Opel Mokka X | Perché comprarla ... e perché no
Mokka is the first compact crossover in the history of the German brand. Created on the basis of the Corsa hatchback. The European premiere took place at the Geneva Motor Show 2012. The overall length of the crossover is 4,280 mm, which is 280 mm longer than the Corsa and 145 mm longer than the Juke. Ground clearance 190 mm.
Many advanced ideas in the field of design and innovative technologies are embodied in this crossover. The appearance of the car is determined by sculptural lines and shapes. Superbly outlined, the energetic Mokka silhouette combines the maneuverability and elegance of a compact car with the convenience and high crossover fit.
The salon is designed for five people. Landing high. Good visibility, large mirrors. The steering wheel is adjustable in two planes. Practical at the height: there are a couple of pockets in the front doors, there are cup holders, and there are two glove boxes in front of the right passenger. According to the manufacturer, the cabin contains 19 niches for small luggage. The trunk volume is 533 liters (with the rear couch folded, it increases to 1,372 liters). The trunk has a wide opening, smooth walls. But for the sake of a decent amount, we had to traditionally sacrifice a spare wheel, there is only a dokatka. If desired, Mokka can be equipped with a new generation Flex-Fix bike rack.
The range of motors for the Russian and European markets varies somewhat. The line of engines for the European version includes three power units - two petrol (1.6 l / 115 hp; 1.4 l / 140 hp) and one diesel (1.7 l / 130 hp). Gasoline engines are aggregated with a six-speed manual, and the diesel works in conjunction with the "mechanics" and the six-speed automatic. It is noteworthy that in our market the Mokka version with a 1.8-liter atmospheric engine with a power of 140 hp is additionally presented. (175 Nm).
The Essentia basic package includes 16-inch steel wheels, four airbags, four-way driver's seat adjustment, an on-board computer, a CD / MP3 audio system, electric heated and heated exterior mirrors, anti-theft alarm, air conditioning, crankcase protection, folding in proportion 60/40 rear seats, front electric windows, cruise control, daytime running lights, roof bars.
In the initial trim levels, the car has front-wheel drive, but there are also all-wheel drive versions. In addition to the standard equipment, all-wheel drive Mokka is equipped with a leather steering wheel with heating, heated front seats, front fog lights, a monitoring system for low beam High Beam Assist, rear electric windows, a rain sensor, 18-inch aluminum wheels.
The basic equipment of all Mokka car kits includes the following systems: dynamic stabilization system (ESC), traction control system (TC), as well as driver assistance systems that increase the level of comfort and safety when driving off-road in hilly terrain - this is a help system when starting to climb (HSA) and downhill assistance system (HDC). More expensive versions offer a marking tracking system and a traffic sign recognition system.
Opel Mokka meets all safety standards. Such technical solutions as high-strength steel, rigid safety cage, elements with programmed deformation, crushable elements and parts with predetermined paths of propagation of impact energy are widely used in the body structure. Passive safety systems include seatbelt reminders in the front and rear seats, front seat belt pretensioners, and curtain airbags. The emergency pedal release (PRS) system automatically disconnects the pedal attachments to avoid injuries to the driver’s feet and lower legs in case of serious accidents. To protect young passengers, there is a function to disable the airbag on the front passenger seat, as well as the mounting of Isofix child seats in the two extreme rear seats.
Among the main competitors Mokka called Nissan Juke and the next-generation European Ford Fusion.