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Saturn Astra 2008

GM Recalls Saturn Astra for Takata Airbags

By Kelsey Mays on February 16, 2016

CARS.COM — Yet another car has been identified from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s huge Jan. 22 expansion of Takata airbag recalls. GM announced today that it would reca... Read More's view

June 17, 2008

I had read great reviews of Astra, which is essentially the same car being sold by GM to Europeans as the Opel Astra, or in Great Britain, the Vauxhall Astra. Designed in Germany and built in Belgi... Read More
Our view: 2008 Saturn Astra

By Mike Hanley on May 23, 2008

Saturn’s new Astra hatchback delivers a distinctly European driving experience. If you’re familiar with this Saturn’s origins — it’s a product of GM’s Opel brand in Eu... Read More
Los Angeles Times's view

May 7, 2008

I come from a long line of Europeans — illiterate, mud-eating Europeans from the Outer Hebrides, to be exact, whose idea of a good time was to go down to the firth and watch the plague victim... Read More's view

By Jim Mateja on May 4, 2008

Seldom do TV car commercials capture our interest, especially not when professional drivers are zipping around mountain curves, through sand dunes or over frozen lakes. Real folks, after all, snooz... Read More
Mother Proof's view

By Courtney Messenbaugh on March 31, 2008

The new ad campaign for Saturn features a man walking into a Saturn dealer and promptly walking back out the door to take a second look at the sign and make sure he’s in the right place. The... Read More
Orlando Sentinel's view

March 15, 2008

For a company that built its foundation on small cars, Saturn hasn’t done a particularly good job of servicing that market lately. The Ion, introduced in 2003, peaked early with consumers, le... Read More
The Detroit Newspapers's view

December 19, 2007

SAN DIEGO — Americans love European things. If it comes from the Old World, we seem to think it’s classy and sophisticated. That’s one of the reasons English tea, French wine and... Read More
Our view: 2008 Saturn Astra

By Joe Wiesenfelder on November 29, 2007

To the extent that a compact car priced between $15,995 and $18,495 can replace one that retailed for as little as $12,300, the 2008 Saturn Astra two- and four-door hatchbacks replace the Ion sedan... Read More