rpm to 4700 rpm. There are also plans to make 1.2 liter, 1.4 liter and 1.6 liter  turbocharged engines. However, currently 1.0 liter is a sure shot option available having manual gearbox and later it may be converted to automatic transmission. It will sprint 0-100 km/h in 6 seconds.

The 1.6 CDTI with a wide range of outputs starting at 70 kW/95 hp covers the diesel offer whereas the 1.0 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo (77 kW/105 hp) is the base level gasoline engines. The highlight in the Astra engine portfolio is the all-new 1.4 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo, a four-cylinder unit from the same family as the smaller but nonetheless powerful one-liter, three-cylinder engine. The all-aluminum engine will make its debut with 107 kW/145 hp. It impresses with dynamic responsiveness and high performance while curbing fuel consumption. The engine delivers maximum torque of up to 250 Nm very early. Maximum power is available between 1,800 and 4,000 rpm – perfect conditions for driving pleasure in combination with efficiency. Based on its construction, the new 1.4 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo also adds less weight to the car. The aluminum engine block alone weighs ten kilograms less than the forged steel block of the current 1.4-liter turbo.

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