3.7 out of 5 3.7
Parkers overall rating: 3.7 out of 5 3.7

Much improved Mokka still can’t match the class best

Vauxhall Mokka SUV Review Video
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At a glance

New price £22,265 - £30,700
Lease from new From £261 p/m View lease deals
Used price £15,350 - £29,480
Used monthly cost From £383 per month
Fuel Economy 47.1 - 65.7 mpg
Road tax cost £165
Insurance group 13 - 20 How much is it to insure?
New

PROS

  • Much improved driving experience
  • Efficient Peugeot petrol and diesel engines
  • Cutting-edge interior tech

CONS

  • No plug-in hybrid versions from launch
  • More expensive than its predecessor
  • Rear seat room is disappointing

Vauxhall Mokka SUV rivals

Peugeot
2008
4.4 out of 5 4.4

Written by Alan Taylor-Jones on

If you’re at all familiar with the old Vauxhall Mokka (or as it was known later in its life, the Mokka X) then you might be looking at pictures of this current model and wondering what on earth happened. Yes, the Mokka’s undergone a phoenix-like resurrection for this latest generation model, a change spurred on by Vauxhall being purchased by the vast Stellantis group – the same company that owns Peugeot and Citroen.

As a result, the new Mokka is based upon the same mechanical underpinnings as the two other excellent compact SUVs from the group – the Peugeot 2008 and the Citroen C4.

It differentiates itself from those two cars with a unique style. There’s a glossy black ‘Visor’ across the front, a new Vauxhall styling trademark, while the interior features a driver-focused cockpit, large touchscreen and plenty of glitzy bits.

As a compact SUV, the Mokka competes with a vast network of more than 30 cars (last time we counted!) – everything from the Ford Puma and Skoda Kamiq to the Dacia Duster and Kia Stonic. There’s even an all-electric Vauxhall Mokka-e, aimed at cars like the Kia e-Niro or Mazda MX-30 – we’ve covered that in a separate review.

To do that, Vauxhall offers a choice of three well-equipped trim levels and three engine options, even including a diesel – an increasingly rare addition in this market. And it all comes wrapped with the promise of generous finance packages and dealer discounts.

Interested? Well, keep reading and over the next few pages we’ll give you details of the Vauxhall Mokka – focusing on its practicality, interior layout and quality, how much it costs to run and how good it is to drive.

Vauxhall Mokka SUV rivals

Peugeot
2008
4.4 out of 5 4.4

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