Opel Mokka 2016 was primarily developed as a subcompact crossover Sports Utility Vehicle and was released in 2013 with production initiated in 2012. According to company executives, the model is speculated to make its debut at the Motor show scheduled to be held in Johannesburg this year. It should be noted that both Mokka & its partner model Opel Adam have been specifically targeted at the South African automobile market. The current lineup has continued to grow by leaps & bounds with overall sales doubling in the past few years. This is in fact a result of superior exterior design in addition to world-class driving dynamics offered by Opel Mokka 2016.
Opel Mokka 2016: Features and Design
Opel Mokka 2016 offers a very spacious interior cabin which has been fitted with updated modern day technological equipments in addition to increased passenger & cargo volume. Major interior features include electronic glass based sunroof, automatic climate control mechanism, heated front end seats etc in addition to an updated infotainment system. It also has a NAvi950 navigation system, standard rear view mirror etc and offers major safety & security system which include electronic stability mechanism, Hill assist, descent control system etc.
Opel Mokka 2016: Engine Specs
Opel Mokka 2016 offers a very proficient engine which consist of a primary VVT 1.6L turbo charged petrol based engine which is capable of producing a total of 115HP power whereas as a standard 1.7L turbo charged power train offers an overall power output of 140HP. We should note that an alternate power train exists which has a 1.7L turbo diesel engine and is capable of generating a total of 130HP. Also, it should be further noted that the previous power train is the most fuel efficient; however, nearly all power trains offered on the model have qualified the Euro 5 emission standards.
Opel Mokka 2016 is characterized by a dynamic exterior & elegant design pattern which coupled with its highly responsive, lowered emissions & high performance makes it an instant favorite among midsized compact SUV lover all across the globe. It should be noted that the given power train has been paired with a standard automatic 6 speed power transmission system that relays power to its front wheels. This implies that the model has a primary front wheel driving platform. However, it should be noted that the model has an optional all-wheel driving platform & features a front transverse engine placement.
Opel Mokka 2016: Release Date and News
Mokka 2016 is based on General Motors developed “Gamma II platform” launched in 2000. Also, the model is currently marked under various brands such as Buick Encore in China & North America, Vauxhall Mokka in United Kingdom etc. Current generation Opel Mokka is manufactured & assembled in Shanghai & Zaragoza in addition to Bupyeong which are owned by General Motors subsidiaries which include Shanghai GM, GM Spain & GM Korea respectively. It should be noted that the model’s release date is still to be announced while its estimated price is speculated to be more than that of the current generation model.