Test drive: Opel Mokka stands out from the crossover crowd

Eye-catching to look at as well as pleasant to drive, this compact crossover car is at home on the motorway and in town

While the overall look of this small SUV references some of the company’s more memorable cars of the 1970s, the Mokka is a thoroughly modern contrivance

In a burgeoning segment packed with options, the new Opel Mokka really stands out. This is one of the most distinctive and attractive looking of all the compact crossovers and it’s now on sale in Ireland.

Opel’s new ‘Vizor’ front-end design involves a full-width black panel incorporating the grille and headlights. It was showcased on the updated Opel Crossland, but the Mokka is the first all-new model to feature it.

While the overall look of ...