The world launch of 2016 Opel Astra and 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer is carried out in 66th International Frankfurt Motor Show. Opel Astra will be the future of compact class with design, technological features and efficient engines.
This new model is lighter, more economical and more comfortable; looks like 2016 Opel Astra will bring new standards in the compact class. While this new car is developed Monza Concept is used for inspiration. Monza concept was introduced in 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. 2016 Astra focus on effiency just like Monza Concept. You can see the difficulties in weight. 2016 model is 200 kg lighter than the previous models. This change is obtained by the new design and structure of car. With this new design more agile and comfortable driving comes together.
Engine of 2016 Opel Astra is renovated to focus on efficiency. New engine offers power among 95 hp- 200 hp. The completely new 1.4 ECOTEC turbo engine with direct injection will be used for the first time with this new model of Astra. The four-cylinder engine is producing 125 horsepower or the 150 horsepower. Torque value of car is 245 Nm. We can say that the car is environmental friendly. It consumes 4, 9 liters of fuel for every 100 km. Exhaust gas emission value is determined as 114 g / km of CO2.
The design of 2016 Opel Astra is as impressive as the engine features. Dual chrome grille and headlights give sportive and dynamic look to car. Opel Astra is 5 cm shorter than the previous model. With all this renovations aerodynamic properties are also improved.Â Car comes with 0,285 wind friction coefficient.
Cockpit is user-friendly and ergonomic. And it is also comfortable for rear passengers. Foot distance is raised to obtain comfortable journey for rear passengers. IntelliLink is used as information and entertainment system. This system can synchronize with Apple carplay and Android.
The driving safety is improved with new technologies. Opel-Eye front camera; Traffic Sign Recognition, Front Collision Warning and Lane Departure are the safety systems that help driver. Seats are new and have AGR certified; they are very comfortable and ergonomic.