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.

  • All-new compact car featuring Saturn's new, European-inspired contemporary design language
  • Two trim levels and configurations: three-door XR and five-door XE and XR
  • 1.8L DOHC VVT Ecotec delivers 140 horsepower
  • Standard five-speed manual or available four-speed Aisin automatic
  • Standard StabiliTrak stability control system and traction control on three-door, available on five-door
  • Standard four-wheel ABS
  • Standard electro-hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering
  • Standard 16" wheels on five-door, with 17" wheels available; standard 17" wheels on three-door, with 18" wheels available
  • Standard tire pressure monitoring system
  • Six standard air bags – dual-stage frontal; seat-mounted thorax/pelvic and head curtain side air bags
  • Active head restraints standard
  • Pedal Release System standard
  • OnStar safety and security system standard
  • Standard six-speaker AM/FM/CD radio and available seven-speaker sound system; multi-disc and MP3-capable radios available
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls on XR

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