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Holden Astra 2016

The 2016 Holden Astra range of configurations is currently priced from $13,888. Our most recent review of the 2016 Holden Astra resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Joshua Dowling had this to say at the time: The new Holden Astra is worthy vehicle and a welcome return to form — but the price is steep by any measure. Be sure to haggle, or wait for deals to emerge.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Joshua Dowling liked most about this particular version of the Holden Astra: Sleek exterior design, Roomy, upmarket interior, Good road holding

The 2016 Holden Astra carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1420 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Holden Astra 2016 Price and Specs

The Holden Astra 2016 is currently available from $13,888 for the Astra R up to $19,990 for the Astra R.

Pricing guides

$16,999
Based on 53 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$13,888
Highest Price
$19,990
Holden Astra Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
GTC Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP AUTO $11,800 $17,270
GTC Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP MAN $11,200 $16,390
GTC Sport Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP AUTO $13,200 $19,140
GTC Sport Hatchback 1.6L PULP 6 SP MAN $12,300 $17,820
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Holden Astra 2016 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Holden Astra here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why is the coolant in my 2007 Holden Astra a milky colour?

    The first response of most mechanics on this would be that you have a head gasket leak in the engine. Coolant in the oil and/or oil in the coolant are classic symptoms of this. It happens because the faulty head gasket allows the two fluids to mix but, depending on exactly where the gasket fails, you don’t necessary get both symptoms. A workshop can pressure test the engine’s cooling system and perform what’s called a TK test to show up any contaminants in the coolant that have found their way there via a blown head gasket.

    But before you go tearing into the engine, check the service records to find out how old the coolant is. Coolant will discolour over time and kilometres and what you’re seeing as a `milky colour’ might simply be old coolant that has gone cloudy and needs changing.

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  • Why does my 2017 Holden Astra jerk when I put it in reverse?

    The jerk when you select reverse sometimes is definitely worth having diagnosed properly as it shouldn’t be that way. Scanning the car (which I’ll presume the dealership did to arrive at its answer) doesn’t always show up all faults, so just because the computer says there’s nothing wrong, doesn’t mean there isn’t. There are plenty of reasons for a car to jerk into a particular gear, but the good news is that the Astra uses a conventional, torque-converter automatic, not one of the vastly more troublesome double-clutch units.

    Your second problem, however, may not be a problem at all. In fact, the gearbox in the Astra is smart enough to know that you’re coasting down a hill and will actually shift down a gear or two to take the strain off the brakes while still maintaining your speed. As it shifts down gears, the engine revs will rise; that’s absolutely normal and part of the way the car is designed to operate.

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  • Why does the clock in my 2004 Holden Astra CD keep resetting?

    My first thought is that your car’s battery is on the way out. Are there any other symptoms of this (slow cranking etc)? Essentially, a battery that isn’t fully charged or is a bit wonky can start to shed its responsibilities one by one as it wears out. In this case, you might find that maintaining the clock’s memory/time isn’t programmed into the car as a major priority, so it switches that circuit off as a means of saving every available volt and ampere for actually starting the car (which is the point at which the maximum strain is placed on a battery).

    Beyond that, you could have a dodgy ignition barrel that isn’t making all the necessary contacts when you insert and turn the key each time. I’ve heard of applying a liberal coating of acetone (or a solvent such as carby cleaner or WD40 should also work) and inserting the key a few times in succession. This is sometimes enough to clean the contacts and restore full functionality.

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  • Why does my 2009 Holden Astra have trouble starting after sitting overnight?

    These cars used a fairly simply check-valve on the fuel pump to prevent fuel draining back into the tank when the car was parked. As the car ages, this valve wears to the point where it won’t maintain fuel in the lines going to the engine. If that happens, it will take some time and cranking to get fuel from the tank to the engine. This is the delay you’re experiencing.

    The worn valve is only allowing a small amount of fuel to drain back which is why you need to wait six hours or so for the problem to show up. A new fuel pump will fix it.

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Holden Astra 2016 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2016 Holden Astra is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Holden Astra currently offers fuel consumption from 5.8 to 8L/100km. The Holden Astra is available with the following fuel type: PULP.

Holden Astra Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
GTC Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP MAN 6.9L/100km
GTC Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 7.5L/100km
GTC Sport Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 7.5L/100km
GTC Sport Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP MAN 7.5L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Holden Astra 2016 Pricing and Specs

Holden Astra 2016 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2016 Holden Astra will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Holden Astra vary from 17x7.5 inches to 20x8.5 inches.

Holden Astra Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
R Hatchback 225x45 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x45 R17 17x7.5 inches
RS Hatchback 225x45 R17 17x7.5 inches 225x45 R17 17x7.5 inches
GTC Hatchback 235x50 R18 18x7.5 inches 235x50 R18 18x7.5 inches
GTC Sport Hatchback 235x45 R19 19x8 inches 235x45 R19 19x8 inches
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Holden Astra 2016 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2016 Holden Astra are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1840mm x 1485mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Holden Astra 2016 Dimensions  include 1482mm height, 1840mm width, 4466mm length.
Holden Astra Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
R Hatchback 1485x1809x4386 mm 107 mm
RS Hatchback 1485x1809x4386 mm 105 mm
GTC Hatchback 1482x1840x4466 mm 113 mm
GTC Sport Hatchback 1482x1840x4466 mm 113 mm
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Holden Astra 2016 Towing capacity

The Holden Astra’s towing capacity ranges from 1200kg to 1420kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Holden Astra Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
R Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
R Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,6 SP AUTO 1200kg
RS Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP MAN 1420kg
GTC Hatchback 1.6L,PULP,6 SP MAN 1200kg
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