Another SUV from the well-known German car maker is ready for some interesting upgrades. We are talking about the new and improved 2018 Opel Mokka. According to the latest news, the new Mokka will arrive with some styling adjustments and upgrades under the hood.
The Opel Mokka is a compact crossover SUV which was firstly introduced back in 2012 and since then it has achieved to become one of the top sellers in its segment, in the European market. How, with enhancements which 2018 model year is expected to bring, we believe that it is going to be even more popular on the roads. Visually, the Opel Mokka is very attractive with its muscular and premium design. Inside the cabin, it provides excellent comfort and great driving experience. Under the hood, the Opel offers several diesel and petrol units.
The main competition new Mokka will find in Nissan Quashqai, Nissan Juke, Renault Captur, Ford EcoSport, Kia Soul and Skoda Yeti.
2018 Opel Mokka engines and performances
Considering the drivetrain, the new 2018 Opel Mokka will be available with three types of engines. Precisely, there will be two petrol and one diesel unit in the offer. So, to start with the petrol; the first option will be a 1.4-liter inline-4 turbo engine. This one will be the most powerful in the lineup and it will be able to generate 150 horses. The next one will be a 1.6-liter inline-4 VVT engine which will be capable of producing around 108 horsepower. The last one will be a diesel 1.7-liter inline-4 Eco Flex engine. This one will have the output of 128 horsepower and around 180 pound-feet of torque. The engines will pair with a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive system will be standard which will provide more stability and better control.
Design of exterior and interior
When it comes to exterior design, the latest 2018 Opel Mokka will look very attractive and handsome as always; its bold lines and muscular design draw attention from the instant. The whole body will feature sportier appearance but it the same time it will look more stylish. The front fascia should receive slightly revised grille while the headlamps will get new adjustable LED lighting which will provide excellent visibility. The wheels will also get unique design and will be offered in sizes from 16- to 19-inches.
The interior of the 2018 Opel Mokka will be more refined and sophisticated with premium materials and top-notch technology. The seats will be very comfortable and supportive and upholstered in finest leather. All the seats will offer a heating function too. Furthermore, the dashboard will feature a touchscreen with latest R4.0 IntelliLink system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. As for the equipment, we will mention USB, Bluetooth, Bose premium audio system, navigation, engine stop/start, a sunroof and so on.
Release date and price
The 2018 Opel Mokka should arrive sometime in the first half of 2018. Speaking of the starting price, it should be in a range from $21,500 to $26,000.