Features: Astra CD, CDTi, CDX and CDXi
Standard features for the entry-level Astra CD included 15-inch steel wheels, a seven speaker sound system with CD player and MP3-compatibility, air conditioning, steering wheel audio controls, rear fog lamps, 60/40 split and folding rear seats, remote central locking, front power windows and mirrors, heated mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel adjustment, cargo cover, tinted windows and immobiliser; the CD coupe was fitted with 15-inch alloy wheels.
The Astra CDTi was further equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, six-way adjustable front seats, cruise control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, power rear windows and trip computer with graphic information display; manual models also had a lower ride height, firmer suspension, quicker steering ratio and 'Sport' switch for sharper steering and throttle responses.
The Astra CDX added a six-stack CD player with graphic equaliser and digital sound processing, roof mounted sunglasses holder, scuff plates and floor mats; coupe models were also fitted with leather-faced seats and heated front seats. Beyond this, the CDXi featured climate control air conditioning, eight-way adjustable front sports seats (including lumbar adjustment), front fog lamps, a leather-wrapped sports steering wheel and leather-wrapped gearshift lever.
Features: Astra SRi and SRi Turbo
Compared to the CDXi variant, the Astra SRi was differentiated by its 17-inch alloy wheels, charcoal leather trim, heated front seats, sports body kit and rear spoiler.
The Astra SRi Turbo was distinguished fitted with 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels and continuous damping control, which constantly varied shock absorber characteristics to the road conditions and chassis movements. Visually, the SRi Turbo could be identified by its tapered bumper, modified radiator grille, larger air inlets, aluminium exhaust tip and body kit (including rear window spoiler, deep rocker mouldings and rear bumper).