2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer: the most practical and spacious for the whole family Astra

With you, the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer 2016 . With the generational change of the German compact, the Opel Astra, expected that Russelsheim not introduce too tardasen the second body to join the new range after five doors, a family which is marketed under the name Opel Astra Sports Tourer . Behind this name we find the most spacious and practical version of the Astra range. A model that grows in length, and acquired equipment to meet the needs of those who need extra space.

The Opel Astra Sports Tourer is 23 longer to gain space and cargo space for its passengers centimeters.

Recall that the C-segment family, although Spain did not meet that standard, they are a very popular segment in Europe. As the new generation Opel Astra, the Sports Tourer has a completely new platform, with which Opel has managed to solve a big problem in their products in recent years, the weight. The Sports Tourer also save up to 200 kilograms , according to reports, with respect to its predecessor. See article: this has thinned up to 200 kilograms the new Opel Astra


For that extra bit of space, Opel Astra Sports Tourer grows from 4.37 meters compact brother, to 4.70 meters . Has almost the same dimensions as its predecessor, with a width of 1.87 meters and a height of 1.5 meters.


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Beyond its front is exactly the same as that used by the Opel Astra, the detail that will certainly allow us to aesthetically differentiate the Opel Astra, besides its length, it is the integration of the third volume and rear pillar, with a chrome extending from the line of windows to the large tailgate. The rear lights are also different, enjoying the Sports Tourer a less daring, more traditional design.

opel-astra-sports-tourer-2016-03 Now, let’s talk about practicality. The Opel Astra Sports Tourer opens an interesting function An electric opening tailgate that can be operated from the remote control, or simply passing the foot under the bumper .

opel-astra-sports-tourer-2016-01 Its trunk, has capacity up to 1630 liters when folded down the rear row of seats . We do not know yet the exact number of its trunk with rear seats deployed, but it is necessarily higher than the 370 liters of the new Opel Astra. The second row of seats has also backs that can be folded into three parts, 40/20/40. We can also equip it with different solutions for the organization of the load, as the FlexOrganizer rails.


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The range of engines for Spain has yet to be defined, but should not differ too much from those already seen on the new Opel Astra. Therefore we would speak of diesel and gasoline engines between 95 and 200 hp , including the new three-cylinder 1.0-liter and the new 1.6-liter diesel, which will be the stars of the new Astra.

We will see in a few days at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Source: Opel
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