Opel Astra 2012 Hatchback

This generation of Opel Astra has been produced from January, 2012 to December, 2015. We can provide information about 15 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 1.6 litres and power of from 87 to 180 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement from 1.2 to 2.0 litres and power of from 95 to 165 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (12 versions), as well as automatic (3 versions) gearbox.

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Opel Astra 2012 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.3 to 7.2 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 3.7 to 5.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Opel Astra 2012 hatchback petrol engine version is Opel Astra 1.4, consuming 5.3 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Opel Astra 2012 hatchback diesel - Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI for 100 kilometers consumes 3.7 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Opel Astra real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 37 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +30% for petrol engines and +43% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Opel Astra modification.

Opel Astra 2012 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 124 to 169 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 99 to 154 grams per kilometer. From Opel Astra with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Opel Astra 1.4 which produces an average of 124 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Opel Astra diesels least CO2 distributes Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI - 99 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.5 seconds has Opel Astra 1.6 Turbo version, conversely the tardiest one is Opel Astra 1.4 reaching this speed only in 15.1 seconds. The maximum top speed is 221 km/h for the 1.6 petrol 4-cylinder 180 hp version (Opel Astra 1.6 Turbo).

Lenght of Opel Astra is 442 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Opel Astra is about 4 cm longer than Ford Focus hatchback, but 10 cm shorter than Honda Civic hatchback. Opel Astra gross weight is from 1870 to 1995 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 8 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Opel Astra trunk space is 370 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1235 litres.

This Opel is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 6500 €. According to user reviews, average Opel Astra repair costs are 170 € per year. Users calculated Opel Astra 2012 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.19 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 50%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% 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 8.0 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. All authors of reviews would recommend Opel Astra to the friend.

Opel Astra modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Opel Astra 2012 1.2 1.3 CDTI Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.2 Diesel 95 HP 4.0 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.4 Petrol 87 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 100 HP 5.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 Turbo Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 1.4 Petrol 120 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 Turbo Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 1.4 Petrol 140 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 Turbo Jan 2012 — Jan 2015 1.4 Petrol 140 HP 6.6 l/100km Automatic (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.4 LPG 1.4 LPG 140 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.6 Turbo Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds

1.6 Petrol 180 HP 6.8 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.6 Turbo Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most powerfull petrol version (180 HP)

1.6 Petrol 180 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (6)
Opel Astra 2014 1.6 CDTI Jan 2014 — Dec 2015 1.6 Diesel 110 HP - Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2014 1.6 CDTI Jan 2014 — Dec 2015 1.6 Diesel 136 HP - Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.7 CDTI Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.7 Diesel 110 HP 3.7 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 1.7 CDTI Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.7 Diesel 130 HP 3.7 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 2.0 CDTI Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most powerfull diesel version (165 HP)

2.0 Diesel 165 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Astra 2012 2.0 CDTI Jan 2012 — Jan 2015

Most powerfull diesel version (165 HP)

2.0 Diesel 165 HP 5.8 l/100km Automatic (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 very good rate 86 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 84 from 100, for pedestrian protection Opel Astra got 83 points from 100.
Opel Astra safety equipment has been rated as good - 75 percents from 100.

Opel Astra prices

Opel Astra 2012 - 2015 hatchback price in Latvia is from 4500 € to 8000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Opel Astra price is below average - Opel Astra is approximately for 18 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2012 - 2015 prices). Despite of relatively low price Opel Astra quality is above average (see below), so this Opel can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Opel Astra 2015 price 6000 € 7500 € 8000 €
Opel Astra 2014 price 5500 € 6500 € 7500 €
Opel Astra 2012 price 4500 € 5000 € 5500 €

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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 2022 defects were detected in an average of 14.1 percent of Opel Astra of this generation (on average 9 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 15.1%.

Opel Astra reliability and quality
Most reliable used over 15 years old cars
Most reliable over 15 years old hatchbacks

Opel Astra 2012 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Opel Astra with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
79%
Metallic paint
63%
Adjustable steering wheel
59%
Climate control
57%
Rain sensor
51%
Cruise control
44%
Tire pressure control
36%
Heated seats
27%
Rear parking sensors
25%
Front parking sensors
18%
Heated steering wheel
15%
Navigation
15%
Dimming mirrors
12%

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Opel Astra reviews

Total 89 Opel Astra owner reviews

Opel Astra 2013 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.7 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2018 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:60`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.5 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 310 € (~ 155 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
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