Deliveries of Vauxhall's new British-built Astra estate model will begin in March, priced from £16,585.
The new Sports Tourer, built at Vauxhall’s manufacturing plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, is up to £1,870 less expensive than the outgoing model with a simplified range.
The new Astra Sports Tourer range includes Design, Tech Line, SRi and Elite, with Nav versions of the SRi and Elite trims also available.
Diesel engines include the 1.6-litre ‘Whisper Diesel’ (110PS) Start/Stop ecoFLEX model (prices start at £18,785 on-the-road) that achieves 85.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 86g/km.
The 1.0-litre three-cylinder Turbo Start/Stop ecoFLEX petrol model is priced from £17,285 on-the-road. With an Easytronic five-speed automatic transmission, the same model achieves a class-leading 96g/km CO2 emissions.