2016 Opel Astra - changes, interior, exterior, specifitions
In the Frankfurt Motor Show which took place in the autumn of the current year the new generation of Opel Astra was presented. Looking at the photo, it can be concluded that the new 2016 Opel Astra became more attractive than the predecessor which was so popular. Design has become a dynamic and at the same time elegant. The novelty of 2016 will be released in various body styles: 5-door and 3-door hatchbacks, sedan and station wagon.
Exterior of new 2016 Opel Astra remained is quite recognized, but the design of the exterior was completely remade. The car got a new lighting engineering and a bumper, an original front grille and unusual registration of a back rack with effect of the soaring roof. Salon of 2016 Opel Astra underwent more cardinal revision. Here is a completely new front panel, other steering wheel and dashboard, along with a center console has finally disappeared, buttons scattering which was replaced by the big display of information and entertaining IntelliLink system which supports at the same time both Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
The base for the new generation will provide a completely new architecture D2XX. The same architecture is inherited to models Cruze II from the company Chevrolet. Due to this, the weight of will decrease by approximately 1 quintal compared with the version of Astra J. The base engine for the new generation Astra is 3-cylinder turbocharged SIDI Ecotec. Its volume is 1 liter, and power - 115 horsepower. This power unit was borrowed from the new Corsa E. Also in the line of engines can be expected: CDTI turbo diesel 1.6 liter (95-136 capacity will be "horses"); gasoline engines with the turbine. Among them - the power unit at 200 horsepower (this engine is equipped with a "hot" Astra GTC).