OPEL Astra 2013

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This is an image showing the 2012 Opel Astra GTC hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score33.35out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.07out of 16
Side impact test14.29out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Opel Astra GTC was introduced in Australia during 2012.

The Astra GTC scored 15.07 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest and leg injury for the driver.
The vehicle scored 14.29 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a moderate risk of serious chest injury for the driver. A further two points were scored in the pole test.

Important note: The left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.07 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.78 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.29 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The clutch pedal moved rearwards by 18mm and upwards 7mm. The steering wheel hub moved 41mm forward, 13mm downward and 2mm sideways. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 14.29 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.29 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for a pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points in this test.

 

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The Opel Astra GTC received a whiplash rating of good.

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Pedestrian Summary

Child head impacts 12
Adult head impacts Zero
Upper leg impacts Zero
Lower leg impacts 6
Total (out of 36) 18

In all of the areas likely to be struck by an adult's head, protection was poor. The area likely to be struck by children provided good protection and scored maximum points. The bumper provided good protection to pedestrians' legs. However, the protection offered to a pedestrians hip was poor.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
6.9 L/100km 162 g/km 7 Greenhouse Rating 7 /10 7.5 Air Pollution Rating 7.5 /10 4-Star Overall Rating

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