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The 2017 Holden Astra sedan will form an important cog in the Australian company's attempts to recover lost ground following the end of local manufacturing. It might just be the sweet spot in the range too.
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2016 Holden Astra RS review

I traded-in my much loved VE SS Commodore and bought the RS Astra. While there is a huge difference in power output, I absolutely love the Astra, especially in Sports mode. Power-to-weight ratio certainly makes up for the difference. We bought the SS for the long trips from north Queensland to NSW. And now the Astra is more than capable of handling these long trips...

2005 Holden Astra Classic Equipe Review

The car drives great and handles well. I've noticed great fuel performance and ease when it comes to driving start stop all the time. Only flaw is that the paint has faded and seems to be common on this model of car. The air-con is really cold as well. Love the boot space of the car and think that the sedan should of been continued but in the newer style...

2005 Holden Astra Review

The Holden Astra in Australia has forever been loved and loathed by its owners over the years as they got older, and was no longer available here after 2009. But as the owner of two Astras, I can tell you that the Holden Astra is one of the best all rounders that money can buy on the second hand car market. The 2005 AH 5 door hatch CD model with the 1...

2007 Holden Astra Review

So your trusty 92 Corolla just bit the dust. You only have about 15 grand to spend and you're a car nut so it'd be nice to upgrade to something substantially sportier. But you've been told by your better half it also needs to be reasonably practical and you absolutely cannot get a WRX, they're too ugly...

2007 Holden Astra Review

It's not commonly understood by many that the Astra marque was in fact an imported Opel that is designed in Germany and assembled in GM's Belgium plant, as such it comes with a feature set, all be it dumbed down for the Australian market, that is quite rich and technologically advanced, especially for it's year model, which sits on the cusp of the information boom that saw all new cars come with 7" LCD screens as standard equipment in dashboard consoles, however due to the global nature of the car aftermarket items from Europe and Asia are easy to come by and simple and cost effective to install which brings it to the level of features offered in today's market...

2001 Holden Astra Cd Review

I have a Holden Astra 2001 Automatic. The trunk capacity , air-conditioning and electric windows can be counted for a car with this model. Folding rear seat gives more space than a sedan. The engine power was fine. However in higher mileage when it came to changing timing belt I had to take a risk to decide whether not having the car and sell it in bargain or face a damaged valve and ripped off timing belt...

2000 Holden Astra City Review

Overall a really good car, its only little quirk is that it requires to be idled for a small time after a long run, otherwise it becomes difficult to start next time. The Astra has loads of features and, being a 2000 model, has many features that were ahead of their time like an outside temperature gauge and dash-displayed radio details...


I wasn't sure what to expect when I bought this as my first car, but was pleasantly surprised at the solid 90kW engine, sporty ride and comfortable interior. Drive wise, the car boasts reasonable power in 2nd and 3rd gears, both of which provide more than serviceable acceleration. The ride is firm but feels sporty enough for a small car...

HOLDEN ASTRA SRi 2007 Review

It seems every manufacturer has jumped on the ‘hot-hatch’ wagon and GM was one of the first to offer this blend of performance, style and practicality in the early 2000s with the introduction of the Astra Turbo. In mid 2006, a new edition of the Turbo based on the popular AH Coupe came to the fore to battle with nearly another dozen of hot hatch warriors...


Bought a wagon version of this car to carry baby and pram around. interior was very 'corporate' with comfy, sturdy seats that are easy to configure. Considering there's felt all through the rear of the car, I should have realised this would get dirty from all the baby's things. It really has enough room to use like a utility - I've made many trips to the tip in this...


I love my manual 2006 Astra petrol wagon! It has a classy solid feel inside and out. The interior is well made and hard wearing. With a longer wheelbase than the hatch, it has good rear seat room, and a very practical load area. Takes the pram and still room for more stuff. Its a great sized wagon. It is fun to drive. An easy 5 speed manual gearchange, and a 1...

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