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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 Opel Astra Sports Tourer wagon spied

The all-new 2016 Astra is out in force this month, with a hot GSi variant spied testing recently and the new Sports Tourer wagon version caught on the road just this week. These new photos, taken outside of Opel’s Ruesselsheim headquarters in Germany, confirm that we can expect the Astra Sports Tourer to maintain a practical wagon design focused on cargo capacity...

2016 Opel Astra GSi spied testing in final form

The new 2016 Astra hatch is expected to welcome a new hot-hatch option to its range in the coming year, and these latest shots offer a first look at its final styling. The new Astra was given an online unveiling early last month, but, so far, only the regular model model has been shown - albeit in a sports trim with large alloy wheels...

2016 Opel Astra unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut

Overnight, GM revealed its next-generation Opel Astra five-door hatch, as well as its English counterpart, the Vauxhall Astra, prior to its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in the middle of September. The Astra is said to be quite a fair bit lighter than the model it will soon replace...

New Opel Astra to debut in September, hot hatch version spied

On the same day that GM's European arm confirmed that next-generation Opel Astra will debut in September, our spy photographers snapped photos of the hot hatch version undergoing testing. In a video with previous generations of the Kadett and Astra in the background, Karl-Thomas Neumann, CEO of Opel, confirmed that he would take the covers off the next-gen Astra at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show in September...

2015 Holden Astra pricing and specifications

The Holden Astra is back - and there are several versions that buyers can choose from. The revival of the Holden Astra badge - which finished up in Australia under the Lion brand's guidance in 2009 after five generations - will be welcome by small car buyers, though we saw the Astra sold here in 2013 under the guidance of General Motors brand Opel before it pulled out of the local market...

2016 Opel Astra spied on the road in Europe

Our spy photographers have snapped photos of the next-generation Opel Astra on public roads in Europe, giving us our clearest look yet at the next-generation hatchback. Compared to earlier prototypes, the latest pre-production versions of the Astra are clothed with production body work, bumpers and lighting...

2016 Holden Astra: First secrets uncovered

The next-generation Astra hatchback expected to spearhead Holden’s future assault on the vital small-car class will be smaller, lighter, feature turbocharged three-cylinder engines, and introduce a faster VXR - this time in five-door form...

2015 Opel Astra interior spied at Nurburgring

Our wily spy photographers have snapped the first photos of the 2015 Opel Astra's interior whilst the car was undergoing testing at the Nurburgring. Although it's covered in plenty of shrouding and tape, the interior of the next-generation Astra will feature a clearly delineated two-tier dashboard, with controls for the entertainment and navigation systems on the top level, while the climate control buttons and knobs reside on the lower level...

Holden Astra is officially finished

GM Holden has confirmed to CarAdvice something that’s been fairly obvious for a while; the Holden Astra imported from Opel in German is no more. Holden has also said it has no intention of importing the next generation Astra into Australia and has confirmed that the suspension of Astra imports, which we first told you about back in April, has now become permanent...

2010 Holden Astra images leaked

Following spy pics we discovered last month, we have this morning found even more leaked pictures of the 2010 Opel (Holden) Astra. The new images show the standard version of the hatch, as well as a sketch of the all-new wagon. The next generation Astra is expected to make its official debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show...

2008 Holden Astra CDTi Wagon (Diesel)

With desire for diesel cars rising rapidly, GM Holden is working hard to bring more oil burners to the Australian market. We know they are serious too, given the recent announcement that hybrid and diesel variants of the Commodore are only two years away. But if you can't wait that long, Australia's favourite brand has added another model to its growing diesel line-up...