Opel Astra aggressively enters the new model year with the next generation 1.6-liter CDTI diesel engine and IntelliLink Bluetooth infotainment system.
The all-new 1.6 CDTI engine reflects the next step in the Opel brand's powertrain offensive and is extremely quiet. In addition to this quality, the engine complies with the Euro 6 emission standard and consumes an average of only 3.9 liters of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers - an achievement that marks an impressive 7 percent reduction compared to the cost of its direct predecessor. 1.7 L displacement, 130 L capacity. .from. and Start / Stop. The Astra's interior also features a lot of high tech - the new IntelliLink infotainment system opens the door to the world of in-car smartphones, providing simple controls and a clear layout of their built-in functions on the XNUMX-inch color screen on the dashboard.
“The Opel brand symbolizes the democratization of high-tech solutions and high-quality functions. We have traditionally made higher-end innovation available to a wider range of customers and will continue to do so, ”said Opel CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann. “We just demonstrated this with our revolutionary IntelliLink for the new Insignia, which will also be available for the Astra range. There will continue to be more Opel models that will live up to the motto “more content at a very attractive price”.
Uniquely smooth diesel engine - new 1.6 CDTI with fuel consumption of just 3.9 l / 100 km and CO2 emissions of 104 g / km.
The Opel Astra was named the most reliable German car in the compact class by the leading German automotive magazine Auto Motor und Sport (issue 12 for 2013) and offers a wide range of petrol, LPG and diesel engines. The focus for the new model year will be on the all-new 1.6 CDTI for the five-door hatchback, sedan and Sports Tourer Astra versions. The extremely efficient and quiet Opel diesel engine already meets the Euro 6 emission standards and is causing a stir with a maximum output of 100 kW / 136 hp. and a maximum torque of 320 Nm - seven percent more than its 1.7-liter predecessor. The new engine also boasts lower fuel consumption, lower CO2 emissions and is quieter than its 1.7-liter predecessor. The Astra accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 10.3 seconds, and in fifth gear, the new engine accelerates from 80 to 120 km / h in just 9.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 200 km / h. The Astra 1.6 CDTI is a striking demonstration of the combination of high power, impressive torque and outstanding energy efficiency, resulting in low fuel consumption. In the combined cycle, the Astra 1.6 CDTI consumes surprisingly little at 3.9 liters per 100 kilometers, which equates to CO2 emissions of just 104 grams per kilometer. What a clear proof of environmental responsibility and low running costs!
In addition, the new 1.6 CDTI is the first in its class for noise and vibration levels, which are extremely low thanks to the NGV multi-point fuel injection system. Auxiliary units and hoods are also acoustically insulated, so that the driver and passengers can enjoy a quiet and relaxed atmosphere in the cabin, and the sound of the new Opel 1.6 CDTI can rightfully be called a "whisper".
Optimal global connectivity - IntelliLink is now available on the Opel Astra
The Opel Astra is one hundred percent aware of the latest trends, not only inside, but also in the field of infotainment solutions. The state-of-the-art IntelliLink system integrates the functions of a personal smartphone in the car and impresses with its high-resolution, XNUMX-inch color screen, which provides maximum ease of use and excellent readability. A new feature on the IntelliLink CD 600 infotainment system is phone calls and audio streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology. The system also offers the ability to connect external devices via USB.
Navigation with exceptional speed and precision is an integral part of the Navi 650 IntelliLink and Navi 950 IntelliLink systems. The latest Navi 950 IntelliLink provides full map coverage across Europe, and your desired waypoints can be easily set using voice commands. In addition, the radio audio system will automatically recognize song titles, album titles and artist names from external USB audio devices. With multimedia connectivity via USB and Aux-In, Astra drivers and passengers can view their images on the dashboard's color screen. You can also read received short text messages.
An attractive offer is the Active Package with IntelliLink, LED daytime running lights and comfortable seats.
With the Astra, Opel not only offers the latest technological solutions and benefits, but also numerous safety and comfort features that the car manufacturer has combined in extremely attractive packages. The new Active accessory package, for example, has special benefits such as energy-efficient LED daytime running lights, 600 CD color IntelliLink infotainment system, external device connectivity via Aux-In and USB, and wireless Bluetooth hardware for drivers. . The package includes decorative trim panels in black piano lacquer on the instrument panel. Unique comfort for the driver's body and driving pleasure are also provided by the wonderful sporty combination of textile and leather in the comfortable seats.