Karan Karl

Rüsselsheim, 7 December 2016

A little SUV experience, without creating an SUV to: This approach VW already for quite some time with the cross up. Now Opel pulls and heaves the Karl Rocks in the program. Its price is a challenge in the direction of Wolfsburg.

Conspicuous and higher

Visually, the Opel Karl rocks makes a grand entrance: with silver roof rails, bumpers Underride Protection elements as well as fog lamps front and black edges of the wheel arches short city car to work the 3.67 meters more robust. Inside, the Karl Rocks with a honeycomb pattern on the seats of his civilian brothers settles. You may post all under "Tinsel", but a really tangible benefit is from the ground increased to 18 mm.

Moderate rocks supplement

Standard equipment includes air conditioning, a radio, and 15-inch alloy wheels. The "normal" Opel Karl offers all of this in the active equipment for 11,990 euros. 12,600 euros, the rocks in the list, holding charge is so is within limits. Since we are talking about supplements: who (there is no other engines) would rather want the 75-HP gasoline engine with automated manual transmission, will pay 650 euro extra. The surcharge for the bivalent LPG variant is quite intense: in addition it costs 2,000 euro.

Competition of Suzuki and VW

The comparison with the competition is revealing: the already mentioned VW cross up comes from the factory with 15 mm height suspension and 16-inch alus. The 75-HP version starts at 14,250 euros. The Suzuki Ignis is brand new. He is almost as long as the Opel Karl rocks, looks even more like a real SUV. The Japanese calling 14.210 euro for the "Intro Edition" with air conditioning, heated seats and 90 HP. (rh)