New 2018-2019 Opel Astra – the fifth generation of the German hatch

World premiere of the new, 5th in a row, generation 2018-2019 Opel Astra model year and the versatile 2018-2019 Opel Astra Sports Tourer new generation (he will be devoted to a separate review) will be held in the autumn of in Frankfurt (Frankfurt Motor Show). But the German manufacturer has decided not to wait for the official premiere of the new Astra K and declassified full technical specs 2018-2019 Opel , and provided an opportunity for motorists to evaluate the new body design and interior photo. According to preliminary information, the price of the new 5th-generation 2018-2019 Opel Astra , in Europe range from 17,000 euros, which is slightly lower than the cost of its main competitor Volkswagen Golf 7 . Production of new items will be engaged in the 2018-2019 Opel plants in the UK and Poland.


The new five-door hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra 5th generation built on a totally new modular platform D2XX lying, by the way, and at the heart of the new generation of Chevrolet Cruze. The latest modular platform has reduced the weight of the monocoque car news in by as much as 20%, and the chassis weight by 50 kg compared to the previous generation 2018-2019 Opel Astra. As a result, the curb weight of the new five-door hatchback Astra K, depending on the engine and trim level to 120-200 kg less than the pyatidverki Astra J with similar engines and equipment levels.
Interestingly, the change of generations Astra fell not only curb weight of the new car of 2018-2019 Opel, but less steel and the external dimensions of a body comprising at 2018-2019 Opel Astra , the 4370 mm long, 1460 mm high with a wheelbase 2662 mm in dimensions.
The new Astra has become smaller and lighter, and therefore more agile and dynamic.
Outside view of the new German hatchback, 2018-2019 Opel represents the interests of companies in the highly competitive European class-C, radiates dynamics and pressure, coupled with the modern trends of automotive fashion. Astra K on all sides looks modern and gaily. Body Body in harmony side by side sharp edges and vyshtampovki bright aerodynamic fairings and stylish lighting fixtures, fine lines and curves. Why are only rear door with window sill line rising rapidly up the ascending and domed roof, resting on the rear rack blackening. The roof of the new hatch in the rear seemed to hover above the side windows. Add charm to the above mirrors on powerful legs, charismatic edge at the level of the door handles, the ideal radius of the wheel arches, filigree design of the stern hatch, decorated with stylish shades spiky overall lighting with LED filling.
The new 2018-2019 Opel Astra K as an option offered matrix LED headlights (full-LED matrix light) – a unique offer in the classroom. Each spotlight is on 8-NIL LED elements working in tandem with the camera 2018-2019 Opel Eye, installed in the front. Matrix lights by an electronic unit to analyze information and adapt the length of the chamber and light intensity depending on the traffic situation and the presence of vehicles on the road.


In addition to the innovative matrix headlights potential buyers of the new generation 2018-2019 Opel Astra can be ordered as optional equipment Traffic Sign Assistant (assistant monitors the traffic signs), Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (the system holding the car in the lane and signaling of unauthorized crossing of the center line) Following Distance Indication, forward Collision Alert with Collision Imminent Braking system, adaptive cruise control, upgraded Park Assist, a system of tracking for vehicles in your blind spot exterior mirrors, rear-view camera, new Vysokoergonomichny and very comfortable front seats with heating from the company The AGR, chair driver’s seat with electric adjustment in 18 directions !!!, ventilation and function of the mass, as well as heated rear seats.

From the description of the body move to the equipment of the new generation 2018-2019 Opel Astra year to talk about innovations in the interior of the new car trends. Shop fifth generation Astra, despite the reduction in the distance between the axles and thanks to the efforts of builders, provides a large supply of free space of the second-row passengers, than the previous generation hatchback. The increase legroom rear seat in the passenger compartment of a novelty as much as much as 35 mm.
Carefully looking around the cabin 2018-2019 Opel Astra 5th generation note that there are other door cards with comfortable armrests and compact handles, a new steering wheel, upgraded instrument panel, fully perekroennoy front panel and center console, get rid of placer buttons. In the center panel is now flaunts color touch screen IntelliLink multimedia system (OS Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto), just below the intuitive audio control units and air conditioning system, a series of buttons, responsible for support functions. On assurance of the representatives of 2018-2019 Opel quality finishing materials, ergonomics and build the cabin of the new generation Astra at the level of business-class sedans.

Specifications 2018-2019 Opel Astra K year

Under the hood of the new generation Astra hatchback mounted diesel and petrol engines ranging from 95 to 200 forces.

  • The basic petrol engine 1.0-liter ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo (105 hp).
  • 1.4-liter ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo (145 hp 250 Nm) is suitable for the more temperamental movement.
  • Some diesel 1.6 CDTI (95 hp).

Choice of transmissions is impressive: 6 speed manual, robotised 6-speed gearbox and the robot 7 DCG with two clutch disks.

Picture 2018-2019 Opel Astra

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2018-2019 Opel Astra K photos of interior

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