Holden Astra

2019 Holden Astra RS Black Edition announced

Jul 31, 2019

The latest car to jump on the fashionable darkened theme is the the new Holden Astra RS Black Edition. It brings in a range of unique dark highlights to give it a sinister character. Based...

2019 Holden Astra RS-V review (video)

Jul 12, 2019

The Holden Astra nameplate is well-established in Australia. But over the last few generations muddled sourcing from head company, General Motors, has made the lineup confusing. There have been periods where we had an over-priced...

2020 Vauxhall/Opel Astra revealed; new powertrains, revised aero

Jul 04, 2019

Vauxhall/Opel in Europe has/have revealed the facelifted 2020 Astra, introducing some new powertrain options, while adding more advanced technology, and streamlining the design. It looks quite similar to the outgoing version, and that includes the...

2018 Opel Astra OPC in the works, getting 300hp 1.6 turbo – report

Aug 07, 2017

The latest Opel Astra, which also forms the basis for the Holden Astra, has been on sale for well over a year now and there is yet to be a performance-oriented OPC version. However, it...

Holden Astra Sportwagon confirmed for Australia, arrives late 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Holden has confirmed it will be introducing the new Astra Sportwagon later this year, complimenting the hatch and sedan range for the popular small car segment. The new Astra Sportwagon boasts over 1600 litres of...

2017 Holden Astra Sedan on sale in Australia from $21,990

Jun 01, 2017

Holden is getting set to launch the all-new Astra Sedan on July 1, which is a direct descendant of the Australian-built Holden Cruze that stopped production last October. The all-new Astra Sedan will serve as a...

New Subaru XV, Holden Astra sedan get 5-star ANCAP rating

May 25, 2017

The new Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan have been crash tested in ANCAP’s latest round of assessments, passing with full five-star credibility. Both cars are set to enter the Aussie market this week. But...

2017 Holden Astra R review (video)

Mar 01, 2017

Holden has a monumental task ahead with the 2017 Astra. The nameplate is embedded into the Australian psyche for many reasons, both good and bad, but this time around it aims to be the main...

2017 Holden Astra sedan confirmed, arrives May

Jan 11, 2017

Holden has confirmed there will be a successor to the outgoing Cruze sedan, which ended local production on October 6 of last year. It will come in the form of the Astra sedan. Known to...

Opel Grandland X confirmed as Astra SUV, RAV4 rival

Nov 18, 2016

Opel has confirmed the name of its upcoming SUV/crossover version of the new Astra, called the Grandland X. The model is likely to make its way over to Australian shores in the future. The Opel...

2017 Holden Astra now on sale in Australia from $21,990

Nov 11, 2016

The 2017 Holden Astra is officially on sale now in Australia, with prices for the car that took out last year’s European Car of the Year starting at $21,990. The all-new Holden Astra has been...

2017 Holden Astra receives 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Nov 08, 2016

The all-new Holden Astra will hit the market very soon, and it’s good to know ANCAP has done its thing to make sure it passes its stringent crash tests. ANCAP gave it the full five...