Opel is hoping for a home run with its latest product aimed at the heart of the booming crossover market. The 2017 Opel Crossland X has officially gone on sale in the brand’s home country of Germany, and those shopping may be delighted to know its a bargain compared to its platform mate.
The 2017 Crossland X is born from the General Motors-PSA Groupe alliance of yesteryear, before the French automaker outright purchased the brand. Despite using a PSA platform, though, the Opel comes in a smidge cheaper than the Peugeot 2008 with a starting price of €16,850. The Peugeot starts at €17,250.
Even more interesting is the Crossland X is actually cheaper than the Opel Mokka X, too. Despite being a larger vehicle overall, the Crossland X undercuts the Mokka X by €2,140. Though, the Mokka X can be had with a four-cylinder petrol engine, while the Crossland X sticks to only three-cylinder petrol engines.
It should be noted these price comparisons are only in Germany, where the Crossland X is on sale now, and prices also reflect VAT figures as well.
Opel will continue the crossover crusade later this year with the Grandland X, a C-segment vehicle, based on another PSA vehicle, the Peugeot 3008. And the Grandland X already has good genes; the 3008 was named Europe’s car of the year at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.