“Vauxhall has revealed its new Crossland baby SUV, which sits alongside the Mokka X in the firm’s line-up,” says Autocar.
“With dimensions similar to those of the Mokka X, the front-wheel-drive Crossland X is targeted at families, while the Mokka X, which is available with four-wheel drive, is intended for those with more active lifestyles.
“The rival for the Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur will go on sale in June. Both models will be joined in the autumn by a third SUV, the Grandland X.
“The Crossland X is 4,212mm long, 1,764mm wide and 1,588mm high, compared with the Mokka X’s 4,275mm, 1,781mm and 1,658mm.
“Despite being slightly smaller than the Mokka X, the Crossland X has a more spacious interior, with 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
“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 180-degree panoramic rearview 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.”