REVIEW: New Opel Mokka oozes charm

2022/06/27 22:27:00

REVIEW: New Opel Mokka oozes charm

REVIEW: New Opel Mokka oozes charm

It isn’t cheap, but Opel’s new crossover has va-va-voom styling and a fun-to-drive nature

27 June 2022 - 14:54Striking truck drivers that recently blocked Van Reenen’s Pass forced us into an impromptu detour on a rocky gravel road in the new Opel Mokka, and it ticked off one conclusion: crossovers, otherwise known as softroaders, can be more capable in the rough stuff than you’d say.

With its slightly elevated 160mm ride height the front-wheel drive Opel is hardly a candidate for an off-road expedition, but its high-profile tyres happily cruised over the craters and small rocks we were forced onto by the protesters...BPremiumThis article is reserved for our subscribers.

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With its slightly elevated 160mm ride height the front-wheel drive Opel is hardly a candidate for an off-road expedition, but its high-profile tyres happily cruised over the craters and small rocks we were forced onto by the protesters.... It drives well, but it's not the refinement you expect when you're paying half a million rand f. B Premium This article is reserved for our subscribers. B Premium This article is reserved for our subscribers. A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

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