It’s not ‘designation of origin’ saloon, but is fully prepared to fight and “dueling” with smaller sedan market as the VW Jetta or the new Seat Toledo and Skoda Rapid. And it has reached the fourth body for the Opel Astra, is now Opel Astra Sedan.
Taking a look back somewhat from that in 2010 reached the fourth generation of the compact German Opel has expanded the range derived from that, first with the family Astra Sports Tourer, then with the GTC coupe sports and is now the turn of this saloon at hand, which will reach dealerships in October 2012.
In the previous generation Astra also existed a sedan body, on which the new model grows more than 2 centimeters for its length set to 4.66 m, resulting in a trunk of 460 liters, 30 liters less than before. The shape of the Astra sedan four door exudes elegance and sportiness. If the Opel Insignia boasts one of the finest sedans in its segment, the largest of the Astra has a good starting point in this regard: stylized lines, fall of roof from the C-pillar and side nerve through the door handles.
As for equipment, the new Astra sedan will benefit from all the technologies in safety and comfort Opel is including in its latest models, the adaptive FlexRide chassis, the rear rack FlexFix or adaptive bi-xenon headlamps AFL lighting.
Currently there has been talk of prices, although it is said that you can make reservations with a pitch that will have a range of engines that will gradually grow up to four petrol engines (100 to 180 hp) and three diesel (95-130 hp), with possibility of manual and six-speed automatic, as there will be a low-power version EcoFlex will spend on average 3.7 l/100 km (equivalent to 99 g/km CO2).