models SUV and crossover they are fashionable, being the market growth and represents a lot of difference. This is not new, but what began as a vehicle with the body raised, aesthetic, something similar to a vehicle more geared to the driving out of asphalt and a half-size, today is divided into multiple segments. Very defendants are being lately crossovers urban. Exterior dimensions compact, high altitude and a practical pair that spacious cabin.
Opel is one of the signatures that you want to exploit this trend to the rise of SUVS and crossovers. The Opel Mokka X has been and continues to be a success in sales, but the germans do not put up with it and are increasing their offer of products. Thus was born the Opel Crossland X, and it will do so within a few months the Opel Grandland X.
The Opel Crossland X is the natural substitute of the Meriva, which in its last stage did not have a great performance due to, among other things, precisely to the rise of the SUV. The new model of Opel, which is designed on a platform of PSA by a collaboration between manufacturers (prior to the purchase of Opel by the French group), measured 4,21 meters long making it slightly shorter than a Mokka X and 16 cm shorter than an Astra. Although visually it looks like a vehicle for more long, is situated in the segment B. Produced in Zaragoza, Opel aims to sell a 11,000 units annually in Spain.
So is your outside.
The Crossland X has a body that seems to mix, on an aesthetic level, a todocamino with a minivan. let Me explain. The lower parts of the body and the wheel arches are protected by a plastic of black color, like in the front and behind it appears another plastic in grey color. With this Model, even though he knows perfectly well that his car is not more suitable for the field that a Corsa (and those who buy it must also know), wants to give a sense of robustness. On the other hand, you see a car high and you save a nod to the Opel Adam with the shape of the floating roof and the pillar C.
While in the front we will see clearly the new brand identity German for the main grid and by the headlights Full LED, the back is novel. Pilots lights are at a height higher than common, looking for dynamism and the division of the C-pillar with the appendix that slides down the fin to the rear. Meanwhile, the surface of the gate is very large.
this is the interior of the Opel Crossland X
Despite the fact that we have not been able to lead them on to be a presentation of static, yes we have been able to inspect their compartment. The design of the dashboard, steering wheel and instrument cluster is identical to that of the Mokka X or an Astra, so it’s not worth the effort to enjoy ourselves too. Yes, we might think that to be a car more economical than the two models mentioned above, the grades would be worse. A priori, both to the touch as to the eye are pleasant and seem just as well adjusted as in the two of them. The main screen of the series is of 7 inches, but with the browser will be 8 inches.
In terms of space, it certainly has similar fairly extensive. The squares in front are more than enough for people of size normal or large, while the rear seats have given us the impression that even could travel five occupants with relative comfort. Always go better four people than five, but the central square seems large enough to be really usable. We will check it for sure when we will have a unit to test, but the feeling has been very rewarding in this sense.
Another advantage is that, depending on the version, the second row of seats can be shifted longitudinally in 15 cm. In this way, we can win some space for the legs or the trunk. A trunk which, by the way, cubes 410 litres when the rear seats are in their position more delayed and 520 liters when you are in the most forward position. If the folded down completely the space reaches 1.255 litres.
Engines PSA between 81 and 130 HP
In the supply mechanics we see more details of the collaboration between PSA and Opel. The Opel Crossland X will be available with the engines of the French manufacturer. In this way, the range gas shall be composed of a three-cylinder 1.2 a maximum power of 81 HP (later will come a version of LPG) and the engine is 1.2 supercharged power of 110 HP and 130 HP, and also has three cylinders. Versions diesel come with a block 1.6 in variants of the 99 and 120 HP.
Depending on the versions, the Crossland X will be offered with transmissions 5-or 6-speed manual gearbox, or an automatic 6. What will not be available in any case is the traction to the four wheels, terrain that allows for the Mokka X.
Prices and equipment
Until the month of June will not be released to the market this Opel Crossland X and still no list of prices nor levels of finished concrete. Opel says that, to get a rough idea of its price, the price of a finish high Crossland X will be very similar to a finishing average of the Mokka X. We can guess that will start up at around the 14,000 or 15,000 euros in its version 1.2-81 HP, although it’s not for anything official, nor has it been mentioned by the brand.
with Respect to equipment of the Opel Crossland X, we do not know the scaling of finishes, but we do know that you can have, among other things, of: headlights Full LED light in the curve and long automatic, Head-up Display, rear view camera, 180-degree, advanced wizard for car parking, collision warning with front brake full automatic up to 30 km/h and pedestrian detection, warning of fatigue, lane-keeping assistants, sensor dead angle, OnStar system, seats AGR, charger and wi-fi connectivity to your Smartphone through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.