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New Vauxhall Astra offers 19% lower CO2 and fuel consumption

6 Vauxhall Astra 2019

New generation petrol and diesel engines mean Vauxhall’s new Astra will offer CO2 emissions and fuel consumption up to 19% lower than the outgoing model on like-for-like WLTP.

The updated small family car range, which will go on sale in August with first deliveries in November, will be available with PSA-derived three-cylinder 1.2-litre and 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engines with power outputs between 110PS and 145PS, and three 1.5-litre turbodiesel offering between 105PS and 122PS.

The petrol models (see table below) will have CO2 emissions of between 120g/km and 136g/km, with WLTP combined fuel economy of 47.9pmg to 54.3mpg.

The diesel variants (see table below) will produce 117g/km to 139g/km of CO2 and offer combined fuel economy of 53.3mpg to 64.2mpg.

Astra will be available with a choice of six-speed manual, seven-speed continuously variable (CVT) and a new nine-speed automatic gearbox.

The new model also includes a number aerodynamic improvements aimed at increasing efficiency.

These include an engine compartment cover, deflector-shaped rear axle control arms and a full-face shutter.

The upper and lower portions of the new Astra’s radiator grille automatically open and close independently of each other to further improve the frontal airflow.

Other changes include new shock absorbers to increase comfort, while a heated windscreen is also introduced on selected models.

The updated Astra also features a new digital front camera which can recognise pedestrians as well as vehicles to improve safety, while its traffic sign recognition can process more signs and show them as symbols on the display.

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard, while the both the infotainment system and instrument panel have been refreshed: the instrument cluster features a new digital speedometer.

 

Petrol engines

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.4

Power (PS) @ rpm

110 @ 4,500

130 @ 5,500

145 @ 5,500

145 @ 5,500

Torque (Nm @ rpm)

195 @ 2,000-3,500

225 @ 2,000-3,500

225 @ 2,000-3,500

236 @ 1,500-3,500

Emissions

Euro 6d

Euro 6d

Euro 6d

Euro 6d

Transmission

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

CVT

Preliminary NEDC* fuel consumption mpg

  • Urban
  • Extra-urban
  • Combined
     
  • - CO2 g/km

50.4 – 52.3

70.6 – 74.3

61.4 – 64.2

 

105-101

46.3

70.6

58.9

60.1

110

Preliminary WLTP* fuel consumption combined

  • MPG
  •  
  • CO2 g/km

51.4 – 54.3

 

127-120

47.9 – 49.6

 

136-132

 

 

 

Diesel engines

1.5D

1.5D

1.5D

Power (PS) @ rpm

105 @ 3,250

122 @ 3,500

122 @ 3,500

Torque (Nm @ rpm)

260 @ 1,500-2,500

300 @ 1,750-2,500

285 @ 1,500-2,750

Emissions

Euro 6d

Euro 6d

Euro 6d

Transmission

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

9-speed automatic

Preliminary NEDC* fuel consumption mpg

  • Urban
  • Extra-urban
  • Combined
    - CO2 g/km

61.4 – 62.8

91.1

78.5

96

51.4 – 53.3

76.3 – 80.7

65.7 – 67.3

115-110

Preliminary WLTP* fuel consumption combined

  • MPG
  • CO2 g/km

60.1 – 64.2

124-117

53.3  – 57.6

139-130

 

 



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