Opel Astra 2020.

Opel Astra 2020

Opel Astra 2020.

Opel Astra 2020: a city car in a modern technical and design embodiment.
Experts call the reason for the fall in demand for practical and functional Opel cars a morally obsolete body design and incomplete compliance with modern standards of technical equipment. The situation initiated accelerated restyling of the Astra series models, as a result of which the Opel Astra 2020 model replenished the company’s assortment.

In the new generation, the car in the “hatchback” and “wagon” versions received a modern body design, and the driver and passengers were offered higher parameters of road comfort.
A number of upgrades in the configuration of the engine series have been implemented. In tandem with gasoline and diesel powertrains, a multi-range automated transmission is promised.

Opel Astra 2020


In photos and videos, the new model of the Astra 2020 model looks spectacular even against the background of its more expensive and prestigious classmates. Designers managed to combine in the appearance of the novelty the features of the corporate opelevsky style and new developments in the field of bodywork.
In the front view, the Opel Astra 2020 shows:

smoothed sports reliefs of the front;

the minimum difference in the angles of inclination of the frontal glazing and the wide, massive hood;

the upper part of the front end attracts attention with the design of the trapezoidal radiator grille and the configuration of the augmented DRL units of the headlights.

Elements of sporting aggression are visible in the design of a compact body kit equipped with a ventilation intake for the engine compartment and aerodynamic cutouts of side diffusers with built-in mini-shades of fog lights.
A small amount of chrome plating is present on the company logo and the decorative overlay of the coarse radiator cladding.
In a profile projection, the car demonstrates:

a new body with a roof line falling to the rear pillars,

narrow, silver frame and black uprights of elongated side glazing;

ribbed reliefs of doors and wheel arches.

The assets of the new lineup are the exquisite design of mirrors and 17-inch alloy wheels. Unfortunately, a small city clearance can create many problems when driving on roads with problematic surfaces.
The development of the back of the case involves the benefits of a crossover layout. In the presence of a spoiler visor shading an inclined rear window and carrying a vertical section of a relief tailgate carrying internal sections of a marker light.
The design ends with a compact plastic body kit, equipped with a set of fog lights, a diffuser and two exhaust pipes.

Opel Astra 2020


A characteristic feature of the techno-saloon volume decorated with style elements is the absence of protruding parts, an ergonomic layout of the equipment and multi-range adjustment of the front seats.

The front panel received an informative instrument panel with analog arrow indicators and a digital display of a computer monitor.

Transferring part of the command functionality to the display of the center console made it possible to minimize the number of controls with standard options.

The dashboard also offers a new version of ventilation deflectors and compact remote controls for climate control, navigation and other comfort-forming systems.
The design of the tunnel will delight future owners with convenient access to the transmission handle and buttons for switching the chassis modes, the presence of cup holders and a capacious glove box located under the folding armrest.

Seating deserves a separate review. The service of luxury orthopedic chairs includes:

several ranges of operational settings;
elements of sports lateral and lumbar support;
heating and ventilation systems.

Three passengers in a spacious and comfortable sofa have access to two-zone climate control settings, changing the back angle and transforming the middle seat into a wide armrest.
The interior equipment contains new models of automotive electronics, including several options for multimedia equipment, electronic assistants and active and passive safety systems.
Information about the capacity of the luggage compartment and the possibility of increasing the volume due to partial dismantling of the sofa for this hour is not available.


With a high probability, the new version of the Opel Astra 2020 model will retain the design features of the front-wheel drive platform from General Motors with a combined independent suspension and an extended wheelbase.
Most of the updates came from a fairly wide range of gasoline and diesel engines, which received more advanced, improved by 19%, speed and expense characteristics.

In the basic version, the car is equipped with a 1.2-liter gasoline-powered drive with an output of 110 hp / 195 Nm, 130 hp / 225 Nm or 145 hp with the same torque, to which is attached a six-speed manual gearbox or nine-band automation.
A test drive showed fuel consumption over a 100-kilometer stretch of track in the amount of 5.6-5.8 liters.

Opel Astra 2020

Options and prices.

At the domestic car market, the new 2018-2019 Opel Astra of the model year will be available in several versions, the cost of which will be formed depending on the engine power and power transmission model, the number and functionality of branded options.
The starting price of the base model starts at 940,000 rubles. The estimated cost of top-end modifications is significantly higher, up to 1,200,000 units of domestic currency.

Competing Models.

The models of the same type can apply for the status of competitors: Renault Megane, Volkswagen Golf, Hyundai i30, Kia Sid and Ford Focus. With a few caveats, the list can be supplemented with similar cars: Audi A3, BMW 1 Series, Honda Civic (hatchback) and Lexus CT.

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