Compacts SUVs/Crossover are currently dominating the car market, with almost every brand releasing a competitive model each year, Opel has finally decided to give one of its best-selling family SUVs, the Mokka a much-needed refresh to make sure that it stays relevant and stands out to the competition.
Talking about staying relevant, the Opel Mokka has received a makeover from the ground up. New chassis, new turbocharged engine, with a sleeker look, and a host of advanced tech and safety features.
buyers are spoiled with choices between two Opel Mokka models, which include the Mokka Elegance and Mokka GS Line. Both models are powered by the same turbocharged engine and transmission, but they host slight cosmetics and features difference.
The new Opel Mokka’s exterior stands out with its sleeker and sportier crossover SUV look. A blacked-out front grille with quirky LED Headlight that hosts L wing-shaped Day time Running Lights on each end. the profile of the Mokka features subtle curves flowing on the lower side of the doors, with a black plastic cladding trim to accentuate the look. The wheel arches are also covered with black plastic cladding that gives the Mokka a bit of a rugged look. The GS Line rides on 17-inch black alloy wheels, which match the contrasting roof.
Interior & tech
The cabin of the new Mokka looks just as classy and sleek as the exterior. it’s packed with premium tech and safety features depending on the model, such as forward collision warning, 360º camera, lane keep assist, and the list goes on.
The cabin is fitted standard with a 12-inch fully digital instrument cluster, while the Elegance trim gets a 7-inch and the range-topping GS Line is fitted with a 10-inch infotainment system. both are compatible with AndroidAuto and AppleCarplay and a built-in navigation system.
In the cabin, you’ll also find a leather-wrapped multifunction starring wheel, and comfortable black leather seats, which are electrically adjustable with a heated function. Buyers would be pleased to know that, all of the premium features fitted GL line model are standard, at no extra cost.
The range-topping model, GS Line comes fully kitted with advanced safety driving features such as forward collision warning, auto brakes assist, lane keep assist
Powertrain & Performance
The new Opel Mokka has gotten a little bit more athletic, now weighing 120kg than its predecessor. It is now powered by a 1.2L Turbo charged 3-Cylinder petrol engine that develops 96kW and 230Nm.
Paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Opel Mokka can achieve a claimed fuel consumption of 5.3L and 6.1L/100km in extra-urban and combined cycles respectively
The new Opel Mokka comes priced at a very competitive price of
Opel Mokka 1.2T Elegance R 469 900
Opel Mokka 1.2T GS Line R 519 900
All prices include a 3-years/120 000 km warranty and Roadside Assistance, with service intervals available every 12 months or 15 000km, all under the 4-years/60 000 service plan.