2008 Models

Saturn to Import More Astras

Strong demand for the 2008 Saturn Astra has the General Motors brand reportedly rethinking the number of European-built compact hatchbacks it plans to import into the United States.

'08 Saturn Astra Overview

The 2008 Saturn Astra adds to Saturn's growing product portfolio as the fifth all-new product since early 2006. It is a unique offering in the American compact car segment that melds an unmistakably European driving feel with Saturn's unparalleled ownership experience.

2008 Astra's Precise Driving Experience Has European Roots and Was Fine-Tuned in America

The Saturn Astra's driving experience was born on the demanding mountain switchbacks and high-speed motorways of Europe, but fine-tuned in the United States to suit North America's unique driving conditions. It is a driving experience characterized by direct, linear steering that complements exceptionally precise handling and smooth ride traits.

Astra Safety Features

From a body structure designed to manage crash energy to numerous active and passive occupant-protecting technologies, the 2008 Saturn Astra features a comprehensive list of safety systems that make it one of the safest vehicles in its class.

Saturn Astra's Taut Design Reinforces its Fun-to-Drive Promise

When the '08 Saturn Astra arrives later this year, the first thing people will notice is its striking exterior design. It shares familial genes with its Opel cousin, while maintaining an unmistakably Saturn flair. It is a detailed design that incorporates signature styling cues, including a bold, bright grille bar with prominent Saturn logo.

'08 Astra Standard and Option Equipment

Here's a list of the standard and optional equipment available on the 2008 Saturn Astra.

All-New 2008 Saturn Astra Brings European Style to U.S.

The all-new 2008 Saturn Astra brings a decidedly European flavor to the North American compact car market. It is packed with a wide range of standard equipment and safety features, and delivers sporty performance with very good fuel economy.

2008 Saturn Astra Vehicle Highlights

Here's a look a some of the highlights of the upcoming 2008 Saturn Astra compact 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks.

More Information About the Saturn Astra Test Drive Event

Saturn Astra - the all-new sport compact car with European-bred driving dynamics - arrives at retail facilities early next year. But enthusiasts who want to be among the first to see, feel and drive the Astra can participate in one of 14 test drive programs held this fall across the United States, between October 12th and December 13th.

The Saturn Astra '20'

According to Saturn, here's a list of twenty segment-challenging features that highlight the 2008 Astra's fun, refinement and safety.

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