Vauxhall Mokka running costs will be low thanks to a combination of good economy, sensible road tax costs, wide service intervals and the car's "Lifetime" warranty. Vauxhall's servicing costs aren't overly expensive either, further helping keep costs down.
It's worth noting that higher specification versions of the Mokka do have bigger tyres which will cost more to replace than the entry level model's. Bear that in mind if you're looking at a used example, as a set of replacement tyres will set you back a substantial amount.
The Mokka's green credentials are good. All Mokka models are relatively inexpensive to tax as even the least green version, the 1.6-litre petrol, emits 153g/km. Yearly tax bills won't break the bank as a result.
The cleanest version is the 1.7-litre CDTi front-wheel drive diesel model, which emits 120g/km of CO2. That helps keep overall Vauxhall Mokka emissions down.
If you're looking for the lowest road tax costs, or you're a company car driver, then the 1.7-litre CDTi diesel is the one to pick. It's also the most economical choice as it's claimed to average 62.8mpg.
A stop/start system comes as standard on all manual Mokkas, helping reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
Vauxhall Mokka reliability should be good. The car feels robustly built and many of the mechanical parts have been well proven in previous Vauxhall models.
The company produces cars which are generally reliable, only sometimes suffering from minor problems and faults, so buyers should have little to fear on the reliability front if they're considering buying a Mokka.
The car also gets Vauxhall's "Lifetime" warranty which is valid for the life of the vehicle or up to 100,000 miles.
Estimated fuel cost per year
|Fuel type||Pence per litre||Estimated cost per year *|
|Unleaded||128p||£1,322 - £1,455 *|
|Diesel||131p||£876 - £1,124 *|
* The estimated fuel cost figure is based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles and is a guide to how much this model will cost in fuel each year. It's calculated using the model's average MPG (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price from around the country. Actual fuel costs will vary based on driving style and road conditions.
Highest and lowest CO2 emissions
|Engine||CO2 emissions||Road tax (12 months)|
1.6 CDTi (110bhp) Diesel,
1.6 CDTi Diesel
|106 g/km (Min)||£20|
|1.6i Petrol||159 g/km (Max)||£200|
Ongoing running costs
|Road tax (12 months)||
£20 - £200
See tax rates for all versions
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How much is it to insure?
Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered before 01 March 2001 it is based on engine size. For cars registered on or after 01 March 2001 the VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions.