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All-new Holden Astra goes on sale in Australia


Designed and engineered in Germany, the all-new Holden Astra is all ready to hit the dealerships in Australia thereby adding yet not another feather in General Motors’ crown.

The all-new Holden Astra features excellent driving dynamics, sophisticated design and cutting-edge technology all the while sticking to its roots. Thanks to the advanced engineering, the new Astra packs a lightweight architecture that reduces the overall weight of the car by up to 160kg when compared to its predecessor.

Buyers will have an option to chose from an all-aluminium 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine or a sporty 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine+. The new Astra features Electronic Stability Control and Traction Control systems that offer a nimble, responsive and efficient driving experience. While performance is key, safety is equally important and for the purpose the new Astra features Advanced Park Assist and Automatic Emergency Braking on RS and RS-V models, while a rear-view camera is available as standard across the range.

The new Astra also features latest Holden infotainment systems, complete with phone projection technology through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, are available in a wide selection of vehicles across the range.

Some of the features of Holden Astra R include 1.4-litre turbo ECOTEC engine; 6 airbags; Hill Start Assist; Multi-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels; Sports styling: front and rear sports fascia; Rear view camera; Rear Park Assist;
Cruise control and speed limiter; Holden MyLink Infotainment System with 7-inch high-resolution colour touch-screen display; and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone projection among other features.

The Astra RS features 1.6-litre turbo ECOTEC engine; Sports 5-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels; Passive Entry and Push-button start; Leather steering wheel; Heated wing mirrors; advanced park assist (auto parallel and perpendicular reverse park); Front park assist; Holden Eye forward facing camera; Automatic Emergency Braking; Lane Keep Assist; Forward Distance Indicator; Forward Collision Alert with Head-Up Warning; Blind Spot Alert; and Rain sensing wipers.

The RS-V variant packs type R features as well as other things such as Two-tone 18-inch alloy wheels; LED tail lamps; Remote start; Heated leather appointed sports seats; Heated steering wheel; Holden MyLink Infotainment System with 8-inch high-resolution colour touch-screen display; Satellite Navigation with full colour mapping with live traffic updates, traffic management control and points of interest; and Colour digital instrument display among other features.

The all-new Astra goes on sale December 1 at Holden dealers nationwide.