New 2020 Vauxhall Mokka X to achieve electrical model

The Mokka X shall be changed by a brand new mannequin in 2020, with an electrical model on provide
Subsequent-generation small SUV will provide petrol engines and an electrical powertrain; an electrical Vivaro van is on the way in which, too

The following-generation Vauxhall Mokka X small SUV, due to enter manufacturing in 2020, will provide an electrical powertrain.

The transfer is a part of the PSA Group’s plans to speed up the electrification of the Vauxhall and Opel ranges, together with a plug-in hybrid or electrical model of each mannequin. That features a battery-electric model of the following Vivaro van, which can also be due in 2020.

No additional particulars have been launched on the next-generation Mokka X, which can even be supplied with petrol engines, however it is going to be based mostly on the PSA Group’s new frequent modular platform (CMP) structure for small automobiles and compact SUVs. The primary automobile launched utilizing that platform is the DS three Crossback, and it'll additionally underpin the next-generation Peugeot 208 and Vauxhall Corsa small hatchbacks.

PSA Group has developed an eCMP variant of the platform to accomodate a full electrical powertrain, and can also be growing quite a few electrified powertrain techniques. It has been designed round an EV powertrain that includes a 50kWh lithium ion battery and 6.6kw on-board charger that powers a 134bhp electrical motor with a high pace of 93mph and a variety of between 186 and 218 miles on the WLTP take a look at cycle.

That powertrain will first be seen on the three Crossback subsequent 12 months, with future eCMP fashions, together with the Mokka X, following. 

The electrification of the Vauxhall vary will ramp up subsequent 12 months with the eCorsa, an electrical model of the brand new Corsa, and a plug-in hybrid model of the Grandland X SUV. Each will go on sale within the first half of subsequent 12 months.

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