2017 Holden Astra Sedan Finally Coming This July

Jun 05, 2017 05:08 AM EDT | Anthony Hunter

The 2017 Holden Astra Sedan is the replacement of the locally-assembled Cruze. The company has gone to great lengths to reassure customers that testing and calibration program has been taken to make sure that the Korean-sourced Astra is at its best that is fit for Australia.

This Chevrolet Cruze-based sedan Korean-built is available in three trim levels, the LS, LT, and LTZ. It generally lines up when it comes to equipment levels with the Euro-built hatch's R, RS, and RS-V grades.

Aside from having the same Delta II platform, each comes with their unique exterior styling and interior features down to the steering wheel and air vents. All variants of Astra sedan comes with a four-cylinder 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine with 110kW/245Nm and an option of six-speed manual or automatic for the base model LS, or a standard six-speed automatic on the rest.

The entry level of 2017 Holden Astra Sedan is the LS. It can be with a six-speed automatic for an extra $1000. This trim also comes with a reversing camera, auto headlights, rear parking sensors, 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, cruise control, and 16-inch alloy wheels.

The LS+ in automatic is available for $22,740 which is packed with driver assistance, "Holden Eye" camera-based, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, forward distance indicator. Meanwhile, the LT doesn't come with a manual option, but it offers a lot of additional features over the LS+ for a $25,790 price tag. It also comes with blind-spot alert, rain-sensing wipers, auto parking, 8-inch touchscreen, digital radio, satellite navigation, remote start, and push button start.

For a price of $29,790, one can have the 2017 Holden Astra Sedan in LTZ trim level. It has a new electric sunroof, climate control, heated leather-appointed seats, and 18-inch alloy wheels. For a prestige paint, customers will just add an affordable $550.The all-new sedan from Holden will be available in showrooms on the 1st of July.

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