Opel Astra 2004 Hatchback

This generation of Opel Astra has been produced from April, 2004 to January, 2007. We can provide information about 11 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Opel is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 2.0 litres and power of from 90 to 200 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement from 1.7 to 1.9 litres and power of from 80 to 150 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (9 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Opel Astra 2004 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.3 to 9.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.9 to 5.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Opel Astra 2004 hatchback petrol engine version is Opel Astra 1.4, consuming 6.3 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Opel Astra 2004 hatchback diesel - Opel Astra 1.7 CDTi for 100 kilometers consumes 4.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Opel Astra real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 11 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +7% for petrol engines and +14% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Opel Astra modification.

Opel Astra 2004 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 151 to 226 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 132 to 157 grams per kilometer. From Opel Astra with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Opel Astra 1.4 which produces an average of 151 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Opel Astra diesels least CO2 distributes Opel Astra 1.7 CDTi - 132 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.9 seconds has Opel Astra 2.0 T version, conversely the tardiest one is Opel Astra 1.7 CDTi reaching this speed only in 15 seconds. The maximum top speed is 232 km/h for the 2.0 petrol 4-cylinder 200 hp version (Opel Astra 2.0 T).

Lenght of Opel Astra is 425 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Opel Astra is about 4 cm longer than Volkswagen Golf hatchback, but 3 cm shorter than Honda Civic hatchback. Opel Astra gross weight is from 1705 to 1885 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 9 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Opel Astra trunk space is 380 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1330 litres.

This Opel is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 $. According to user reviews, average Opel Astra repair costs are 150 $ per year. Users calculated Opel Astra 2004 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2000 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 57%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Opel Astra for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Opel Astra prices and costs.

In user reviews Opel Astra received average grade 7.5 (from 10) which is lower than average mark for similar aged cars (7.9). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 88% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Opel Astra modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Opel Astra 2004 1.4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 90 HP 6.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.6 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.6 1.6 Petrol 105 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.7 CDTi Apr 2004 — Aug 2005

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.7 Diesel 80 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.7 CDTi Apr 2004 — Oct 2005 1.7 Diesel 101 HP 5.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.8 Apr 2004 — Dec 2005 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.8 Apr 2004 — Dec 2005 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 8.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Opel Astra 2004 1.9 CDTi Aug 2004 — Jan 2007 1.9 Diesel 120 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2004 1.9 CDTi Jun 2004 — Jan 2007

Most powerfull diesel version (150 HP)

1.9 Diesel 150 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2004 2.0 T 2.0 Petrol 170 HP 9.1 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2004 2.0 T Oct 2004 — Jan 2007

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds

2.0 Petrol 200 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Opel Astra safety

During safety testing Opel Astra has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Opel Astra is evaluated with five stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Opel Astra got one star.

Opel Astra prices

Opel Astra 2004 - 2007 hatchback price in Latvia is from 1000 $ to 2200 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Opel Astra price is below average - Opel Astra is approximately for 22 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2004 - 2007 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Opel Astra 2006 price 1100 $ 1600 $ 2200 $
Opel Astra 2005 price 1100 $ 1400 $ 1800 $
Opel Astra 2004 price 1000 $ 1300 $ 1700 $

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Opel Astra reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Opel Astra reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2018 defects were detected in an average of 27.6 percent of Opel Astra of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26.9%.

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Opel Astra 2004 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Opel Astra with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
72%
Metallic paint
59%
Adjustable steering wheel
56%
Climate control
42%
Cruise control
30%
Rain sensor
23%

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Opel Astra reviews

Total 89 Opel Astra owner reviews

Opel Astra 2004 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2004 (new car) Owned for:275`000 kilometers (18 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2109 $ (~ 117 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9
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