Vauxhall’s new family-orientated baby SUV will go on sale in June; bigger Grandland X to follow

The Vauxhall Crossland X baby SUV made its public debut in Berlin two weeks after the new soft-roader was first revealed.

A video clip of the car's debut can be seen below. It shows the car's dimensions are similar to those of the Mokka X, alongside which it sits Vauxhall's range. The front-wheel-drive Crossland X is targeted at families, while the existing Mokka X, which is available with four-wheel drive, is intended for those with more active lifestyles.

The new rival for the Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur will go on sale in June. It is expected to undercut the price of the Mokka X, which starts at £17,590.

Both models will be joined in the autumn by a third SUV, the Grandland X.

The Crossland X shares mechanical parts with the Peugeot 2008, so the two are expected to share the latter’s range of turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, which are between 1.2 and 2.0-litres in capacity and produce up to 178bhp. Both manual and automatic gearboxes will be available.

The Crossland X is 4212mm long, 1764mm wide and 1588mm high, compared with the Mokka X’s respective 4275mm, 1781mm and 1658mm dimensions.

Despite being slightly smaller than the Mokka X, the Crossland X is said to have a more spacious interior and better functionality, including a rear bench that splits 60/40 and slides back 150mm. In this position, boot volume matches that of the 2008, at 410 litres, but with the seat moved forwards, boot volume increases to 520 litres.

Vauxhall’s Onstar onboard assistance and wi-fi hotspot system is standard, and the infotainment set-up is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Other features include a 180deg panoramic rear-view camera, forward collision alert, lane keeping assist, speed limit sign recognition and a heated steering wheel and windscreen.

Customers can opt for a contrasting roof colour, and a panoramic glass roof is also available. 

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18 January 2017
Why do we allow ourselves to believe they are serious about building cars when every Vauxhall in recent years are nothing but rebadged Suzukis and other makes of cars? It is about time GM stop this, or we might as well look to Suzuki for the next GM in the future and save us this big reveal charade.

18 January 2017
Factczech wrote:

Why do we allow ourselves to believe they are serious about building cars when every Vauxhall in recent years are nothing but rebadged Suzukis and other makes of cars?..

Every Vauxhall is a rebadged Suzuki, are you posting from LaLa Land, what Suzuki is Insigna then, or indeed the Astra? The Ignis is brilliant so in what way is the totally ugly hash-up Viva a rebadged one.

 

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18 January 2017
Crossdresser is closer

18 January 2017
No doubt this will be another generic global GM car which also be badged as a Buick and Holden in addition to being an Opel and Vauxhall. As ever, it'll be pure badge engineering from GM rather than allowing those brands to become individual companies within the GM empire.

18 January 2017
Saucerer wrote:

No doubt this will be another generic global GM car which also be badged as a Buick and Holden in addition to being an Opel and Vauxhall. As ever, it'll be pure badge engineering from GM rather than allowing those brands to become individual companies within the GM empire.

It's a short-term model based on the Peugeot 3008 - Holden may get a version as they can't get RHD cars from GM in North America but probably far too small - Buick are unlikely to use it.

2 February 2017
Buick offer a version of the Mokka (the Encore) and it has been a major success in the States.

2 February 2017
GM is a corporation. It's a business first and foremost. Why would it waste so much additional cash developing an assortment of different cars with any given specific category, when that was one of the very reasons why the previous company went bankrupt?

18 January 2017
Looks like some wierd Adam / Insignia mutant, some sort of still birth. Gosh, I want to put the poor thing out of its misery.

18 January 2017
not a very good track record on this and response re duty of care etc

18 January 2017
Seems a strange combination as it's meant to be more family then a Mokka but is smaller. With those looks it'll have a hard job to beat it's successful bigger brother on the sales front.

 

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