As Americans, we don’t really understand the concept of a hatchback nearly as much as our neighbors across the pond. They use their space and proportions more efficiently and often come off more stylish. While the hatchback has caught on more so in the U.S., most buyers will still scoop up a sedan body style. But we do hope the 2016 Opel Astra K finds its way on our shores sooner, rather than later.
The previous Opel Astra indeed spawned a sedan variant, which we took on as our Buick Verano. It was a stylish counterpart to the Astra hatchback, but lost a bit of charm when putting it side-by-side with the hatchback variant.
That’s why we want to bring the question to you. Do you think Opel should build a 2016 Astra sedan? Without it, Opel is forfeiting ground to Ford and its sedan variant of the Focus. With it, some of the delightful styling we’re seeing from the 2016 Astra may not be translated as well as we’d like.
But, enough of what we have to say on the matter. Vote in the poll, and let us know what you think in the comment section.