'08 Astra Standard and Option Equipment

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

All models:

  • 1.8L Ecotec four-cylinder engine with 138 hp (103 kW)
  • Five-speed manual transmission
  • Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and traction control
  • Electro-hydraulic rack-and-pinion power steering system
  • Dual-stage frontal air bags with Passenger Sensing System
  • Head curtain side-impact air bags for front and rear outboard seating occupants
  • Front-seat side-impact air bags with thorax and pelvic protection
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rake and telescoping steering column
  • Daytime running lamps
  • LATCH child seat anchors
  • OnStar with one-year Safe & Sound plan
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Pedal Release System
  • RainSense windshield wiper system
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Express-down power windows
  • Projector beam halogen headlamps
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Oil life monitoring system
  • Power-adjustable and heated outside mirrors
  • Theft deterrent system

Astra XE five-door

  • Standard equipment:
    • Cloth seats
    • Charcoal interior color
    • AM/FM stereo with CD and six speakers
    • Dual visor vanity mirrors with covers and lights
    • Driver information center
    • Sixteen-inch steel wheels with wheel covers and all-season tires
    • Body-color outside mirrors and door handles
    • Touch-pad liftgate release
    • Dual overhead sunglasses holders (without sunroof); or driver's overhead sunglasses holder and passenger assist grip (with sunroof)
  • Free-flow optional equipment:
    • Four-speed automatic transmission
    • Air conditioning
    • Sixteen-inch alloy wheels
    • StabiliTrak vehicle stability control system
    • Dual-panel sunroof
    • Heated front seats (cloth)

Astra XR five-door

  • Standard equipment (in addition to or substituted for XE five-door equipment):
    • Air conditioning
    • AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and seven speakers
    • Steering wheel audio controls
    • Sixteen-inch alloy wheels and all-season touring tires
    • Projector beam fog lamps
  • Free-flow optional equipment:
    • Four-speed automatic transmission
    • StabiliTrak vehicle stability control system
    • Dual-panel sunroof
    • Heated front seats
  • Premium Trim package:
    • Leather-trimmed sport seats with manual lumbar
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Heated front seats (cloth or leather)
    • Premium door trim
    • Ambient door lighting
  • Sport Handling package:
    • Lowered sport suspension
    • Quick-ratio electro-hydraulic power steering
    • Seventeen-inch alloy wheels and all-season performance tires
    • StabiliTrak vehicle stability control system
    • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Advanced Audio package:
    • AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD/MP3 player
    • Seven premium speakers
    • Enhanced driver information display

Astra XR three-door (in additional to or substituted for XR five-door equipment)

    Standard equipment:
    • Lowered sport suspension
    • Quick-ratio electro-hydraulic power steering
    • Easy-entry cloth seats
    • High-sport seats with manual lumbar
    • Sport gauges with bright rings
    • Seventeen-inch alloy wheels and all-season performance tires
    • Overhead sunglasses holder (driver) and passenger assist grip
    • StabiliTrak vehicle stability control system
    • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Free-flow optional equipment:
    • Four-speed automatic transmission
    • Eighteen-inch alloy wheels and summer-only tires
    • Heated front seats (cloth or leather)
  • Premium Trim package:
    • Leather-trimmed high-sport seats with manual lumbar
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Heated front seats
    • Premium door trim
    • Ambient door lighting
  • Advanced Audio package:
    • AM/FM stereo with six-disc CD/MP3 player
    • Seven premium speakers
    • Enhanced driver information display

Source: Saturn

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