Confirmed today by Holden, the new Astra sedan joins the hatch and coupe body-styles.
Interestingly, while sharing the same platform as the hatch and coupe, the Holden Astra sedan will be built in South Korea and based on the Chevrolet Cruze sedan.
Under the move, the Astra R automatic variant receives the biggest price chop, with a $1700 discount bringing its RRP to $22,490 plus on-road costs. The equivalent R manual drops $500 to $21,490 plus on-road costs. Both cars have had their side skirts reduced to a smaller size as part of the move.
If you happened to have already purchased a 2017 Astra, Holden has you covered. The brand will cover the cost difference between the old and new pricing strategy, which is greatest in Astras equipped with the automatic gearbox.
“We’ll protect existing customers, anybody that’s purchased a car up to today.”