The Astra from Opel is one of the best cars in its segment introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt
Motor Show in Germany. The production started for the same year and the deliveries also.
This is the fourth generation of the same model. Apart from the naming convention,
different features make it unique.
Opel Astra: Fourth generation
This model comes with 19-inch alloy rims as standard and one can also opt for 20-inch
ones which are way lighter. The overall mechanism of the car makes it apt for the efficient
driving experience. The availability of, a mechanical limited-slip differential, Recaro-style
sport seats, an electronically controlled FlexRide active suspension, HiPerStrut front
suspension, OPC badge on gear knob, steering wheel, on instrument dials, front and rear
bumper, standard rear spoiler makes it equipped with all-round features.
The engine options for this model are available with both 5-speed and 6-speed manual
transmission. One can easily choose as per their choice. It also comes with different options
such as 1.4 turbos, 1.6, 1.6 turbo and 2.0 CDTI as per the region. In the models produced in
2011, there were some of the interactive systems introduced. These systems are the
advancement in technology, such as the Start/Stop button. The innovative functions
attracts lots of people.
In the consecutive years, the model has experienced some of the basic changes in features.
Apart from the visual changes it also includes bumpers and grills and some minor changes
with headlights. The updated Astra J fourth generation has some serious updates in
infotainment systems such as Eye front camera with enhanced traffic sign assistant,
following distance indication (FDI) and forward collision alert (FCA), a rearview camera,
advanced park assist and side blind-spot alert. These are the features that provide
immense safety and a sense of unique driving experience.