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Latest model: Saturn Astra 5-door 2008
Saturn Astra 5-door 2008Saturn announced the addition of the all-new 2008 Saturn Astra to its lineup, bringing a decidedly European flavor to the North American compact vehicle sphere. It is packed with a wide range of traditional equipment and security features, and provides sporty performance with very good fuel efficiency.

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The Saturn Astra will be provided in 3-door and 5-door models, every underpinned by a taught, European-bred suspension that provides a sharp, responsive driving experience. Performance comes from a 1. 8L Ecotec four-cylinder motor that is both energetic and economical, delivering 140 horsepower (104 Kw) and good fuel efficiency.

In Europe, the Saturn Astra's mix of style, performance, security technology and fuel economy have made it a hit with owners and auto critics alike, explained Jill Lajdziak, Saturn basic manager. Now, Saturn is bringing the newly restyled Saturn Astra to North America and marrying it with our celebrated buyer experience.

The Saturn Astra will go on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. It is the fifth offering in a full revamp of Saturn's offering lineup. In fact, when the Saturn Astra hits showrooms, the oldest car in Saturn's portfolio will be the Sky roadster, which arrived in March 2006. Other new models include the all-new Aura sedan, the refactored Vue compact crossover - including the Vue Green Line hybrid - and the Outlook crossover.