2016 Opel / Vauxhall / Holden Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI – video car review

On March, 11th 2016 we filmed this Ausfahrt.tv – Video – Review introducing the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI to you. We had a chance to drive the car during the international press driving event in the surroundings of Porto, Portugal for a couple of hours. All the experiences we had with our test drive, the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI we put in our video review which is splitted into sections. We always treat all cars the same, Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI als Estate. We would like some competitors of the Opel Astra Sports Tourer: f.e. VW Golf Variant, Ford Focus Turnier, Skoda Octavia Combi, Peugeot 308 SW, Seat Leon ST, Renault Megane Grandtour, Toyota Auris Touring Sports, Hyundai i30 Kombi, Kia Cee’d SW, Honda Civic Tourer.

Under the hood of the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI we find a 1.6 Liter 4-Cylinder BiTurbo CDTI ecoFLEX Motor with 160 hp (118 KW) and a maximum torque of 350 Nm, which you get between 1.500 and 2.250 RPM. Our test car has a manual 6-speed transmission and front wheel drive. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kph or 62 mph in 8.9 second. Top speed is reached at 220 kph equals 137 mph.

The gas tank of the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI will take 48 liters or 12.7 US gallons. Opel gives a fuel consumption figure of 4.2 liters for every 100 kilometers driven or 56 mp US gallon. Which means that under perfect conditions you can drive up to 1140 kilometer or 710 miles without stoping for fuel. C02 Emissions for the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI should be 112 gramms per kilometer, according to Opel.

The Opel Astra Sports Tourer has a length of 4.70 meters or 185 inches with a wheelbase of 2.66 meters or 105 inches. It is 1.51 meter ( 59 inches ) high and it is 1.81 meter or 71 inches wide with a span of 2.04 meter or 80 inches from mirror tip to mirror tip. For the turning circle, you need at least 11.1 meters or 36.4 feet of free space.

The trunk capacity of the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI offers 540 Liters or 19 cubic feet of space for luggage. Once you flip the rear bench, you will have space for 1.630 which equals 58 cu ft. You can load up to 550 kg or 1213 lbs in the car. of which 75 kg or 165 lbs can be loaded on the roof. You can pull trailers with a total weight up to 1.500 kg or 3.307 lbs.

The curb weight comes in at 1.435 kg or 3.164 lbs, the maximum loaded weight is 1.985 kg or 4.376. In Germany our test car would cost round about 35.000 euros.

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