The Opel Antara is a collaborative measure of European carmaker Opel and American automobile company General Motors. It is an execution, compounded by the well framed blueprints of both car manufacturing companies, especially, the General Motors, since they never fail to produce a compelling choice for potential customers. The Antara was initially introduced back in 2006 and since has only been rewarded minor changes at the facelift, until now, which is facing the promise of a new generation model. The engines, interior and overall appearance is well opted to meet big changes. Just as how the modern luxury SUVs go by the personification of performance and appearance, suiting customers well with comfort of luxury. It should be noted that the model is previously marketed under various brand names including Daewoo Winstrom MaXX, GMC Terrain and Saturn Vue, but now we will see the improved and facelifted 2016 Opel Antara.
2016 Opel Antara: Engines
The new engine that has been introduced in the 2016 Opel Antara features two tiers: the basic unit comprises of a LTG Ecotec, 2-liter, turbo charged engine, which can produce an output level of 256 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The second variant basically offers a 2-liter turbo engine, producing an output of 195 horsepower. In regard of fuel economy, the engines will run on diesel and will finish on par with remarkable figures. In contrast to the comparison with foregoing Antara models, the 2016 Opel Antara is environmentally friendly and notably reduces carbon dioxide emissions all by a well-developed Catalytic Converter. The consisting options of engines are paired by a newly installed DSS 6-speed automatic transmission. Now a noteworthy fact is that the transmission system relays power generated by the engine to all four wheels. In relation to this, the model is complacent of all-wheel drive.
2016 Opel Antara: Improvements and New Tech
On the exterior, it boasts a subtle new grille bearing the European company Opel’s logo. The 2016 Antara is assimilated to revolutionize SUV design with its facelift. The newest additions also include chrome plated bezels, standard fog lights, wide fenders, 19-inch alloyed rim wheels and new tail lamps. The new chassis incorporates improvements in suspension system, bringing newly installed damper and spring settings. Customers are elated to find newly patterned contour lines, laid out on the beautifully sculpted exterior.
Inside the doors, a picturesque of luxury offers an interior cabin that is well equipped with technological advancements in multimedia features. The dashboard is a crafted work of extensive carbon fiber, also witnessed to increase cargo and passenger space. Major interior sorts behold premium quality leather upholstery on seats providing a luxurious notion by the comfort and splendor. There are significant additions in safety of passengers including airbags and various drive assist systems like, lane departure warning system, blind-spot monitor and rear view cam. In addition, electronic braking mechanism, gear shift indicators, hill assist mechanism, belt force limiter, redesigned center console and safety belt tension.
2016 Opel Antara: Price and Release
The 2016 Opel Antara since its release in the early half of 2015 has reported a first-rate experience among customers with a base price of around $20,000.