Holden revealed its new 2017 Astra Sedan. It is made in South Korea, developed in Germany and with design and engineering input from Australia. It is an Aussie version of Chevy Cruze with the mildly revised front fascia in line with new Commodore. It is an Opel Au-spec Insignia Grand Sport. The 2017 Holden Astra Sedan will ride on the same D2 global platform as the Astra K hatchback. In Australia, it serves as a replacement for the Chevy Cruze Sedan. The model is all set to go on sale in May. It will be powered by a 1.4 liter turbocharged gasoline engine. It can produce 180 pound feet and 150 HP of torque connected with six-speed manual.
If the engine hooked up to the optional 6 speed automatic transmission the torque will go down by 177 lb feet and 3 lb feet. The sedan will not get the hatchback’s beefier turbo 1.6 liter unit. The change from General Motors Delta I platform to Delta II has enabled a weight loss of 120 kgs. The details of it are not released yet. For almost more than a year Holden has been fine tuning its 2017 Holden Astra Sedan 2017 to cater the Australian market. At this moment the exact price of it is not available.
Mark Bernhard is the managing director. He told Motoring that the 2017 Holden Astra Sedan will be cheaper than the Astra hatchback. Its starting price is $21,990 in the base R trim. You will have a choice to pick between 7 and 8 inch infotainment system that benefit from Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. 2017 Holden Astra Sedan will come as standard on the safety side with rear parking sensors, six airbags and reversing camera.