The Opel Mokka reaches 500,000 orders


During the month of December we were testing the compact SUV German, one of the most sold in its segment in the european market. Since the start of its commercialization by the end of 2012, the Mokka builds up to 500,000 orders. In other words, have not been manufactured by all, a fraction is in tail production.

Of the half-million of orders, more than 100,000 have been already produced by the plant zaragoza, which in 2014 moved the production from south Korea. In 2014 occurred 20.996 units, and in 2015 many more, 83.832. The ground tomorrow will reach the maximum capacity in the coming year, but in 2016 it will be building more units in 2015. Only in Spain, sales increased in the past year a 95,1%.

The Mokka arrived at Figueruelas in September 2014

Now, what about 500,000 units are many? One of its rivals bitter, the Renault Capture -manufacturing Spanish – reached the 500,000 units produced in September of last year, while the Nissan Juke -segment leader – had already exceeded one million units. The Nissan came out in the first place, and is the best to sell.

Figueruelas factory, the Mokka for the brands Vauxhall and Opel, for the european market. For other markets there are plants in South Korea and China, where this SUV will also be sold bold as Buick Encore in the countries of the Pacific and north America, but they do not count to the total of 500,000 units. Its cousin, the Chevrolet/Holden Trax/Trakker, it is no longer marketed in Europe.