This is the Opel cross country X.

Rüsselsheim, Germany, 18 January 2016

2016, Opel introduced a new nomenclature in the product range with the Mocha X. The second vehicle with the X in the name after the small SUV now: cross country X. The crossover inherited the Meriva and should inspire especially CUV-savvy customers in cities.

Plenty of space in the Interior

Already at the first glance it becomes clear: the cross country X is a more than worthy heir for the Meriva. The new CUV has 4.21 meters while around 16 centimeters shorter than a current Opel Astra, but also about ten centimeters higher. This benefits in particular the people in the rear, which is likely to be quite generous headroom. Also the rear seats to 150 millimeters on the longitudinal axis of the cross country can move X a benefit for people with long legs. Place is also in the trunk. 410 to 1.255 l fit in the baggage compartment.

Assistance systems and LED light

In addition to a good space, the cross country can score X with a large panoramic roof and AGR ergonomic sitting in the front row. The Opel-Infotainment System OnStar with Wi-Fi hotspot is standard on board such as various assistants. Among other things, there is a lane changing-Warner, a front collision help, and a pedestrian detection with assistants function. The adaptive light with full LED headlights to make the night the day.

Typical CUV

The appearance of the cross country X is a classic city crossovers. The clearly visible Unterfahr protection should attract even SUV fans with high space requirements. We already know the optional two-tone roof and the chrome trim on the C-pillar of the small Adam. Which Motors Opel precisely in the cross country is stuck X, is not yet known. It is clear however that there will be a solution with LPG in addition to diesel and gasoline engines.

Prices and market launch

Opel does not reveal even a precise launch yet. Because of the cross country is part of the campaign "7 in 17" X however, we expect fixed a launch in the first half of the year 2017. The Meriva's predecessor launched priced at 16.435 euro, based on the same platform Peugeot 2008 starts at 15,500 euros. (mf)