The need for a compact car remains at the top. Opel Astra is among that segment, which
effectively fulfills the need of a small family. The German automaker Opel has gained
massive popularity due to its significant performance-oriented cars, and Astra is among the
top of the list. With all the intact features, this is among the best budget cars for small
families. It was for sale in the Middle East, the Republic of Ireland, continental Europe,
South Africa, and India.
The Astra H was launched as a five-door hatchback in March 2004. It also has a sport
version that is considered as a three-door hatchback. It consists of a windscreen that
extends in the roof and provides a panoramic view, due to which it is also known as a
panoramic windscreen. The convention in naming the models starts from the letter F as it
was the first generation of Astra. Astra H being the third generation of the same model
comes with different upgraded features.
Astra h comes with an improved engine and attractive interior with stylish details. The
handling of this compact car was upgraded with Lotus-tuned suspension settings. Apart
from these, there are different upgraded equipment that makes it quite apt for small
This is among the first European cars that come with digital radio. However, this feature
was available in some versions of Astra. Other innovative features are introduced in
subsequent models, such as adaptive forward lighting and electronic continuous damping
control. There are subsequent launches of Astra models in estate and coupe versions also
by the end of 2005.
People looking for a compact car equipped with all the efficient features found this a
practical option. At that time, it has gained massive popularity due to its inexpensive
pricing and effective performance.
The fuse box is behind a cover.
Do not store any objects behind the
Depending on the equipment, there
are two different fuse boxes.
Saloon 5-door, Station wagon,
To open, turn both catches with a coin
and fold down cover.
To open, fold the cover upwards.
To open, twist catch anti-clockwise
and fold down cover
To open, pull the two knobs, remove
the clips and fold the cover upwards.
Fuse box version A
|3||Load compartment power outlet|
|5||Rear power windows|
|6||Air conditioning system|
|7||Front power windows|
|8||Heated exterior mirrors|
Fuse box version B
|1||Front power windows|
|4||Heating, air conditioning system, electronic climate control|
|11||Heated rear window|
|12||Rear window wiper|
|14||Heating, air conditioning system|
|16||Seat occupancy recognition, Open&Start system|
|17||Rain sensor, tyre pressure monitoring system, interior mirror|
|21||Heated exterior mirrors|
|23||Rear power windows|
|26||Electrical foldable exterior mirrors|
|27||Ultrasonic sensor, anti-theft alarm system|
|29||Cigarette lighter, front power outlet|
|30||Rear power outlet|
|34||Sun roof, TwinTop|
|35||Rear power outlet|
|36||Socket for towing equipment|
|38||Central locking system, terminal 30|
|39||Left seat heating|
|40||Right seat heating|