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Earlier this week Vauxhall announced it was reducing the sale price of its electric SUV to ensure drivers could still pick up the Government’s £2,500 discount. The car was reduced to just £33,040 for its SE Premium model with the range-topping launch Editions starting from £34,995.
With the Government’s grant added on, drivers can secure a brand new Mokka for just under £31,000 making it one of the more affordable models on the market.
Paul Wilcox, managing director of Vauxhall said lowering the prices would ensure their cars could be reached by the “greatest number of people” looking to make the switch.
He said: “At Vauxhall, we believe in making sure our vehicles are as accessible as possible to the greatest number of people, and especially so when it comes to zero emissions-in-use motoring.
“So I am pleased to confirm that all Corsa-e, all Mokka-e and the new Vivaro-e Life Combi are eligible for the Government Plug-in Car Grant.”
The Mokka has been dubbed the “brand new face of Vauxhall” and is available in both all-electric or with efficient petrol and diesel engines.
Vauxhall says its zero-emission Mokka is capable of up to 201 miles from a single charge while costing just 3p per mile.
The model superiors up to 100kW rapid charging meaning road users can top up their models to 80 percent battery in just 30 minutes.
Charging the model through a domestic 7kW wallbox will take around seven and a half hours meaning a mode can be topped up overnight.
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Three power options are also available to alter the throttle, steering response and power based on each energy level.
Eco mode will limit the cars available torque maximise a vehicle’s range for longer journeys where road users do not want to keep topping up.
A second normal model balances the settings making this more ideal for day-to-day driving.
However, its sport mode will give the car its full 100kW power to maximise performance but will dramatically reduce the cars range capabilities.
All Mokka models will include technology previously only available across the premium vehicles in Vauxhall’s range.
Automatic Emergency City Braking, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Keeping Assist all comes as standard.
Also included are Speed Sign Recognition tools and Driver Drowsiness Alert which will ensure all motorists are safe to drive at all times.
All Mokka SE models include a 7-inch car touchscreen with Apple Car play and Android Auto as well as basic components such as cruise control and air conditioning as standard.
Vauxhall Connect is also available and introduces a range of new technology to help drivers in the event of an accident or breakdown.
The e-call and b-call systems put road users in touch with trained advisers and can automatically alert the emergency services if airbags or seatbelt tensioners have been deployed.
The Vauxhall Connect app also endured road users can lock or unlock their car through their smartphone as well as check features such as their cars charge status remotely.
The Mokka’s petrol variant is equipped with a 1.2 litre, three-cylinder turbo engine connected to a six-speed manual gearbox.
The petrol model is capable of 0-60mph in 10.6 seconds with a top speed of 116mph.
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