The title 4×4 Car of the Year in the category Off road vehicles and SUV up to 25.00 euros retained for the second consecutive year the small SUV of Opel, Mokka. The Mokka was again the No.1 choice of readers in this year’s awards Auto Bild Allrad since 18.7% of the readers voted the modern model of Opel, forming a net difference of the Skoda Yeti and Nissan Qashqai. The Opel Mokka in just 18 months since it was released in the market, has attracted over 200,000 customers and became a European bestseller. The small SUV of Opel has literally modernize its category, offering innovative technologies and features from higher classes to a wider customer base. Among these is the Adaptive Front Lighting System-AFL and Adaptive Forward Lighting, ergonomic chairs stamped approval Aktion Gesunder Rücken eV and the second generation of integrated bicycle carrier system FlexFix Thanks to the sporty design of the cab and body, the Mokka is also ideal for weekend getaways and for drivers who love adventures.
The volume of this category has increased dramatically due to the characteristics of the models which are: Inspired design, ultimate flexibility, sporty handling and cutting edge technology, the data of Opel Mokka has in superlatives and even creates new standards. The dimensions: length 4278 mm, width with mirrors 2038 mm, height 1646 mm. The Mokka is sized for the urban environment, while satisfying the needs resulting from daily activities and weekend getaways. The design architecture of the Opel Mokka displays the dynamic and robust nature of embossed and attractive elements keeping the sporty nature with rough, sporting lines. The pronounced front grille, guards around the bumpers and wheel arches are highlighted by the distinctive blade Opel profile. The sporty and muscular stance of Mokka is enhanced because of the greater distance from the ground which makes it suitable for the soil, as the track width of 1,540 mm.
The driver centered architecture of the interior of the new Mokka is evident from the first moment the driver steps in. Embossed design elements are reflected in the wing shaped dashboard and sculpted door trims. The elements of ergonomics, flexibility and functionality is immediately perceived by the user just by sitting in the driver’s seat. The Opel Mokka can be fitted with ergonomic seats with an 8 way adjustment. Be the first to receive certification AGR category SUV-B. The headrests are adjustable in four directions. But occupants enjoy a practical, functional and comfortable space to ensure both the double glove box in the dashboard, the enclosed storage compartment in the center console and the deep, low pockets in front and rear doors. With cargo space from 362 liters to 1,372 and up to 19 storage spaces, the functional needs of a family will be satisfied optimally. In addition, the rear seats are folded Mokka 60-40 in order to create an additional, flat loading surface.
The Opel Mokka offers a full range of power options and gearbox both in 4X2 and 4X4 versions. The petrol engine of 1.4 liter ECOTEC is turbocharged and has power 103 kW (140 hp). There is also an improved diesel engine 1.7 CDTI 96 kW (130 hp) that provides useful and impressive torque of 300 Nm. With the drive sets cooperates brand new 6 speed automatic transmission. This highly efficient, smooth shifting and light unit actively recognizes the driver’s driving style and adapt to it, recognizing when you need maximum acceleration or maximum efficiency. The Start/Stop system, in cooperation with the system EcoFLEX Drive Assist which shows the driver exactly when to change gear ratio, optimizes fuel economy, especially in city traffic. The price of the Opel Mokka starts from 17.500 euros and on the issue of Edition 1.4 Turbo 140hp (Start & Stop) with Forward 4×2.
By Nicole P.