News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Opel Logo

Opel

Opel Reviews

Opel Cascada Review

More spacious than a Golf, cheaper than an Audi A5, but can the Opel Cascada crack the cabriolet sweet spot?

Small car comparison: Volkswagen Golf v Mazda 3 v Toyota Corolla v Holden Cruze v Ford Focus v Hyundai i30 v Opel Astra v Honda Civic

Before the fireworks are blown at year's end more than a quarter of a million Australians will sign for a small hatchback or sedan, of which about 75 per cent will pick one of the eight nameplates featured in this test. This is the biggest, most relevant test of the year. The catalyst for this mega-comparison is the arrival of the new Volkswagen Golf...

Opel Astra OPC v Renault Megane RS265: Comparison Review

Opel Astra OPC versus Renault Megane RS is the ultimate example of challenger attacking, champion defending.

2013 Opel Corsa OPC Review

Despite being the baby of Opel's new performance range, the Corsa OPC is no less fun.

View All Reviews

Opel Videos

2018 Holden Commodore/Opel Insignia — A look at the camouflage

Read the full article here. Today we were able to confirm, as had been expected, that the 2018 Holden Commodore will indeed be based on the next-generation Opel Insignia due to launch in mid-2017. While it's a special car for Australia because it will replace the Commodore we know and love, it's also special because of the type of camouflage used on its body...

Opel: 2014 Opel Corsa - first look

2014 Paris motor show - Jez takes a look at the new Opel Corsa, a car that could very well become the next Holden Barina.

Opel Astra OPC Video Review

CarAdvice heads to the racetrack in the most powerful Astra ever built.

Opel Comparisons

Small car comparison: Volkswagen Golf v Mazda 3 v Toyota Corolla v Holden Cruze v Ford Focus v Hyundai i30 v Opel Astra v Honda Civic

Before the fireworks are blown at year's end more than a quarter of a million Australians will sign for a small hatchback or sedan, of which about 75 per cent will pick one of the eight nameplates featured in this test. This is the biggest, most relevant test of the year. The catalyst for this mega-comparison is the arrival of the new Volkswagen Golf...

Opel Astra OPC v Renault Megane RS265: Comparison Review

Opel Astra OPC versus Renault Megane RS is the ultimate example of challenger attacking, champion defending.

Opel News

Euro NCAP: CX-30, Explorer, GLB get five-star ratings

Independent crash-testing firm, Euro NCAP, has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the new Mazda CX-30, Ford Explorer, and Mercedes-Benz GLB all achieving five-star results. The star of the show was the Mazda CX-30, which recorded a near-perfect 99 per cent score for Adult Occupant Protection, giving it the highest score for this category against Euro NCAP's 2018-19 protocol...

Opel: Eight electrified models on sale by 2021

German brand Opel is surging ahead with its 'Charge!' electrification strategy, promising a total of eight electrified vehicles "in important volume segments" by 2021. "We will electrify our entire product portfolio by 2024. Further models will follow very soon after we made the start with the Corsa-e and the Grandland X Hybrid4 this year," said Michael Lohscheller, CEO for Opel and Vauxhall...

2020 Holden Commodore Sportwagon spied again

The facelifted Opel Insignia Sports Tourer has been snapped by photographers at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany, hinting at what's in store for the Holden Commodore Sportwagon. Like previous prototypes we've seen recently, the refreshed Insignia/Commodore will don revised designs for the front and rear fascias, with rejigged lighting at both ends and subtle changes to the bumpers...

2019 Opel Corsa revealed

The all-new 2019 Opel Corsa has been detailed by the German brand, with European order books opening this week. Priced from €13,990 ($22,668) in Germany, the sixth-generation Corsa is based on the PSA Group’s CMP scalable architecture, which also underpins the likes of the new Peugeot 208...

View All News

Opel Owner Reviews

2013 Opel Astra Opc Review

Hot hatches are some of the most fun cars that are usable on a daily basis, and what makes this even better the OPC comes with three peddles. Now you don’t go and buy an Opel because of the badge appeal or because it’s the most practical car you can, you are looking at one because you enjoy driving and don’t mind being a bit alternative, but it is far from a compromise if you are in the market for a performance car...

2013 Opel Astra Opc Review

Bought my Astra OPC in may of 2013. Mine is from the very first boat load of cars. You can tell by the silver grill rather than body colour that the next boatload and Holden branded cars have. Good points first. Goes like a rocket when you want it to and the noise the exhaust makes when reving hard is music to the ears. Should come with a warning on the sun visor...

2012 Opel Astra Review

The Opel Astra GTC is a car I lusted after from the time I saw the first 3D renderings of it in 2010. Circumstances prevented me from buying one new, during Opel's blink-and-you'll-miss-it sojourn in the Australian market, but last year I found a great used buy and could not help myself. It is a truly beautiful thing to behold and after 9 months or so none of that allure has worn off...

2013 Opel Astra Opc Review

Very glad to hear this model coming back to Holden! Mine has been an absolute pleasure, brutal performance when you want it ( which is often!) but quite comfortable, roomy and practical when not testing out the "G" meter! The looks of this thing is pretty hard to beat on the road, certainly none of the other hot hatches can in my opinion anyway...

Opel Galleries

2019 Opel Corsa revealed

2020 Holden Commodore Sportwagon spied

View All Galleries