The Opel Antara is a compact crossover by the automobile manufacturer Opel and has been in the market since its initial release in 2006. The car uses the platform of the Theta, but the underpinning and the powertrains are related to that of the Chevrolet Captiva. It’s sold under different trade names globally for example in the United Kingdom it is sold as the Vauxhall Antara while in the United States and Canada its known as the Saturn Vue and in Australasia is known as the Holden Captiva. Initially, the model was marketed as the Chevrolet Captiva sport in the America and as the GMC Terrain in the Middle East and South Korea, it was marketed as the Daewoo Winstorm MaXX. Now Opel Antara 2017 is expected to come with new changes and redesign that it’s anticipated will bring about fuel efficiency and also enhance the performance of the car.
Opel Antara 2017 – Looks and Shape Upgrade
The exterior of the 2017 Opel Antara is attractive and aggressive, and it’s expected that a redesigned grille will be available, and also the front and the rear bumper will be revised. The LED technology has been utilized on this car and available will be LED headlights for enhanced efficient energy consumption as well as improved vision especially during the night. It’s also expected that Opel Antara 2017 will rides on 19-inch alloy wheels, and this also improves the stability of the car even when at high speeds. This model also features a newly redesigned chassis for improved suspension; chrome plated bezels are also available, newly redesigned taillights, standard fog lights, and a front grille wit the company badge inscribed on it.
The interior of the Opel Antara 2017 is also expected to receive tremendous changes that will improve the elegance and the appearance of the car from the inside. The seats and steering of the car are leather wrapped, and this improves the convenience and the comfort of the users of the 2017 Opel Antara. The cabin is large enough and provides a sitting space for five passengers providing sufficient head and leg room. Modern technologies installed on the car include Bluetooth, USB ports, parking sensors, modern audio system, modern dual-zone air conditioning, LCD touchscreen display, and airbags. For the safety of the occupants of the Opel Antara 2017 the following features are available; airbags, safety seat belts, traction control, stability control, lane departure warning, brake assist among other features.
Opel Antara 2017 – Modifications in the Engine
The 2017 Antara under the hood performance is provided by a 2.0 L engine that is capable of generating a maximum output power of 256 hp and at the same time produce an output power of 260 lb-ft. This engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and provides all-wheel drive, the relatively fuel economy of the car is highly efficient, and the car is capable of accelerating from 0-60 mile per hour in just 8-seconds.
Opel Antara 2017 – Price and Expected Release Date
According to the auto experts, 2017 Antara is expected to be available in the automobile market in the middle of the year 2016, and it’s approximated to be sold at a price of $20,000.