Holden Astra ReviewHolden Astra Review

While conducting research about the 2016 model of the Holden Astra, a dramatic story unfolded about a company that changed, adapted, innovated and manufactured Holden vehicles and has done so as subsidy of General Motors (Chevrolet) for 70 years. Holden vehicles have been the top brand of car for Australia ever since. GM Holden Ltd was one of General Motors best investments. Using Holden innovation, Chevy cars have used many of the precision features produced originally for Holden drives. Rugged has gone the way of luxury when it comes to the new Holden Astra model. Here are many of the exciting features the 2016 Astra model has to offer. As the Holden website teaser suggest, “Be prepared to be thrilled.”

Holden Astra Review

After its 7 year absence the Astra has come back looking to bring a new definition of sleek to all drivers. Although switching to a more fuel efficient engine, the Astra will be Australia’s new vehicle that will aim to sway the car buyers who are interested in comfort. The 5-door, 4 doors and a hatchback by Holden. Holden Auto direct involvement with the development of the new Astra that is is made with Australians in mind. There are preferences and conditions that only Australian drivers require. When it comes to comfort and stability, the Holden Astra will be a car that will suit drivers of many nations.

At 437 cm long, the new Astra is 50 cm shorter than the original versions, yet this slight difference translates to extra legroom in the rear seat compartment. The overall height of the vehicle decreased slightly, but reviews state that there is still an average amount of headroom for the people seated in the back. The rear compartment is a bench seat and the upholstery can be upgraded with different packages. Four adults could comfortably ride in the Holden Astra and the fifth person will still say, “Thanks for the ride.”

For further information about the all-new Holden Astra look for the virtual tour on Holden Motors site. There is much praise for the sleek and creative 5-door hatchback sedan. Not every country has its own car brand, Australia does GM Holden Ltd.

Features are based on GTC model:

  • Engine and Transmission
  • 1.6 litre Direct Injection Turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Design
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Anti-lock Braking System
  • Traction Control
  • 18” alloy wheels
  • Technology
  • MyLink information/entertainment infotainment system
  • 7” Colour display screen
  • Bluetooth phone and audio
  • adaptive LED matrix headlights
  • Safety
  • Received 5-Star ANCAP Rating
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Equipped with 6 airbags
  • Fuel Economy
  • 6.9L/100km