The story of upcoming 2021 Opel Astra need to start with the drive units. The reason is obvious, most changes are right here. Generally speaking, this edition has set itself the goal of reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Only after this comes a restylized appearance and never lower coefficient of air resistance.
All engine in petrol line are 1.2 L and 1.4 L with three cylinders and meet EURO 6 D-TEMP standard. First mentioned 1.2 L can provide 3 output power ( 110, 130 and 145 horses). CO2 emission is 99 g/km. Transmission is six speed manual. Fuel consumption is 4.4 liters per 100 km. It’s torque are 195 N/m for 110 horses version and 225 N/m for 130 and 145 horses version.
Strongest 1.4 L provide 145 horses and 236 N/m with automatic CVT transmission. Fuel consumption is 5.0 liters per 100 km. CO2 emission is 112 g/km.
The diesel line gets a replacement for the 1.6 L 4 cylinder in form of 1.5 L. Speaking about engine with output of 107 and 122 horses. Whatever the choice of strength engine are paired to manual transmission with CO2 emission of 95 g/km. A more powerful version has an optional nine speed automatic transmission. Fuel consumption is 3.8 liters per 100 km.
2021 Opel Astra Exterior and Interior
There are the least changes on the outside. It is best to say that they are not visible to the eye. However, they are in the form of bumpers and front masks that have been very slightly modified. They are significant because they have reduced air resistance to 0.25 (Sports Tourer) and 0.26 hatchback version.
- Length 4,370 mm
- Width 1,800 mm
- Height 1,480 mm
- Wheelbase 2,660 mm
The interior of the cabin resembles Insignia. That can’t be bad news. Digital instrument panel with 8 inches touchscreen look great. Many buttons at your fingertips make it easy to operate and the most powerful equipment package possible Bose sound system and cordless phone charger.
Price and Release Date
Opel has chosen the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show as a promotion venue. Changes were needed because this model is the best-selling in Opel line after Corsa. The start of sales should start in the beginning of winter first of all in the domestic market. By spring, sales will be in all markets. The expected price is around € 20,000 for the base model.