Test Opel Astra Sports Tourer 180 GS Line: station wagon and plug-in hybrid, the right compromise?

Test Opel Astra Sports Tourer 180 GS Line: station wagon and plug-in hybrid, the right compromise?


Victims of the guarantee of the advent of SUVs, station wagons are not increasing, but they are certainly not dead. And it’s not Opel who will say the opposite. Builder in blitzowned by Stellantis, presented at the beginning of the year the Sport Tourer version, to understand the station wagon, of its famous Astra compact.

The Opel Astra Sport Tourer plug-in offer starts at €36,250 at the end of the Edition and rises to €43,700. in our version of the Ultimate test. This includes, along with the GS Line, IntelliLux LED adaptive headlights, the Intelli Drive 1.0 package which includes lane keeping assist, lane change assistant and cross traffic alert. Rims go from 18 to 17 inches.

Engine catalog of Astra Sports Tourer it has two petrol units of 110 hp (BMV6) and 130 hp (BMV6 or BVA8), as well as a diesel of 130 hp (BMV6 or BVA8). As with the regular Astra, two versions of the plug-in are offered. The first develops a combined maximum power of 180 hp and the other 225 hp. They combine a four-cylinder gasoline engine, 150 hp in the first case and 180 hp in the second, with an 81 kW (110 hp) electric motor and a 12.4 kWh battery. Their maximum electric range is given at 60 kilometers in the combined cycle (WLTP).