Since its inception in the year 2006, Opel Antara received its first facelift in the year 2010 and has stopped ever since. Now, for the upcoming model year, Opel is bringing another much-awaited facelift in the form of 2016 Opel Antara. This compact SUV has generated a lot of hype around the world as most people had lost hopes of a new release. Boasting of changes not only to its exterior and interior features, the car will also have a new engine line-up that will fully utilize the car’s potential to be one of the most fuel efficient cars in the market.
2016 Opel Antara – Exterior and Interior Design
Interior of 2016 Opel Antara will have slightly more storage space due to increasing in dimensions of the car. Its interior will be furnished with fine quality leather with the added option of going for leather seats. This car will be able to accommodate all its passengers comfortably with ample room for head and legs. Enhanced dashboard functionality will ensure that the driver has everything he needs within arm’s reach. This car also has state of the art technology characterized by best in class safety features along with infotainment system. Some of the features are hill climb assist, ABS, gearshift indicator, navigation and cruise control. That is not everything, this car will also have side and front safety airbags for all the passengers along with seat belt tensions. A toolkit has been provided for fixing of minor faults that might come up now and then.
This vehicle will sport of sleek body lines like those found in Opel Mokka. Its chassis is to be redesigned and will likely include spring and damper settings to further the car’s performance. Apart from a new grille and badge, there will be fog lights on higher trim levels. Chrome will be used to increase the luxury quotient of this vehicle, and new taillights will also make its way towards the rear end of its car. It will be offered in three different colours namely white, gray and black. This car will have 19 inch alloy wheels, which looks no less than stunning while in motion.
2016 Opel Antara – Engine Specs
2016 Opel Antara, reportedly has a 2.0-liter engine in its base model, which can produce a maximum of 260 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with this engine, the car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 8 seconds. Next in line is a 2.0 L engine having CDTI and Bi-Turbo technology. To make this vehicle more eco-friendly, the engineers have taken every possible measure to ensure low emission of carbon dioxide. Fuel economy rates have not yet been revealed, but we do expect to receive more information in the near future.
2016 Opel Antara – Price and Release Date
After debuting in one of the German Auto Shows, the 2016 Opel Antara might hit the U.S. shores by the beginning of 2016. This pocket-friendly family vehicle can be bought for an estimated price of about $20,000.