Opel Astra for Sale in Ghana
As part of the wide range of fleet produced by the German automobile industry, the Opel Astra, a compact car, was introduced into the market in 1991 to replace the falling short brand Opel kadett which was created afore. This compact brand has been rebranded in other auto markets around the world with different names such as Vauxhall Astra, Holden Astra, Saturn Astra, Chevrolet Vectra and Buick Excelle XT. In Ghana, there is no certified or authorized dealer for this German shepherd which was launched in 2009 and has been produced over four generations and counting.
Despite the lack of authorized dealership of this brand in Ghana, the Opel Astra is spread across almost all legally registered garages in the country, Ghana. Thankfully, Jumia Car.com.gh once again sheds this current but relatively scarce car under their umbrella. The search for the Opel Astra is not far-fetched when it’s been done through the Jumia Car platform. All market prices and negotiable ones too cannot be left out during the campaign. The Opel Astra is a kind that has been with the Ghanaian community for many years now and has experienced massive sales of its brand new, home used or Ghana used breed within the auto market. This kind may be an old perspective but its recent designs or models fit in perfectly due to the technological improvement or advancements aligned to the Opel Astra. The sale of this brand is mostly the used in a very good condition, looking just like a brand new. These vehicles are often imported from European and Asian countries where maintenance as well as road infrastructure are good therefore not high depreciation of most vehicles. They are normally referred to by dealers and sellers as home used Opel Astra and are priced differently according to the year make.
Performance and Specification of Opel Astra
As every brand will do for all kinds of target groups, the Opel Astra makes provision for all tastes and preferences. The newest models come in the diesel and petrol engines, automatic and manual transmissions and a 1.4 and 2.0 liter fuel capacity which makes it economically advisable to own one and mechanically reasonable to drive one..
The low performance version generates 86 horsepower and 130 Nm torque, while the high-performance version encloses a 2.0 liter turbo engine that produces 276 horsepower and 400 Nm torque. Contrary to the above, we have a 1.3 liter CDTI Eco FLEX standard diesel engine that yields 94 horsepower and 190 Nm torques, while the top-in-the-line 2.0 liter CDTI Bi-Turbo diesel engine creates 192 horsepower and 400 Nm torque. The 2014 Opel Astra ensures fuel economy as high as 6.8 liters/100km, while the carbon emissions are as low as 129g/km which still makes it fall short of some of its competitors like the Renault Megane and Peugeot 308
How is the design of Opel Astra
Opel Astra Exterior Design
The new generation of the Opel Astra is produced in various sizes to suit various preferences. These come in three-door hatchback, five-door hatchback, sedan and a station wagon all of which are available in Ghana. The new models have certain various touches of sportiness than the previous makes of the Opel Astra which may or may not make it attractive as compared to its closest competitors. These new elements attached to the Opel Astra comprise of a sharper exterior with a more pronounced lower grille, precise chrome-bared upper grille, LED daytime running lights and redesigned headlamps with black inserts.
Opel Astra Interior Design
With regard to size, the new interior design has been made more spacious, accommodating more than enough for legroom. The dashboard is clustered with black buttons with the main surfaces textured with soft-touch material and high-quality grains leaving the chrome accents to add a modern edge to the interior. Also, the high-end trim levels feature faux brushed aluminum inserts on doors, air vents and center console.
What are the best features of Opel Astra
A car is measured by its features, comfort, and convenience and perhaps safety that takes the whole driving experience to another level. The Opel Astra with dozens of all these features installed assures maximum pleasure when behind its wheels. This comprises of The standard features are emergency tire inflation kit, electronic stability program plus (ESP-Plus), tire pressure monitoring system and air conditioning with air recirculation. The Astra also guarantees ambient lighting in front doors and surrounding center console, flex floor luggage compartment, front and rear parking distance sensors, perimeter protection pack, towing pack, ultrasonic security alarm system, 19-inch bi-color alloy wheels, sports front seats, Infiniti® Premium Sound System, Navi950 Intell-iLink, three-spoke chrome-bezelled leather-covered sports steering wheel, multifunction trip computer, dual-zone electronic climate control, driver assistance packs, cruise control with speed governor, rear view cameras, premium forward lighting pack and Flex Ride adaptive chassis control system with continuous damping control.
Used Opel Astra for Sale in Ghana
Available Opel Astra cars for sale in the used vehicle market comprises of older year models that are still in good condition. These vehicles are often imported from European and Asian countries where maintenance as well as road infrastructure are good therefore not high depreciation of most vehicles. They are normally referred to by dealers and sellers as home used Opel Astra and are priced different according to the year make. Finding used Opel Astra in Ghana is not complicated since there are listings in major cities like;
Opel Astra Price in Ghana
The Opel Astra which is found all across the borders of Ghana vary in prices. Based on the model, trim level, maintenance history and overall features, the prices vary from garage to garage and the price range for it is between GH₵7,000 and GH₵30,000. Purchase decisions of the Opel Astra is dependent on these features and the price, basically depends on the condition in which the home used car is in.
Overall Impression of Opel Astra
The Opel Astra is preferred over its competitors, Renault Megane and Peugeot 307, in the Ghanaian vehicle market. However, the compact car segment is dominated by the Opel Astra due to its fuel efficiency and also being used in the country for taxi business.